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UPMC SPORTS MEDICINE ACADEMY

Our Sports Med Academy is a series of free, monthly presentations for athletes, parents, and coaches on a variety of sports-related topics. All events are held at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex and light refreshments will be provided.

These educational presentations provide information on common sports injuries, prevention, nutrition, and training tips, as well as the opportunity to ask questions of the experts. To register for any of the Sports Med Academy events, fill out the form below.

Upcoming presentations include:


  • The Arm: The Most Valuable Commodity in Baseball (A Review of Jeff Passan’s Book)
  • June 1, 2017 from 6 to 7 p.m.
    An in-depth review of the New York Times Bestseller, learn more about the pressures facing pitchers and their struggles against arm injuries.
  • Incontinence in the Female Athlete
    July 6, 2017 from 6 to 7 p.m.
  • Learn the common causes of urinary incontinence, things to avoid related to your bladder and pelvic floor, ways to incorporate the proper core and pelvic floor muscle exercises into your routine, and more.​
    For additional information about the UPMC Sports Med Academy, contact Tricia at turleype@upmc.edu or call 724-720-3068.

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