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What is a sports medicine specialist?
  1. P Schur
  1. Wiggo Cottage, 135 Main Road, Wybunbury, Nantwich Cheshire CW5 7LR, UK

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    Editor,—I feel that I must respond to the recent article on sports medicine specialists.1 After an editorial and several papers on the recognition of sports medicine as a specialty, this paper listed the 18 attributes considered necessary to be a sports medicine specialist. Of these only four (items 5, 10, 12, and 16) seem to me to be specialist. The others items are either attributes of all doctors (items 3, 4, 8, 9, and 11, possibly 12, 13, 14, 17, and 18) or firstaiders (items 1, 2, 6, and 7). Surely sports doctors and specialists should be more than that? …

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