Marathon Training 2013

Strategies for the Marathon Runner – Keeping You on Your Feet and Through the Finish Line

In partnership with New York Road Runners (NYRR), Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is proud to present this Learning Series event.

Videos from the live program are now online!

Register and watch the sessions. Podcasts coming soon.

Cost: Free

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

Program Description:

If you’re a 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, on your feet and through the finish line. Hospital for Special Surgery, Official Hospital of NYRR for the ING New York City Marathon, is pleased to host this Learning Series event where attendees will:

  • Learn to identify and avoid common running injuries
  • Understand proper running mechanics
  • See how strength training can improve running performance
  • Discover essential nutrition habits for marathon runners.

This event will be led by staff from the Hospital's Primary Care Sports Medicine service and the Sports Rehabilitation and Performance Center at HSS, including:

Jordan Metzl, MD
Associate Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery, Sports Medicine Service
Jordan D. Metzl, MD is a nationally recognized sports medicine physician at Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Metzl combines his knowledge as a runner and triathlete with his medical experience to educate athletes of all levels. He is a 30-time marathon runner and 11-time Ironman finisher and is the medical columnist for Triathlete magazine. He is also the author of “The Athlete’s Book of Home Remedies” (Rodale, 2012) and is featured on the “Inside the Doctor’s Office” series for Runner’s World.

Michael Silverman, PT, MSPT
Staff Physical Therapist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Michael is an advanced clinician at Hospital for Special Surgery in the Sports Rehabilitation and Performance Center. He studied at Quinnipiac University, receiving his bachelor’s degree in Health Science and Masters in Physical Therapy, and is currently enrolled at Baruch College, studying for his MBA in Health Care Administration. Last year, Michael became a Level 1 USA Track & Field coach we well as a Level 2 Titleist Performance Institute Medical Professional. Michael specializes in orthopedics and plays an active role in the Performance Center, evaluating many of the runners who come to the hospital. He has been featured in ADVANCE magazine and Runner's World and has contributed to the official ING New York City Marathon Handbook. Michael has run 2 marathons and 7 half marathons, and is a 3 time Tough Mudder.

Jamie Osmak, CSCS, USATF, CGFI-1
Performance Specialist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Jamie Osmak is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, a USA Track & Field Level 1 coach, and a member of the Sports Rehabilitation and Performance Center at Hospital for Special Surgery. Jamie also is a corrective exercise specialist with a degree in Exercise Science from Rutgers University. He is a passionate trail and adventure racer, and has run races ranging from 5K to half marathons with elevation climbs up to 4,200 feet.

Jason Machowsky, RD, CSCS
Registered Dietician & Performance Specialist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Jason Machowsky, RD, CSCS, is a personal trainer, nutritionist, writer and educator. As a Registered Dietitian and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with specialties in movement correction and optimal nutrition coaching, he aims to enhance quality of life and achieve results for his clients by empowering them to integrate healthy movement and eating habits into their daily routines. Jason received his Master of Science degree in Applied Physiology and Nutrition from Teachers College at Columbia University.  Originally an overweight engineer and traveling IT consultant, Jason lost over 30 pounds and changed careers to pursue his passion.


Courtesy of New York Road Runners

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