Medicine of Cycling Conference 2015 Presentations

Posted on September 8, 2015 by Courtney Barnes

Thank you to everyone who attended this years conference. Links to this years presentations and handouts are below:

Medicine of Cycling Conference

Bike Fit

Medical Emergencies in Cycling

We are looking forward to MOCC 2016!

CME Course Materials for 2014 Medicine of Cycling Bike Fit, Emergenices & Main Conference

Posted on August 22, 2014 by mabramson

Each course has its own special landing page for handouts and links to online evaluation surveys.  They are:

Registering for Medicine of Cycling Conference, MECC and/or Bike Fit University

Posted on July 16, 2014 by mabramson

Registration for the MOC conference, Medicine Emergencies in Cycling Course (MECC) and the Bike Fit University hands-on workshop and seminar is handled via the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Office of Continuing Medicine Education (CME). Here are some handy instructions on how to navigate the registration system and register for the portions of the conference you want:

1. Click or copy and paste this link into your web browser:

2. Create an account, if you do not already have one (unfortunately you must create an account first).

3. Choose the type of registration you would like:

If you would like to register for the Medicine of Cycling Conference ONLY (Saturday and Sunday)

  • Please choose the correct type of registration (Physician, Allied Health Professional or Trainee) from the “Registration Type” drop down menu and then click “continue”.

If you would like to register for the MOC Conference AND the MECC course (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)

  • Please choose the type of registration from the “Registration Type” drop down menu AND select the registration box for “Medical Emergencies in Cycling” and then click “continue”.

If you would like to register for ONLY the MECC course (Friday)

  • Please choose “Only Medical Emergencies in Cycling” from the drop down menu AND select the registration box for MECC and click continue.

If you would like to register for ONLY the Bike Fit University and Workshop (Friday and Saturday)

  • Please choose “Only Bike Fit University and Hands-On Workshop” from the drop down menu AND select the registration box for Bike Fit and click continue.

If you would like to attend Bike Fit University and Workshop AND the Medicine of Cycling Conference (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)

  • Please only register for Bike Fit, using the above instructions, and then send us an email to let us know that you registered for Bike Fit and you’d like to attend portions of both Bike Fit and MOC: medofcycling (at) Please note, MOC and Bike Fit overlap on Saturday, Aug 23rd. You will be able to attend Bike Fit and step away to hear lectures that may be of interest to you at the conference. Sunday MOC lectures are included in this registration option.

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.



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.



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

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


We look forward to your submissions!



Medicine of Cycling Research Task Force

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 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.

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."

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."

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Anne Albers to Present on “Cardiovascular Screening” at the 2013 Medicine of Cycling Conference

Posted on July 29, 2013 by jtaylor

"Cardiovascular Screening; Issues for Cyclists- Juniors- Masters- Amateur -Professional"

AnneAlbersPre-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