Posts Categorized: Kids and Physical Activity

When is it too Early for Youth Sport Specialization?

Dr. Brian Feeley considers sports specialization to be intensive, year-round training in a single sport with the exclusion to other sports. There was a concern that early single sport specialization may lead to increased rates of overuse injury and psychological burnouts. Dr. Brian Feeley, Julie Angel, AT-C and Dr. Rob LaPrade have come together to publish an article… Read more »

Pediatric ACL Injuries and Sports-Related Injuries

Pediatric ACL Injuries and sports-related injuries are a concern to parents, coaches, teachers, kids and physicians. As part of my work as a physician, I focus on trying to educate young athletes about injury prevention. For more information on ACL injury prevention, check out my recent video series. Follow along for more information about the latest… Read more »

Exciting Things Happening at YMCA Norton Commons

YMCA Norton Commons A Popular Fitness Spot This December, it’s predicted that the Norton Commons YMCA, located at 11000 Brownsboro Rd, Prospect, KY 40059, will have 500,000 member check-ins for the calendar year. This equates to 1.52 visits every minute. With 11,000 total members, representing 4,000 households, that’s A LOT of people using the YMCA Norton Commons…. Read more »

2016 USA Cycling Amateur Road Nationals Kicks Off with Social Event Hosted by Dr. Stacie Grossfeld

Dr. Grossfeld Hosts Social Event for Juniors Competing in 2016 USA Cycling Amateur Road Nationals in Louisville The 2016 USA Cycling Amateur Road Nationals is taking place in Louisville, Kentucky, June 30, 2016 through July 3, 2016. Kids from all over the United States are in Louisville to participate in this annual event. The 2016 USA Cycling Amateur Road Nationals… Read more »

Youth Sports Injuries and Sports Specialized Intensive Training

Nowadays many kids are focusing in on becoming very good in one sport. This often involves investing a considerable amount of time, effort and interest in this one sport. Additionally, many parents and teachers encourage a child to focus on one sport in order to develop a higher proficiency. Yet sports specialization comes with physical complications for some young athletes including a higher… Read more »

An Overview of Pediatric Fractures from an Orthopedic Surgeon

Children are typically naturally active human beings with growing bones that often become susceptible to breaks, bruises, fractures and cuts. Their small, yet sometimes fearless attitudes may cause them to try new and adventurous activities without thinking about the possible repercussions. As a parent, it is often difficult to predict what your child is going… Read more »

Meet Louisville Fitness Expert and Certified Personal Trainer Cindy Geer

Growing up with a background in sports, coaching and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, perhaps it is not surprising that Cindy Geer’s career path is built around fitness training and mentoring. At 54 years old, Cindy Geer has always been an active woman. For years, she kept busy with the responsibilities of raising three children, teaching,… Read more »

Clavicle Fracture, Concussion, and ACL Injury

Contact High School Fall Season Sports Injuries: Clavicle Fracture, Concussions and the ACL Injury The training for the fall sports season officially starts July 15th. High School Fall Season contact sports (football and soccer) bring about many injuries ranging from bumps and bruises to more serious injuries requiring surgical intervention. Among the more common fall… Read more »