Medical aspects of competitive distance running: guidelines for community physicians.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

While the incidence of major medical emergencies during competitive distance running is low, the large and growing number of persons involved, including the elderly, mandates serious attention by the medical community to provision of adequate prevention and care. The basic guidelines delineated in this article cover preventive measures, organization of medical care and facilities, diagnosis and treatment of emergencies, and use of community resources.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Williams, RS; Schocken, DD; Morey, M; Koisch, FP

Published Date

  • July 1, 1981

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 70 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 41 - 51

PubMed ID

  • 7243699

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0032-5481

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1080/00325481.1981.11715798


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England