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Sports Physicians




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Sports Physicians are licensed health professionals who assist athletes and physically fit individuals with rehabilitation from musculoskeletal injuries. They diagnose, treat, and help prevent injuries that occur during sports events, physical activities, and athletic training.

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Career prospects & criteria 

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Educational Qualifications

  • MBBS

  • MD in Sports Medicine

  • Postgraduate diploma in sports medicine 

What you need to get started

  • Taking up training programme under experienced physicians can be beneficial.

  • Biology

  • Physics 

  • Biochemistry 

Soft Skills

  • Good organizational skills

  • Analytical thinking

  • Quick on their feet

  • Strong communication skills

  • Detail-oriented

Technical Skills

  • Knowledgable about medicine

  • Specialization in sports-related injuries and therapies.

Colleges in India

  • Armed Forces Medical College

  • Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences and Research

  • Dr D Y Patil Medical College Hospital and Research Centre

  • Shree Guru Gobind Singh Tricentenary University

  • Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute

Colleges Abroad

  • Western Governors University

  • The University of Alabama

  • University of Iowa

  • University of Mississippi

  • Howard University


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