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Mizuno’s Baton app allows runners to turn miles into money for Back on My Feet

Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 5:30 AM
Mizuno is out to answer one powerful question: What if everybody ran? With your help, we’re about to find out. Much like the popular app Charity Miles, Mizuno’s Baton app is a free mobile download that tracks your running mileage and allows you to earn money for their charitable partner... Read more

Swimmers and shoulders: Who's watching out for them?

Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 5:30 AM
Did you know that up to 91 percent of competitive swimmers have reported experiencing shoulder pain? Unfortunately most young swimmers will develop such pain—it’s just part of the sport.The same used to be true of youth pitchers in baseball. For years, there was growing evidence that youth... Read more

Knowing the science, while practicing the art-of medicine

Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 5:30 AM
There is a saying taught in medical school to all medical students—usually around the second year—that a key part of becoming a good doctor is “knowing the science and practicing the art of medicine.” I learned this particular mantra over 20 years ago and still find it very... Read more

App of the Week: 7-Minute Workout Challenge

Tuesday, January 7, 2014, 5:30 AM
Already struggling to keep up with exercise-related New Year’s resolutions? This week’s SmartPhone app offers a solution for just about everyone who’s ever claimed they simply can’t find time to exercise. The 7 Minute Workout Challenge, available on iTunes for just $1.99, promises... Read more

Go for a run on the moon!

Friday, January 3, 2014, 5:30 AM
How many athletes have let lingering pain in their lower body prevent them from participating in that next big race or event? Or how many have said, “I would run to get this weight off if my knees didn’t hurt so much”? What if reducing your weight by 15 percent would allow you to... 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

App of the Week: Strava Cycling

Saturday, September 28, 2013, 6:00 AM
This week’s App allows cyclists to track their progress in terms of distance, speed—even against other users! Strava Cycling’s GPS Biking and Riding App comes free of charge from iTunes (there is a premium upgrade option) and allows users a comprehensive overview of their rides—and... Read more

App of the Week: Women's Health 28-Day Fat Blaster

Saturday, September 21, 2013, 6:00 AM
Just in time for the new software update, Women’s Health has launched a new fitness App—the 28-Day Fat Blaster (compatible with iPad, iTouch and the iPhone) to help users literally shake up their fitness routines. The App, which can be downloaded from iTunes for $2.99, offers three different... Read more

App of the Week: Charity Miles

Saturday, September 7, 2013, 6:00 AM
Technology, fitness and the human spirit have combined to create a fitness App that helps not only athletes, but the neediest members of our society. Charity Miles is a free download that tracks your mileage while biking, walking or running—and allows you to earn money for various charities... Read more

App of the Week: Fitness Buddy 1700+ Exercise Workout Journal

Sunday, September 1, 2013, 5:00 AM
Upon downloading the Fitness Buddy: 1700+ Exercise Workout Journal app for iPhone, my first thought was “where do I start?” The front screen greets you with a calendar onto which you can enter the exercises you complete. At the bottom of the screen are four main categories: Overview provides... 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.

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 and Hatfield, PA
Kelly O'Shea Senior Health Producer, Philly.com
Tracey Romero Sports Medicine Editor, Philly.com
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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