Sports Doc Archive: November, 2012

ImPACT Test: How It's Used To Determine Concussion Recovery

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By Robert Franks, D.O. Editor’s Note: Yesterday, Eagles quarterback Michael Vick failed his second concussion test of the week, meaning... Read more

Keep Your Eye On The Ball: More Than Just A Tired Phrase

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By Justin D’Ancona The basic fundamental principal found in all sports is keeping your eye on the ball. We’ve all heard it. Heck... Read more

Examining ACL Injuries In Females

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By Alfred Atanda, Jr., M.D. Since Title IX was signed into law by President Nixon in 1972, a dramatically increasing number of female athletes... Read more

Adderall: MLB’s latest performance-enhancing drug

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By Rob Senior Adderall is an amphetamine best known for its success in treating attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But the alarming... Read more

Feeling down in the dumps? Get moving!

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By Rob Senior Research presented at the recent Psych Congress 2012: U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress suggests that exercise provides... Read more

Denise Austin’s plan for holiday health and happiness

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By Rob Senior If you’re sitting back after Thanksgiving weekend, planning to make a New Year’s resolution to get in shape after... Read more

Philly Marathon: Picking up the gauntlet

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Before this past Saturday's Rothman Institute 8k ((part of the Philadelphia Marathon weekend) Inquirer Sports Editor John Quinn laid down a... Read more

The Champ Is Here: McKeeman Celebrates Hometown Victory

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By Rob Senior On Saturday, Sports Doc profiled Michael McKeeman, a 36-year old Ardmore resident and North Penn High School graduate who was... Read more