13th Annual Sports Medicine for the Young Athlete


Daniel W. Green, MD, MS, FAAP, FACS

Associate Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College

James J. Kinderknecht, MD

Assistant Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery
Faculty, Weill Cornell Medical College

Jordan D. Metzl, MD, FAAP, CAQSM
Associate Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College

Mickey Levinson, PT, CSCS
Clinical Supervisor, Sports Rehabilitation and Performance Center
Rehabilitation Department
Hospital for Special Surgery

Maura D. Frank, MD
Director, Pediatric Practice and Health for Life Program
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Baxter B. Allen, MD
Research Associate in Child Neurology
Weill Cornell Medical College

Kenneth Perrine, PhD
Clinical Neuropsychologist
Assistant Professor of Neuropsychology in Neurological Surgery

This series of presentations was given during the 13th Annual Sports Medicine for the Young Athlete course at HSS.

Overview of Adolescent Throwing Problems

Jordan D. Metzl, MD gives an overview of injuries that commonly occur in adolescent throwers such as eye injuries, commotio cordis, and shoulder and elbow pain/injuries. 


Prevention of Adolescent Throwing Problems

Michael Levinson, PT, CSCS provides strategies for developing good mechanics to prevent injuries that often occur in adolescent throwers.


Adolescent Concussion Update

James J. Kinderknecht, MD, Baxter B. Allen, MD, and Kenneth Perrine, PhD provide an explanation of the prevalence of, and prevention and treatment of, concussions in young athletes in a variety of sports, and explain different methods that are used to evaluate functioning in young athletes with head injuries.


Orthopaedic Issues with Childhood Obesity

Maura D. Frank, MD and Daniel W. Green, MS, MD, FACS, FAAP discuss the prevalence of childhood obesity and related orthopaedic health concerns for children and adolescents.


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