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"Return to Learn" outlines the need for a graduated academic return for student athletes who have suffered a concussion.
Following a concussion, it is common for children and adolescents to experience difficulties in the school setting
Angels reach deal with OSI, add two surgeons
Pitchers, catchers report to Angels camp Wednesday for Cactus League action
University of Virginia Sophomore Makenzy Doniak has been named 1st team All American by the National Soccer Coaches Assoiciation.
Makenzy had another incredible year and is one of the top women soccer athletes in the nation.
Chris Darling leads Chapman to first ever SCIAC postseason appearance. Chris returned from ACL surgery this past year
A late-season surge led the Chapman University men's soccer team up the conference standings to its first-ever SCIAC Postseason Tournament berth. The Panthers won eight of their final 11 matches to secure the fourth spot in the tournament, setting up a Wednesday match against the first-place Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Stags on Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Dr Shepard interview and article as it appeared as an insert by Concordia University in the Dec 7th, 2013 Orange County Register.
American College of Sports Medicine position stand. Exertional heat illness during training and competition
Exertional heat illness can affect athletes during high-intensity or long-duration exercise and result in withdrawal from activity or collapse during or soon after activity. These maladies include exercise associated muscle cramping, heat exhaustion, or exertional heatstroke. While certain individuals are more prone to collapse from exhaustion in the heat (i.e., not acclimatized, using certain medications, dehydrated, or recently ill), exertional heatstroke (EHS) can affect seemingly healthy athletes even when the environment is relatively cool. EHS is defined as a rectal temperature greater than 40 degrees C accompanied by symptoms or signs of organ system failure, most frequently central nervous system dysfunction. Early recognition and rapid cooling can reduce both the morbidity and mortality associated with EHS.
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It is taken for granted now that athletes can be repaired. That their shoulders and elbows and hips and knees and ankles, torn asunder in the many ways that sports can destroy the human body (in a football collision, throwing a baseball, screaming down a ski slope), can be restored to something resembling their original condition. That an athlete -- carted-off, air-casted, bedridden and full of pain and self-doubt, contemplating life after athletics -- can be returned to the field as if transported through time to the moment before he was hurt. It was not always thus, however. In fact, it is a relatively new condition, one that has altered not just the physical and emotional, but also the economic paradigm of modern sports.
While in town to see Stanley Johnson, John Calipari apparently offered his Mater Dei teammate Michael Cage, Jr. a scholarship. Cage is a 2016 power forward and the son of former NBA center Michael Cage, who played for Calipari when he coached the New Jersey Nets. The elder Cage tweeted the news yesterday.
Dr. Shepard was interviewed by PBS for an article to help people who do not enjoy exercise become more active.
10 Fitness Tips for People Who Don’t Want to Work Out
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Less than 5% of all tennis elbow diagnoses are related to actually playing tennis. We recent spoke with Dr. Michael Shepard, a board certified orthopedic surgeon at HOI with specialty in sports medicine and overhead athletes who filled us in on this common injury.
Video Lectures from Dr Shepard
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