Mayo Clinic sports medicine researchers study methods of evaluation, treatment and prevention for sports- and exercise-related injuries. Their commitment to research excellence helps improve the care and performance of competitive and recreational athletes.

The research mission of the sports medicine group is to assess injury treatment and prevention and evaluate medical problems in the athlete. Research initiatives include studies affecting athletes of all levels.

Recent research

Generally, sports medicine clinicians conduct a wide range of studies into physical and psychological issues affecting recreational, amateur and professional athletes.


See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic physicians on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

Research Profiles

Jan. 12, 2022