Medical coverage of gymnastics competitions

Suzanne S. Hecht, Monique S. Burton

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Medical coverage of gymnastics competitions can be a challenging task for the sports medicine physician and other medical personnel because of the complexity and aerial nature of the sport. A broad understanding of the six gymnastics disciplines, along with the type of competitions, injury epidemiology, and the common acute gymnastics injuries will help sports medicine professionals in planning and delivering optimal care to the injured or ill gymnast.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)113-118
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent sports medicine reports
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 2009


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