The Distinguished Lecture Series in
Sports Medicine will present five addresses during the 1999-
2000 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, GNA Rehabilitation
Professionals and the college.
The series will open on Wednesday, Sept. 22, with
"Cryotherapy: A new look at an old modality" by Dr. Ken
Knight of Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. On
Tuesday, Oct. 12, Dr. Julie Fritz of the University of
Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania will present "A research-based
approach to the treatment of low back pain."
Dr. Chris Ingersoll of Indiana State University in
Terre Haute will present "The puzzle of patello-femoral
pain" on Thursday, Jan. 20. On Thursday, Feb. 17, Dr. Diane
Bjornstal of the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis will
present "The psychological impact of athletic injury."
The series will conclude for the season on
Tuesday, April 4, with "Sports nutrition: Fact and fiction"
by Dr. Robert Murray of the Gatorade Sports Science
Institute in Barrington, Ill.
Each lecture will be presented at 7 p.m. in the
Maas Center at Hope College. Admission is free.