Conflicting Agendas In Care For Olympic Amateur Boxing

  • Dion Diep McMaster University

Abstract

Boxers face a wide variety of health risks: strenuous movements, harsh training regimens, rapid dehydration, and repeated blows to the head and body. In this global perspective, I elaborate on my role in the boxing community as part of the medical team, reflect on the barriers to care, and present future directions. 

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Published
2018-02-27
Section
Global Perspective