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The Sports Enthusiast's Official Resource for Fitness, Nutrition, Injury Prevention and Treatment

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Chicago, IL

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The Sports Enthusiast's Official Resource for Fitness, Nutrition, Injury Prevention and Treatment

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@smwhome

Language:

English

Contact:

3127353576


Episodes

The Impact of Playing School Sports with Guest Mickey Pruitt

7/11/2022
Former NFL linebacker and current Director of Sports for Chicago Public Schools (CPS) joins Dr. Brian Cole to discuss the importance that school sports have on young students. Pruitt oversees 23 sports, with tens of thousands of CPS athletes; guiding the very program that enriched his life as a teenager in Chicago. Pruitt was an all-state halfback and safety at Robeson High School in Englewood, Ill.

Duration:00:28:58

Percussive Massage Devices: Muscle Relief in the Palm of Your Hand

6/27/2022
Percussive massage devices, which are sometimes referred to as “massage guns”, have become increasingly popular among recreational athletes for therapeutic use. They use targeted percussive or vibration pressure to stimulate blood flow to the muscles and provide the benefits of a massage in the comfort of your home, including reducing soreness, increasing flexibility, and accelerating recovery. But do they actually work? Today, we’ll take a look at the science behind these increasingly...

Duration:00:14:09

A Conversation with Six-Time X Games Medalist Grete Eliassen

6/6/2022
Dr. Brian Cole is joined by Six-Time X Games Medalist Grete Eliassen to talk about her career in snow sports, dealing with injuries and empowering women in the sport of skiing.

Duration:00:22:05

How A Collegiate Athlete Is Making Her Comeback from Knee Cartilage Damage

5/24/2022
In this episode, Dr. Brian Cole is joined by UCLA Beach Volleyball athlete Lindsey Sparks to talk about her comeback from a knee cartilage injury.

Duration:00:29:14

The Benefits of Cross-Training

5/17/2022
Dr. Cole shares the benefits of taking time away from your primary sport to train other areas of the body which helps reduce the risk of injury.

Duration:00:17:54

Five Evidence-Based Strategies For Losing Weight

4/29/2022
With summer right around the corner, it’s quite common for people to focus on shedding a few pounds. While many diets and fads have some merit, today we’re going to talk about five simple, science-based weight loss strategies that can help you slim down before summer. These include: tracking your diet and exercise daily, starting your day with protein, intermittent fasting, balancing your gut bacteria, and of course, reducing your intake of sugar and refined carbs.

Duration:00:21:51

The Evolution of Cartilage Restoration with Guest Solomon Wilcots

4/11/2022
Dr. Brian Cole is joined by former NFL safety and broadcaster Solomon Wilcots to discuss advancements in cartilage restoration.

Duration:00:19:43

How To Create Healthy Lifestyle Habits with Karen Malkin

3/31/2022
Dr. Brian Cole is joined by Karen Malkin from Karen Malkin Health Consulting to talk about the best ways to create healthy lifestyle habits.

Duration:00:33:18

How Sports Psychology Helps Athletes and Performers with Lauren Loberg, PhD

3/21/2022
On this episode of Sports Medicine Weekly, Dr. Lauren Loberg joins Dr. Brian Cole to discuss her experiences as a UCLA student-athlete, coach, researcher, mental health counselor, and sports psychology consultant.

Duration:00:31:46

The Best Treatments For Patellar Tendonitis

3/7/2022
Josh James, a Physical Therapist from RUSH PT joins Dr. Cole to discuss the best ways to manage patellar tendonitis, commonly referred to as jumper's knee.

Duration:00:16:40

Intermittent Fasting: Fad or Fact?

2/22/2022
Dr. Cole breaks down the science behind Intermittent Fasting (IF), discussing the potential benefits and side effects, and looking at the different types of IF plans.

Duration:00:13:09

What Is Heart Rate Variability?

2/7/2022
Dr. Brian Cole explains why a measurement called Heart rate variability, or HRV, is an important metric for determining your body’s readiness to perform.

Duration:00:12:27

Is Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) Right For You?

1/30/2022
Dr. Brian Cole talks about Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) including whether or not athletes should be able to supplement their testosterone levels with TRT and when is the proper time to consider this treatment.

Duration:00:19:16

Achieving Your Goals In The New Year

1/24/2022
What’s the secret to keeping resolutions? How do you become one of the exclusive, high achievers who set and actually follow through on their resolutions? Dr. Brian Cole shares tips for how you can set and achieve your goals in the new year. Sports Medicine Weekly is brought to you by: Rush Physical Therapy JRF Ortho Vericel Karin Malkin Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush

Duration:00:15:50

Maximizing The Squat Exercise

1/11/2022
On this episode, we talk with Dustin Jesberger, PT, DPT from RUSH Physical Therapy to discuss maximizing and utilizing the squat exercise.

Duration:00:22:16

The NBA COVID-19 Health & Safety Protocols

12/10/2021
In this episode, Dr. Brian Cole breaks down the NBA's COVID-19 health and safety protocols and how the league is working to contain the spread of the virus.

Duration:00:17:31

The Benefits Of Yoga For Athletes

12/2/2021
In this episode, we talk with Lesley Bezdek-Cohen, PT, DPT about the different benefits of yoga for athletes. Lesley is the Lead Physical Therapist at Rush Physical Therapy’s Andersonville, Illinois clinic. Lesley danced professionally with ballet and jazz companies prior to going back to school for physical therapy and has been teaching yoga since 2009.

Duration:00:17:57

Can Alzheimer's Disease Be Prevented?

11/22/2021
In this episode, we are joined by Karen Malkin, NBC-HWC, to talk about strategies to support brain health. Karen is a board-certified health coach and the owner of Karen Malkin Health Counseling.

Duration:00:27:05

The COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

11/9/2021
Dr. Brian Cole discusses the COVID-19 vaccine mandate and the vaccine statistics both in the United States and worldwide.

Duration:00:27:52

Ask The Doctor: How Does Nutrition Help Joint Recovery?

11/4/2021
In this Ask The Doctor episode, Dr. Brian Cole highlights the importance of nutrition in joint recovery.

Duration:00:02:20