Sports Medical Authors and Contributors

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Dr. Asheesh Bedi is the Harold and Helen W. Gehring Early Career Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and an Assistant Professor of Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at the University of Michigan and MedSport Program. He os also a consultant for the NFL and NHL Players Association, and specializes in both arthroscopic and open surgery for athletic injuries of the shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee.

 

Dr. Christopher C. Dodson is an associate professor of orthopaedic surgery at Thomas Jefferson University and specializes in sports related injuries of the shoulder, elbow and knee.  He serves as head team physician of the Philadelphia 76ers, assistant team physician for the Philadelphia Eagles and the Philadelphia Flyers, and as an orthopaedic consultant for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Pittsburgh Pirates.

 

Terry Zeigler, EdD, ATC  As a Professor in Kinesiology and Certified Athletic Trainer, Terry has spent over twenty years working with college athletes as a Certified Athletic Trainer specializing in the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries. Along with working alongside injured athletes, she spends much of her time in the classroom and clinical setting teaching and preparing students for careers as allied health professionals and professionals working in the field of Kinesiology.

 

Nancy Clark, MS, RD, CSSD is a registered dietitian (RD) who specializes in nutrition for performance, health, and the nutritional management of eating disorders. She is board certified as a specialist in sports dietietics (CSSD).   She has been Team Nutritionist for the Boston Red Sox baseball team as well as other top professional members of the Boston Celtics and Bruins.