Drs. Heather and Kevin Vincent presented their newest research on the benefits of strength training exercise for osteoarthritis at the Osteoarthritis Research International Annual Conference in Liverpool, UK on April 25-29, 2018. Dr. Heather’s presentation was titled "Collagen Biomarker Responses and Pain in Obese and Non-obese Individuals with Knee OA After Resistance Exercise Training”.
UF Orthopaedics Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR) Faculty delivered key research and won awards at the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine National Meeting held in Orlando, Florida April 25-29, 2018:
Advice and guidance from Dr. Kevin Vincent, MD, PhD, FACSM, CAQSM about Runner's Knee (patellofemoral pain syndrome) was recently featured on Health.com. Dr. Vincent describes the basic causes of knee pain in this small excerpt from the article:
"Unlike many other bones, your kneecap floats freely, moving back and forth as you bend your leg. In a perfect world, it would travel in a straight line along the groove at the end of your thighbone, or femur.
Dr. Kevin Vincent, director of the University of Florida Running Medicine Clinic at the UF Health Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Institute, chats with WCJB-TV20 about how to safely train for upcoming races.
Dr. Heather Vincent, Director of the UF Health Sports Performance Center, receives a grant from US Lacrosse’s Sports Science and Safety Program ("Contribution of functional and motion factors related to lower body musculoskeletal pain and injury in lacrosse"). She will be studying the different biomechanics and player risk factors that can place developing players 10-21 years old at higher risk for lower extremity pain and injury.
Dr. Kevin Vincent, MD, PhD, provides newest information to Runners World on the prevalence of sacral stress fractures. This interview was initiated from a recent Clinical Pearl in Current Sports Medicine Reports from the UF Running Medicine team about the identification of the injury and its ability to masquerade as other injuries: