AMSSM PUBLICATIONS AND POSITION STATEMENTS
 
AMSSM Position Statements

Sports Ultrasound Curriculum for Sports Medicine Fellowships (2021)

Defining a Research Agenda for Youth Sport Specialization in the United States: The AMSSM Youth Early Sport Specialization Summit (2021)

Sexual Violence in Sport: American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Position Statement (2020)

AMSSM Position Statement on Mental Health Issues and Psychological Factors in Athletes: Detection, Management, Effect on Performance and Prevention (2020)

Blood-Borne Pathogens in the Context of Sports Participation (2019)

AMSSM Position Statement on Concussion in Sport (2019)

Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship: AMSSM Proposed Standards of Excellence (2017)

Cardiovascular Preparticipation Screening in Athletes: Current Evidence, Knowledge Gaps, Recommendations (2016)

AMSSM Scientific Statement Concerning Viscosupplementation Injections for Knee Osteoarthritis: Importance for Individual Patient Outcomes (2016)

Overuse Injuries and Burnout in Youth Sports (2014)

Interventional Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Sports Medicine (2014)

ADHD and the Athlete (2011)

Mononucleosis and Athletic Participation: An Evidence Based Subject Review (2008)

 
 

Intent Form for AMSSM Position Statements
Development of the AMSSM Position Statement is overseen by the Publications Committee with final approval by the Board of Directors. Potential topics may be suggested by an individual member, Committee, Executive Committee or the Board, and submitted to the Publications Committee using the "Intent Form for AMSSM Position Statements". The intent form is available on the AMSSM website and should be submitted before January 1st of each year, or on an as need basis. The Publications Committee will review intent forms submitted and based upon quality and relevance of topics submitted, forward to the Board of Directors for approval.

Selection will be limited to 1-2 topics at most per year, unless a specific need requires more than 2 per year.

Intent Form for AMSSM Position StatementLocked

AMSSM COVID-19 Statements

Interim Guidance on the Preparticipation Physical Exam for Athletes During the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic (2020)

Cardiopulmonary Considerations for High School Student-Athletes During the COVID-19 Pandemic: NFHS-AMSSM Guidance Statement (2020)

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Retired Position Statements
Concussion in Sport (2013 - Revised 2019 see above)
HIV and Other Blood-Borne Pathogens in Sports (1995 - Revised 2019 see above)



 
Team Physician Consensus Statements

To View Archived Team Physician Consensus Statements

    Concussion (Mild Traumatic Brain Injury) and the Team Physician: A Consensus Statement (2011)

      Sideline Preparedness for the Team Physician: A Consensus Statement (2012 Update)

        The Team Physician and the Return-to-Play Decision: A Consensus Statement (2012 Update)

          Team Physician Consensus Statement (2013 Update)

            Selected Issues in Injury and Illness Prevention and the Team Physician: A Consensus Statement (2015)

            Psychological Issues Related to Illness and Injury in Athletes and the Team Physician: A Consensus Statement (2016)

            Selected Issues for the Master Athlete and the Team Physician: A Consensus Statement (2010)

              To view archived Team Physician Consensus Statements – Click Here


               
              Other Sports Organizations Position and Consensus Statements

              The Management of Medications by the Sports Medicine Team (2018)

                Download the ACSM/DOD heat Conference Form

                  The Sport Concussion Assessment Tool 5th Edition (SCAT5): Background and Rationale (2017)

                    The Management of Medications by the Sports Medicine Team (2018)

                      The Management of Medications by the Sports Medicine Team (2018) – Click Here

                      The Sport Concussion Assessment Tool 5th Edition (SCAT5): Background and Rationale (2017)
                      Download the ACSM/DOD heat Conference Form – Click Here

                      SCA Consensus Statement – Click Here

                      Consensus Statement on Concussion in Sport 4th International Conference on Concussion in Sport Held in Zurich, November 2012 – Click Here

                      Consensus Statement on Concussion in Sport 3rd International Conference on Concussion in Sport Held in Zurich, November 2008 – Click Here
                       
                      AMSSM Themed Issues of the British Journal of Sports Medicine

                      2021 – Guest Editors – Cynthia Labella, MD, FAMSSM and Katherine Rizzone, MD, MPH — Volume 55, Issue 3Click Here
                      2020 – Guest Editors – Stephen Paul, MD, FAMSSM and Alex Diamond, DO, MPH, FAMSSM — Volume 54, Issue 4Click Here
                      2019 – Guest Editors – Aurelia Nattiv, MD and Anna Waterbrook, MD — Volume 53, Issue 4Click Here
                      2018 – Care of the Aging Athlete; Jeff Tanji, MD, FAMSSM and Melissa Novak, DO — Volume 52, Issue 3Click Here
                      2017 – Key Issues in the Care of Young Athletes; Joel Brenner, MD and Neeru Jayanthi, MD — Volume 51, Issue 3Click Here
                      2016 – Mental Health in Athletes; Gene Hong, MD and Ashwin Rao, MD — Volume 50, Issue 3Click Here
                      2015 – Making the Call: Return to Play; Mederic Hall, MD and Ken Mautner, MD — Volume 49, Issue 3Click Here
                      2014 – Care of the Female Athlete; Elizabeth Joy, MD and Kelsey Logan, MD — Volume 48, Issue 4Click Here
                      2013 – Advancing Sports Medicine through Education and Research; David Berkoff, MD — Volume 47, Issue 1Click Here
                      2012 – The Heart of US Primary Care Sports and Exercise Medicine — Volume 46, Issue 5Click Here
                      2011 – Care of the Endurance Athlete; Chad Asplund, MD — Volume 45, Issue 14Click Here
                       
                      AMSSM Letters/Statements/Policies

                      AMSSM Sports Ultrasound Curriculum – Click Here

                       
                      Miscellaneous Sports Publications

                      Asymptomatic Hip Groin Pathology Article – Click Here
                       

                       
                       
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