You can eat like an Olympic athlete, even if you don't have access to dietitians and experts who plan and prepare your meals like Olympians do.
We asked UK Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine's Dr. Kimberly Kaiser and UK Athletics performance dietitian graduate assistant Shae Carson for their insight.
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Dr. Kaiser answers some frequently asked ...more
The UK Sports Medicine Research Institute (SMRI) brings together experts from across seven colleges on campus in addition to personnel from UK HealthCare to help athletes of all skill levels and the tactical athletes of the U.S. military improve performance and reduce injury.
Consider the physical demands on an Olympic biathlete, an event that combines cross-country skiing and ...more
Every four years the best athletes gather from around the world to compete in the Olympics.
Behind the scenes, each team has its own team of doctors, who are there to treat injuries and illnesses and help to make sure the athletes perform at their best.
Dr. Mary Lloyd Ireland, now a sports medicine physician at UK ...more
Dr. R. Carter Cassidy
Written by Dr. R. Carter Cassidy, a spinal surgeon at UK Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine.
Is your neck hurting as you read this on your mobile device? You may have “text neck.”
Text neck is a developing trend in spine care. More and more providers are seeing young patients complaining of pain in ...more
First-time applicants for the John N. Insall Traveling Fellowship aren't often chosen to participate, but that's exactly what happened for Dr. Stephen Duncan, an orthopaedic surgeon at UK Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine.
Beginning in October, Duncan will travel across two countries to 11 centers in 10 cities to learn more about orthopaedic surgery and research ...more