Sports Doc Archive: April, 2013

Broad Street Run: Full security details

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In light of the tragic events in Boston on April 15, it made sense that added security measures would be in place for this weekend’s... Read more

The mental side of running Broad Street

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Whether the race is a sprint, middle distance or a marathon, running is a very mental sport. The sport is mentally challenging because of the... Read more

Easing back into fitness after injury

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Whether you are a competitive athlete, someone who exercises regularly to stay in shape or a couch potato, you will most likely have to deal... Read more

EKGs, concussions hot topics at AMSSM conference

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Last week the annual conference of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) was held in San Diego. This is the largest Primary... Read more

Road to the Broad Street Run paved with funny twists

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Cue the Seinfeld theme. There are times when you really have to wonder about fate, about certain little things you do that, in retrospect... Read more

Why do you run Broad Street? Amber's inspiring story

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In the summer of 2010, Amber Rosenberry, then 30, was walking through her Philadelphia neighborhood when she tripped over a crack and fell... Read more

NFL Draft: a team doctor's role

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In late February, the medical staffs of all 32 teams make the annual trek to Indianapolis for the NFL Scouting Combine. Approximately 335 college... Read more

Fairmount Running Club combines fitness and fun

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The Fairmount Running Club formed in 2003 for the purposes of safety, fitness, and mutual motivation. The club started with only a handful... Read more