Sports medicine has a reputation of being reserved for professional athletes, but anyone who is active can benefit from understanding the basics of sports medicine.
Elizabeth Quinn is a former writer for Verywell covering sports medicine. She is an exercise physiologist and fitness consultant who has been writing about sports medicine, injuries, and training techniques for athletes for over a decade.
Elizabeth has worked in sports medicine clinics, corporate wellness facilities and rehabilitation clinics. She frequently consults with individuals and organizations regarding the design and implementation of functional fitness training programs. A former national silver medalist in road and track cycling, Elizabeth continues to cycle, run, and ski.
Elizabeth has a Master of Science degree in sports science and a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology. She completed her graduate internship at the Cooper Clinic and Institute for Aerobics Research in Dallas, Texas. She has held numerous professional health and fitness certifications, including those related to personal training, sports psychology, and athletic rehabilitation.
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