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Tennessee is the first state to establish safety ratings for youth sports with its new system Safe Stars.
The American College of Sports Medicine honored Jack W. Berryman its 2017 Citation Award.
James Andrews, MD, performed Tommy John surgery on Miami Marlins top prospect Braxton Garrett, the Miami Herald reports.
David Altchek, MD, will perform Tommy John surgery on the left elbow of Yankee's top pitching prospect Gleyber Torres, the New York Daily reports.
Atlanta Brave's pitching prospect Patrick Weigel will see James Andrews, MD, for possible torn elbow ligament, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Team physician for the Chicago Blackhawks Michael Terry, MD, gave an update on forward Marian Hossa, the NHL reports.
Frank Jobe, MD, made the ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction procedure famous after performing it for the first time on former MLB pitcher Tommy John; the surgery is now common among elite and professional athletes.
In a recent report from the New York Post, children and teens are needed sports related surgery to treat injuries at even younger ages.
The global sports medicine market is set to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 8.9 percent through 2024, according to a Research and Markets report.
Christopher Ahmad, MD, diagnoses N.Y. Yankees' prospect Gleyber Torres with a torn ulnar collateral ligament , N.Y. Daily News reports.
Alan Beyer, MD, executive medical director of Irvine, Calif.-based Hoag Orthopedic made a life-changing decision in October 2012 when he decided to have a hip replacement.
Robert Thompson, MD, will perform should surgery on Boston Red Sox Pitcher Tyler Thornburg, the Boston Herald reports.
In a study reported by Reuters, researchers studied the number of people receiving anterior cruciate ligament tear surgery from 2002 to 2014.
Here are six sports medicine physicians who joined new practices or took on new roles in May 2017:
James Andrews, MD, will examine the left elbow of Miami Marlins' Braxton Garrett and offer a second opinion on his diagnosis, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
Neal ElAttrache, MD, of the Los Angeles-based Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, will examine the left shoulder of Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias, reports Andy McCullough of the Los Angeles Times on Twitter. 
Medicine in Motion is planning to open a new sports medicine practice in Round Rock, Texas, in July, according to the Patch.
Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Devon Travis underwent a procedure on his right knee to remove frayed cartilage, SportsNet reports.
Professional baseball players can gain a competitive edge by sleep loading, according to a new study covered in MedPage Today. Their schedules traveling several days per month during the season and late night Tweeting habits, on the other hand, do not.

20. 7 key statistics on sports injuries

Written by Mackenzie Garrity | Tuesday, 13 June 2017 19:33
Here are seven key statistics on sports injuries in children, according to Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Medicine.
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