The AMSSM Position Statement on Mental Health



 

Sports medicine professionals interact with athletes daily, many of whom have some underlying mental health issue. Commonly this may be anxiety or depression. We know that many athletes don’t feel comfortable disclosing their mental health issues or concerns or often they may go undiagnosed for long periods of time. They can affect athletic performance and the symptoms of many mental health issues may masquerade themselves as other medical problems leading to a delayed diagnosis and treatment. Today on the podcast we are going to discuss the recently released position statement from the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, or AMSSM, about Mental Health in the Athlete.

 

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— AMSSM Position Statement on Mental Health Issues and Psychological Factors in Athletes: Detection, Management, Effect on Performance and Prevention (2020)
https://journals.lww.com/cjsportsmed/Fulltext/2020/03000/Mental_Health_Issues_and_Psychological_Factors_in.8.aspx

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Dr. Mark Halstead received his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin Medical School. He stayed at the University of Wisconsin for his pediatric residency, followed by a year as the chief resident. Following residency, he completed a pediatric and adult sports medicine fellowship at Vanderbilt University. He has been an elected member to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness and the Board of Directors of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM). He has served as a team physician or medical consultant to numerous high schools, Vanderbilt University, Belmont University, Washington University, St. Louis Cardinals, St. Louis Blues, St. Louis Athletica, and St. Louis Rams. He serves and has served on many local, regional and national committees as an advisor for sports medicine and concussions. Dr. Halstead is a national recognized expert in sport-related concussions and pediatric sports medicine.

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Dr. Alex Diamond is the Director of the Vanderbilt Youth Sports Health Center and an Associate Professor in the Departments of Orthopaedics and Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, completed a residency in Pediatrics at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children and received both his fellowship training in Primary Care Sports Medicine and his Masters of Public Health at Vanderbilt University.  He serves as a Team Physician for several high schools, Vanderbilt University and the Nashville Predators.  Dr. Diamond is a member of the executive committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness and the chair of the Community Advocacy Subcommittee for the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.  He is a member of the sports medicine advisory committee for the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) and is a consultant for the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA). Dr. Diamond has over 50 publications and his research focuses on injury prevention and health promotion in youth sports.

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