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Philly Marathon: Thoughts from the Mayor

Sunday, November 18, 2012, 1:26 PM
By Robert Senior Sports Doc was fortunate enough to get a moment with Mayor Michael Nutter at today's start/finish line. The mayor's fondness for the marathon has been well-documented, but this year he said he was particularly excited to welcome some special visitors and participants. "I think what... Read more

McKeeman, Mashkantceva win Philly marathon

Sunday, November 18, 2012, 9:03 AM
North Penn's Michael McKeeman won the men's 2012 Philadelphia Marathon, while Irina Mashkantceva set a new record as she won the women's marathon. "It was a dream come true," said McKeeman. "It is definitely the new highlight of my running career." Details to follow. Read our profile of McKeeman... Read more

Philly Marathon: Philly's Best Hope for A Hometown Victory

Saturday, November 17, 2012, 6:00 AM
Read all of our coverage of this year’s Philadelphia Marathon at www.philly.com/marathon2012. And don't forget to join us there on race day to follow the action. By Robert Senior For Michael McKeeman, running’s always been about competition. From the day he got involved with the sport... Read more

Philly Marathon: Carbo-Loading At Local Restaurants

Friday, November 16, 2012, 3:42 PM
Read all of our coverage of this year’s Philadelphia Marathon at www.philly.com/marathon2012. And don't forget to join us there on race day to follow the action. By Robert Senior Looking for a place to carbo-load before the big race? Philadelphia has you covered. This year’s “Choose... Read more

Philly Marathon: May the better man win

Friday, November 16, 2012, 10:44 AM
Philadephia Inquirer Sports Editor John Quinn is sharing his thoughts as he prepared to run the Rothman Institute 8K as part of the Philadelphia Marathon weekend. by John Quinn I am laying down the gauntlet, Sam Ndereba. I don’t care that we were side-by-side on Sunday, November 4 when you... Read more

Philly Marathon: 'Philadelphia Saved My Life'

Friday, November 16, 2012, 6:00 AM
Read all of our coverage of this year’s Philadelphia Marathon at www.philly.com/marathon2012. And don't forget to join us there on race day to follow the action. By Robert Senior To hear Elliot Gordon tell it, he just survived a little trip to the doctor. “On April 5, 2009, I lost consciousness…... Read more

Concussion Treatment: Returning to play

Thursday, November 15, 2012, 7:00 PM
By Robert Senior On Monday, we discussed the process by which football players are evaluated for concussion symptoms on the sideline during a game. But what about returning to play the following game, or weeks later? What steps must be taken and what goals must a player meet before returning to the... Read more

Philly Marathon: More Tips from a Top Competitor

Thursday, November 15, 2012, 12:50 PM
This is just part of our coverage of this year's Philadelphia Marathon. You can read all of the articles at www.philly.com/marathon2012. And don't forget to join us there on race day to follow the action. By Kelly Calway Editor’s Note: Kelly Calway is a United States Army Captain and part of... Read more

Philly Marathon: A runner recalls "one of the best moments of my life"

Thursday, November 15, 2012, 6:00 AM
Read all of our coverage of this year’s Philadelphia Marathon at www.philly.com/marathon2012. And don't forget to join us there on race day to follow the action. By Robert Senior You don’t have to be from this area to find a special place in your heart for the Philadelphia Marathon. While... Read more

Philly Marathon: Breaking down the route with a marathon veteran

Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 2:56 PM
If experience breeds wisdom, few people know as much about marathon running as Mark Sullivan—particularly in Philadelphia. On November 18, Sullivan will run in his 19th consecutive Philadelphia Marathon, making him one of two individuals confirmed to have run every year since the race started... Read more
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Kelly O'Shea Sports Medicine & Fitness Editor, Philly.com
Robert Cabry, M.D. Team Physician for U.S. Figure Skating, Assoc. Team Physician for Drexel; Drexel Sports Medicine
Brian Cammarota, MEd, ATC, CSCS, CES Partner at Symetrix Sports Performance
Desirea D. Caucci, PT, DPT, OCS Co-owner of Conshohocken Physical Therapy, Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
Michael G. Ciccotti, M.D. Head Team Physician for Phillies & St. Joe's; Rothman Institute
Julie Coté, PT, MPT, OCS, COMT Magee Rehabilitation Hospital
Peter F. DeLuca, M.D. Head Team Physician for Eagles, Head Orthopedic Surgeon for Flyers; Rothman Institute
Joel H. Fish, Ph.D. Director of The Center For Sport Psychology; Sports Psychology Consultant for 76ers & Flyers
R. Robert Franks, D.O. Team Physician for USA Wrestling, Consultant for Phillies; Rothman Institute
Ashley B. Greenblatt, ACE-CPT Certified Personal Trainer, The Sporting Club at The Bellevue
Eugene Hong, MD, CAQSM, FAAFP Team Physician for Drexel, Philadelphia Univ., Saint Joe’s, & U.S. National Women’s Lacrosse
Julia Mayberry, M.D. Attending Hand & Upper Extremity Surgeon, Main Line Hand Surgery P.C.
Jim McCrossin, ATC Strength and Conditioning Coach, Flyers and Phantoms
Kevin Miller Fitness Coach, Philadelphia Union
Heather Moore, PT, DPT, CKTP Owner of Total Performance Physical Therapy, North Wales, Pa.
David Rubenstein, M.D. Team Orthopedist for 76ers; Main Line Health Lankenau Medical Center
Robert Senior Event coverage, Sports Doc contributor
Justin Shaginaw, MPT, ATC Athletic Trainer for US Soccer Federation; Aria 3B Orthopaedic Institute
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