Sports and Performing Arts Medicine: 5. Special Populations

Stuart Willick, Cedric K. Akau, Mark A. Harrast, Seneca A. Storm, Jonathan T. Finnoff

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Objective: This self-directed learning module highlights common conditions associated with specific populations. It is part of the study guide on sports and performing arts medicine in the Self-Directed Physiatric Education Program for practitioners and trainees in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Using a case vignette format, this article specifically focuses on the osteoarthritis and cardiac safety in the senior athlete, hip problems in the pediatric athlete, classification of athletes with disabilities, and the female triad and exercise during pregnancy in female athletes. The goal of this article is to assist the learner in developing an understanding of issues related to specific athletic populations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S78-S82
JournalPM and R
Issue number3 SUPPL.
StatePublished - Mar 2009
Externally publishedYes

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