Dr. Michael Sargent specializes in pediatric sports medicine in South Burlington, Vermont.
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Dr. Michael Sargent identified specializing in
Pediatric Sports MedicinePediatric Sports Medicine
A pediatrician who is responsible for continuous care in the field of sports medicine, not only for the enhancement of health and fitness, but also for the prevention of injury and illness. A sports medicine physician must have knowledge and experience in the promotion of wellness and the prevention of injury. Knowledge about special areas of medicine such as exercise physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, psychology, physical rehabilitation, epidemiology, physical evaluation, injuries (treatment and prevention and referral practice), and the role of exercise in promoting a healthy life style are essential to the practice of sports medicine. The sports medicine physician requires special education to provide the knowledge to improve the health care of the individual engaged in physical exercise (sports) whether as an individual or in team participation..
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Dr. Sargent attended medical school at Dartmouth Medical School and graduated in 1976 having 38 years experience.Additional residency training in Pediatric Medicine was conducted at UNM Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM. Advanced training program of a fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology was conducted at University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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