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What's on the web: The Olympics

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: (Published 01 July 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:0407306a
  1. Klaus Morales, fourth year medical student1,
  2. Tulio Campos, fourth year medical student1
  1. 1Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

In 1896, Athens hosted the first modern version of the Olympic Games. This year, history repeats itself and the games are in Athens again. Much has changed: scientific advances in sports medicine have enabled athletes to improve their physical strength and perfect their technique.


The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine ( provides insight into the life of a sports doctor. The site also showcases opportunities for work, including fellowships …

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