Research Blog: Strategies for Maintaining Muscle Mass When Injured

Posted on March 14, 2015 by Alynn Kakuk

Article Review: Strategies to maintain skeletal muscle mass in the injured athlete: Nutritional considerations and exercise mimetics Benjamin T. Wall, James P. Morton & Luc J. C. van Loon (2015) Strategies to maintain skeletal muscle mass in the injured athlete: Nutritional considerations and exercise mimetics, European Journal of Sport Science, 15:1, 53-62. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25027662  Article Summary: […]

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Research Blog: Aerobic Fitness Variables

Posted on March 2, 2015 by Alynn Kakuk

Article Review: Aerobic fitness variables do not predict the professional career of young cyclists. Menaspà P1, Sassi A, Impellizzeri FM. Aerobic fitness variables do not predict the professional career of young cyclists. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 2010;42(4):805-12. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19952851 Article Summary: In sport, organizations look to the junior ranks for new talent. Predicting who will become […]

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Research Blog: Biking and Bone Health

Posted on February 9, 2015 by Alynn Kakuk

A RESEARCH REVIEW Biking and Bone Health: The Facts   A QUESTION The street in front of our house turns sharply and soon my wife and I are punishing the drive train of our tandem up a 12% grade. At a combined weight of 330lbs and a combined continuous rep pull-up max of 35 reps, […]

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Call for Abstracts for 2015 MOCC

Posted on January 21, 2015 by Alynn Kakuk

Call for Abstracts for 2015 Medicine of Cycling Conference Medicine of Cycling is pleased to announce the Call for Abstracts for our annual conference to be held August 14-16, 2015 in Colorado Springs, CO.  If you are a researcher and are interested in presenting at our conference, we invite you to submit your original research […]

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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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2015 FACULTY & SPEAKERS

2015 Medicine of Cycling CME Conference Faculty are listed on the Faculty page.

2014 FACULTY & SPEAKERS

2014 Medicine of Cycling CME Conference Faculty are listed on the Faculty page.

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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