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SPORTS MEDICINE PHYSICIAN. REGULATORY AND LEGAL FRAMEWORK

E. A. GAVRILOVA, O. A. CHURGANOV NORTH-WESTERN STATE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY NAMED AFTER I.I. MECHNIKOV, SAINT-PETERSBURG, RUSSIA

Objective: to review and analyze the regulatory and legal framework of work of a sports medicine physician in Russia.
Materials and Methods: legal acts, orders and other legal documents of various Russian authorities concerning the qualification characteristics, competencies and practical skills of the sports medicine physician.
Results: the current functional duties and professional requirements to the sports medicine physician are reviewed, and that information may help form the basis for the Professional Standard for sports medicine physician.
Conclusions: the qualification characteristics, knowledge, skills and competence of sports medicine physicians are currently presented in a variety of federal laws and orders of various authorities, and that is a reason to create the Professional medical standard in sports medicine.
Keywords: 
sports medicine physician; legal acts; qualification characteristics; professional competences.