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Sports Health Events

Our experts are at the forefront of the latest research and innovation in sports medicine and exercise science. They’re also athletes and coaches themselves, with a deep understanding of their patients’ drive to stay active and achieve their personal best.

We host a wide variety of sports health events—from lectures and workshops for the community to conferences and continuing medical education for professionals—where we share this valuable information with athletes as well as sports health leaders in the field.

Learn more about our upcoming events.

Sports Performance and Wellness Lectures

We host sports performance and wellness community lectures on a variety of topics. From using a foam roller during dance training to learning when athletes should return to the field, court, or rink after a head injury, you’ll get practical tips to keep you at the top of your game.

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

The Development of the Complete Player: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Performance Improvements and Injury Prevention Strategies

Join Adelphi University baseball team head coach and assistant athletic director Dom Scala; sports medicine specialist Mark G. Grossman, MD; athletic trainer James Labartino, ATC; clinical exercise physiologist Heather A. Milton, MS, RCEP, CSCS; and registered dietitian Nicole Regan, RDN, CDN, as they discuss the most common types of pitching injuries, strength and conditioning principles for injury prevention, and fueling for performance.

This program is free and open to the public.

Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019
Time: 6:00PM (refreshments); 6:30PM (presentation); 7:15PM (Q&A with NYU Langone experts)
Location: NYU Winthrop Research and Academic Building, 101 Mineola Blvd, Mineola, NY 11501, Ground Floor 101

Marathon Seminar: Nutritional and Mental Preparation

Join NYU Langone clinical psychologist Bonnie Marks, PsyD, and registered dietitian Samantha Heller, MS, RD, CDN, to get expert advice on the best ways to fuel and to mentally prepare for the New York City marathon. Topics include how to keep motivated and break through the “wall,” how to stay hydrated and energized during marathon week and on race day, and how to recover properly.

This program is free and open to the public.

Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Time: 6:00PM (registration); 6:30PM (presentation); 7:30PM (Q&A)
Location: 333 East 38th Street, 6th floor conference room

Rusk Rehabilitation Community Lecture Series

Patients and sports medicine specialists alike can benefit from NYU Langone’s Rusk Rehabilitation’s vast catalog of community lectures offered throughout the year. Experts discuss topics including sports injury rehabilitation, orthopedic and musculoskeletal rehabilitation, and pediatric rehabilitation. View our community lecture series calendar.

Continuing Medical Education Activities

Clinicians and other healthcare professionals can receive valuable information from our wide range of CME activities on sports health–related topics. Our educational programs include conferences, courses, and workshops.

In September 2019, we are offering our tenth annual Articular Cartilage Repair Course. The course addresses how to treat cartilage injuries using surgical and nonsurgical methods. It traces a patient’s medical journey from physical exam to imaging to rehabilitation, and discusses the latest research and practices for patient care. Attendees have the opportunity to see a live surgical demonstration that puts into practice the concepts covered in the course.

In October, we are offering our fourth annual hockey medicine course, Hockey Medicine: Peewee to Pro. The course addresses the safety, health issues, injuries, and treatment of professional and recreational hockey players of all ages. It also explores the psychological and substance abuse issues that may affect hockey players.

In November, we are offering The Young Female Athlete, a full-day course that reviews the spectrum of medical care for pediatric and adolescent female athletes. Topics include sports readiness and injury prevention, as well as a broad review of musculoskeletal injuries common in young women athletes. Course highlights include a series of multidisciplinary panels reviewing syndromes and injuries unique to the female athlete.

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