In partnership with New York Road Runners (NYRR), Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is proud to present this Learning Series event and simulcast webinar.
You must register to attend EITHER the live session in New York City OR the simulcast webinar. Space is limited for both.
- Live session - Full capacity has been reached. Space is still available for simulcast webinar.
- Simulcast webinar
Live Session Location:
Hospital for Special Surgery
Richard L. Menschel Education Center (second floor)
535 East 70th Street (between York Avenue and FDR Drive)
New York, NY 10021
A confirmation email containing the webinar link will be sent prior to the event.
If you’re a novice marathon runner or perhaps just considering the challenge, it is important to understand how to safely and effectively train your body in order to stay out of the doctor’s office and in the race. Hospital for Special Surgery, an Orthopedic Consultant to NYRR for the ING New York City Marathon, is pleased to host this live Learning Series event and simulcast webinar to teach novice marathon runners how to:
- Identify and avoid common running injuries
- Prevent stress fractures and other bone issues
- Learn important strength training exercises
- Assess and improve your running form
- Fuel your body during training and race day
This event will be led by physicians, physical therapists, and nutritionists from the Primary Care Sports Medicine service, the Women’s Sports Medicine Center, and the Sports Rehabilitation and Performance Center at HSS, including:
Jordan Metzl, MD
Dr. Metzl is an Associate Attending Physician at HSS. As a 29-time marathon runner and nine-time Ironman finisher, he combines his knowledge as an athlete and experience as a physician to treat and educate athletes of all levels. Dr. Metzl is also a columnist for Triathlete magazine and author of The Athlete’s Book of Home Remedies (2012, Rodale Books).
Marci Goolsby, MD
Dr. Goolsby is an Assistant Attending Physician at the Women's Sports Medicine Center at HSS. She has a special interest in the Female Athlete Triad, which is the interrelation of energy availability, menstrual function, and bone health in female athletes. Dr. Goolsby has served as an event physician at marathons and triathlons, and is a former collegiate basketball player. She is currently a consulting team physician for the New York Liberty.
Leigh-Ann Plack, PT, DPT
Ms. Plack is a staff physical therapist at Hospital for Special Surgery in the Sports Rehabilitation and Performance Center. Her main areas of interest are in orthopedic injuries, specifically running. She works with runners of all abilities and performs running mechanics video analysis and assessments through the HSS Sports Performance Center. She has competed in 7 marathons, 14 half marathons, and several triathlons, including a half Ironman.
Sotiria Everett, MS, RD, CDN, CSSD
Ms. Everett is a registered dietitian and nutritionist on staff at HSS where she works with active individuals of all ages and fitness levels. Her interests include sports nutrition, the Female Athlete Triad, and weight management. She has completed the ING New York City Marathon and enjoys running and cycling.
Courtesy of New York Road Runners
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