Academics Abound at the 2018 USMST Congress on Health and Sport
The 2018 USMST Congress on Health and Sport took place on February 9 and 10, 2018 at the Renaissance Hotel, Long Beach. This year’s Congress, part of the Physicians Soccer Summit, brought together outstanding speakers attending the PSS along with over 60 physician attendees from around the country. The Congress, co-sponsored by University of California – San Diego, awarded CME credits and was a great way to start each day prior to the soccer competition. Dr Suraj Achar, an attending physician at UCSD, was the Congress chairman and put together an outstanding, unique educational program.
Congress Agenda and Objectives
Day 1: February 9, 2018
Injury Prevention and Treatment
1)“The Evolution of Soccer/Football Footwear: Strategies to Prevent Soft Tissue Tegumentary Injuries”
David Machado, MD
2) Elite athletes in adolescence: unique challenges for the pre-teen and teenager.
Chris Grybauskas, MD
3) Balance in the aging athlete
Hernan Goldstein MD
4) The effect of Age on Ankle fractures
Sam Frankel MD
5) Common core and its connection to injury
Jeff Madachy, DO
Day 2 8-10 am Saturday, February 10, 2018
Injury: Evaluation and Treatment
1) Turf vs Grass: Cost of Fields Vs. Cost to Athletes
Dave Mitzman MD
2)Risk for Acute Kidney Injury in Sports
Juan Carlos Velez, MD
3)Adductor Injuries in Soccer
JP Valette, MD
UCSD family medicine resident
4)Vascular Injuries in Sport
Suraj Achar MD
5)Happiness Based Medicine — A Shift in Mindset for Improved Patient and Physician Satisfaction
Garrett S. Hyman, MD
Faculty and Course Objectives
David Machado, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Co-Director Trauma Burn Intensive Care Unit
Division of Acute Care Surgery
University of Michigan Health System
“The Evolution of Soccer/Football Footwear: Strategies to Prevent Soft Tissue Tegumentary Injuries”
1) We will perform a brief review of the anatomical structures of the foot and ankle and their soft tissue coverage
2) We will review the changes of professional footwear over time and revise their relationship to injury
3) We will review different strategies to prevent injuries to skin and its appendages and other foot soft tissues
Chris Grybauskas, MD
Pediatric Hospitalist, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Quality and Safety
Medical Director, Pediatric Clinical Care and Research Unit (9 North)
1800 Orleans Street, Bloomberg 9411
Baltimore, MD 21287
Elite athletes in adolescence: unique challenges for the pre-teen and teenager.
1. Participants will learn the biological and psychosocial limitations of adolescents, especially in the context of elite athletic competition.
2. Participants will learn from the failures of specific cases.
3. Participants will learn some common features of successful elite athletes under 18yo
Hernan Goldstein MD
Pacific ENT Medical Group
Balance in the Aging Athlete
At the end of this presentation the attendant will be able to:
1) Describe the changes that occur in balance as the human body ages.
2) Explain the impact that these changes have on the athlete
3) Elaborate at least 3 strategies to decrease chances of injury.
Sam Frankel MD
Georgetown Medicine 2016, UCSD Emergency Medicine 2020
The effect of Age on Ankle fractures
1) age has a linear effect on the rate of ankle fracture.
2) This effect has a peak at 40 years old
3) Further research will look into other co founders
Jeff Madachy DO
Clinical Assistant Professor Family Medicine
Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
“Common core and its connection to injury”
Discuss the abdominal core
Core strength and connection to injury
Effect of training on injury prevention
Dave Milzman, MD
Associate Dean for Innovation and Student Research
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Turf VS Grass as playing surface in Soccer: Cost of Fields VS. Cost to Athletes
1. Cost of natural grass fields in most colleges has become prohibitive. Know the basic advantages and disadvantages of turf
2. Understand the mechanism of ankle and knee sprains on turf and grass
3. Understand the differences in injury prevalence with NCAA Soccer compared with other collegiate sports.
Juan Carlos Q. Velez, M.D.
Associate Professor, Ochsner Clinical School / The University of Queensland
Interim Chair, Department of Nephrology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Adjunct Associate Professor of Physiology, Tulane University School of Medicine
@VelezNephHepato / firstname.lastname@example.org
Risk for Acute Kidney Injury in Sports
1. To recognize the potential risk of kidney injury associated with strenuous exercise
2. To identify sport-related scenarios that carry a risk for rhabdomyolysis
3. To familiarize with the mechanisms of nephrotoxicity of drugs consumed by athletes
JP Valette MD
UCSD school of Medicine 2016, UCSD department of Family Medicine and Public Health 2019
Adductor Injuries in Soccer
1) review anatomy of the adductors
2) Understand diagnosis of adductor injuries
3) understand treatment of adductor injuries
Suraj Achar MD, FAAFP, CAQSM
Clinical Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health
University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine
Team Physician San Diego Sockers, UCSD Tritons
Hidden Danger: life threatening clots in athletics!
How do we miss vascular injuries?
Why do athletes get clots?
Primary and secondary prevention
Garrett S. Hyman, MD, MPH, FACSM, FABPMR, CAQSM
Lake Washington Sports & Spine
“Happiness Based Medicine — A Shift in Mindset for Improved Patient and Physician Satisfaction”
Learning objective #1: The learner will be able to define happiness in operational terms that allow for measurement and goal setting
Learning objective #2: The learner will be able to identify systemic barriers to incorporating happiness into their clinic, and will be able to utilize tactics to overcome them
Learning objective #3: The learner will be able to learn three specifics tactics for training their staff in how to incorporate happiness into their clinic on a daily basis