Event: Sports Medicine Update:

Building Young Athletes Safe and Healthy VIII



Akron Children's Hospital
Considine Professional Building Auditorium
215 W. Bowery St.
Akron, OH 44308

Keynote Speaker
Stephen Simons, MD, FACSM
Dr. Stephen Simons has worked for Notre Dame as a university and team physician. Currently he serves as the director of Sports Medicine Fellowship at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center. He is a volunteer physician for the United States Olympic Committee and served as an athlete physician at the Salt Lake City Winter Olympics, 2003 Pan American Games and 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. He also serves as the chairman of the Indiana State Medical Society’s Commission on Sports Medicine. He holds a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine.

Guest Speaker
Kathryn Schneider, PhD, DSc, BKin(hons), BHScPT, cGIMS

Kathryn Schneider is a physiotherapist in Calgary, Alberta and graduated from McMaster University with a Bachelor of Health Sciences in Physiotherapy in 1998. She completed her PhD at the University of Calgary in November 2012 studying the effects of multimodal physiotherapy and vestibular rehabilitation in athletes who have sustained sport-related concussions. Kathryn has presented at numerous conferences and clinical rounds and has instructed courses on vestibular rehabilitation, whiplash and cervical spine pain. She was a member of the expert panel of the 4th International Consensus on Concussion in Sport in Zurich, Switzerland in November 2012.

This update will offer lectures on management and prevention of adolescent athletes’ overuse injuries and other timely topics.

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Registration brochures will be available in January. For more information call 330-543-2111.

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