Friday, May 29, 2015

Kelly O'Shea

REV Indoor Cycling + Fitness to open in Bucks County

Thursday, May 14, 2015, 3:16 PM
Good news for Bucks County residents — you’re getting a brand new fitness facility! In two weeks, REV Indoor Cycling + Fitness will open its doors in Chalfont, Pa. The 5,000 sq. ft. facility boasts an epic indoor cycling studio as well as a second studio, which will be used for REV’s... Read more

2015 Broad Street Run lottery winners announced today

Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 10:49 AM
“Welcome to the Philadelphia Parks & Recreation's 36th edition of the Blue Cross Broad Street Run, you are in the race.” That’s what the email read to the 40,000 runners selected in this year’s Broad Street Run lottery. Winners were announced this morning around 5 a.m.... Read more

Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center celebrates anniversary with free baseline testing

Monday, December 1, 2014, 4:51 PM
In November of 2013, leaders at Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Wills Eye Hospital collaborated to create the Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center (JCCC). Located in the heart of the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Robert Franks, D.O. of the Rothman Institute is the medical... Read more

Dan Vassallo wins the 2014 Gore-Tex Philadelphia Marathon

Sunday, November 23, 2014, 9:34 AM
Dan Vassallo, 29, of Peabody, Mass. won the 2014 Philadelphia Gore-Tex marathon, with an unofficial time of 2:17:28 on Sunday morning. The 29-year-old’s time qualified him for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials. The Men’s marathon qualifying standard was 2:18:00. "To qualify for the Olympic... Read more

Kiprono Kurgat wins 2014 Philadelphia Half Marathon

Sunday, November 23, 2014, 8:15 AM
On a cool Sunday morning in Philadelphia, runners took to the streets as part of the 2014 Philadelphia Marathon and Half Marathon. Kiprono Kurgat, who trains out of Chapel Hill, N.C., won the 13.1-mile half marathon race with an unofficial time of 1:03:58. Averaging a 4:52 minute per mile pace, Kurgat... Read more

A newbie's guide to the Cooper Norcross Run the Bridge 10K

Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 5:30 AM
On Sunday morning, I joined 3,000 runners on the Ben Franklin Bridge for the annual Cooper Norcross Run the Bridge 10K. The run benefits the Larc School, a special education school serving students with moderate to severe disabilities at no cost to families. The course began on the New Jersey side of... Read more

Philly man places 3rd at Ironman World Championship

Friday, October 24, 2014, 5:30 AM
Each year, there are over twenty Ironman competitions held around the world. Yet, none compares to the annual World Championship race that takes place in Kona, Hawaii. In its 36th-year, this grueling event is considered the most prestigious Ironman race. On October 11, Barry Lewis, a local spin instructor... Read more

Inside the OR: Hip preservation at Vincera Institute

Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 3:25 PM
Functional movements in sports constantly place demand on the core and hip, making the condition of these parts essential for peak performance. Luckily, in Philadelphia’s own Navy Yard, the Vincera Institute brings together some of the nation’s leading physicians, therapists and trainers... Read more

Inside the OR: Repairing a core muscle injury

Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 1:03 PM
On Tuesday, Chip Kelly confirmed that Eagles star center Jason Kelce underwent surgery to repair a sports hernia resulting from an injury suffered in Sunday’s game against the Washington Redskins. Kelce’s surgery was most likely performed by Dr. William C. Meyers at the Vincera Institute... Read more

Bedan Karoki wins 2014 Rock 'n' Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon

Sunday, September 21, 2014, 9:17 AM
PHILADELPHIA - On a cool Sunday morning in Philadelphia, 23,000 runners took to the streets as part of the 2014 Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon. Bedan Karoki of Kenya won the 13.1 mile race with an unofficial time of 59:22. Averaging a 4:32 minute per mile pace, Karoki beat out fellow Kenyans Cybrian... Read more
About this blog

Whether you are a weekend warrior, an aging baby boomer, a student athlete or just someone who wants to stay active, this blog is for you. Read about our growing list of expert contributors here.

J. Ryan Bair, PT, DPT, SCS Founder and Owner of FLASH Sports Physical Therapy, Board Certified in Sports Physical Therapy
Brian Cammarota, MEd, ATC, CSCS, CES Partner at Symetrix Sports Performance
Ellen Casey, MD Physician with Drexel University Sports Medicine
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
Justin D'Ancona Philly.com
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
Brian Maher, BS, CSCS Owner, Philly Personal Training
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
Gavin McKay, NASM-CPT Founder/Franchisor, Unite Fitness
Heather Moore, PT, DPT, CKTP Owner of Total Performance Physical Therapy, North Wales and Hatfield, PA
Kelly O'Shea Senior Producer, Philly.com
Tracey Romero Sports Medicine Editor, Philly.com
David Rubenstein, M.D. Sports Medicine Surgeon, Rothman Institute
Robert Senior Event coverage, Sports Doc contributor
Justin Shaginaw, MPT, ATC Athletic Trainer for US Soccer Federation; Aria 3B Orthopaedic Institute
Thomas Trojian MD, CAQSM, FACSM Associate Chief of the Division of Sports Medicine at Drexel University
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