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Robert Senior

MRSA: What is it, and how could it affect Sunday's Eagles game?

Friday, October 11, 2013, 3:44 PM
In light of today’s report of another breakout of MRSA among the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the NFLPA expressed concerns about the Eagles and Buccaneers playing this Sunday’s game in Tampa. The NFL has since announced that the game will go on, as nothing has been observed to compromise the... Read more

What's Happening: AIDS Walk Philly

Wednesday, October 9, 2013, 6:00 AM
Next Sunday, October 20 marks the 27th annual AIDS Walk Philly, the largest HIV/AIDS awareness and fundraising event in the Delaware Valley. Participants can choose between a 12K walk and 5K run to show their support. The day starts bright and early with a 7:15 a.m. yoga session, followed by on-site... Read more

App of the Week: ARGUS Motion and Fitness Tracker

Saturday, October 5, 2013, 6:00 AM
Past App of the Week features have looked at programs that help you track your daily workouts, your calorie intake, or your mileage while running or biking. This week’s App attempts to combine a number of these features—and more—into one to promote all facets of healthy living. ARGUS... Read more

The Rocky Run: It's happening!

Monday, September 30, 2013, 6:00 AM
On the heels of Dan McQuade’s epic “How Far Did Rocky Run?” blog post two weeks back, local resident Rebecca Schaefer has take the next step. She’s organizing a December early-morning trek through the streets and neighborhoods of Philadelphia, retracing the Italian Stallion’s... Read more

Can Halladay return at full strength?

Thursday, May 9, 2013, 9:56 AM
Wednesday’s press conference confirmed some of our worst fears when Roy Halladay announced he would undergo arthroscopic surgery to address a partially torn rotator cuff and a fraying labrum in his right shoulder. Uncertainty was the theme of the press conference, as Halladay shared that doctors... Read more

Protecting pitchers: what J.A. Happ's injury means to MLB

Wednesday, May 8, 2013, 1:41 PM
Last night, former Phillies pitcher J.A. Happ was struck in the head by a line drive while pitching for the Toronto Blue Jays. This morning, Happ is in stable condition and undergoing tests at Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg, Fla. Perhaps most troubling, however, were this morning’s... Read more

Major League Baseball and the second opinion

Wednesday, May 8, 2013, 11:52 AM
The Phillies expect to have some information about the particulars and the severity of Roy Halladay’s shoulder injury sometime today. The ace right-hander admitted to feeling discomfort in his shoulder after Sunday’s start against the Miami Marlins, and spent yesterday visiting with Dr... Read more

Why do you run? Taj's recovery on the road to Broad Street

Saturday, May 4, 2013, 6:00 AM
One year ago, 13-year old Taj Bland completed the Broad Street Run as part of Students Run Philly Style. “He didn’t really want to do it,” said his mother Ivry. “But he pushed through and finished.” As the race concluded, Ivry and her husband Charles met their son at... Read more

Bynum: Is it over?

Thursday, March 21, 2013, 6:00 AM
After months of speculation littered with countless doctor’s visits, setbacks (and hairstyles), the Sixers confirmed this week what we’ve all suspected—Andrew Bynum’s 2012-13 season is over before it even started. How could this have happened? How could the franchise invest... Read more

Upcoming running events: March 16 - April 7

Thursday, March 7, 2013, 4:24 PM
Sunday: NorthEast RoadRunners Club Winter 10K, 10 a.m. Course: Out and back on the bike path on Kelly Drive. Online registration at active.com. March 16: Haddonfield Adrenaline 5K and kids quarter-mile and 100-meter run. Haddonfield. Register at runsignup.com. Will sell out. March 17: Abominable... 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.

Kelly O'Shea Sports Medicine & Fitness Editor, Philly.com
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
Martin J. Kelley, PT, DPT, OCS Advanced Clinician at Penn Therapy and Fitness, Good Shepherd Penn Partners
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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