Letters Death in young athletes

Medicalising sport will yield unintended results

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a909 (Published 22 July 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a909
  1. Laurie R Davis, general practitioner principal
  1. 1South Hermitage Surgery, South Hermitage, Shrewsbury SY3 7JS
  1. lauriedavis{at}doctors.org.uk

    What an extraordinary suggestion: that we should medicalise sport and prevent involvement of those with suspicious findings.1 Have Drezner and Khan not noticed that we are living in an epidemic of obesity?

    Obviously the prevention of …

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