The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology in Rapid City has partnered with Regional Health to hire a team physician, full and part-time strength and conditioning coaches and an athletic trainer, according to a RapidCityJournal.com report.
During the Women's World Cup semifinal between the United States and Germany, a head collision between Morgan Brian and Alexandra Popp revealed deficient FIFA procedures when dealing with threats of concussions, according to The New York Times.
The American College of Sports Medicine formed corporate partnerships with DuPont Nutrition & Health and Polar.
David Altchek, MD, is scheduled to perform elbow surgery on Atlanta Hawks' Kyle Korver, according to a report by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Robert Andersen, MD, performed surgery on Detroit Red Wings' Pavel Datsyuk, according to a Detroit Free Press report.
Mark Lavallee, MD, CSCS, FACSM, of York, Pa.-based WellSpan Health will serve as the sole team physician for the American weightlifiting team for the upcoming Pan Am Games, according to Fox 43.
Powerhouse hitter for the Miami Marlins, Giancarlo Stanton, underwent successful surgery for a left wrist hamate fracture, reports Fox Sports.
Here are 10 orthopedic surgeons making headlines this past week.
Performance healthcare company Fusionetics will partner with Ultimate Fighting Championship, allowing UFC to utilize their platform to evaluate their training methods for optimal performance and to reduce injuries, according to a statement.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced their team physicians for the 2015 season, according to a Buccaneers report.

11. 7 notes on how to rehab after Tommy John surgery

Written by Brandon Howard | Wednesday, 24 June 2015 00:00
For a pitcher to return to full-form after Tommy John surgery, it is crucial to receive proper rehabilitation and gradual return to throwing, according to Thomas McSweeney, MD, in an OregonLive.com.
A recent study in the International Journal of Sports Medicine reported a 24-hour non-stop ultra-marathon 0-20 degrees Celsius resulted in a circulatory endotoxaemia and pro-inflammatory cytokinaemia, counteracted by a compensatory anti-inflammatory response. The findings are the results of blood samples from 17 runners before and after the ultra-marathon.

13. 5 notes on baseball's new Kinatrax technology

Written by Brandon Howard | Tuesday, 23 June 2015 00:00
Michael Eckstein, president of Kinatrax, set out to use markerless motion-capture technology in the MLB, revolutionizing how we understand pitching through video technology and data displaying the bio-mechanics of a pitcher, reports CBS DC.
Jason Davenport, MD, medical director and lead team physician for Central Michigan University Athletics in Mt. Pleasant, has passed away, reports Central Michigan Life.
David Porter, MD, performed ankle surgery on Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson, according to a CBS Chicago report.
New York Yankees head team physician Christopher Ahmad, MD, will perform Tommy John surgery on right-handed pitcher Sergio Santos' right elbow, reports Covers.
Here are seven orthopedic surgeons making headlines this past week.
Mayo Clinic Square has officially opened in downtown Minneapolis. The building marks the partnership of Mayo Clinic, the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Minnesota Lynx.

19. 7 notes on athletes' return to play after ACL surgery

Written by Brandon Howard | Thursday, 18 June 2015 00:00
Only about half of athletes who return to play after multiple surgeries to fix a knee ligament perform to the same level they did before their surgery, reports Fox News, citing a recent British Journal of Sports Medicine meta-analysis.

20. UPMC's Dr. Tanya Hagen dies at age 45

Written by Brandon Howard | Wednesday, 17 June 2015 00:00
Tanya Hagen, MD, has passed away at age 45, according to Pittsburgh Sporting News. She became the first female hired as a primary care physician at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's sports medicine complex, and treated athletes at all levels during her career as a physician, according to the report.
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