April 25, 2018

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center will conduct a symposium that focuses on the care of endurance athletes and their injuries on Friday (4/27) from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Biomedical Research Tower, 460 W. 12th Avenue.
With the high prevalence of participation in endurance sports and injury rates, it is becoming more common for endurance athletes to seek care from their primary care provider(s), musculoskeletal/orthopedic specialists, physical therapists and other allied medical providers. 
Hosted by OSU Sports Medicine, the symposium will address medical, surgical, psychological and nutritional management for endurance athletes, as well as rehabilitation and injury prevention strategies. 
Bryan Heiderscheit, PT, PhD, will be the keynote speaker for the symposium. Heiderscheit is a renowned running athlete researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He will share his insights on what it means to be a running specialist and how to develop a running research program.
Other speakers include:
  • Sarah Clagg, PT, DPT, AT
  • Chelsea Davis, PT, DPT
  • Melissa Gallatin, PT, AT
  • Kelly Henschen, PT, AT
  • Chris Kolba, PhD, PT
  • Matt Longfellow, PT, DPT
  • Timothy Miller, MD
  • Josh Pintar, PT, DPT
  • Paul Tadak, PT, DPT
  • Tony Tahy, PTA, AT
  • Kathy Wayman, PT
  • Zaki Afzal, PT, DPT
To register, visit http://go.osu.edu/endurance2018.     



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