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Mind Games: Concussions, CTE and Sports

Melissa Womble, PhD, is a neuropsychologist with specialized training in concussion management. She is the director of the Inova Sports Medicine Comprehensive Concussion Center.   The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) recently reported on a study that analyzed the brains of deceased former high-school, college and professional football players. In the sample of…

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Inova, EXOS to Bring Human Performance Services to Northern Virginia

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Program offers training for athletes of all ages and adults looking to improve sports performance on the field and at home Ashburn, VA, May 3, 2017 – Inova Sports Medicine this week announced its partnership with EXOS, a leader in human performance, to bring performance training programs and services to the northern Virginia area. The…

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Inova physician named team doctor for World Baseball Classic

Robert G. Najarian, MD, is board certified in orthopaedic sports medicine and orthopaedic surgery. He is a member of Inova Sports Medicine, the official sports medicine partner of the Washington Nationals and Washington Redskins. He has particular interest in treating injuries and disorders of the knee, shoulder and elbow. Read Dr. Najarian’s profile. Baseball enthusiast,…

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Winning mindset: Sports psych & the athlete

For pro athletes like players on the Washington Nationals, keeping the body in top physical form is undeniably important. But there’s also more to baseball than muscles and reflexes. In many ways, baseball is a mind game. “It’s been estimated for baseball that mental factors determine as much as 80 percent of the fluctuations in…

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