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AM:STARs: Sports Medicine and Sports Injuries, Vol. 26, No. 1

Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews

By American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Adolescent Health
Edited by Albert C. Hergenroeder, MD and Rebecca A. Demorest, MD

With more than 30 million US children and teenagers participating in both recreational and team sports, the adolescent physician is faced with many medical, parental and community questions and concerns regarding diagnosis, treatment and prevention of youth sports injuries.

This issue provides the adolescent physician with comprehensive, practical and up-to-date information regarding diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic sports injuries, sports concussion, the pre-participation physical evaluation (PPE), mental health concerns, the female athlete, bone health, nutrition, travel, performance enhancing substances, injury rehabilitation, the role of the team physician and injury prevention in youth sports.

Contents in Sports Medicine and Sports Injuries include

Being a Team Doctor

Preparticipation Physical Evaluation

Concussion in Teenage Athletes

Musculoskeletal Injuries Not to Miss in Teens

Overuse and Overtraining Injuries in Teenage Athletes

Rehabilitation of Musculoskeletal Injuries in Young Athletes

The Female Athlete Triad: Energy Deficiency, Physiologic Consequences, and Treatment

The Adolescent Dancer: Common Medical Concerns and Relevant Anticipatory Guidance

Mental Health and Pressures in Teen Sports

Performance-Enhancing Substances

Extreme Sports and the Adolescent Athlete

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