Table 4

The importance of different specialist attributes

The statementStrongly agree, %
Orthopaedic medicine/soft tissue83.6
Should be competent in the assessment and management of emergencies in the field79.7
Working knowledge of rehabilitation, especially physiotherapy72.7
Sports related asthma30.5
Pharmacology and prescribing28.9
Physiology25.8
Knowledge and understanding of: general medicine21.9
Rheumatology16.4
Psychology16.4
Cardiology10.9
ENT7.8
Gynaecology7.0