Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Team Physician Consensus Statement: 2013 Update (Sports Med Res)


Friday, July 26, 2013

Team Physician Consensus Statement: 2013 Update

Team Physician Consensus Statement: 2013 Update

Herring SA, Kibler WB, Putukian M, et al. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2013. 45(8):1618–1622.

Six organizations recently released a shared consensus statement to update the roles and responsibilities of the team physician. The document begins by defining “team physician” and then offers detailed descriptions of team physicians’ medical qualification and education, medical an administrative duties and responsibilities (e.g., medical care, administrative duties), ethical issues, and medicolegal issues.


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