Institute for Preventative Sports Medicine is a non-profit
organization with a two-fold mission: to conduct medical
research oriented to finding effective and practical
ways to reduce sports-related injuries and speed the
rehabilitation of injured athletes; and to develop
resources to fund research for the same purposes,
by other researchers and institutions.
goals of the Institute are: to achieve healthier,
safer sports activity for recreational, amateur and
professional athletes, by reducing the frequency and
severity of sports-related injuries; and to reduce
the costs of acute health care and rehabilitation.
These goals may be achieved through a wide range of
endeavors, including but not limited to: development
of protective equipment, rules modification, conditioning
practices, injury treatment techniques, and instructional
Institute for Preventative Sports Medicine is the
only organization in the United States devoted to
the development of preventative sports medicine practice.
Many other institutes, clinics and research groups
exist for the treatment and rehabilitation of the
injured athlete. But the Institute for Preventative
Sports Medicine is unique in directing its efforts
to preventative measures - the only measures which
offer real opportunity to preserve life and well being,
while reducing health care cost.
for research and operation of the Institute are obtained
entirely through tax-deductible contributions from
individuals, foundations, corporations, and by grants
from public and private agencies. The Institute for
Preventative Sports Medicine does not make or support
commercial endorsements for its financial development.
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