The Role of Team Physicians in Sports
Summary: Women are playing more sports than ever. They are also getting hurt more than ever. Learn how to protect yourself.The role of a team physician is more important than you might think, even in women's sports arenas. Many women are involved in athletics these days. From the high school level right into adulthood, women are playing more sports than ever. They are also getting hurt more than ever. If you're an avid athlete, a team physician can work with you and help you get in the shape you need to be in to effectively play your sport... minus the injuries. Dr. Stanley A. Herring, MD, team physician for the Seattle Seahawks and the Seattle Mariners, joins Melanie Cole, MS, to help you play more and hurt less.