2017 Youth Sports Safety Conference and Gala
July 13-14, 2017
Presented by the Program for Injury Prevention in Youth Sports (PIPYS)
Learn strategies to help prevent youth sports-related injuries and protect the health of the pediatric athlete. Please join us as we continue to work together to find better ways to let kids participate in the activities they love.
Who should attend?
General Practitioners • Pediatrics, Family Medicine & Emergency Medicine
Musculoskeletal Specialists • Physical Therapists • Athletic Trainers
Physiatry, Rheumatology, Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
Nursing & Allied Health Professionals
Emergency Medical Personnel • Mental Health Providers
School Coaches, Teachers & Administration
Community Youth Sports Organizations • Concerned Families
CME/CEU Credit Available
Speakers for 2017 Include:
Brian Hainline, M.D.
Brian is the first chief medical officer of the NCAA. For over 20 years, he has been actively involved in sports medicine. He co-authored Drugs and the Athlete, and played a pivotal role the development of drug testing and education protocols worldwide.
Bob Sallis, M.D., FACSM
Bob serves as the chairman for the international Exercise is Medicine initiative and previously served as president (2007-08) of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).
Avery Faigenbaum, M.D.
Dr. Faigenbaum is a full professor in the Department of Health and Exercise Science at The College of New Jersey and teaches a range of courses covering health promotion, exercise prescription, and clinical exercise physiology.
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