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Realism the focus of A.R. Johnson CERT Program training

...class proved an eye-opening experience.Noah Mansell, 16, said the class would help him in his planned career in sports medicine while developing added respect for emergency workers."I knew it wasn't easy, but I didn't really know just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-19/realism-focus-ar-johnson
Georgia loses Gurley to season-ending knee injury

...afternoon.An MRI was performed Sunday. A surgery date has not yet been determined according to UGA director of sports medicine Ron Courson.The junior will miss the final two regular season games, the SEC title game if the Bulldogs should...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-11-16/georgia-loses-gurley-seas
Police and steroids: Hard to control, hard to prove

...the lure of steroids is that they work, said Tim McLane, the senior athletic trainer of Georgia Regents University Sports Medicine.Those who "juice up" see an increase in lean body mass, strength and aggressiveness. They also are believed to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-01/police-and-steroids-ha
Biz Bits

...honor: Elected president of the Georgia Orthopaedic Society.Details: He is a partner with Augusta Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Specialists. PAT BLANCHARDAward/honor: elected to the Board of Directors of the Community Bankers Association...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-25/biz-bits
Dale Earnhardt raises awareness about concussions

...his crew.He recounts the crash in his personal story of his own battle with a concussion in a video made for the Sports Medicine Concussion Program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. UPMC on Wednesday launched the Web site ReThinkConcussions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-10-22/dale-earnhardt-raises-awar
Active dogs getting ACL-like surgeries

...veterinary surgeon at Arizona Canine Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Group.While dogs are living longer and becoming...Reznik, an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine at Yale University School of Medicine.Dog surgery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/pets/2014-10-18/active-dogs-getting-acl-surger
Teams are taking advantage of tracker in practice that monitor physical output

...system have reported an average of a 27-percent decrease in soft-tissue injuries. When an athlete does get hurt, sports medicine personnel can use Catapult data to manage his recovery. For instance, if an injured wide receiver were able to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-11-05/teams-are-taking-advantag
Two Georgia football players miss practice with injuries

...practice to the secondary area to attend to junior college transfer cornerback Shattle Fenteng. He left with director of sports medicine Ron Courson because of an apparent hand injury. No information was provided on his injury either. MIAMI: Freshman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-04/two-georgia-football-play
With hitting down, should Major League Baseball lower the mound?

...mound, the arm momentarily lags and forces at the elbow cumulate," he said.But Glenn Fleisig of the American Sports Medicine Institute counters that recent studies disagree whether lowering or eliminating the mound would slightly cut or slightly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-15/hitting-down-should-majo
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