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Varsity Athletes’ Health in Very Good Hands

The health of university athletes is in very good hands at UAEMex’s Sports Accounting Department

Introduction: The health of university athletes is in very good hands at UAEMex’s sports accounting department

MVT Agency

Toluca, Mexico, January 15, 2023.- Athletes of the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico (uamex) In the facilities of the “Adolfo López Mateos” sports unit, there is a specialized medical service, where they treat and take care of the health of each member of the sports teams of the university.

Surgeon Obed Antonio Albarn HernandezThe head of the sports science department of the Directorate of Physical Culture and Sport of the Autonomous Mexicana explained that they have four areas: psychology, physiotherapy, medicine and nutrition, all focused on a common goal, that of university sports in the community.

Three doctors looking for the health of college athletes

“The three doctors are distributed to the different areas where the sports disciplines are provided,” said Albarn Hernandez.

He remarked that all they get athlete At various levels, either for the sake of a study or, where appropriate, due to injury sustained in the exercise of various subjects.

« We serve varsity athletes of high secondary, high level and training center. They can come with us, studies are done, determination of lean fat, body fat, injury prevention, as well as those who get injured and suffer from some contractures, tears, sprains, chaos Or fractures,” said Obed Albaran.

Free medical care for UAEMEX athletes

He said that the attention they receive in the office is free of cost, it is a service provided by the Directorate of Physical Culture and Sports to the sports community. He mentioned that in every competition where the athletes are, there is a doctor who takes care of any attention needed, in addition to the fact that with the support of the University Civil Defense they coordinate competitions and help with all of their health. Pay attention to details.

About the office timings, he said it is Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, and the aim is to follow up and attend all training sessions of various sports.

Administrative staff of the Directorate of Sports can also use the service or, if other care is required, the Multidisciplinary Health Clinic (CMS).

What are the Most Common Injuries in College Athletes?

Alcantara Hernandez explained that the most common injuries are ankle, elbow, muscle overload and knee sprains.

He states that the best medicine is injury prevention, which is why athletes should see a nutritionist, know what they need, listen to advice with a physiotherapist and thus avoid many injuries.

Finally, Doctor Obed Alcantara thanked all the work and desire of his team and acknowledged the desire of the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico to take care of the health of the sports community.

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