Category Archives: Pediatric Sports Medicine Podcast

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Pediatric Sports Medicine Podcast COVID-19 Update: Are Sports Happening This Fall?

COVID-19 Update: Are Sports Happening This Fall?



  COVID-19. It’s August 2020. Months ago, I think we were all hopeful that the virus would be something of the past. But it didn’t go away. Obviously, we could debate all of the reasons why that may be but here we are. The summer has nearly passed us by and fall sports practices, for … Continue reading COVID-19 Update: Are Sports Happening This Fall?


Research Review: Concussions - A Converation with Dr. Christina Master

Research Review: Concussions – A Conversation with Dr. Christina Master



  This is the second Research Review on the Pediatric Sports Medicine Podcast. Our plan is to continue these on a monthly basis reviewing 2-3 articles with a thematic element to the articles. This month, concussions will be our topic. We have another 3 articles and one of the leaders in pediatric sports concussion research … Continue reading Research Review: Concussions – A Conversation with Dr. Christina Master


AAP Clinical Report — Resistance Training



  Resistance Training? Is it good for young athletes? What about some things we hear a lot about? Max lifts? Stunting growth? That kids don’t benefit from strength training until puberty. The American Academy of Pediatrics released last month, in June of 2020, a revision to their 2008 policy statement with a new clinical report … Continue reading AAP Clinical Report — Resistance Training


Pediatric Sports Medicine Podcast: Cardiac Considerations for Athletes with COVID-19

Cardiac Considerations for Athletes with COVID-19



A new wrinkle in returning to sports following infection with COVID-19 emerged in recent weeks. There is concern about potential effects of the virus on the heart. With sudden cardiac death in athletes a concern for all of us in sports medicine, any issues that could cause cardiac damage may get your Spidey Sense tingling. … Continue reading Cardiac Considerations for Athletes with COVID-19


Returning to Sports During a Pandemic with Dr. Jason Newland



  It’s been a long several months with stay-at-home orders, a lack of consistent nationwide recommendations of what should and should not be done, and a lot of empty gyms and vacant fields. COVID-19 has certainly thrown all of our lives for a loop. It’s also a little humbling to become a less essential physician … Continue reading Returning to Sports During a Pandemic with Dr. Jason Newland


Pediatric Sports Medicine Podcast: Wilderness Medicine with Dr. Andrew Gregory

Wilderness Medicine with Dr. Andrew Gregory



  Sports Medicine doesn’t just apply to the organized sports we see at a park, field or in a gymnasium. The great outdoors is the greatest playground in existence. Being active with hiking, backcountry running, mountain biking, climbing, and kayaking, whether in a competitive setting or not, brings its own unique challenges. Today on the … Continue reading Wilderness Medicine with Dr. Andrew Gregory


Pediatric Sports Medicine Podcast: Using Social Media in Pediatric Sports Medicine

Using Social Media in Pediatric Sports Medicine



  Is social media right for you as a physician? Is it worth the hassle? Can it be beneficial to your practice? How can you increase your presence on social media if you already use it? Today on the Pediatric Sports Medicine Podcast, we have some sports medicine social media gurus join us to answer … Continue reading Using Social Media in Pediatric Sports Medicine


Pediatric Sports Medicine Podcast: A Guide to Pediatric Sports Medicine Fellowships

A Guide to Pediatric Sports Medicine Fellowships



  So you are a medical student or resident. You have an interest in sports medicine. You like kids so you think that pediatrics may be the area you want to focus. So what’s next? In this episode of The Pediatric Sports Medicine Podcast, we will discuss resources and things to think about when making … Continue reading A Guide to Pediatric Sports Medicine Fellowships