Chapter 9. Dermatology

  1. Professor Martin P. Schwellnus MBBCh, MSc, MD
  1. Brian B. Adams MD, MPH1,2

Published Online: 29 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300635.ch9

Olympic Textbook of Medicine in Sport

Olympic Textbook of Medicine in Sport

How to Cite

Adams, B. B. (2008) Dermatology, in Olympic Textbook of Medicine in Sport (ed M. P. Schwellnus), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300635.ch9

Editor Information

  1. UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Dermatology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA

  2. 2

    Veterans Administration Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156370

Online ISBN: 9781444300635



  • acne rosacea;
  • seborrheic dermatitis;
  • atopic dermatitis and psoriasis vulgaris;
  • exercise in the transmission of skin infections;
  • fungal infections;
  • atypical mycobacterial infections;
  • prevention and treatment of sun damage;
  • diagnosis and management of exercise related skin allergies


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Diagnosis and management of common disorders in the athlete

  • Exercise in the transmission of skin infections (practical clinical guidelines)

  • Prevention and treatment of sun damage

  • Diagnosis and management of exercise-related skin allergies

  • Conclusions

  • References