Sports Medicine Lecture Series
Schedules Six Addresses for
Posted August 14, 2001
HOLLAND -- The Distinguished Lecture Series in
Sports Medicine at Hope College will present six addresses
during the 2001-02 school year.
The series, which will feature a variety of
topics, is designed for health care professionals with an
interest in physically active patients, and is intended for
students, educators and clinicians alike. It is co-
sponsored by Holland Community Hospital, GRSportsCenter and
The series will open on Thursday, Sept. 27, with
"An Evidence-Based Approach to Complementary Therapy" by Dr.
Donal O'Mathuna of Mt. Carmel College of Nursing. On
Monday, Oct. 22, Dr. Shaine Henert of Chicago State
University will present "Gender Difference in Coping with
Injury." Dr. Debra Vinci of Appalachian State University
will present "The Vegetarian Athlete" on Thursday, Nov. 8.
On Tuesday, Dec. 4, Dr. Michael Ferrara of the University of
Georgia will present "Current Trends in Sports Medicine for
Athletes with Disabilities."
The series will continue in the spring semester on
Tuesday, Feb. 19, with "Asymmetrical Overload Syndrome:
Weight-Bearing Asymmetries and Athletic Injury" by James
Porterfield of the Rehabilitation and Health Center of
Akron, Ohio. The series will conclude for the season on
Wednesday, April 17, with "Evidence-Based Procedures for
Managing Cervical Spine-Injured Athletes" by Dr. Douglas
Kleiner of the University of North Florida.
The opening lecture on Thursday, Sept. 27; the
Nov. 8 lecture; and the closing lecture on Wednesday, April
17, will be held in the Maas Center at Hope College, located
on Columbia Avenue at 11th Street in Holland. The other
three lectures will be held at Mary Free Bed Hospital, 235
Wealthy, S.E., in Grand Rapids.
All lectures begin at 7 p.m. Admission is free.