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Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act Signed into Law

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...
5-Oct-2018 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act Bill Passes U.S. Senate

The Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act (S. 808) has successfully passed the U.S. Senate, taking another critical step forward.
7-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Dr. Francis O’Connor Gives Presidential Keynote on Physical Activity as a National Security Issue

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.
30-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Dr. Ned Amendola Gives AOSSM Exchange Lecture on Common Foot and Ankle Injuries in Sports

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...
29-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Talk from Dr. Levon Nazarian Highlights Ultrasound Imaging Pearls for the Foot and Ankle

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.
29-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Registered Dietitian and Professor Outlines the Benefits of Ketogenic Diets in Athletes

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...
29-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Flying Under the Radar Gun: Possible Cause of Pitching Injuries Going Overlooked

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.
29-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Youth Athletes with Concussion History Could Be at Greater Risk of Leg Injuries, Too

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.
29-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Brain Experts to Help Demystify Difficult Brain and Spine Injuries Next Week at 2014 AMSSM Annual Meeting

Post-concussion syndrome (PCS) and spinal cord injuries are complex problems that can present with a variety of symptoms or sequelae. To help demystify some of the debate which exists surrounding the definition of when concussion becomes...
27-Mar-2014 7:00 AM EDT

David Epstein, New York Times Best-Selling Author of ‘The Sports Gene’, to Deliver Presidential Keynote at 2014 AMSSM Annual Meeting

David Epstein, author of the New York Times bestseller, The Sports Gene, will deliver the Presidential Keynote at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans next week.
26-Mar-2014 3:35 PM EDT

Sports Medicine Physician Experts on Winter Sports Injury Prevention & Treatment to Offer Comments During 2014 Olympic Games

Sports medicine physician members of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM), who are experts in winter sports injury prevention and treatment, are available for interviews during the Olympic Games.
7-Feb-2014 10:00 AM EST

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Concussion Expert Available to Discuss Winter Sports Injuries/Safety

17-Dec-2012 11:00 AM EST

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Concussion Expert Available: 5 Things to Ask Your Doctor if You’ve Been or Think You’ve Been Concussed

12-Dec-2012 3:15 PM EST

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AMSSM is a multi-disciplinary organization of more than 3,300 sports medicine physicians dedicated to education, research, advocacy and the care of athletes of all ages. The majority of AMSSM members are primary care physicians with fellowship training and added qualification in sports medicine who then combine their practice of sports medicine with their primary specialty. AMSSM includes members who specialize solely in non-surgical sports medicine and serve as team physicians at the youth level, NCAA, NFL, MLB, NBA, WNBA, MLS and NHL, as well as with Olympic teams. By nature of their training and experience, sports medicine physicians are ideally suited to provide comprehensive medical care for athletes, sports teams or active individuals who are simply looking to maintain a healthy lifestyle. www.amssm.org

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