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Released: 17-Sep-2020 11:20 AM EDT
AMSSM Recognized by President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition as an NYSS Champion to Promote Participation in Youth Sports
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is pleased to recognize the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) as one of the first organizations to join the National Youth Sports Strategy (NYSS) Champions platform.

Released: 26-Aug-2020 3:05 PM EDT
AMSSM Releases Guidance Statement about Sports Physicals during the COVID-19 Pandemic
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine has released a statement on “Interim Guidance on the Pre-participation Physical Exam for Athletes during the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic.”

Released: 11-Aug-2020 4:15 PM EDT
Medical Organizations Team Up to Help Parents and Caregivers Navigate Return to Sports and Recreation during COVID-19 Pandemic
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American Medical Society For Sports Medicine (AMSSM) and National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) have joined forces to address growing concerns and confusion amid youth sports and recreation participation during the coronavirus pandemic.

Released: 9-Jul-2020 2:15 PM EDT
NFHS-AMSSM Guidance for Assessing Cardiac Issues in High School Student-Athletes with COVID-19 Infection
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

An expert medical task force appointed by the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) and National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has issued guidance for assessing potential cardiac issues in high school student-athletes with COVID-19 infection.

Released: 26-Jun-2020 3:25 PM EDT
AMSSM Releases Position Statement on Sexual Violence in Sport
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) has released a position statement regarding “Sexual Violence in Sport”.

Newswise: AMSSM Announces the 2020 Junior Traveling Fellows to New Zealand
Released: 27-Apr-2020 10:05 AM EDT
AMSSM Announces the 2020 Junior Traveling Fellows to New Zealand
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

AMSSM has selected two Junior Traveling Fellows for the 2020 trip to New Zealand with Senior Fellow Margot Putukian, MD, FAMSSM, who is a Past President of AMSSM and the AMSSM Foundation.

Released: 9-Mar-2020 3:55 PM EDT
AMSSM Awards $150,000 Stephen I. Katz Bridge to R34 Research Grant
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and its Collaborative Research Network (CRN) are pleased to announce the recipients of a $150,000 research grant.

Released: 12-Feb-2020 2:55 PM EST
AMSSM Releases Position Statement on Mental Health Issues and Psychological Factors in Athletes
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

AMSSM has released a position statement regarding “Mental Health Issues and Psychological Factors in Athletes: Detection, Management, Effect on Performance, and Prevention

Released: 3-Dec-2019 1:20 PM EST
AMSSM Awards $300,000 Research Grant for OA Treatment
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

AMSSM and its Collaborative Research Network (CRN) are pleased to announce the recipients of a $300,000 research grant, made possible by Avanos Medical, to study the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions using cooled radiofrequency ablation (CRFA) technology.

Released: 18-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Participation Requested for AMSSM CRN Race Day Medical Event Study
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

The AMSSM Collaborative Research Network has partnered with the International Institute for Race Medicine (IIRM) to conduct a cross-sectional study of medical incidents at running road races in the United States.

Released: 29-Apr-2019 4:05 PM EDT
AMSSM Research Network Releases $300,000 Request for Proposals
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

The AMSSM Collaborative Research Network (CRN) announced a $300,000 request for proposals addressing knowledge gaps in the management of osteoarthritis (OA) using cooled radiofrequency (CRF) ablation techniques.

Newswise: Dr. Chad Carlson Assumes AMSSM Presidency with Track Record of Service, Advocacy
Released: 26-Apr-2019 8:05 AM EDT
Dr. Chad Carlson Assumes AMSSM Presidency with Track Record of Service, Advocacy
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

Chad Carlson, MD was installed on April 16, 2019 as President of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine during its 28th Annual Meeting in Houston, TX.

Released: 17-Apr-2019 10:15 AM EDT
Sports Medicine Expert from Japan Serves as AMSSM International Visiting Fellow
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

Yuka Tsukahara, MD, an assistant professor at the top school of medicine in Japan, served as the 2019 AMSSM International Visiting Fellow during the 28th Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine this week in Houston, TX.

Released: 16-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT
Soccer Heading May Not Be as Impactful as Previously Thought
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

Sarah Weinstein, DO presented a research abstract describing the actual rate of heading in soccer players at various levels over multiple years at the 28th Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine in Houston, TX.

Released: 15-Apr-2019 5:05 PM EDT
Going the Distance: Taking a Closer Look at the Injury Risks for First-Time Marathon Runners
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

Brett Toresdahl, MD presented a research abstract examining injury rates for first time marathoners at the 28th Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine in Houston, TX.

Released: 15-Apr-2019 4:30 PM EDT
New Safety Rules in High School Hockey Help Keep Concussions in Check
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

Lauren Nadkarni, MD presented a research abstract about how new checking rules led to decreased concussion rates in high school hockey players at the 28th Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine in Houston, TX.

Released: 15-Apr-2019 4:05 PM EDT
Female High School Distance Runners Found to be at Increased Risk for Female Athlete Triad
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

Paige Skorseth, a third year medical student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, presented a research abstract about the prevalence of female athlete triad risk factors in high school runners at the 28th Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine in Houston, TX.

Released: 15-Apr-2019 3:25 PM EDT
Not Getting Enough Sleep Could Lead to Injuries for Division I Athletes
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

Andrew Watson, MD, MS presented a research abstract looking at the connection between poor sleep habits and injury rates in some college athletes at the 28th Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine in Houston, TX.

Released: 15-Apr-2019 3:05 PM EDT
Staying Physically Active Can Be a Challenge for Adults with Amputation
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

Mark Sederberg, DO, presented a research abstract on the rarely studied topic of exercise rates in the amputee population at the 28th Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine in Houston, TX.

Newswise: AMSSM Launches New Branding and Messaging Campaign
Released: 13-Apr-2019 4:05 PM EDT
AMSSM Launches New Branding and Messaging Campaign
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) announces the launch of a new logo, as well as a new brand and messaging campaign.

Newswise: AMSSM Partners with Volunteer Houston to Revitalize School Playground, SPARK Park
Released: 11-Apr-2019 5:05 PM EDT
AMSSM Partners with Volunteer Houston to Revitalize School Playground, SPARK Park
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

AMSSM is partnering with Volunteer Houston on its Humanitarian Service Project to revitalize Looscan Elementary School playground and SPARK Park

Released: 21-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EDT
AMSSM Releases Updated Position Statement on Blood-borne Pathogens in the Context of Sports Participation
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

There have been significant advances in clinical and scientific research in the understanding of blood-borne pathogens (BBPs), which are pathogenic microorganisms that are present in human blood and can cause disease in humans. These pathogens include, but are not limited to, hepatitis C virus (HCV), hepatitis D virus (HDV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Updating a statement from 1995, this document is intended as a general guide to clinical practice based on the current state of evidence, while acknowledging the need for modification as new knowledge becomes available.

Newswise: AMSSM Publishes Updated Position Statement on Concussion in Sport
Released: 31-Jan-2019 12:05 PM EST
AMSSM Publishes Updated Position Statement on Concussion in Sport
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) has released its latest position statement, Concussion in Sport 2019, an update to its 2013 position statement on Concussion in Sport. The 2019 statement is targeted toward practicing sports medicine physicians but maybe useful for other providers.

Newswise: New ECG Interpretation Training Modules Now Available
Released: 25-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST
New ECG Interpretation Training Modules Now Available
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

The Center for Sports Cardiology at the University of Washington in collaboration with the Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians (ACSEP) is excited to offer open access worldwide to a new collection of six online electrocardiogram (ECG) training modules.

Newswise: Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act Signed into Law
Released: 5-Oct-2018 3:00 PM EDT
Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act Signed into Law
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

AMSSM is pleased to announce the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act was signed into law Friday, Oct. 5, by President Donald Trump. The bill represents a bipartisan solution that protects team physicians, athletic trainers and other sports medicine professionals when they travel across state lines with their teams to treat the athletes under their care.

Newswise: Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act Bill Passes U.S. Senate
Released: 7-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT
Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act Bill Passes U.S. Senate
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

The Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act (S. 808) has successfully passed the U.S. Senate, taking another critical step forward.

Newswise: Dr. Francis O’Connor Gives Presidential Keynote on Physical Activity as a National Security Issue
Released: 30-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT
Dr. Francis O’Connor Gives Presidential Keynote on Physical Activity as a National Security Issue
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Past President retired Army Col. Francis O’Connor, MD, MPH, gave the Presidential Keynote Address, at the 27th Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine this week in Orlando, Fla.

Newswise: Dr. Ned Amendola Gives AOSSM Exchange Lecture on Common Foot and Ankle Injuries in Sports
Released: 29-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT
Dr. Ned Amendola Gives AOSSM Exchange Lecture on Common Foot and Ankle Injuries in Sports
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

Lake Buena Vista, FL – Ned Amendola, MD, of Duke University Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, presented “Update: Common Foot and Ankle Injuries in Sports; When can they return to play?” at the 27th Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.

Newswise: Talk from Dr. Levon Nazarian Highlights Ultrasound Imaging Pearls for the Foot and Ankle
Released: 29-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT
Talk from Dr. Levon Nazarian Highlights Ultrasound Imaging Pearls for the Foot and Ankle
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

Lake Buena Vista, FL – Levon Nazarian, MD provided in-depth analysis on ultrasound imaging of the foot and ankle during the opening sessions of the 27th Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.

Newswise: Registered Dietitian and Professor Outlines the Benefits of Ketogenic Diets in Athletes
Released: 29-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT
Registered Dietitian and Professor Outlines the Benefits of Ketogenic Diets in Athletes
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

Lake Buena Vista, FL – Jeff Volek, PhD, RD, Professor at The Ohio State University and researcher of ketogenic diets presented “The Ketogenic Diet: Evidence for Performance Enhancement” at the 27th Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.

Newswise: Flying Under the Radar Gun: Possible Cause of Pitching Injuries Going Overlooked
Released: 29-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT
Flying Under the Radar Gun: Possible Cause of Pitching Injuries Going Overlooked
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

Jason Zaremski, MD presented a research abstract about the importance of considering practice and warm-up pitches in total pitch counts at the 27th Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine in Lake Buena Vista, FL.

Newswise: Youth Athletes with Concussion History Could Be at Greater Risk of Leg Injuries, Too
Released: 29-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT
Youth Athletes with Concussion History Could Be at Greater Risk of Leg Injuries, Too
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

Alison Brooks, MD, MPH presented a research abstract about the impact of concussions on lower extremity injuries in high school athletes at the 27th Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine in Lake Buena Vista, FL.

Newswise: Study Finds That Requiring Protective Headgear Actually Increased Concussion Risk for Girls’ Lacrosse Players
Released: 29-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT
Study Finds That Requiring Protective Headgear Actually Increased Concussion Risk for Girls’ Lacrosse Players
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

Daniel Herman, MD, PhD presented a research abstract at the 27th Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine in Lake Buena Vista, FL indicating that the rates of concussions and musculoskeletal injuries may have increased with the use of protective headgear in High School Girls Lacrosse.

Newswise: Leading Expert from Norway Arrives as AMSSM International Visiting Fellow
Released: 29-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT
Leading Expert from Norway Arrives as AMSSM International Visiting Fellow
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Hilde Moseby Berge, MD, PhD, the Chief Medical Officer for Paralympics in Norway, and Past President Scandinavian Foundation of Medicine & Science in Sports, is serving as the 2018 AMSSM International Visiting Fellow during the 27th Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine this week in Orlando, Fla.

Newswise: Dr. Aurelia Nattiv Honored with Founders’ Award
Released: 29-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT
Dr. Aurelia Nattiv Honored with Founders’ Award
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Aurelia Nattiv, MD received the Founders’ Award today, April 27, 2018 at the 27th American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The award is bestowed when AMSSM leadership determines that a member exemplifies the best that a sports medicine physician can be and do.

Newswise: Dr. Chad Asplund Brings History of Service as AMSSM’s New President
Released: 29-Apr-2018 9:05 AM EDT
Dr. Chad Asplund Brings History of Service as AMSSM’s New President
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

.LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Chad Asplund, MD, MPH was installed today, April 28, 2018 as President of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine during its 27th Annual Meeting at the Swan and Dolphin Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Dr. Asplund is board-certified Family and Sports Medicine physician currently serving as Director of Sports Medicine and Head Team Physician at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Ga.

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Released: 22-Feb-2018 5:05 PM EST
Why the FDA-Approved Blood Test is Not about Concussions
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

On February 14th, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a blood test that has been proposed to diagnose concussion. Many media outlets quickly reported this announcement as being a breakthrough in concussion diagnosis.

Released: 7-Dec-2017 4:30 PM EST
AMSSM Awards $300,000 Research Grant for Concussion Recovery Study
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and its Collaborative Research Network (CRN) are pleased to announce the recipients of the AMSSM CRN $300,000 Multi-Site Research Grant, which supports quality, multi-site research to address key priority areas within the field of sports medicine. John Leddy, MD, Christina Master, MD and William Meehan III, MD will serve as co-principal investigators for their research project titled “Sub-symptom aerobic exercise therapy to improve recovery from acute sport-related concussion: A randomized controlled trial.”

Newswise: Fellows Selected for 2018 AMSSM Traveling Fellowship to Scandinavia
Released: 17-Nov-2017 11:00 AM EST
Fellows Selected for 2018 AMSSM Traveling Fellowship to Scandinavia
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

AMSSM has selected Leonardo Oliveira, MD and Jason Zaremski, MD to serve as Junior Traveling Fellows for AMSSM's 2018 International Traveling Fellowship program tour to Scandinavia. Drs. Oliveira and Zaremski will join AMSSM Founder and Past President John Lombardo, MD, who will serve as Senior Traveling Fellow for the May 16-31, 2018 tour.

Released: 28-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT
AMSSM Traveling Fellowship Preparing for Journey to U.K.
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) will send leaders in the field of sports medicine to the U.K. this weekend as part of the International Traveling Fellowship Program.

Released: 11-May-2017 10:05 PM EDT
Innovative Approach to Carpal Tunnel Release Explored during AMSSM Annual Meeting
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

San Diego, CA – Marko Bodor, MD, delivered a Keynote speech discussing up-and-coming treatments of carpal tunnel syndrome at the 26th Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine on Thursday, May 11, in San Diego, CA.

Newswise: Innovative Approach to Carpal Tunnel Release Explored during AMSSM Annual Meeting
Released: 11-May-2017 9:05 PM EDT
Innovative Approach to Carpal Tunnel Release Explored during AMSSM Annual Meeting
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Katherine L. Dec, MD, was installed today, May 11, 2017 as President of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) during its 26th Annual Meeting at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, Calif. Dr. Dec is a Sports Medicine Physician and Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va. She is board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and sports medicine.

Released: 11-May-2017 12:00 PM EDT
Sports Performance in the Youngest Athlete: What Is Actually Effective? Optimization of Long Term Athletic Development in Children and Adolescents
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

San Diego, CA – Gregory Myer, PhD presented on the topic of “Sports Performance in the Youngest Athlete: What is Actually Effective? Optimization of Long Term Athletic Development in Children and Adolescents” on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at the 26th Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine in San Diego, CA.

Released: 11-May-2017 9:00 AM EDT
Massachusetts Sports Medicine Physician Awarded 2017 AMSSM-ACSM Clinical Research Grant
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

Andrea Stracciolini, M.D., FACSM is the 2017 recipient of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Foundation-American College of Sports Medicine Clinical Research Grant for her research titled, “The Pediatric Physical Activity Vital Sign: Screening Children for Exercise Deficit Disorder.”

Newswise: Dr. Francis O’Connor Receives AMSSM’s Top Honor
Released: 10-May-2017 12:05 AM EDT
Dr. Francis O’Connor Receives AMSSM’s Top Honor
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

Col. Francis O’Connor, MD, MPH, received the Founders’ Award today, May 9, 2017 at the 26th American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) Annual Meeting in San Diego, Calif. The award is bestowed when AMSSM leadership determines that a member exemplifies the best that a sports medicine physician can be and do.

Released: 9-May-2017 8:05 AM EDT
Performance Physiologist Outlines the Importance of the Kinetic Chain in the Overhead Athlete
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

Mark Kovacs, PhD, Associate Professor in the sport health science department at Life University, will present “The Role of The Kinetic Chain in Injury Prevention in the Overhead Athlete” at the 26th Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine on Tuesday, May 9, in San Diego, CA.

Released: 9-May-2017 2:05 AM EDT
Schoomaker to Give Presidential Keynote on Military Medicine at 2017 AMSSM Annual Meeting
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

Lieutenant General (Retired) Eric B. Schoomaker, MD, PhD will be the 2017 AMSSM Presidential Keynote Speaker, lecturing on the topic of chronic pain and addition at the 26th Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine this week in San Diego, Calif.

Released: 9-May-2017 1:05 AM EDT
UK Sports Medicine Leader Serves as AMSSM International Visiting Fellow
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

The Chief Medical Officer for the Rugby Football Union, Simon Kemp, MBBS, MRCGP, MSc (SEM), is serving as the 2017 AMSSM International Visiting Fellow during the 26th Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine this week in San Diego, Calif.

Released: 8-May-2017 11:05 PM EDT
AMSSM Announces $300,000 Multi-Site Grant to Address Sports Medicine Research Priorities
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

As a kickoff to the 26th American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, the AMSSM Collaborative Research Network announces $300,000 in funding to support one or more quality, multi-site research proposal(s) to address key priority areas within the field of sports medicine.

Released: 6-May-2017 6:05 PM EDT
Sports Medicine Physicians of AMSSM to Renovate Branch Location of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

Nearly 100 sports medicine physicians of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) will volunteer to renovate and restore portions of the Ron Roberts Family Branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego this Monday, May 8, 2017.


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