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From da Vinci to definitive diagnosis: how training in sports ultrasound harnesses sound, science and skill

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  • Contributors JP conceived the format of the paper with the assistance of JST. JP contacted international SEM organisations to propose coauthors to collaborate on the paper. MR (United Kingdom), CC (Australia), JF (Australia), AH (Switzerland), TM (South Africa), BR (South Africa) and JST each submitted curricula from their countries and organisations‘ sports US curricula. Each author contributed to the section pertaining to their region. All authors reviewed and edited 3 iterations of the manuscript. JP collated all information and redrafted each iteration before submitting the final draft.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests JP and JST are Editors of BJSM; BR has received honoraria from various ultrasound manufacturers for presenting sports ultrasound courses.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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