PRESS RELEASE

American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
For Immediate Release Apr 15, 2015


INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED SPORTS MEDICINE LEADERS TO DELIVER KEYNOTES FOR 2015 AMSSM ANNUAL MEETING IN HOLLYWOOD, FL

  • The conference features lectures and research addressing the most challenging topics in sports medicine today including issues surrounding FIFA & soccer injuries, ACL injury prevention, cardiovascular disease, degenerative joint disease, the power of physical activity in maintaining a healthy population, baseball injuries, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, sports ultrasound, pediatric sports medicine, groin pain/athletic pubalgia and provocative issues dealing with return-to-play decision making. A full program can be accessed here: http://www.amssm.org/Content/pdf%20files/2015_AM_FINALBrochure.pdf
  • Presentations will reveal cutting-edge medical knowledge and serve as a platform to address current and controversial issues in the field of sports medicine.
  • Keynotes will address prevention strategies and steps for returning to play post injury, as well as international perspectives on challenging musculoskeletal injuries and more.

PLACE:  
Diplomat Resort and Spa
3555 South Ocean Drive | Hollywood, FL 33019
(954) 602-6000

DATE:
Wed. April 15 – Sun. April 19, 2015

PRESIDENTIAL KEYNOTE
Jiří Dvořák, MD, Chief Medical Officer to FIFA
Wednesday, April 15, from 2:45 p.m. to 3:10 p.m.           

INTERNATIONAL  KEYNOTES
Mats Börjesson, MD, PhD (Sweden)
Jon S. Patricios, MBBCh, FFSEM (South Africa)
Xavier Valle, MD (Spain)
Adam Weir, MBBS, PhD (UK)

NOTE TO PRESS
Interviews with keynote speakers may be arranged. Media interested in being credentialed for the 2015 AMSSM Annual must contact Tekia Thompson.

CONTACT:
Tekia Thompson
Communications Manager
tthompson@amssm.org
(913) 523-3519. Media guidelines: http://www.amssm.org/Content/pdf%20files/MediaRoom_Guidelines.pdf


NOTE: For more information, please contact the AMSSM, 4000 W. 114th St., Suite 100, Leawood, KS 66211, (913) 327-1415.

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