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

APRIL 15-16, 2017

This program is intended for physicians and other healthcare providers who have an interest in sports medicine, improving the well-being of patients, and providing quality medical care at mass participation endurance events.

Agenda • Faculty List  Learning Objectives Accreditation and Disclosure

(PDF documents)


SATURDAY, April 15
(Time is allotted at the end of each presentation for Q&A from the audience.)

7:00 - 8:00 am

On-Site Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 - 8:50

Advances in Optimizing Bone Health in Runners (Adam S. Tenforde, MD)

8:50 - 9:40

Sports Nutrition: Addressing the Confusion (Nancy Clark, MS RD CSSD)

9:55 - 11:00

Effects of Gait Retraining when used in Training and Rehabilitation
(Mark Cucuzzella, MD, FAAFP and Erin Futrell, MPT, OCS)

11:00 - 11:45

Understanding Fascia’s Role in Stability, Movement, and Injury Prevention
(Laura Bergmann, MS)

11:45 - 12:30

Bridging the Gap between Clinical Science and Training (Kristy Popp, PhD)

12:30 - 1:30
Lunch (on your own)
1:30 - 2:20

Water Planning: Military and Marathon Metrics (Samuel N. Cheuvront, PhD, RD)

2:20 - 3:05

Stabilizing the Foot Core to Minimize Injury
(Irene Davis, PhD, PT, FACSM, FAPTA, FASB)

3:15 - 4:00

Psychological Effect of Injury on the Athlete (Jeffrey Brown, PSY.D, ABPP)

4:00 - 4:50

Saving Athletes’ Lives: Cardiac Screening Plus (Paul D. Thompson, MD)

SUNDAY, April 16

8:30 - 9:30

On-Site Registration / Continental Breakfast

Optional Roundtable Training Discussion:
Boston Marathon Race Day Strategies (Mark Cucuzzella, MD, FAAFP)

9:30 - 10:15

Proximal Considerations when Managing Running Related Injury in
the Female Athlete
(David Nolan, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, SCS, CSCS)

10:15 - 11:05

Update on Lipid Management: New Guidelines & New Drugs
(Paul D. Thompson, MD)

11:20 - 12:05

The Low Carb Lifestyle from Metabolic Therapy to Ergogenic Aid
(Richard J. Wood, PhD)

12:05 - 12:50

The Case of Tularemia (Timothy J. Lepore, MD, FACS)

12:50 - 1:30

Your Fitness 401K: How to Rebalance Your Exercise Portfolio as You Age
(Tom Holland, MS, CSCS)   


Barbara Baldwin, MPH; Meeting Coordinator

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