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BALTIMORE, April 11 - US Lacrosse President & CEO Steve Stenersen will be among the featured presenters at the annual MedStar Sports Symposium on April 20 in Towson, Maryland. The one-day event at the Towson University Marriott is primarily intended for pediatricians, epidemiologists, primary care providers, orthopaedic surgeons, orthopaedists, athletic trainers and physical therapists.
Advance online registration is required, with registration fees ranging from $75-$100, based on participant category.
Stenersen’s presentation, entitled Youth Sports: Building a Positive Experience, will chronicle the US Lacrosse experience for youth. He will also speak about developing youth-specific rules, as US Lacrosse advocates, and discuss US Lacrosse’s public stance against early college recruitment of athletes.
Dr. Richard Hinton, director of MedStar Sports Medicine Fellowship and a member of the US Lacrosse Sports Science & Safety Committee, is serving as one of the course directors for the symposium. Two other members of USL’s Sports Science & Safety Committee - Dr. Andrew Lincoln and Jon Almquist, ATC - will also be among the contributing presenters.
The symposium will incorporate didactic lectures, small group discussions, hands-on demonstrations, and audience participation question & answer sessions.
A full breakdown of the day’s agenda and additional details about event can be accessed on the symposium’s website.
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Steve Stenersen, President and CEO of US Lacrosse, will speak in Washington D.C. tomorrow at a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee hearing on “Concussions in Youth Sports: Evaluating Prevention and Research.”