Women's Sports Medicine Program: Education

We provide education, focusing particularly on improving community education & outreach on important topics like injury prevention for athletes, coaches, athletic trainers and parents.
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Education at the Women's Sports Medicine Program

Learn more about the Women's Sports Medicine Program ACL Prevention Program

ACL Prevention

Injuries to the ACL are one of the most common causes for season-ending surgery.

Learn more about the Women's Sports Medicine Summer Internship

Women's Sports Medicine Summer Internship

Learn more about this month long internship open to medical and premedical students.

Learn more about exercising during pregnancy.

Exercise During Pregnancy

There continues to be growing knowledge about the safety of exercise during pregnancy.

Learn more about the Women's Sports Medicine Program Concussion education information

Female Athlete Hip Injuries

The anatomy of the hip and pelvis varies considerably in females compared to males. Learn about how sex-specific differences in structure & function affect injury patterns.

Read a summary of a publication by Dr. Miho Tanaka about using injury-preventative training to help female athletes avoid ACL injury.

Publication Summary: ACL Injury-Preventative Training Programs

Female athletes are 2-9 times more likely to sustain an ACL injury than male athletes. Fortunately, this number can be reduced by the implementation of ACL injury-preventative training programs.

Learn more about the Women's Sports Medicine Program Concussion education information

Concussions in the Female Athlete

Concussions are a form of mild traumatic brain injury, and the rate of concussion reporting in female athletes is increasing.

Contact the Women's Sports Medicine Program.

We aim to lead the advancement of women’s sports and exercise medicine through multidisciplinary expert clinical care, research and education.