In sports medicine it is important to be able to accurately measure aspects of a person's health and the environment around them. Measurement helps us establish a baseline level and the ability to identify any change in the future. To correctly treat a person it is important to know their current status. Here are details of a selection of measurements that are essential for anyone working in sports medicine.
- Testing for Concussion — it is important for sport support staff to be aware of the risk and be aware of the potential signs of concussion.
- Core Body Temperature — summary of five methods of measuring core body temperature
- The Wet Bulb Globe Temperature (WBGT) — a measurement of composite temperature used to estimate the effect of temperature, humidity, and solar radiation on humans.
- Medical Screening — a series of medical tests or examinations conducted by a health professional, such as the Functional Movement Screen.
- Temperature Ratings — scale for ratings of feeling hot or cold.
- Rating of Fatigue — a scale which allows you to easily rate how fatigued someone is feeling.
- Pulse Oximeters — for measuring blood oxygen saturation
- List of Health Tests — many more tests used in health screening
- Sports Fitness Testing
- Evaluation in Sports Psychology
- RPE - Ratings of Perceived Exertion
- Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PARQ) — questionnaire for pre-exericise
- About recording environmental conditions for fitness testing
- About the Likert Scale