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UGA eyes new NCAA practice rules

...in place as a rule in the Ivy League since 2011 and was adopted by the Pac-12 last season.Georgia director of sports medicine Ron Courson was on an NCAA safety committee that examined the issue of limiting practice contact."The concussions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-08/uga-eyes-new-ncaa-practic
Heads Up Football program helps moms feel secure about sons playing football

...has been endorsed by such groups as the National Athletic Trainers' Association, the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, the National PTA, Pop Warner Little Scholars, the National Federation of State High School Associations, several...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-06-27/heads-football-program-helps-
UGA looks to stop string of knee injuries

...the rash of injuries that hit the Bulldogs during an 8-5 season?Hard as it may be to believe, when director of sports medicine Ron Courson met with Georgia's team doctors as the school year wrapped up this spring, it turned out that the team...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-03/uga-looks-stop-string-knee-i
MLB to study increase in Tommy John surgery

...include the guys who didn't make it back. These are the success stories," said Glenn Fleisig of the American Sports Medicine Institute, who conducted the survey with Stan Conte of the Dodgers.With the advent of high-tech scans such...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-05-16/mlb-study-increase-inn-t
Fans stake out seats at 18th

...the gates by 7:45 to get a seat near No. 18."Nothing beats Masters Sun day," said Sellers, who is studying sports medicine at Georgia Sou thern University. "It comes before Christmas on my list." SWEET SPOT: Matt Ellsworth, of Char...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/fans-stake-out-seats-18th
Dr. Frank Jobe saved careers of many pitchers with Tommy John surgery

...Commissioner Bud Selig saluted Jobe for revolutionizing sports medicine."His wisdom elevated not only the Dodgers, the...teamed with Kerlan to specialize in the new field of sports medicine.Jobe is survived by wife Beverly, sons Christopher...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-07/dr-frank-jobe-saved-care
Stipend is 'less threatening' to NCAA members, Mark Emmert says

...practices, not rumor and innuendo and fear," he said.Along those lines, the AFCA and the American College of Sports Medicine endorsed USA Football's Heads Up Football program on Monday. The program was created by USA Football to help educate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-01-13/stipend-less-threatening-
Georgia's Aaron Murray pleased with progress in his recovery

...ligament in his left knee against Kentucky on Nov. 23 and had surgery three days later.Murray said Georgia director of sports medicine Ron Courson is supervising his rehabilitation. Murray said he plans to be ready to join Georgia's draft-eligible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-12-13/georgias-aaron-murray-ple
Caution needed this week with heat, humidity

...remains high, said Tim McLane, the senior athletic trainer for the outreach program at Georgia Regents University Sports Medicine. High temperatures are expected to be in the low 90s with relative humidity probably not dropping below 45 to 50...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-07-15/caution-needed-week-heat-hum
Atlanta Hawks take overtime victory against Washington Wizards

...ligament in his right wrist.The Warriors said Dr. Jeff Yao operated Friday at the Stanford Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Clinic. The team gave no timetable for his return.O'Neal wrote on Twitter: "I am NOT out for the season contrary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-12-13/atlanta-hawks-take-overtime-v