The Doctor of sport
is often qualified as "Sport's Doctor" by the public. This confusion
of term is perfectly explained, because, as the labor's Doctor has
to know the laws and regulations that rule the labor's world, the
sport's doctor also has to know the regulations, the ways and Customs
of the sport's in which he precisely wish to exercise, often part-time.
It's preferable that he exercises one or many sports.
The necessity of multi
An essential mission
It means that
his mission is not limited to the delivery of a simple aptitude
certificate or of a non-contraindication certificate that
the athlete often asks his doctor. We have to remember that
the delivery of this certificate necessitate a test of effort,
the practice of the later (requires) the respect of certain
precautions, with the danger of engaging the responsibility
of the doctor in case of accidents.
of multi disciplinarity.
On the other
side, because of the various domains that it covers, the
Medicine of sports is inevitably multi-disciplinary. Even
if the physiologist the cardiologistand the traumatologyst
represent important poles, none of the medical discipline
is stranger to the Medicine of sports, which can't be claimed
by anyone as an exclusive appanage.
Advice and responsibility:
accompaniment of the athletic activity becomes complex and
delicate when it deals with high-level athletes, because
it also directly involves different advice and recommendations.
And if the doctor has to decline the demands of dopage,
he also has to know how to avoid the prescription of products
found on the list of IOC or he has to be able to explicitly
justify the limited therapeutic use.
An essential mission.
remarks explain the necessity of a specific and complementary
formation in sport's Medicine that exists in many countries.
No this teaching will be principally organized in Lebanon
under "Capacité de Medecine du sport" delivered by the medical
faculties after the cycle of one year. But now there is
no insertion at last partial of the sport's Medecine in
the normal obligatory career of the Medical studies in Lebanon.