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Sports Performance & Wellness Lectures

NYU Langone Orthopedic Center’s lecture series includes educational events on sports, health, and fitness topics. All lectures are free of charge and open to the public. Watch some of our previous lectures on NYU Langone’s YouTube channel.

Please register using our online form. For additional information, please contact John Salvatore at or Jennifer Gallinaro at

Marathon Training: How to Achieve Your Personal Best

Join NYU Langone exercise physiologist Heather Milton, MS, and physical therapist Bethany Ridenhour, PT, as they discuss how to prepare for the New York City Marathon and other distance races. Topics include stages of an effective training program, such as when to increase volume and intensity; tips for peak performance; and the top five exercises to prevent running injuries.

This program is free and open to the public.

Date: Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Time: 6:00PM (registration); 6:30PM (presentation); 7:30PM (Q&A)
Location: 333 East 38th Street, 6th Floor conference room

Concussions: What You Need to Know

Join experts from NYU Langone’s Concussion Center at Richmond County Bank Ballpark at St. George for a discussion about how to recognize, manage, and avoid getting a concussion. Tickets to this lecture cost $45 and include access to the Skyline Suite, which is located on the first base side of the ballpark, and 90 minutes of food service.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact Jesse Lopresti at 718-313-1324 or at

Date: Sunday, July 28, 2019
Time: 12:00PM (ballpark gates open); 12:30PM (lecture)
Location: 75 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301

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