The primary goal of the fellowship
is to provide training in the development of the clinical competencies needed to diagnose and manage medical illness and injuries related to sports and exercise. The clinical experience will include injury prevention, pre-participation evaluation, management of acute and chronic illness or injury, rehabilitation and return to play criteria. The fellow will function as a team physician and serve in the promotion of physical fitness and wellness for children, adolescents and adults.
The fellowship program will emphasize
physiology and biomechanics; principles of nutrition; pathophysiology of illness and injury; effects of therapeutic, performance enhancing and recreational drugs; psychological aspects of exercise, performance and completion; ethical principles; medico-legal aspects of exercise and sports; and research and medical writing principles.