Consensus Statements


AOSSM participates with multiple organizations to develop consensus statements on the latest pertinent sports medicine topics.
 
Selected Issues in Injury and Illness Prevention and the Team Physician: A Consensus Statement
Published: 2015
Collaborating Organizations: American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American College of Sports Medicine, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine
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Best Practices for Sports Medicine Management for Secondary Schools and Colleges
Published: 2014
Collaborating Organizations: National Athletic Trainers’ Association, National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association, College Athletic Trainers’ Society, National Federation of State High School Associations, American College Health Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, National Collegiate Athletic Association, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
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Team Physician Consensus Statement: 2013 Update
Published: 2013
Collaborating Organizations: American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine.
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Selected Issues for the Adolescent Athlete and The Team Physician: A Consensus Statement
Published: 2009
Collaborating Organizations: American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American College of Sports Medicine, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine
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Psychological Issues Related to Injury in Athletes and the Team Physician
Published: 2016
Collaborating Organizations: American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American College of Sports Medicine, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine
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Emergency Preparedness and Management of Sudden Cardiac Arrest in HS and College Athletic Programs
Published: 2007
Collaborating Organizations: American Academy of Emergency Medicine, American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Emergency Physicians, American College of Sports Medicine, American Heart Association, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, American Osteopathic Academy for Sports Medicine, American Physical Therapy Association Sports Physical Therapy Section, National Association of Emergency Medical Service Physicians, National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians, National Athletic Trainers’ Association, National Collegiate Athletic Association, National Federation of State High School Associations, and Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association
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The Team Physician and Conditioning of Athletes for Sports
Published: 2015
Collaborating Organizations: American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American College of Sports Medicine, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine
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Female Athlete Issues for the Team Physician 
Published: 2003
Collaborating Organizations: American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American College of Sports Medicine, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine
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Sideline Preparedness for the Team Physician  
Published: 2012
Collaborating Organizations: American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American College of Sports Medicine, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine
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Concussion (Mild Traumatic Brain Injury) and the Team Physician
Published: 2011
Collaborating Organizations: American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American College of Sports Medicine, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine
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Diagnosis and Management of Sport-Related Concussion Best Practices
Published: 2016
Collaborating Organizations: American Association of Neurological Surgeons, American College of Sports Medicine, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine, College Athletic Trainers’ Society, Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association, Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Korey Stringer Institute, National Athletic Trainers’ Association, National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment, National Strength and Conditioning Association, Sports Neuropsychology Society
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Year-Round Football Practice Contact for College Student-Athletes Recommendations
Published: 2016
Collaborating Organizations: American Academy of Neurology (Affirmation of Value), American Association of Neurological Surgeons, American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Sports Medicinem American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine, College Athletic Trainers’ Society, Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association, Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Korey Stringer Institute, National Athletic Trainers’ Association, National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment, National Strength and Conditioning Association
Sports Neuropsychology Society, American Football Coaches Association, National Football Foundation, NCAA Football Oversight Committee, NCAA Football Rules Committee, USA Football
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Independent Medical Care for College Student-Athletes Best Practices
Published: 2016
Collaborating Organizations: American Association of Neurological Surgeons, American College of Sports Medicine, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine, College Athletic Trainers’ Society, Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association, Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Korey Stringer Institute
National Athletic Trainers’ Association, National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment, National Strength and Conditioning Association, Sports Neuropsychology Society
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