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 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.
Posted on August 22, 2013 by mabramson
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.
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.
“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 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.”
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.
“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 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.”
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
Curtis 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.
“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™.”
Posted on August 5, 2013 by jtaylor
“Cycling Psychology: Common Themes and Clinical Concerns”
This 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.”
Posted on July 30, 2013 by jtaylor
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.”
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Posted on July 29, 2013 by jtaylor
“Cardiovascular Screening; Issues for Cyclists- Juniors- Masters- Amateur -Professional”
Pre-participation cardiovascular screening is a key element for physicians and coaches who work with athletes. The breakout session will review current guidelines for screening, discuss resources for management of cyclists with cardiovascular conditions, and offer case examples. After the session the participant will be familiar with cardiovascular issues specific to cycling and options for the athlete.
Dr. Albers is a cardiologist with the OhioHealth Physician Group in Columbus, Ohio. She is a cardiovascular imaging specialist with focus on echocardiography, cardiac stress testing, and vascular studies. She maintains an active consultative cardiovascular practice; her clinical interests include cardiovascular disease management for women, cardiac issues for athletes, and heart disease in diabetes.
Follow Dr. Albers on Twitter @DrAnneAlbers
Posted on July 26, 2013 by jtaylor
“Medical Threat Assessments: Hope is not a Strategy - Planning for a Successful Race”
When planning a race, organizers often focus on the course, the participants, the permits, etc… and way at the bottom of the list is “medical.” However, what does type of planning does that really entail? This course will provide the participant with the tools necessary to build a scalable medical plan that protects the riders, the staff and the providers. From the basics of performing a medical threat assessment to developing your emergency response objectives and assembling your team, the lecture will help participants ensure a safe event.
Dr. Bitner, MD, MEd, FACEP, is the Chief of Emergency Maria Parham Medical Center – Duke LifePoint Hospitals, and is the Director of Education and Training for STAT Medical Solutions. He has worked many international-caliber events and helps to plan and organize the medical staff at the US’ largest races.
Posted on July 26, 2013 by jtaylor
“Shifting Cycling into Higher Gear with Food, Fluid, and Supplement Strategies”
Topics will include: The components of optimal nutritional recovery; Fuel, fluid, and nutrient strategies on the bike; Recovery for stage racing; Recovery for the track cyclist- heats and finals; Weight to strength ratio-muscle building, Weight loss and disordered eating; Bone health in the male cyclist; Supplements for optimal health: Vitamin D and probiotics; and Nutritional ergogenic aids: caffeine, nitrates (beet root juice), beta-alanine.
Monique Ryan, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN, is the owner of Personal Nutrition Designs, LLC based in the Chicago area. She has over 25 years of sports nutrition experience working with competitive endurance athletes. She was the sports dietitian for Team Type 1 and has consulted with several cycling teams including the Saturn Cycling Team and the Volvo-Cannondale Mountain Bike Team. Monique was a member of the Performance Enhancement Teams for USA Triathlon and USA Cycling (Women’s Road Team) leading up to the 2004 Athens Olympic Games. Monique is the author of “Sports Nutrition for Endurance Athletes, and was a regular contributor to VeloNews-The Journal of Competitive Cycling from 1991 to 2010. She is a Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics.