Medicolegal aspects of sports medicine.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Legal issues in sports medicine are rapidly developing and establishing an important body of jurisprudence that defines the legal rights and duties of all those involved with protecting the health and safety of athletes. The law makes important distinctions between the relevant duty of care owed to high-school, college, and professional athletes because of the differing legal relationships that arise out of athletic participation at different levels of competition.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Boggess, BR; Bytomski, JR

Published Date

  • June 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 40 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 525 - 535

PubMed ID

  • 23668657

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-299X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.pop.2013.02.008


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States