Olympic Athletam Feminam: The Identity, Culture and Medical Approach

Learning Objectives:

  1.  In any patient and especially our female elite althletes, treat with the tree tenants of osteopathic principles: (mind, body and spirit)
  2.  Identify most female athletes just worry about the now and training to get to the Olympics or eleite competition and not about maintenance female health. Education on maintenance of female general health is vital. 
  3. Learn to implement strategies to educate athletes that the body works as a unit and it takes a strong and complete medical team to take care of their health: primary care physician, sports medicine physician, sports psychologist, sports dietician, coach, parents, athlete