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The four pillars of sports performance are medical, training, nutrition and mental health.

Dr. Michelle Levitt offers a comprehensive evaluation to assess the overall health of athletes and identify areas that may improve athletic performance. Dr. Levitt and the Akron Children’s Sports Health team – which may include a certified athletic trainer, sports nutritionist and sports psychologist – address:

  • Concussions
  • Injury prevention
  • Bone health
  • Proper hydration and supplements
  • Nutrition and nutrient deficiencies
  • Exercise-induced asthma optimization
  • Sleep and optimal recovery
  • Overtraining
  • Fatigue
  • Cramping
  • Functional movement screening
  • Training model assessments for speed, strength, power and endurance
  • Stress
  • Confidence and empowerment
  • Body composition
  • Relative energy deficiency of sport (RED-S)
  • Menstrual health

Customized care

Sports performance service begins with an initial assessment to screen for any medical issues – and review the athlete’s functional movement, current training routine, nutritional intake and mental well-being. From there, athletes receive personalized plans based on their age, sport and overall wellness.Sports performance and wellness evaluations are different from the yearly pre-participation sports physical.

Schedule an appointment

A physician referral is not required for a sports health and wellness evaluation. To schedule an appointment, call Akron Children’s Sports Medicine at 330-543-8260.  

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