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2023, Vol. 10, Issue 5, Part D

Sports medicine and beyond: The wider impact on public health and well-being


Author(s): Dr. V Manobala

Abstract:
Sports medicine, a dynamic and specialized field, is dedicated to optimizing athletic performance, preventing sports-related injuries, and advancing healthcare practices within the realm of physical activity and sports participation. This essay explores the profound impact of sports medicine on these facets of athletic life. Tracing its historical origins from ancient civilizations to its modern incarnation, the essay outlines the objectives of sports medicine, which encompass enhancing performance and preventing injuries. Sports medicine's influence on athletic performance includes physical fitness enhancement, nutrition optimization, mental resilience, biomechanical refinement, rest and recovery strategies, and performance monitoring.
In the context of injury prevention, it elucidates risk identification, education, conditioning, injury surveillance, and emergency response planning. Moreover, the essay highlights how sports medicine fosters healthcare advancement through research and innovation, technological enhancements, preventive health promotion, and interdisciplinary collaboration. In summary, sports medicine serves as a beacon of expertise, innovation, and holistic care, benefiting athletes, active individuals, and broader healthcare practices alike.


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How to cite this article:
Dr. V Manobala. Sports medicine and beyond: The wider impact on public health and well-being. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2023;10(5):249-252.

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