Expert Interview

 
 
  • Stem Cell Therapy and the Future of Orthopaedics Adult stem cells hold promise of widespread applications, especially in the area of orthopaedics.
  • Last Call for Performance Enhancers: Richard Pound's Take The Major League Baseball Players Association was outrageous in its refusal to cooperate in the course of the Mitchell investigation.
  • Reflections on Ryan Shay, and SCA Risks for Runners, Part II It's possible for people to have no idea they have a predisposing condition for sudden cardiac death. About one third of people get warning signs such as unusual shortness of breath with exercise.
  • Reflections on Ryan Shay, and SCA Risks for Runners, Part I There are more than 20 conditions that some people may be already predisposed to that can lead to sudden death in young athletes.
  • Clemens, McNamee, and Congress Part II Education about steroids is the key for our kids. They need to know that this stuff is bad, and why it's bad to use these substances. Shortcuts are simply not the way to go.
  • Clemens, McNamee, and Congress Part I Who speaks the truth, Roger Clemens or Brian McNamee? To look at the steroids era in baseball from a sports medicine perspective, we went to an expert who was an early critic of the juiced game.
  • To Dope or Not to Dope: Abuse of Clenbuterol as a Diet Drug These interviews deal with the potential abuse of clenbuterol as an unlicensed diet drug, not its legitimate physician-supervised usages.
  • Ethics Surrounding the Use of Performance-Enhancing Drugs Many elite athletes actually get their performance-enhancing drugs via prescription. This begs the question: What is the role of the physician in these cases?
  • An Expert Interview With Dr. Olivier Rabin How does WADA differentiate between endogenous and synthetic testosterone? Dr. Olivier Rabin explains the rigorous scientific procedure used by WADA.
  • "I'm Going to Alabama to See Dr. Andrews," Part 2 There is an epidemic of injuries in youth sports across the board. A huge risk factor for baseball-related injuries in young people is -- believe it or not -- the radar gun.
  • "I'm Going to Alabama to See Dr. Andrews," Part 1 A familiar mantra heard during press conferences given by Major League Baseball pitchers who sustain an elbow or shoulder injury is, "We need to get a second opinion from Dr. Andrews down in Alabama."
  • The Day They Burned the McGwire Bats "There's a serious problem in major league baseball...they've pretended for years that there hasn't been a problem...They say they want it to be drug-free, but...."
  • Steroids Scorch the Field of Dreams: MLB's Disgrace "You may recall 2 or 3 years ago the whole androstenedione-Mark McGwire issue, which should have been, and was for many of us, the clue that there was something seriously amiss here."
  • An Expert Interview With Dr. John Sarno, Part II "In my experience...they wouldn't get better if the structural abnormality was responsible for their symptoms. They would get better by being educated, which is what I do."
  • An Expert Interview With Dr. John Sarno, Part I: Back Pain "I found that large numbers of people in whom pain was being attributed to some structural abnormality actually had a totally different disorder...it had to do with the stresses in patients' lives."
  • An Expert Interview With Don Johnson, MD Interview with Don Johnson, MD, director of the Carleton Sports Medicine Clinic in Ottawa, Ontario.