p-ISSN: 1300-0551
e-ISSN: 2587-1498


Ege Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Spor Hekimliği Anabilim Dalı, Bornova, İzmir

Keywords: Sports medicine, team physician, ethics


Sports medicine is an integral part of athletic culture, and team physicians often serve in a variety of roles in this area. Because of the existence of different relationships between the patient and the sports physician compared to traditional clinical practice, unique ethical dilemmas are faced in sports medicine. In this review, the code of sports medicine ethics is given, and issues differing from customary ethical norms are tried to be addressed in detail.