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Published on May 2, 2008

Author: Miranda

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THE HISTORY OF SPORTS MEDICINE:  THE HISTORY OF SPORTS MEDICINE Primitive Man to Modern Maniac Beginning of Time...:  Beginning of Time... Primitive Man Survival of the Fittest Who was going to feed their family? the___________________ the ___________________ the ___________________ Beginning of Time...:  Beginning of Time... Physical, social and mental skills Training for the hunt Training for battle Transition from boy to man First evidence of spectators gathered to watch and cheer for the victor Beginning of written history...:  Beginning of written history... Ancient physicians referred to as: medicine man -witch doctor shaman -quack 7th Century B.C. these “physicians” began to study and treat athletes fractures, deformities and illnesses Beginning of written history...:  Beginning of written history... 5th Century B.C. the Greek man named Herodicus became known as the first physician to recommend diet, rest and exercise to treat athletes injuries and illnesses (sound familiar?) Beginning of written history...:  Beginning of written history... Herodicus taught Hippocrates, the “Father of Modern Medicine” Hippocrates went on to develop the discipline of anatomy he also wrote the original Hippocratic Oath that doctors still take to this day Beginning of written history...:  Beginning of written history... 100A.D. the Greek surgeon Galen developed the first surgery to successfully remove arrows from the body Galen also taught trainers and developed techniques to improve an athletes strength Beginning of written history...:  Beginning of written history... Galen also was the first physician to treat injured gladiators first to describe in detail the ligaments of the arms and legs Galen is thought to be the first Sports Medicine Physician The Ancient Greek Era:  The Ancient Greek Era The first Olympic Games celebrated in Greece in honor of the God Zeus warfare suspended - divine peace events consisted of combat arts: wrestling, discus, archery, shot put, boxing, marathon The Ancient Greek Era:  The Ancient Greek Era Women not allowed to participate in the first Olympics Married women could not even watch since male athletes were nude (prostitutes & virgins allowed to watch) Women were the prizes in men's ancient Olympic chariot races The Ancient Greek Era:  The Ancient Greek Era Women held their own Games to honor the Goddess Hera The first female Olympic champion was a Spartan princess called Kynisca in 392 B.C. she won a chariot race with a horse she herself trained The Modern Olympic Games - 1896:  The Modern Olympic Games - 1896 Women again not allowed to compete Unofficial competitor - Stamati Revithi not allowed to compete in the men’s marathon so she ran the same course the next day officials called her “Melpomene” - the Greek muse of Tragedy (they could see only tragedy, not her extraordinary feat) The Modern Olympic Games:  The Modern Olympic Games 1900 - women competed in yachting, equestrianism, tennis, golf and ballooning 1904 women competed in boxing and archery as exhibition sports The Modern Olympic Games:  The Modern Olympic Games Women were frustrated in the early 1900’s because their opportunities to compete were so limited They even set up their own Olympics in the 1920’s 1928 Amsterdam Olympics - 5 sports in which women were allowed to compete The Modern Olympic Games:  The Modern Olympic Games No women members of the IOC from 1896 until 1981! Now women have many of the same opportunities as men A woman held the highest position of power in organizing the 2004 Greek Olympic Games (you will see her later in the Opening Ceremonies of the Greek Olympic Games) Sport in Today’s Society:  Sport in Today’s Society Professional opportunities for men & women Fun and healthy lifestyle for amateurs Sports Medicine has grown to meet the increasing demands of both serious athletes and Weekend Warrior’s

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