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Healthy Athletes Webinar Series

Join Our Healthy Athlete Webinars!

Calling all athletes, parents, siblings, caregivers, support systems, and coaches  join us at one of our many Healthy Athletes Webinars!

Unfortunately, because of the pandemic we had to cancel many of our Healthy Athlete screenings. However, to make sure we got important health resources out to our Special Olympic Massachusetts community we have decided to host health webinars! Please note that these webinars should not replace doctor visits or screenings (dental, physical, eye, foot etc.)

When Do They Happen? Every month/ Every other month

What Are The Webinars About? We will cover  many different health topics! Some examples of topics:

  • What exactly is Healthy Athlete and the different types of screenings
  • Proper way to brush your teeth
  • Primary care doctor
  • Ways to stay active

WHAT DO YOU GET? Join us for this months webinar and you’ll receive a pedometer! 


This Months Webinar Topic:

Physical Activity & The Pandemic

Date: Saturday, April 24th 

Time: 10-11AM

** Remember: These webinars are NOT a screening.

Zoom Link: Will be sent out the Friday Before

Overview of Webinar

Introduction

General Exercise Recommendations/Importance of Exercise

COVID-19 impact and how to overcome it

Q&A/Panel


Meet The Presenter:

 

 

Dr. Stephanie DeLuca, MD is a third-year resident in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Charlestown, Massachusetts. She completed her intern year at Greenwich Hospital in Connecticut. She obtained her medical degree from New York Medical College. She is interested in pediatric sports medicine, particularly injury prevention in adolescent athletes and community outreach. She enjoys playing with her dog Ramsey, spinning, and doing high-intensity interval training. 

 

 

 

Dr. Kristin Whitney is a Sports Medicine Physician and member of the Boston Children’s Hospital Division of Sports Medicine “Youth Athletes with Disabilities, Deafness/Hard-of-Hearing, and Blindness/Low Vision Program.” She isa running enthusiast but has dabbled in sports throughout life including lacrosse, field hockey, swimming, and cycling. Her love of sports has translated into her clinical work as a Sports Medicine Physician in the Division of Sports Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital, where her approach to care is centered on injury prevention and performance optimization to keep athletes active, healthy, and enjoying the activities they love most. She is also involved in the Musculoskeletal-Sports Ultrasound Program, Female Athlete Program, and Injured Runners Clinic. She is a seven-time Boston Marathon finisher, member of the Boston Athletic Association Running Club team, Boston Marathon volunteer physician, and former coach with “Girls on the Run.”

 


Register Today!

Physical Activity & The Pandemic

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