A growing and perennial interest in running as a sport has resulted in innumerable road races and marathons all over the country. Research shows that most folks who take up running do so for health reasons. While the runners come with varied risk to the start line, the running Event Organizer and the Medical Director are apprehensive about the underlying health risks of the runners.
The essence of this speciality handbook is to provide a comprehensive medical management plan during endurance races so that the risk of medical emergencies is mitigated.
At first time initiative from YouTooCanRun, this handbook is an invaluable tool for every racing Event Organizer, Medical Director and allied health professional. From assiduous medical planning and management before, during and post a race to curative measures, this all-inclusive handbook covers every medical exigency, together with administrative and infrastructural aspects, and also includes details on setting up a medical camp.
Authored by Dr. Anjali Zende and reviewed by Dr. Aashish Contractor, both doctors of notable eminences, this handbook is an earnest endeavour to chronicle a medical management regimen outlining all infrastructural, preventive and curative medical measures for road races and marathon runners. It is a must have for all racing medical professionals and event organizers!