For this issue on the medical aspects of the increasingly-popular sport of boxing, Dr. Barry Jordan, Director of the Brain Injury Program and Memory Evaluation and Treatment Service at the Burke Rehabilitation Hospital in New York, has teamed up with Dr. Gerard Varlotta, Professor and specialist in pain management and injury prevention for NYU's departments of Joint Diseases and Rehabilitation Medicine. The Guest Editors have gathered a panel of leading experts on the subject, to cover topics such as medical safety in boxing, the role of the ringside physician, doping and drug use in boxing, facial and hand injuries in boxing, infectious disease in boxing, and more.
By Gerard P. Varlotta, DO, FACSM and Barry D. Jordan, MD, MPH, FACSM
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