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Name of mobile application
Sideline Guidelines—Cleveland Clinic Innovations.
Health and Fitness.
iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone and iPad.
Free (no in-app purchases)—V.1.0 (9 July 2015).
About the app
A key role of the sports doctor, physiotherapist and athletic trainer is to detect, diagnose and treat sports injuries and medical emergencies on the sideline to ensure the health and safety of athletes.1 Sideline Guidelines, developed by Cleveland Clinic Innovations, is an app that is informed by a respected (US) national faculty, with the aim of assisting healthcare practitioners to manage sports injuries for high school, college and professional athletes from the sideline. The developers claim Sideline Guidelines to be the ‘first of its kind’.2 The overall purpose of this app is to provide sports …
Contributors All three authors (HL, LS and OHA) independently reviewed the smartphone app and wrote this article together.
Competing interests HL—Grants (National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia).
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.
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