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!

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 encourage abstract proposals in a variety of areas, however, the abstract must be relevant to cycling medicine.  Both quantitative (including data) and qualitative (program descriptions, educational interventions, etc) are acceptable, but published data cannot be submitted.  Submitted abstracts will be reviewed for relevance and quality, and highly ranked abstracts will be invited to give an oral presentation (limited to 10-minute presentation followed by a 5-minute Q&A).  Some abstracts may be invited to provide a poster presentation.  Research presentations are likely to occur on August 23rd.

 

The following prizes will be awarded:

Best Abstract: 2014 waived conference fee

Best Student Abstract: 2014 waived conference fee, mentoring by Research Task Force member

The waived conference fee is contingent upon presenting at the conference.

 

Guidelines:

Abstracts must be no longer than 300 words (excluding a single Table or Figure) and should address the following:

  • Objective
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Significance to Cycling Medicine

Please include full author names, degrees and institutional affiliation if applicable.  Authors of accepted abstracts will be asked to disclose potential conflicts of interests.

 

Deadlines:

Abstract Submission Deadline:  May 15th, 2014

Abstract Acceptance/Non-acceptance email notifications: June 1st, 2014, if not sooner

 

Abstracts should be submitted via email to Alynn Kakuk, DPT at alynn@medicineofcycling.com.

Members of the Research Task Force will be involved in the selection process.

 

We look forward to your submissions!

 

Sincerely,

Medicine of Cycling Research Task Force

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 so you can start planning:

Thursday, August 21, 2014

USA Pro Challenge Stage 4 in Colorado Springs http://www.usaprocyclingchallenge.com/city/colorado-springs

Friday, August 22, 2014

Medical Emergencies in Cycling Course, limited enrollment to 20 participants

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Full day of Bike Fit

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Medicine of Cycling Conference

Afternoon bike ride

Dinner at Marigold

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Conference in the morning, wrap up in time for participants to have time to drive to Denver for race finale.

For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA category 1 credit issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

The California Board of Pharmacy accepts AMA PRA Category 1 credit issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

AAPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 credit for organizations accredited by the ACCME.

The American Medical Association has determined that non-US licensed physicians who participate in this CME activity are eligible for AMA PRA category 1 credit.

Register for the conference.

Please let us know if you have any questions or suggestions. Looking forward to seeing you soon!

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.

velodrome

Location: 7-Eleven Velodrome, 250 South Union Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80910

Please note that you must be registered for the conference or on our guest list to get access to the MoC reception area.

http://csvelodrome.org/CSVA/Welcome.html

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Colorado-Velodrome-Association/65219174845

Team Sky Pro Cycling’s Dan Guillemette Msc Bsc Joins The Physical Therapy & Bike Fit Track

Posted on August 22, 2013 by mabramson

Dan Guillemette Msc Bsc

Dan Guillemette, Lead Physiotherapist for Team Sky, has confirmed as another one of our distinguished faculty for MoC 2013!

Dan Guillemette MSc BSc qualified in Physiotherapy in 2004 from Bradford University (UK). Following working in the NHS in Manchester, Dan returned to his home island of Guernsey to work in private practice becoming the clinical lead for lower limb pathologies. During this time he worked with elite cyclists, Guernsey FC and as lead physio and medical coordinator for the International Island Games Association (Rhodes 2007, Aland 2009 & Isle of Wight 2011) and Commonwealth Games Association (Dehli 2010) providing services to Guernsey representative athletes. Dan gained his MSc in Sports Physiotherapy from the University of Bath in 2011 and commenced working with Sky Procycling later that year. He became the lead physiotherapist in 2012 and has been an integral member of the team’s success including the 2012 Olympic Games where Dan was the physiotherapist to the GB men’s & women’s road cycling teams. Away from Team Sky Dan is a part time teaching fellow on the MSc Sports Physiotherapy programme at the University of Bath. Dan is a former elite amateur cyclist and continues to ride when possible. He is also a keen surfer and Pilates enthusiast.

Curtis Cramblett and Wade Hall to Give a “Bike Fit Demonstration” at the 2013 Medicine of Cycling Conference

Posted on August 14, 2013 by jtaylor

“Come Check Out This Fast-Paced 30 Minute Demonstration!”

See overview / demonstration of a typical road bike fit.  What are some of the key decisions that need to be made at three contact points and why?

How does a fitter decide on accommodations for cycling injuries?  When and why a fitter might use motion capture or other fitting technology.

Cramblett“Curtis Cramblett, PT, CFMT, CSCS, Cycling Coach has been a practicing physical therapist for over 20 years, cycling sports medicine for 15 years and cycling and racing in the amateur ranks his whole life. He has worked with teams including Garmin, Cervelo and Tibco and many Olympic and world class athletes as their PT, professional bike fitter and coach. He is located in San Jose California and is passionate about cycling efficiency and health.”

 

Wade Hall small pic“Wade Hall is a 34 year Cycling industry veteran. He currently owns Spokesman Bicycles, a Pro-bike shop in Santa Cruz CA,  and helps in the teaching lab at Andy Pruitt’s Body Geometry Fitting School in Morgan Hill CA.  In the fitting room at Spokesman Bicycles he uses: Retul, Guru DFU, Dartfish, Specialized video capture and closely follows the Body Geometry fitting protocols.”

Curtis Cramblett, PT, and Claudette Lajam, MD, to Present on “Lower Extremities” at the 2013 Medicine of Cycling Conference

Posted on August 13, 2013 by jtaylor

“Lower Extremity Evaluation and Treatment”

Orthopedic evaluation and management of cycling disorders.

System approach to finding a primary diagnosis / driver on the bike.

Trauma and overuse injuries evaluation and treatment.

Cramblett“Curtis Cramblett, PT, CFMT, CSCS, Cycling Coach, has been a practicing physical therapist for over 20 years, cycling sports medicine for 15 years and cycling and racing in the amateur ranks his whole life.  He has worked with teams including Garmin Cervello and Tibco and many Olympic and world class athletes as their PT, professional bike fitter and coach. He is located in San Jose California and is passionate about cycling efficiency and health.”

 

Claudette Lajam, MD “Claudette Lajam M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City and a volunteer physician for the Century Road Club Association and other New York City bicycling groups. Dr. Lajam was part of the CURE Medical Relief team for the Haitian earthquake in 2010.  In 2012, she organized the NYU Maximizing Cycling Performance Symposium to help boost health education of NY cyclists.”

Curtis Cramblett, PT, and Kevin Jardine, DC, to Present on “Musculoskeletal Injuries” at the 2013 Medicine of Cycling Conference

Posted on August 13, 2013 by jtaylor

“Conservative Treatment of Musculoskeletal Injuries?”

Overview of pathomechanics on the bicycle that can contribute to overuse neuro-musculoskeletal injuries.

Interventions for common injuries including progressive targeted therapeutic exercise for mobility, stability and strength

CramblettCurtis Cramblett, PT, CFMT, CSCS, Cycling Coach, has been a practicing physical therapist for over 20 years, cycling sports medicine 15 years and cycling and racing in the amateur ranks his whole life.  He has worked with teams including Garmin Cervelo and Tibco and many Olympic and world class athletes as their PT, professional bike fitter and coach. He is located in San Jose California and is passionate about cycling efficiency and health.

 

Jardine“Dr. Kevin D. Jardine is a health and fitness expert, entrepreneur and innovator in the field of athletic medicine working with numerous Olympic and professional athletes and teams. As a practicing chiropractor he runs a multidisciplinary sports therapy center called the “Urban Athlete” and has created such products as SpiderTech™ and CrossBell™.”

Sean McCann, PHd, to Present on “Cycling Psychology” at the 2013 Medicine of Cycling Conference

Posted on August 5, 2013 by jtaylor

“Cycling Psychology: Common Themes and Clinical Concerns”

McCannThis presentation will discuss the most common psychological issues faced by cyclists, including clinical issues most commonly seen at the USOC with both endurance and “high-speed” athletes.  After an overview of the issues, the talk will focus on “first contact” and the initial interview, as well as psychological issues to monitor over longer term relationships.

 

“Dr. McCann is Senior Sports Psychologist with the US Olympic Committee in Colorado Springs, CO. He has been with the USOC for over 20 years. He has traveled with ten US Olympic Teams as a sports psychologist, working with athletes, teams and coaches in almost every Olympic sport.In an earlier life, Sean raced on road, mountain, and track bikes.”

Gloria Cohen, MD, to Present on “Sports Medicine for the Female Cyclist” at the 2013 Medicine of Cycling Conference

Posted on July 30, 2013 by jtaylor

Gloria Cohen, MD

Dr. Cohen will discuss injuries and conditions unique to the female cyclist and the approach to treatment.  She will also provide an update on “The Female Athlete Triad” and the endocrinology of the female cyclist.

 

 
“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 the Primary Care Sports Medicine Team Physician at Columbia University.”

Follow Dr. Cohen at:

http://blog.ONSMD.com
http://twitter.com/ONSMD