Mel Williams, PhD, Dies at Age 78

The American Medical Athletic Association is sad to announce that long-time AMAA member and
Marine Corps Marathon "Groundpounder" Dr. Mel Williams succumbed to bone cancer on May 12.
He ran hundreds of marathons and was a pioneering professor of sports performance at
Old Dominion University before his retirement. Read more about Dr. Williams' contributions to
exercise science and his dedication to running in The Virginian Pilot.


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AMAA MEETINGS


AMAA's 25th Annual Sports Medicine Symposium at the Marine Corps Marathon

October 28, 2016

NEW LOCATION!
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
3800
Reservior Road, NW
Washington, DC


AGENDA COMING SOON!

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AMAA's 46th Annual Sports Medicine Symposium at the Boston Marathon

April 15-16, 2017
The Colonnade Hotel
120 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA

Registration will begin in
Fall 2016. At that time, the hotel room block will open.



AMAA  SUGGESTS


Optimal Hydration:
Establishing a Hydration Plan
for Marathoner
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(PDF)

Professional Referral Network (Joint program with the American Running Association.)

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Providing events and medical staff with accurate medical information and guidelines to improve the athlete's experience.



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