How does sports medicine address the demands of specific athletes?

How does sports medicine address the demands of specific athletes?2016-02-27T15:16:50+10:00

How does sports medicine address the demands of specific athletes? asks you to consider specific athletes as individuals and understand some of the key distinctive features that need to be considered in their treatment as specific athletes. For the purposes of the HSC PDHPE syllabus the athletes are placed into groups, each with specific requirements that become even more specific upon application to individual athletes.

There are three (3) separate categories of specific athletes covered in How does sports medicine address the demands of specific athletes? Children and young athletes come with particular demands relating to medical conditions and the affect growing has on nutrient requirements and exercises levels. Adults and aged athletes come with health conditions that affect their ability to participate in some sports and can be life threatening. Adjustment in exercise and sports choice is required for some. Female athletes, though covering 50% of the population are addressed as specific athletes in How does sports medicine address the demands of specific athletes? This is because of the interactions within the female triad.

Each with these specific athlete groups has its own dot point:

Please note that the learn tos under How does sports medicine address the demands of specific athletes? are higher order verbs: analyse, explain, and assess.