Learn what you need to know to keep your young athletes safe and healthy

Parents, coaches, and youth athletes are invited to attend a free one-of-a-kind event focusing on keeping young athletes safe and healthy.

The event is being held Saturday, July 26, 2014 at the Patriot Center at George Mason University.

The day will include workshops, education and exhibits from the region’s leading sports medicine experts who will discuss the latest advances in the prevention and treatment of athletic injuries.

For Medical Professionals

CME / CEU Program: 8 – 11 a.m.

For Parents and Students

General program 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

> Want to attend?

Submit your information via the signup form at www.inova.org/youthsports to receive more information.

 

Panel Discussions

Panel discussions with trainers from area professional sports teams and experts from Inova’s Sports Medicine and Neuroscience programs discussing:

  • Prevention and treatment of sports injuries
  • Enhancing athletic performance
  • Concussion management
  • Cardiac health for athletes
  • Sports nutrition
  • Sports psychology

Expo Floor

The expo floor will be featuring:

  • Information on products and services related to youth sports safety and health
  • Kid-focused hands-on learning experience sponsored by Safe Kids
  • Sports celebrities

Free Onsite Testing and Training

  • Free Baseline Concussion (IMPACT) Testing
  • Free School Sports Physicals
  • CPR Education

 Come Join Us!

What: Youth Sports Safety Symposium

When: Saturday, July 26, 2014

Who: Parents, coaches and trainers. Activities will be held for kids.

Why: Learn about youth sports safety, including concussions and orthopedic injuries.  Learn what you need to know to keep your young athletes safe and healthy.

Cost: The event is FREE to attend, but registration is encouraged. For more information and to register, visit www.inova.org/youthsports

Contact:  Julie Stanish: (703) 204-6347 or Julie.Stanish@inova.org

 

> Want to attend?

Submit your information via the signup form at www.inova.org/youthsports to receive more information.


Sponsored by Inova and hosted by Sheila Johnson, President and Managing Partner, WNBA Washington Mystics

 

About Inova

Inova is a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia that serves more than 2 million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond.  Inova is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient services and facilities, primary and specialty care practices, and health and wellness initiatives.

Inova encompasses the full array of health services, including the area’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). We are home to many nationally and internationally recognized programs, including Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI), Inova Translational Medicine Institute (ITMI), and the Inova Dwight and Martha Schar Cancer Institute.

More information and statistics about Inova is at www.inova.org.