April 27, 2016

Media representatives are asked to call the Media Relations Department at 614-293-3737 to make arrangements to cover this event.

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 (4/29) from 7:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Biomedical Research Tower, 460 W. 12th Avenue.

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. Additionally, there will be a live demonstration of a bike fitting. 

Cindy Chang, MD, will be the keynote speaker for the symposium. Chang is recognized as one of the leading primary care sports medicine physicians in the country. She will speak about overtraining and her experiences as the doctor to Team USA for the 2012 London Olympics.

Other speakers include:

  • Michael Jonesco, DO
  • Timothy Miller, MD
  • Mike Martin
  • Matt Briggs, PhD
  • Sarah Clagg
  • Melissa Gallatin
  • Elizabeth Short
  • Matt Brancaleone
  • Jonathan Parsons, MD
  • Bryant Walrod, MD
  • Kathy Wayman
  • Josh Pintar
  • Kelly Mueller
  • Kat Rethman
  • Stephen Graef, PhD
  • Doug Ebner
  • Paul Tadak
  • Cody Mansfield
  • Stephanie Kelly

To register, visit regonline.com/Endurance2016.  


Media Contact: Alexis Shaw, Wexner Medical Center Public Affairs and Media Relations, 614-293-3737 or Alexis.Shaw2@osumc.edu

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