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Sports Medicine: Practical Guidelines for General Practice

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7185.742a (Published 13 March 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:742
  1. Malcolm B Bottomley, director of studies, sports medicine teaching course
  1. University of Bath

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    Domhnall MacAuley

    Butterworth

    Heinemann

    £23.50

    pp 280

    ISBN 0 7506 3730 7

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    While the demand for education about sport and exercise medicine steadily increases, there is still a considerable reluctance among doctors to acknowledge it as a specialty, despite the provisional recognition shown recently by the Academy of the Royal Colleges. Doubters may be persuaded by the illuminating review of the history of medicine in sport that introduces this book—from the earliest records in ancient China of 2500 BC through to …

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