oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Illness therapy: Medical aspects in sport
|Article Title||Illness therapy: Medical aspects in sport|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Affiliations||1 Campus Health Officer, University of the Witwatersrand|
|Publication Date||Apr 2004|
|Pages||5 - 8|
|Keyword(s)||Alimentary system, Anaemia, Blood doping, Blood haemaglobin concentration, Carcinoma, Chronic bronchitis, Emphysema, Exercise myoglobinuria, Gastro-enteritis, Haematological, Haemoglobinuria, Hygiene, Infections, Iron therapy, Irregular pulse, Pulmonary function, Respiratory system, Respiratory viral infection, Sub-clinical myocarditis, Subungual haematomas, Tachycardia, Tuberculosis, Unusual bradycardia and Urinary system|
Medical disorders in sportsmen are usually mild in nature and insidious in onset and consequently present to the doctor with less urgency than sports injuries. Nevertheless, medical disorders may ultimately be severely detrimental to sporting performance as well as to general health.
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