Have you heard of PRISM? I’m not talking about A prism, the geometric shape, but the sports medicine organization PRISM. If you haven’t, you’ll want to listen in as this has become a very important organization in the world of pediatric sports medicine providing an opportunity for increased collaboration of sports medicine professionals and … Continue reading What is the PRISM Society?
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Carbs, protein and fat. Macro and micronutrients. Dieting and calories. Supplements. All things that athletes are concerned about to varying degrees. Proper nutrition is essential for fueling our bodies and optimizing our athletic performance. But are our athletes doing it correctly? Are we advising our patients correctly? Join us for Part II as we … Continue reading Nutrition for Athletes, Part 2
We are closing in on a year into this pandemic. We just elected a new President. We’ve had sports return at a professional and collegiate level and around the country kids have continued to be involved in sports, with some areas more restricted than others. Locally, here around St Louis and in Missouri we’ve … Continue reading COVID Update: The Heart, Winter Sports and More…
Carbs, protein and fat. Macro and micronutrients. Dieting and calories. Supplements. All things that athletes are concerned about to varying degrees. Proper nutrition is essential for fueling our bodies and optimizing our athletic performance. But are our athletes doing it correctly? Are we advising our patients correctly? Today I’m joined by a prominent sports … Continue reading Nutrition for Athletes, Part 1
COVID-19. It’s August 2020. Months ago, I think we were all hopeful that the virus would be something of the past. But it didn’t go away. Obviously, we could debate all of the reasons why that may be but here we are. The summer has nearly passed us by and fall sports practices, for … Continue reading COVID-19 Update: Are Sports Happening This Fall?
The sports preparticipation exam. Some love it, some hate it. For athletes it’s a nearly annual ritual. But why do we do it? Are we truly doing it the way we should be doing it? What’s new from the 5th edition that was released in May 2019. Have you checked? Is your state using … Continue reading The Sports Pre Participation Exam (PPE)
This is the second Research Review on the Pediatric Sports Medicine Podcast. Our plan is to continue these on a monthly basis reviewing 2-3 articles with a thematic element to the articles. This month, concussions will be our topic. We have another 3 articles and one of the leaders in pediatric sports concussion research … Continue reading Research Review: Concussions – A Conversation with Dr. Christina Master
Resistance Training? Is it good for young athletes? What about some things we hear a lot about? Max lifts? Stunting growth? That kids don’t benefit from strength training until puberty. The American Academy of Pediatrics released last month, in June of 2020, a revision to their 2008 policy statement with a new clinical report … Continue reading AAP Clinical Report — Resistance Training
Welcome to a new feature of the Pediatric Sports Medicine Podcast. Once a month we will have the Research Review, similar to a journal club. There will be a theme to the articles that are reviewed. I’ll bring guests who may be an author of the articles or topic experts in the themed area … Continue reading Research Review: Youth Baseball
A new wrinkle in returning to sports following infection with COVID-19 emerged in recent weeks. There is concern about potential effects of the virus on the heart. With sudden cardiac death in athletes a concern for all of us in sports medicine, any issues that could cause cardiac damage may get your Spidey Sense tingling. … Continue reading Cardiac Considerations for Athletes with COVID-19