Sports Medicine Fellowship

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UVA basketball coach, Tony Bennett, cutting down the net after winning the NCAA Championship against Louisville!

A Fellowship in Sports Medicine at UVA

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The Sports Medicine Fellowship offered by the UVA Department of Family Medicine provides proven 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
  • function as a team physician
  • serve in the promotion of physical fitness and wellness for children, adolescents and adults

Sports Medicine Fellowship Emphasis

  • 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
  • research and medical writing principles

University of Virginia Sports

UVA Sports combines a long-standing tradition of academic excellence with an uncompromising drive to succeed. Both on the field and off, our student-athletes engage in their respective athletic pursuits with unbounded determination. Learn more at Virginia Athletics.

 

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