Infectious Disease and the Collegiate Athlete

Robert G. Hosey, Richard E. Rodenberg

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Collegiate athletes are common reservoirs for infectious disease agents. Specific training regimens, living arrangements, and high-risk behaviors may influence the athlete's risk of contracting a variety of infectious diseases. The sports medicine physician plays an important role in recognizing, appropriately treating, designing prevention strategies for, and making return-to-activity decisions for athletes who have infectious diseases.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)449-471
Number of pages23
JournalClinics in Sports Medicine
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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