The Sports Medicine service has a specialist, highly qualified and with experience of more than 20 years of work, serving all kinds of professional athletes, amateur and recreational athletes, both youth and adults. Periodic evaluations are carried out to maintain and improve sports performance, assess the athlete's general condition before competitions, perform biomedical monitoring of training, and reduce the risk of cardiovascular events and sudden death. Individualized orientations are offered according to the discipline and specific characteristics of the athlete, on a wide range of essential aspects in the practice of a sport such as food, hydration, nutritional supplements, injury prevention, physical and sports control.
Sports Medicine bridges the gap between science and practice in the promotion of exercise and health, and in the scientific assessment, study, and understanding of sports performance. Regular features include
- Sports injury prevention and treatment
- Exercise for health
- Drugs in sport
- Recommendations for training
Designed as a superb reference source for physicians, sports medicine specialists, physiotherapists, exercise physiologists, team doctors, and trainers alike, Sports Medicine focuses on definitive and comprehensive review articles that interpret and evaluate the current literature to provide the rationale for, and application of, research findings.