Stanford Athletic Trainers Lecture at Japanese Universities

Assistant Athletic Trainers Sarah Lyons, MS, ATC and Katelin Knox, MS, ATC, recently traveled to Japan to lecture and interview potential students for Stanford’s International Affiliate Clinical Training Program (IACTP). Stanford Sports Medicine offers a unique opportunity to international undergraduate students to learn from some of most skilled and diverse clinicians in the United States. The first of two visits was Chukyo University, Nagoya Campus. Chukyo is a private university in Aichi…

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Stanford Athletic Trainers Attend International Football Medicine Conference

Assistant Athletic Trainers Lindsy Donnelly, MEd, ATC and Brian White, MAE, ATC, CSCS recently attended the Annual Football Medicine Strategies Conference in London, England from April 9-11, 2016. The conference which was dedicated to the aspect of “Return to Play”, was attended by professionals from 83 countries across the globe. Although it was catered primarily to the aspects of medical care for soccer players, there were many topics which were applicable to all sports and athletes, including the…

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Stanford Athletic Trainer Examines Hip Flexor Influence on Lower Extremity Biomechanics

Assistant Athletic Trainer, Matt Mills MA, ATC, PES, CKTP, was recently published in the December 2015 edition of the International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy (IJSPT) as the lead author of the study entitled Effect of Restricted Hip Flexor Muscle Length on Hip Extensor Muscle Activity and Lower Extremity Biomechanics in College-Aged Female Soccer Players. Mills and the rest of the research team based out of UNC-Chapel Hill examined whether hip flexor length, as measured…

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Stanford Athletic Trainer Joins Medical Staff For Red Bull Rampage

Dominic Vincentini MS, ATC, Assistant Athletic Trainer, recently traveled out to the rural, mountainous terrain of Southwest Utah as a member of the medical staff for Red Bull Rampage, October 13th to 18th.  Red Bull Rampage is an invite only free ride mountain bike competition held near Zion National Park in Virgin, Utah. The event is very similar to that of freestyle skiing or snowboarding where riders are judged on…

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Stanford Team Tests System That Detects Concussions Immediately

Director of Athletic Training, Scott Anderson MA, ATC, FMSC, DNSP was recently interviewed along with the Director of the Stanford Concussion and Brain Performance Center, Dr. Jamshid Ghajar MD, PhD, FACS to discuss the cutting edge use of eye tracking technology to help diagnose concussions rapidly and objectively.  For the full article, please click here Video Courtesy of ABC7 News

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Stanford Sports Medicine Hosts APTA Traveling Fellows

On September 21st and 22nd, Stanford Sports Medicine served as a host site for three physical therapists (PTs) accepted into the Sports Physical Therapy Section - Kevin Wilk Traveling Fellowship. Michael Bogden, PT, DPT, SCS, Robert Metzger, Jr. PT, DPT, SCS, ACSM EP-C, and Chris Wilson, PT, DPT, CHES spent Monday morning touring the Lacob Family Sports Medicine Center, the Phillip & Penelope Knight Athletic Training Center, and the rest of Stanford’s…

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Stanford Sports Medicine Welcomes Sue Falsone for Guest Lecture

Stanford Sports Medicine proudly welcomed Sue Falsone, PT, SCS, ATC, to campus this past Monday, where she delivered her talk, “Bridging the Gap from Rehab to Performance” to a group of Stanford physical therapists, athletic trainers, and sports performance coaches. Falsone, who had previously been the first female head athletic trainer in Major League Baseball when she served in that capacity for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2011-13, is currently…

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Stanford Sports Medicine To Host Physical Therapy Traveling Fellows

This September 20th-22nd, Stanford Sports Medicine will be hosting three physical therapists (PTs) as part of the Sports Physical Therapy Section (SPTS), “Kevin Wilk Traveling Fellowship” sponsored by DonJoy Global. The Sports Physical Therapy Section (SPTS) is a component of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), which provides a common forum for members of the association with an interest in sports physical therapy. The Kevin Wilk Traveling fellowship allows 3 highly qualified PT’s…

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Stanford Sports Medicine Lectures at NATA Convention

Jesseca Holcomb, assistant athletic trainer, recently attend her first National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) Annual Convention in St. Louis, MO this past June where she was asked to present a learning lab, “Introduction to Neurokinetic Therapy®: Changing the Way You Think About Dysfunctional Movement Patterns.” She was assisted by Andrew Gibson, Head Athletic Trainer at Rhodes College in instructing the learning lab on this novel technique. Learning labs, where clinicians experienced in a…

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