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International differences in sport medicine access and clinical management

Heron, Neil; Malliaropoulos, Nikolaos G


Nikolaos G Malliaropoulos


I undertook the 2012 ECOSEP travelling fellowship, sponsored by Bauerfeind, between May and August 2012, which involved visiting 5 European sport medicine centres and spending approximately one week in each centre. The 5 centres included: National Track and Field Centre, SEGAS, Thessaloniki, Greece; Professional School in Sport & Exercise Medicine, University of Barcelona, Spain; Sport Medicine Frankfurt Institute, Germany; Isokinetic Medical Group, FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence, Bologna, Italy, and Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Mile End Hospital, England. Throughout the fellowship, the clinical cases which were routinely encountered were documented. The following sections detail my experiences throughout the fellowship, the sports of the athletes and the injuries which were treated at each of the sport medicine centres during the fellowship visit and the different forms of management employed.

Journal Article Type Article
Online Publication Date Jan 21, 2013
Publication Date Oct 1, 2012
Deposit Date Dec 1, 2023
Journal MLTJ Muscles, Ligaments and Tendons Journal
Print ISSN 2240-4554
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 2
Issue 4
Pages 248-52