Book Chapter

Medico-legal Issues

Hayden Opie

Clinical Sports Medicine: The Medicine of Exercise | McGraw-Hill Higher Education | Published : 2019


Legal and regulatory issues specific to the practice of sports medicine are not especially new. They have been considered by commentators for the past 30 to 40 years at least. Examination of liability for physical harm to athletes caused by deficient medical care, in particular the management of injuries, occurred increasingly within the context of general works on sports medicine.

University of Melbourne Researchers