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Today's athletes are able to become stronger and faster than ever before, and people are staying active and exercising until later in life. The latest strides in sports medicine are helping people stay healthy, active and strong.

Today's athletes are able to become stronger and faster than ever before, and people are staying active and exercising until later in life. The latest strides in sports medicine are helping people stay healthy, active and strong.
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Today's athletes are able to become stronger and faster than ever before, and people are staying active and exercising until later in life. The latest strides in sports medicine are helping people stay healthy, active and strong.

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Episodes

Treating the Female Athlete: Sports Medicine Updates for Women, by Women

7/9/2017
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Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Guest: Ellen Casey, MD, CAQSM, FACSM Female athletes are at an increased risk for certain specific sports-related injuries, a fact that led to the creation of the Penn Center for the Female Athlete. Due to the major differences between male and female athletes, the Center provides a place where female athletes have a place to understand their bodies and receive more personalized care. Dr. Ellen Casey is the Co-Director of the Center, and she is joined by host...

Duration: 00:17:59


Managing IBD as an Athlete: An NBA Pro's Perspective

7/7/2017
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Host: Rebecca Kaplan Dealing with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) on its own is difficult, but managing it with a professional athletic schedule is another task altogether. Dajuan Wagner, a former NBA player, was diagnosed with IBD early in his career. In this episode, he will discuss how he learned to manage his disease, and his advice for physicians treating IBD patients who are also athletes. He is joined by Rebecca Kaplan of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation.

Duration: 00:02:29


Exertional Heat Stroke (EHS): Common and Unusual Case Presentations

7/6/2017
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Host: John J. Russell, MD Guest: James Glazer, MD, FACSM Guest: Louis Guzzi, MD, FCCM Exertional heat stroke, or EHS, is a sudden and unpredictable condition, commonly affecting young, active, and healthy individuals. But this common patient population doesn’t tell the whole story of EHS and who is at high risk, making the need to understand both typical and atypical case presentations a crucial matter. Joining Dr. John Russell in this panel discussion are doctors Lou Guzzi and James...

Duration: 00:14:59


Exertional Heat Stroke (EHS): Emergency Medical Treatment Goals

6/23/2017
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Host: Shira Johnson, MD Guest: William D. Hampton, DO, FACOEP Once a physician understands the underlying causes of exertional heat stroke (EHS), understanding treatment is the next step. Delayed treatment for exertional heat stroke can result in brain damage, organ failure, or even death. In this program, the focus will be on EHS in the emergency medical setting. Host Dr. Shira Johnson welcomes Dr. Bill Hampton, Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Osteopathic...

Duration: 00:13:59


Exertional Heat Stroke (EHS): Neurological Characteristics and Pathophysiology

6/23/2017
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Host: Andrew Wilner, MD Guest: Julian E. Bailes, MD Exertional heat stroke is caused by physical activity, such as exercising or working outside, in hot and humid environments. Left untreated, EHS leads to significant neurological dysfunction and high mortality rates. Dr. Andrew Wilner welcomes Dr. Julian Bailes, Director of the Department of Neurosurgery and Co-Director of the NorthShore University Health System Neurological Institute in Chicago, to discuss EHS characterization,...

Duration: 00:08:59


Head's Up! Why Wearing Bike Helmets Can't Be Overlooked

5/29/2017
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Host: Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP Guest: Howard Spiva Wearing a helmet is an overlooked but critical safety precaution, particularly among children. Attorney Howard Spiva knows the lifelong struggle of individuals recovering from traumatic brain injuries, having devoting much of his career to providing helmet safety education for children. Joined by host Brian McDonough, Mr. Spiva discusses important details about helmet safety, the current status of helmet laws, and continuing efforts...

Duration: 00:14:30


Tackling Concussions in Youth Football: Are Children Safe?

1/17/2017
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Host: David Weisman, MD Dr. David Weisman explores a study from Wake Forest School of Medicine that examined the effects of concussions for youth football participants.

Duration: 00:05:29


Optimal Nutrition Planning for Marathon Runners

6/27/2016
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Host: Kathy King, RDN Traditionally, marathon runners eat a high carbohydrate meal before a race to maximize the storage of glycogen in their muscles. But is this the best method to ensure race endurance? Host Kathy King chats with sport nutritionist Nancy Clark about the best nutrition and diet strategies for training and running a marathon.

Duration: 00:15:29


Nutrition Goals for High Performance Athletes

6/20/2016
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Host: Kathy King, RDN What role does nutrition play in the success of high performance athletes? Host Kathy King speaks with Lilah Al-Masri, registered dietitian and specialist in sports dietetics. Ms. Al-Masri is the former sports dietitian for the United States Naval Academy, and she has co-authored the book 100 Questions and Answers about Sports Nutrition and Exercise. The two discuss nutritional considerations in various athletic contexts, from sport types to environmental changes to...

Duration: 00:17:59


Muhammed Ali's Death Prompts Questions Linking CTE and Parkinson's Disease

6/6/2016
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Host: Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP Muhammed Ali died on June 3rd, 2016. The cause of death was respiratory complications from septic shock, but his 30-year battle with Parkinson's disease played a major role in his declining health. Did a storied career in boxing contribute to and/or cause the development of this disease? Dr. Brian McDonough previews the current clinical understandings and medical literature connecting chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) with the development of...

Duration: 00:00:59


Rates of Obesity and Diabetes Lower in More Walkable Neighborhoods

5/30/2016
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[Read the Article] Despite targeted efforts to reduce obesity through diet and exercise, these rates continue to rise. A new study from Ontario, Canada found that obesity and diabetes rates were lower in more walkable neighborhoods compared to less walkable neighborhoods, where they saw an increase in these rates.Researchers from St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto studied almost 9,000 neighborhoods in Southern Ontario looking at walkability scores, along with government health data and...

Duration: 00:01:00


Identifying Children at Risk for Persistent Symptoms after Concussion

3/9/2016
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[Read the Article] Approximately one-third of children who experience a concussion will experience persistent post-concussion symptoms. Researchers have developed a new clinical scoring system that may help predict which patients are at a higher risk for prolonged symptoms.Canadian researchers evaluated more than 3,000 patients, ages 5 to 18, who presented within 48 hours of an acute head injury. About thirty percent ended up with persistent post-concussion symptoms at 28 days. Researchers...

Duration: 00:00:59


The Nuts & Bolts of Treating Articular Cartilage Defects

2/1/2016
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Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Guest: James L. Carey, MD, MPH What happens when articular cartilage is damaged? And what are the differences between focal cartilage defects and arthritis? Joining Dr. Jennifer Caudle to discuss current mechanistic understandings of articular cartilage is Dr. James Carey, Director of the Penn Center for Cartilage Repair and Osteochodritis Dissecans Treatment; and, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Penn Medicine

Duration: 00:10:00


Combination of Diet and Exercise Offers Benefits in Patients with a Common Type of Heart Failure

1/26/2016
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[Read the Article] Among obese older patients with an increasingly common type of heart failure, calorie restriction and/or exercise training improved their ability to participate in physical activity without experiencing shortness of breath, according to a new study.Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFPEF) is the most rapidly increasing form of heart failure in the United States. Although the heart pumps normally, it does not fill with enough blood because the lower chamber...

Duration: 00:01:00


Orthopaedic Trauma: Healing Bones & Restoring Function

1/18/2016
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Host: Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP Guest: Samir Mehta, MD Patients of all ages can be affected by a traumatic injury. These injuries can be complex to treat and may involve multiple parts of the body. And, in traumatic situations, decisions need to be made quickly. Host Dr. Brian McDonough welcomes Dr. Samir Mehta, Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine; and, Chief of the Orthopaedic Trauma and Fracture Service at the University...

Duration: 00:17:00


Caring for Dancers: The Nuances of Performing Arts Medicine

11/23/2015
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Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Dr. Jennifer Caudle welcomes Dr. Rebecca Fishman, Director of Medical Education at Mercy Medical Center, New York, NY. Dr. Fishman was a professional dancer before becoming a DO and has a number of dance professionals in her family. Dr. Fishman joins Dr. Caudle on site at the American Osteopathic Association's annual medical education conference, OMED2015. Dr. Fishman is focused on OMT for dancers and equates professionals to elite athletes because of the amount...

Duration: 00:21:00


Best Approaches to Shoulder Injuries: From Orthopedics to Primary Care

10/26/2015
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Host: Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP Shoulder pain is one of the most common presentations in primary care, but the most proper workups to determine causes and develop effective treatment plans are not universally known. Joining Dr. Brian McDonough to update clinicians on common shoulder injuries, the patient histories that often correspond with them, and best treatment practices for each problem, is Dr. Kelton Burbank, orthopedic surgeon and the Worcester Medical Center in Worcester, MA....

Duration: 00:14:59


Special Health Considerations for Female Athletes

10/5/2015
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Host: Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP Dr. Brian McDonough welcomes Dr. Liz Joy, President-Elect of the American College of Sports Medicine, President of the Female Athlete Triad Coalition, and Adjunct Professor of Family & Community Health at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Their discussion centers on health maintenance for female athletes and the special factors that must be considered to care for this unique patient population.

Duration: 00:13:30


Can Exercise Improve Cognitive Function in Older Adults?

9/8/2015
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[Read the Article] Some evidence suggests that physical activity can help slow cognitive decline. A new study evaluated whether a program of moderate physical activity would result in better cognitive function, lower risk of dementia, or both, for older adults compared with a health education program.Researchers from Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina evaluated more than 1,600 sedentary adults, between the ages of 70 and 89, and randomly assigned them to either...

Duration: 00:00:56


Pedestrianism: When Watching People Walk Was America's Favorite Spectator Sport

7/27/2015
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Host: John J. Russell, MD In the late 19th century, America’s most popular spectator sport drew thousands of fans, created celebirty athletes, endured scandals for performance-enhancing drugs, and opened doors for immigrants, African Americans, and women. But this sport wasn’t baseball, boxing, or horseracing—it was competitive walking. Dr. John Russell speaks with Matthew Algeo, author of Pedestrianism, about competitive walking’s peculiar appeal and popularity, its rapid demise, and its...

Duration: 00:15:29

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