Stanford Medicine orthopedic surgeon uses his skills to as head physician for the San Francisco 49ers football team
Tag: sports medicine
Ask Me Anything: Winter Olympics with Steve Isono
Stanford sports medicine doctor tends participates in a #Askmeanything about his experience at the Beijing Winter Olympics.
Concussion: Could your genes increase your risk?
Stanford scientists have found two genes associated with concussion. Screening football players and military might identify those at higher risk.
Circadian rhythms affect Olympic swim performance, study finds
Olympic swimmers race about 0.39 seconds faster in the evening than in the morning, and as insignificant as that fraction of a second may seem, …
Life in the NBA bubble: Stanford Med alum kept COVID-19 away from players
Stanford Medicine alum Leroy Sims helped design and implement the NBA bubble, which protected players from COVID-19 while allowing basketball to continue.
A Stanford doctor hits the field with the 49ers — as their airway management physician
Stanford Medicine's Peter D'Souza shares his experience as an airway management physician who attends NFL games with the 49ers.
Understanding the forces that cause sports concussions
Stanford researchers are using specially equipped mouth guards to measure how concussion happens during head impacts in high school football players.
Probing concussion’s complexities with football mouthguards and a whole lot of computer time
Concussion is a serious public health problem, but researchers don't fully understand how they happen or how to prevent them. Now, researchers find, concussion is more complex than previously thought.
Olympic dreams come true for Stanford sports medicine physician
Stanford orthopedic surgeon Eugene Roh is serving as a Team USA physician during the Winter Olympics in South Korea.
Program aims to keep Stanford athletes sun-safe
Each summer growing up, I had a line just under my knees. Above was tan, as tan as a pale-skinned blonde can get. Below was …
Applying athletic and musical coaching techniques to surgical training
Performing in a harmonious group is a key characteristic in the success of athletes, musicians and surgeons. With this in mind, physicians at the University …
Stanford expert celebrates decision stopping testosterone testing in women’s sports
Female track and field athletes no longer need to have their natural testosterone levels below a certain threshold to compete in international events, the so-called …
New research offers comprehensive picture of the lingering effects of sports injuries
In an effort to better understand the lasting impact of sports injuries, Stanford physicians collaborated with the university's athletic department to enroll nearly 1,700 student …
Female high-school athletes suffer more overuse injuries than their male counterparts
When I was younger, the prevailing parenting advice regarding athletics and children was to identify a sport your child would enjoy early on and have …
Stanford Football team physician shares tips for staying healthy while working out
Last month, more than 750 people gathered on the Stanford Medicine campus for the annual Health Matters event. There, Jason Dragoo, MD, team physician for …
Stanford bioengineers and clinicians team up to shed light on how concussions affect the brain
In an effort to better understand and prevent concussions, bioengineers and clinicians at Stanford have turned athletic fields into laboratories to tackle fundamental questions about …