AMSSM PUBLICATIONS AND POSITION STATEMENTS
 
AMSSM Position Statements

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)

Interventional Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Sports Medicine (2014)

AMSSM Recommended Sports Ultrasound Curriculum for Sports Medicine Fellowships (2014)

Overuse Injuries and Burnout in Youth Sports (2014)

    ADHD and the Athlete (2011)

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

     
     

    AMSSM COVID-19 Statements

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

          •   Click here to view the PDF of the document.

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

      • To view article in Sports Health Journal - Click Here

      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

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

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

        Team Physician Consensus Statement (2013 Update)

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

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

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

                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)

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

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                        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

                          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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