Attitudes and Beliefs of Sports Medicine Providers to Sickle Cell Trait Screening of Student Athletes

@article{Acharya2011AttitudesAB,
  title={Attitudes and Beliefs of Sports Medicine Providers to Sickle Cell Trait Screening of Student Athletes},
  author={Kruti Acharya and Holly J. Benjamin and Ellen Wright Clayton and Lainie Friedman Ross},
  journal={Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={21},
  pages={480–485}
}
ObjectiveTo describe the attitudes of members of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) toward the new National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) policy to require all Division I student athletes be screened for sickle cell trait (SCT), have prior evidence of testing, or sign a waiver. DesignCross-sectional survey of members of the AMSSM electronic mailing list was conducted. Descriptive, McNemar, and &khgr;2 statistics were performed. SettingInternet survey… 

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