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John Smoltz defied odds by making Hall of Fame after Tommy John surgery

...allow the pitchers they selected in the 2014 draft to be used in a five-year study in affiliation with the American Sports Medicine Institute, which Andrews founded in 1987. The study will include every first-year pitcher in the five organizations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-02/john-smoltz-defied-odds-
Cavaliers lose Kyrie Irving to fractured kneecap

...concern right now though is just Kyrie's health. That's all."The Cavaliers said an MRI exam Friday at Stanford Sports Medicine Clinic revealed the injury and that surgery will be performed at the Cleveland Clinic by Cavaliers head team physician...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-06-05/cavaliers-lose-kyrie-irving-f
Stem cells still uncharted territory in sports

...Darth Vader," Fu said. "You're not sure which way it's going to go."Fu is all for progress. Yet for all of sports medicine's advances over the last half-century, some laws of nature remain intractable."If you get hurt, it's going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-18/stem-cells-still-uncharted-territ
Medical experts say sports safety efforts need to start at high school level

...prevent deaths and serious injuries.The National Athletic Trainers' Association and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine completed two days of meetings and programs with representatives from all 50 state high school athletic associations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2015-03-27/medical-experts-say-s
Best & Brightest: Morgan Bookstaver, Fox Creek High School

...and sports science, followed by physical therapy at Medical University of South Carolina with plans to work in the sports medicine field, rehabilitation for athletes post-injuryOF NOTE: Morgan enjoys ballet, pointe, tap, lyrical, contemporary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-18/best-brightest-morgan-booksta
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
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