Medical Clearance for Desert and Land Sports, Adventure, and Endurance Events

Peter E. Sedgwick, George C. Wortley, Justin M. Wright, Chad Alan Asplund, O. Roberts William, Saif Usman

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Abstract

Endurance events are increasing in popularity in wilderness and remote settings, and participants face a unique set of potential risks for participation. The purpose of this article is to outline these risks and allow the practitioner to better guide the wilderness adventurer who is anticipating traveling to a remote or desert environment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)47-54
Number of pages8
JournalWilderness and Environmental Medicine
Volume26
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2015

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Keywords

  • adventure racing
  • desert
  • endurance events
  • environmental medicine
  • hyponatremia
  • preparticipation
  • spelunking
  • triathlon
  • wilderness medicine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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Sedgwick, P. E., Wortley, G. C., Wright, J. M., Asplund, C. A., William, O. R., & Usman, S. (2015). Medical Clearance for Desert and Land Sports, Adventure, and Endurance Events. Wilderness and Environmental Medicine, 26(4), 47-54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wem.2015.09.005

Medical Clearance for Desert and Land Sports, Adventure, and Endurance Events. / Sedgwick, Peter E.; Wortley, George C.; Wright, Justin M.; Asplund, Chad Alan; William, O. Roberts; Usman, Saif.

In: Wilderness and Environmental Medicine, Vol. 26, No. 4, 01.12.2015, p. 47-54.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sedgwick, PE, Wortley, GC, Wright, JM, Asplund, CA, William, OR & Usman, S 2015, 'Medical Clearance for Desert and Land Sports, Adventure, and Endurance Events', Wilderness and Environmental Medicine, vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 47-54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wem.2015.09.005
Sedgwick, Peter E. ; Wortley, George C. ; Wright, Justin M. ; Asplund, Chad Alan ; William, O. Roberts ; Usman, Saif. / Medical Clearance for Desert and Land Sports, Adventure, and Endurance Events. In: Wilderness and Environmental Medicine. 2015 ; Vol. 26, No. 4. pp. 47-54.
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