Medicine of Cycling CME Conference Event Dates for 2020

 We are excited to announce the next Medicine of Cycling Conference will take place on October 28 - November 1, 2020 "online" -- virtually.  Details for CME, conference schedule, registration through UCSF CME, speakers, and hotel…

Anna Abramson, MD speaks about Concussion Concerns in the Marin Independent Journal

"A concussion is like an iceberg," said Dr. Anna Abramson of Mill Valley. "You only see the tip and you don't see the most serious part. Most people don't know they have it and don't seek medical attention if they do. I don't think people have…

303 Cycling continues the discussion about concussion in cyclists and references the Medicine of Cycling Concussion Task Force and Guidelines

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From 303 Cycling's recent article:"Performance has no bounds. Persevere through the pain. Reaching the goal is the only option. Do you remember when professional cyclist Chris Horner of Team RadioShack crashed and was knocked unconscious…

3 Tips for Aspiring Team Docs from Professional Cycling Team Physicians

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For physicians who are trained and dedicated to practicing high levels of patient advocacy, becoming a pro cycling team doctor offers many the possibility to apply their professional skills to something they are equally passionate about. A…

Steven Broglio, PhD to speak at 2012 Medicine of Cycling CME Conference

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Steven Broglio, PhDSteven Broglio, PhD, ATC is an Assistant Professor in the School of Kinesiology and NeuroSport Researcher at the University of Michigan.  As Director of the Neurotrauma Research Laboratory, he has evaluated numerous…

Jeffrey Kutcher, MD to speak at 2012 Medicine of Cycling CME Conference

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Jeffrey Kutcher, MDJeffrey Kutcher M.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Neurology at The University of Michigan.  He is the Director of Michigan NeuroSport, one of the few sports neurology programs in the country. …

Anna Abramson, MD presents at fourth annual USA Cycling Race Director Summit

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Dr. Anna Abramson speaks at Race Director SummitThe fourth annual USA Cycling Race Director Summit offered a new twist for the more than 70 attendees who converged to discuss the 2012 season and growth of the sport domestically; the increased…

Starting the Discussion About Pre-Season Concussion Screening in Cyclists

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STARTING THE DISCUSSION ABOUT CONCUSSION IN THE PRE-SEASONAnna Abramson M.D.As your teams and athletes head into the new season, consider the events from the previous year. Multiple high profile athletes had a race or season ending fall…

Anna Abramson, MD presents Concussion and Event Medical Management at USA Cycling Race Director Summit

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Colorado Springs, Colo. (Nov. 16, 2011) – The fourth annual USA Cycling Race Director Summit offered a new twist for the more than 70 attendees who converged to discuss the 2012 season and growth of the sport domestically; the increased participation…

CDC Article: Nonfatal Traumatic Brain Injuries Related to Sports and Recreation Activities

The CDC has just released a new report entitled "Nonfatal Traumatic Brain Injuries Related to Sports and Recreation Activities Among Persons Aged ≤19 Years --- United States, 2001--2009."  It provides a wealth of information on the topic…

USA Cycling and Medicine of Cycling release Concussion Guidelines for cyclists

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USA Cycling and the Medicine of Cycling group have released recommendations for treatment of riders who have sustained head trauma in cycling. Foremost amongst the guidelines is that any rider with a witnessed loss of consciousness during training…