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 health care system located in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, serving over two million people with over 1,700 licensed beds based in Northern Virginia. Inova consists of five hospitals including the area’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care unit. Inova encompasses many health services including the nationally and internationally recognized Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI), Inova Translational Medicine Institute (ITMI) on genomics, Inova Neuroscience Institute and Inova Children’s Hospital. Inova’s mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. More information and statistics about Inova is at www.inova.org.