Sports Medicine Research Paper

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“The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease- William Osler”. Sports and exercise medicine (SEM), which also goes by the name Sports medicine, helps their patiences to decrease disablement and increase their body capabilities. The people in this field have extensive training in musculoskeletal medicine. If you ever have an injury related to physical activities such as a sprain, break, or fractures a sports medicine doctor can help you fix that, by improving patiences athletic abilities. Although, breaks and sprains aren’t the only thing the SEM doctors treat, they also treat the illnesses that keep patience from their physical performance. For example, asthma and diabetes are two major illnesses that keep people held back from their best bodily performance. The field of sports medicine is a very significant job, it is apart of a special division known as Health Care Sector. Which is a special division that takes care of physical fitness and injuries that has to do with sports and exercise. There are certain steps required to become a sports medicine doctor, first you have to earn your bachelor’s degree by taking premedical courses in college. Certain courses along the lines of biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, and …show more content…

You could attend to two different schools either an osteopathic medical school or an allopathic medical school. Although, you will receive different degrees from each school the allopathic medical school will result you with a Medical Doctor degree, and the osteopathic medical school will result in a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree. There is a difference between these two programs the osteopathic programs place extra stress on the musculoskeletal system and preventative medicine. During your clinical rotations, you will gain more experience by taking medical histories, and performing examinations and also making

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