International Extreme Sports Medicine Congress

Healio brings you the highlights from International Extreme Sports Medicine Congress. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from IESC, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

Meeting News

Worse health-related quality of life seen in adolescents with sports-related concussions vs fractures

June 2, 2018
BOULDER, Colo.— Adolescents with a sports-related concussion had worse initial impairments in overall quality of life compared with adolescents…
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VIDEO: Presenter speaks about common snowboarding injuries

June 1, 2018
BOULDER, Colo. — At the International Extreme Sports Medicine Congress, Thomas R. Hackett, MD, spoke about snowboarding injuries. He said the…
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VIDEO: A look at return-to-play in extreme sport athletes

June 23, 2016
BOULDER, Colo. — Omer Mei-Dan, MD, spoke about what physicians need to consider when they clear athletes for return-to-play in extreme sports.
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VIDEO: Provance speaks to return-to-play protocol for adventure sport athletes with concussions

June 21, 2016
BOULDER, Colo. — Aaron Provance, MD, spoke about concussions in adventure sport athletes. He said athletes should be taken out of sport if they…
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VIDEO: A look at treatment options for acute hip labral tears in athletes

June 20, 2016
BOULDER, Colo. — Omer Mei-Dan, MD, discussed ways to treat acute hip labral tears in athletes which depends on mechanism of injury.
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VIDEO: Provance discusses orthopedic injuries, concussions in skiing, snowboarding

June 17, 2016
BOULDER, Colo. — Aaron Provance, MD, discussed ski and snowboarding injuries. He said miles per hour plays a big role in the risk for injury.
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VIDEO: Mei-Dan discusses meeting highlights, keynote address

June 16, 2016
BOULDER, Colo. — Omer Mei-Dan, MD, discussed his favorite highlights from the International Extreme Sports Medicine Congress and his thoughts…
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VIDEO: A look at adolescent knee injuries

June 15, 2016
BOULDER, Colo. — At the International Extreme Sports Medicine Congress, Jason T. Rhodes, MD, MS, spoke about adolescent knee injuries and…
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VIDEO: Injuries sustained while sailing can be serious, fatal

June 14, 2016
BOULDER, Colo. —A presentation by Andrew T. Nathanson, MD, FACEP, FAWM, at the International Extreme Sports Medicine Congress on sailing…
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VIDEO: Nathanson speaks about common injuries among surfers

June 13, 2016
BOULDER, Colo. — Andrew T. Nathanson, MD, FACEP, FAWM, discussed the types of injuries most commonly sustained by surfers and the myths…