207QS0010X Taxonomy Code - Sports Medicine

Taxonomy Code

Code:
207QS0010X

Type:
Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians

Classification:
Family Medicine

Specialization:
Sports Medicine

Version:
NCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 16.1

Definition:
A family medicine physician that is trained to be responsible for continuous care in the field of sports medicine, not only for the enhancement of health and fitness, but also for the prevention of injury and illness. A sports medicine physician must have knowledge and experience in the promotion of wellness and the prevention of injury. Knowledge about special areas of medicine such as exercise physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, psychology, physical rehabilitation, epidemiology, physical evaluation, injuries (treatment and prevention and referral practice) and the role of exercise in promoting a healthy lifestyle are essential to the practice of sports medicine. The sports medicine physician requires special education to provide the knowledge to improve the health care of the individual engaged in physical exercise (sports) whether as an individual or in team participation.

Level:
Level III - Area of Specialization


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