We are excited to announce the schedule and speakers for the 2011 Medical Symposium, proudly brought to you by East Tennessee State University’s Center of Excellence for Sport Science & Coach Education.
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Schedule for the 2011 Medical Symposium
May 12, 2011– ETSU Culp Center
7-9pm – Sports Concussion Management: What are we Learning? – Dr. Michael Collins This talk is for coaches, parents and athletes and is FREE to all who attend!!
May 13, 2011– Millennium Centre
7:45-8:15am – Registration
8:15-8:30am – Welcome & Introduction – Meg Stone & Dr. R.J. Elbin
8:30-10am – Sports Concussion Management: What are we Learning? – Dr. Collins
10:15-11:45am – Sickle Cell and the Athlete – Dr. Parks
11:45-12:45pm – Lunch
12:45-2:15pm– Muscle Remodeling in Formerly Sedentary Subjects After Exercise Training – Dr. Stuart
2:15-3:45pm – Resistance Training for the Athlete with Type 1 Diabetes – Dr. Hornsby
4-4:45pm – A Practical Application for Strength & Conditioning in Children - Dr. Calendine
4:45-5:30pm – Children, Adolescents and Strength Training – Dr. Stone
Dr. Micky Collins (Keynote Speaker) – Dr. Collins is a nationally renowned expert in the area of sports-related concussions, and is also a leading clinician and researcher. In addition, he has been instrumental in the development of numerous concussion management programs at the youth sports level nationwide. Dr. Collins is the assistant director of the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program. He will be coming to ETSU to speak on the issues pertaining to concussions. In the past Dr. Collins has worked with Tim Tebow, during his experience with concussions.
Dr. Eric Parks – Dr. Parks is a sports medicine physician at Watauga Orthopaedics. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of new and overuse musculoskeletal injuries, chronic musculoskeletal disease, such as arthritis, and the non-operative management of fractures.
Dr. Guy Honrsby – Dr. Guy Hornsby is an exercise physiologist from the West Virginia University School of Medicine where he serves as director of the WVU Human Performance Lab. He has served on the national board of directors of the American Diabetes Association and is currently the immediate past-chair of the board of directors of the Diabetes Exercise and Sports Association.
Dr. Charles Stuart - Charles Stuart is a professor of internal medicine at the East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine. His clinical consulting practice in Johnson City focuses on patients with challenging diabetes management issues.
Dr. Chris Calendine – Dr. Chris Calendine is the Director of Pediatrics for Rural Health Services Consortium, Inc. and is also the Founder of ProStrength and Speed Youth Health Initiative, in Rogersville TN, and the Team Physician for Cherokee Comprehensive High School.
Dr. Michael Stone – Director of the Exercise and Sport Science Laboratory as well as program coordinator for the PhD program at ETSU. Published extensively on strength training for adolescents. Previous Head of Physiology for the USOC.
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