By- Akanksha Yadav
About the course:
The Doctor of Medicine (MD) course is a postgraduate medical degree for MBBS students who want to study and specialize in a certain field of medicine. The eligibility criteria for MD are an MBBS degree. After completing an MBBS degree, students can go for an MD program. MD in sports medicine is a 3-year long post-graduate medical program which is focused on problems faced by athletes and their diagnosis, and treatment. MD sports medicine course is certified by the Medical Council of India. This course is perfect for students who want to work as sports medicine specialists.
Sports medicine doctors usually treat patients who have injuries resulting from athletic activities or injuries caused because of workouts. The specialists also provide health advice and nutrition tips to the patients. Students who have done post-graduation in this field are also hired by various sports academies other than hospitals. They can join the medical team of the sports fraternity to help the players have good health.
The tuition fees for MD sports medicine can go from INR 15,000 to INR 15, 00,000 per annum. After course completion, graduates can earn a salary of INR 8 lakhs to 15 Lakhs per annum.
The duration of MD Sports Medicine:
An MD Sports Medicine course is a 3-year long postgraduate course in sports medicine. During this course, students study various musculoskeletal problems, issues faced by athletes, their diagnosis and treatment.