2017 Youth Sports Injury Prevention Symposium at Rhodes College

June 28, 2017

Join us July 29 as Campbell Clinic physicians host a half-day course focusing on injury prevention, recognition and management of injuries when they happen, and guidelines for safe return-to-sports. Topics will include common sports injuries, injury prevention, overuse and sport specialization.

This course is free of charge and ideal for athletic directors, coaches, trainers, administrators, parents, and others who work with youth involved in organized sports.

Refreshments and lunch will be served.

To RSVP: Call 901-759-5490 or email [email protected].

Since its founding in 1909, Memphis-based Campbell Clinic has provided unsurpassed patient care while being recognized as the leader in teaching and research in orthopaedic surgery. As one of the world’s premier practicing and teaching orthopaedic centers,  they dedicate themselves completely to the advancement of orthopaedic techniques in order to better serve their patients.

Schedule of Events: 

Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Bryan Campus Life Center at Rhodes College

6:45-7:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast

Breakout Session 1

7:30-7:40 a.m. Welcome Message with Frederick M. Azar, MD

7:40-8:10 a.m. Keynote Address on the Importance of Sports

8:10-8:40 a.m. Early Specialization and Overuse with Frederick M. Azar, MD

8:40-9:10 a.m. Concussion: Current Concepts & Management with John C. Hyden, MD

9:10-9:20 a.m. Break with Snack

Break-Out Sessions (run sequentially)

Attendees may choose to attend two of the four sessions:

  • Session 1: 9:25-9:55 a.m.
  • Session 2: 10:00-10:30 a.m.

Breakout 1: How to Assess a Neck Injury with Frederick M. Azar, M.D.

Breakout 2: Sudden Cardiac Death/ How to Use an AED with Nahum Beard, M.D.

Breakout 3: Sideline Recognition of Concussion with James Robinson, M.D.

Breakout 4: Ankle Injuries with Benjamin J. Grear, M.D.

General Session 2

10:35-10:55 a.m. ACL Injury Prevention with David D. Spence, M.D.

10:55-11:15 a.m. Heat Illness with James N. Robinson, M.D.

11:15-11:25 a.m. Question & Answer

11:25-12:00 p.m. Common Sports Injuries & Illnesses – Panel Discussion

12:00-1:00 p.m. Tour of Facilities, Lunch & Adjourn






For appointments call