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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 March 16: Haddonfield Adrenaline 5K and kids quarter-mile and 100-meter run. Haddonfield. Register at Will sell out. March 17: Abominable... Read more

Why more women are tearing ACLs

Monday, March 4, 2013, 4:20 PM
Peter F. DeLuca, M.D. of the Rothman Institute and Head Team Physician for the Philadelphia Eagles and Head Orthopedic Surgeon for the Philadelphia Flyers was on Fox 29's Good Day on March 4 talking about the rise in women's ACL injuries. Also, be sure to check out Dr. Joel Fish on the Golf Channel's... Read more

Science in the studio—the rise of performing arts medicine

Monday, March 4, 2013, 10:30 AM
Specialized care for athletes has grown exponentially in the past few decades. Now the performing arts community is ‘getting into the act’ so to speak. Two Lehigh Valley area organizations have started Performing Arts Medicine programs in hopes of bringing care to a growing community in... Read more

Indoor cycling craze ‘Flies’ into Philly

Friday, March 1, 2013, 10:36 AM
A new fitness sensation is about to make its debut in the area. Flywheel Sports, an indoor cycling facility, will open its flagship Philadelphia location in Rittenhouse Square. The grand opening takes place Sunday, but preview rides are going on throughout the weekend at the Rittenhouse Square location... Read more

What are YOUR chances of running Broad Street?

Monday, February 18, 2013, 5:00 AM
While you’re enjoying the Presidents’ Day holiday, the Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department will be hard at work, conducting their first-ever Blue Cross Broad Street Run lottery. The lottery was introduced this year as the fairest way to determine the 40,000 lucky athletes who... Read more

Simon's Fund honors Olympic champion with award

Sunday, February 10, 2013, 12:00 PM
Last night, Olympic gold medalist Dana Vollmer was honored by Plymouth Meeting-based ‘Simon’s Fund’ as the first recipient of the Fund’s Protect This Heart Award. Simon’s Fund was founded by Darren and Phyllis Sudman, who lost their son Simon due to Long QT Syndrome—the... Read more

IGF-1: The story behind deer antler spray

Friday, February 1, 2013, 12:20 PM
The football career of Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis has been equal parts celebrated and controversial. But the buildup to this Sunday’s Super Bowl—Lewis’ final game—has provided one of the strangest twists yet. Lewis is alleged to have used deer antler spray in his... Read more

Brotherly love? What the Harbaughs teach us about sibling rivalry

Thursday, January 31, 2013, 9:49 AM
Sunday’s big game between the Ravens and 49ers has dozens of subplots, but not even the final game in the Hall of Fame career of Ray Lewis looms larger than the “Har-Bowl”—the coaching matchup between the Harbaugh brothers, John of the Ravens and Jim of the 49ers. From Peyton... 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, ATC, PT, DPT, CSCS Physical Therapist at Good Shepard Penn Partners, 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
Justicia DeClue Owner, Maha Yoga Studio
Peter F. DeLuca, M.D. Head Team Physician for Eagles, Head Orthopedic Surgeon for Flyers; Rothman Institute
Brittany Everett Owner, Grace & Glory Yoga Fishtown
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
Jon Herting, PT, DPT, CSCS, HFS, USAW Physical Therapist, Partner at The Training Room
Eugene Hong, MD, CAQSM, FAAFP Team Physician for Drexel, Philadelphia Univ., Saint Joe’s, & U.S. Lacrosse
Brian Maher, BS, CSCS Owner, Philly Personal Training
Julia Mayberry, M.D. Attending Hand & Upper Extremity Surgeon, Main Line Hand Surgery P.C.
Gavin McKay, NASM-CPT Founder/Franchisor, Unite Fitness
Heather Moore, PT, DPT, CKTP Owner of Total Performance Physical Therapy, North Wales and Hatfield, PA
Justin Shaginaw, MPT, ATC Athletic Trainer for US Soccer Federation; Aria 3B Orthopaedic Institute
Thomas Trojian MD, CAQSM, FACSM Chief of the Division of Sports Medicine at Drexel University
Robyn Weisman, ACE-CPT B.S., Exercise Science & Physiology, Certified Personal Trainer, Fitness and Lifestyle Coach
Sarah M. Whitman, MD Sports Psychiatrist; Clinical Assistant Professor, Drexel University College of Medicine
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