2015 Conference Attendee Information

Posted on August 12, 2015 by Courtney Barnes

Dear Registrant, We look forward to seeing you at the upcoming Medicine of Cycling Conference on August 14-16, 2015 at the USA Cycling Headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO.  The course is rapidly approaching and we wanted to take just a moment to provide some additional information before your journey to Colorado Springs. Conference Location The […]

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Research Review: Ulnar and Median Nerve Palsy in Cyclists

Posted on July 31, 2015 by Alynn Kakuk

Ulnar and Median Nerve Palsy in Cyclists Patterson JM, Jaggars MM, Boyer MI. Ulnar and median nerve palsy in long-distance cyclists. A prospective study. Am J Sports Med. 2003 Jul-Aug;31(4):585-9. PubMed PMID: 12860549.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=12860549   Summary: Prior to this study in 2003, there have been case studies and descriptions of “cyclist palsy” (ulnar nerve compression at Guyon’s […]

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Research Review: Endofibrosis of the Iliac Arteries

Posted on July 22, 2015 by Alynn Kakuk

The Danger of the Drops- A Review of Peach et al. 2011 A Question Bradley Wiggins broke the world record for longest distance covered on a bicycle in one hour by riding 54.526km on June 7th, 2015. Because 90% of the resistance when biking on a level surface above 12mph comes from air drag and […]

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Ride the track at MOCC 2015

Posted on July 21, 2015 by Courtney Barnes

Remember to turn left!!! The Medicine of Cycling Conference is excited to announce the Friday night reception sponsored by USA Cycling  at the 7-Eleven Velodrome in Colorado Springs onAugust 14.  This will be a fun and exciting way to start the conference, mingle with the attendees and USA Cycling staff as well as ride the […]

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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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