Updated Cycling Research Library

Posted on March 31, 2014 by Alynn Kakuk

The Medicine of Cycling Research Library has now been updated to include articles that have been published/made available up to 3/31/14.  We will continue to update the library on a monthly basis.  Check out the new additions here!

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Call for Abstracts

Posted on March 21, 2014 by Alynn Kakuk

Medicine of Cycling is pleased to announce the Call for Abstracts for this year’s medical conference to be held September August 22-24, 2014 in Colorado Springs, CO.  If you are a researcher and are interesting in presenting at our conference, we invite you to submit your original research papers now through May 15th, 2014. We […]

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Medicine of Cycling Conference August 22 – 24, 2014 in Colorado Springs

Posted on March 11, 2014 by hwoodhull

We hope you can join us for our annual Medicine of Cycling Conference this August 22 – 24, 2014 at the USA Cycling headquarters in Colorado Springs.  We will have an update with a detailed schedule of events, speakers, topics, and registration details in a few weeks.  This is the general outline of the event […]

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7-Eleven Track Nats Championships Velodrome Reception For #MoC2013

Posted on September 12, 2013 by mabramson

Friday evening at the 2013 Medicine of Cycling Conference is going to be incredible! USA Cycling is hosting the #MoC2013 welcome reception at the 2013 Collegiate Cycling Track National Championships Finals at the mile-high 7-Eleven Velodrome in Colorado Springs, CO.  The reception starts at 6:00pm and runs until 9:00pm. Location: 7-Eleven Velodrome, 250 South Union […]

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Medicine of Cycling seeks to improve the quality of care for cycling athletes.

Cycling sometimes feels like NASCAR, but without the roll cage. Racers crash at 40 mph wearing just a helmet and some Lycra. The care they get is highly variable, depending on their insurance coverage, location, and who they know. We are working towards something better.

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2014 FEATURED SPEAKERS

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2013 FEATURED SPEAKERS

Dr. Alan Farrell
Head of Medicine, Team Sky Pro Cycling

Dr. Alan Farrell "Dr. Farrell worked in both anesthesia and general practice before completing a post graduate education in sports medicine. With a background in both athletics and football, he joined Team Sky at the beginning of the 2012 season and is now Head of Medicine at Team Sky Professional Cycling team. In the last two years, the team has enjoyed unprecedented success in becoming the UCI number one ranked world tour team including overall victory at the 2012 and 2013 editions of the Tour de France as well as numerous stage race victories. Dr. Farrell is a keen cyclist and endurance enthusiast and lives in Co. Kildare, Ireland."

Timothy Berger, MD

Timothy Berger MD "Dr. Berger is currently a Professor of Clinical Dermatology at UCSF as well as the Executive Vice-Chair, Chief of Clinics, the Endowed Chair in Dermatology Medical Student Education, former Residency Program Director (1995-2007) and former Associate Residency Program Director (2007-2011). He has been with UCSF since 1984 and has received numerous teaching awards. In 2011, he received an American Academy of Dermatology Presidential Citation."

Gloria Cohen, MD

Gloria Cohen MD "Gloria Cohen, MD, FACSM, Dip Sport Med (CASEM) is the former Team Physician for the Canadian National and Olympic Cycling Teams. She is affiliated with Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery Specialists in Greenwich, CT and is a Primary Care Sports Medicine Team Physician at Columbia University."

Matthew Fedoruk, PHD

Matthew Fedoruk PHD "Dr. Matthew Fedoruk recently joined USADA as Science Director, and is responsible for providing scientific expertise to drive USADA’s science, testing, results management and supplement areas. He holds a Ph.D. in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine from the University of British Columbia, and has worked previously with the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games and CCES, Canada’s anti-doping agency."

Happy Freedman

Happy Freedman Happy Freedman is a bike fitter and cycling coach with over 30 years experience, including the Columbia University D1 Cycling Team. For over 10 years, Mr. Freedman has been on staff at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, currently in the Department of Rehabilitation’s Prosthetics and Orthotics Lab, where he works in close cooperation with physical therapists and investigators in the motion lab. This is his fourth year of teaching at MOCC.

Claudette Lajam, MD

Claudette Lajam MD "Claudette Lajam M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Orthopedics at New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York City and a volunteer physician with the New York Cycle Club. Dr. Lajam was part of the CURE Medical Relief team for the Haitian earthquake in 2010. This past March, she organized the NYU Maximizing Cycling Performance Symposium to help boost health education of NY cyclists."

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Claudette Lajam, MD

"Claudette Lajam M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Orthopedics at New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York City and a volunteer physician with the New York Cycle Club. Dr. Lajam was part of the CURE Medical Relief team for the Haitian earthquake in 2010. This past March, she organized the NYU Maximizing Cycling Performance Symposium to help boost health education of NY cyclsts."

Sonny Gill, MD

"Sonny Gill M.D. is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Bioengineering at Clemson University and an orthopaedic spine surgeon with a special interest in cyclists with spine injuries. He has also worked extensively with US Ski & Snowboard as a team physician. Dr. Gill will be discussing causes of back and neck pain in professional and recreational cyclists."

JASON BRAYLEY, MD

"Jason Brayley M.D. is a Sports Medicine physician at MultiCare Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in Washington state and team physician for Kenda Pro Cycling presented by GearGrinder. Dr. Brayley has a special interest in concussion evaluation and post-concussion care."
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