Projects/Research Completed/Published/Presented

Presentations 2008 - 2009

Injury Prevention & Sports Safety

Spineboarding Workshop. Primary Care Physician Course, Clearwater, FL, February 2008. Presented by Morris BJ.

Emergency Prepardness. Pasco County Coaches’ Training, River Ridge High School, New Port Richey, FL, August 2008. Presented by Morris BJ.

Primary Care Sports Medicine Case Studies. Program Chair and Faculty. ACH Practical Pediatrics on Sports Medicine. All Children’s Specialty Care of Brandon. Brandon, Florida, August 23, 2008. Presented by Gereige R.

Injury Prevention.  Basketball Officials Association, Seffner, Fl, October 2008. Presented by Morris BJ.

Sports Medicine for Children with Special Health Care Needs: The Ability to Overcome Disability. USF Pediatrics Grand Rounds, Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida, October 2, 2008. Presented by Gereige R.

Sports Medicine for Children with Special Health Care Needs: The Ability to Overcome Disability. Sarasota Memorial Hospital Pediatric Grand Rounds. Sarasota, Florida, October 21, 2008. Presented by Gereige R.

Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes, Prevention. Team Physician Meeting, Tampa, Florida, January, 2009. Presented by Coris EE.

Pre-participation Non-invasive Cardiovascular Screening in Division I Athletics. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, Annual Meeting, Tampa, Florida, March, 2009. Presented by Coris EE.

Emergency Prepardness. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance National Symposia, Tampa, FL, March 2, 2009. Presented by Morris BJ.

Sports Injury Prevention: Play it Safe to Play it Well. Two classes taught in athletic training to high school students. East Lake High school. Tarpon Springs, Florida, March 24, 2009. Presented by Gereige R.

Current Trends in Youth Sports Injuries. ½ day workshop presented for the National Association for Sport & Physical Education as part of the Alliance for Allied Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance annual conference held in Tampa, FL, April 2009. Presented by Konin JG.

Emergency Preparedness: Are You Ready? Lecture presented for the American Association for Physical Activity and Recreation as part of the Alliance for Allied Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance annual conference held in Tampa, FL, April 2009. Presented by Morris BJ & Konin JG.

Pre-participation Cardiovascular Screening Session. AMSSM Annual Meeting, Invited Moderator, April, 2009. Presented by Coris EE.

Injury Prevention. Presented to health classes at Florida College, Tampa, FL, April 21, 2009. Presented by Morris BJ.

Program Planning and Evaluation.  Injury Prevention 101 Course, State of Florida Office of Injury Prevention, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, May 12, 2009. Presented by Liller KD. 

Football Safety Module. Brandon Cowboys Youth Football league. Seffner, FL, July 9, 2009. Presented by Morris BJ.

American Red Cross CPR Training. Presented to community healthcare workers, Tampa, FL, July 24, 2009. Presented by Morris BJ.

Sports Medicine Emergencies. Hillsborough County School Nurses Symposium, Tampa, Florida, August 11, 2009. Presented by Coris EE.

Sports Medicine Update. Teacher Inservice Training Day, Presented to Pasco Co. Physical Educators and Coaches, New Port Richey, FL, August 20, 2009. Presented by Morris BJ.

Sports Injuries

Pediatric Shoulder and Elbow injuries in Sports. All Children’s Pediatric Sports Medicine CME Program, All Children’s Ambulatory Center, Brandon, FL, August 2008. Presented by Coris EE.

Rehabilitation of Youth Sports Injuries. Invited presentation at Practical Pediatrics: Sports Medicine, sponsored by All Children’s Hospital of St. Petersburg Florida to be held in Brandon, FL, August 2008. Presented by Konin, JG. 

Lisfranc Injuries in Athletes. Tampa Bay Sports Medicine Consortium Primary Care Sports Medicine Conference, November 7, 2008. Presented by Coris EE.

Using Musculoskeletal Ultrasound to Assess Soccer Related Injuries. Invited lecture and workshop presented at the Soccer Industry Medical Symposium for Major League Soccer to be held in Fort Lauderdale, FL, January 2009.  Presented by Konin JG.

Case Study:  Glenoid Fracture in a College Football Player. Big Sky Sports Medicine Conference, Big Sky, MT, February 2009. Presented by Walz, S.

Unexplained Onset of Shoulder Symptoms in a Collegiate Baseball Athlete.  Presented at Southeast Athletic Trainer’s Association Student Meeting held in Atlanta, GA, February 2009. Presented by Cardinal K, Tremble C, Walz S, Pescasio M, Nofsinger C, Shames M, Konin JG. 

Rehabilitation of Knee & Leg Injuries. Invited lecture presented at the Team Physician Course - Part II, Orlando, FL, February 2009.  Presented by Konin JG.

Core Instability & Stabilization.  Invited lecture presented at the Team Physician Course - Part II, Orlando, FL, February 2009. Presented by Konin JG.

Rehabilitation & Prevention of Hip and Groin Injuries. Invited lecture presented at the Team Physician Course - Part II, Orlando, FL, February 2009. Presented by Konin JG.

Muscle Strength Recovery. Presented at the XVIII Congress on Sport Rehabilitation & Traumatology, to be held in Bologna, Italy, April 2009. Presented by Konin JG.

Head ATC and Team Physician Case Report:  Intra-Articular Glenoid Fracture. Presented at the Athletic Training Association of Florida Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, April 2009. Presented by Walz S, Leffers D.

Contemporary Approaches to Treating Patellofemoral Pain. Invited presentation for Annual Practical Applications in Sports Medicine Conference held in Palm Springs, CA, June 2009. Presented by Konin JG.

Prevention of Injuries to Throwers Through the Core & Hip. Invited presentation for Annual Practical Applications in Sports Medicine Conference held in Palm Springs, CA, June 2009.  Presented by Konin JG.

Pediatric Upper Extremity Injuries. AANP National Meeting, Gaylord Opryland, Nashville, TN, June 2009.  Presented by Coris EE.

Pediatric Upper Extremity Injuries. Invited Speaker, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, National Meeting, Nashville, TN, Gaylord Opryland, June 2009. Presented by Coris EE.

Heat Illness

Heat Illness in Football Athletes. American College of Sports Medicine, Annual Meeting, May 2008. Presented by Coris EE.

Core Temperature Monitoring in Football Athletes. PodCast, USF Health Website hosted Podcast, iTunes University, August 2008. Presented by Coris EE.

Heat Pill Reduces Risk in Football. Bay News Nine, Tampa Bay News Media Story, September 2008.  Presented by Coris EE.

Heat Illness. Special Olympics Coaches Meeting, Orlando, FL, January 24, 2009. Presented by Morris BJ.

Heat Illness Symptom Scale in Football Players Predictive of Elevated GI Temperature in Subsequent Practice. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, May 2009. Presented by Coris EE.

Heat Illness and Injury Prevention. Presented to Florida Revolution Soccer Organization, Riverview, FL, June 8, 2009. Presented by Morris BJ.

Heat Illness in Athletes: The Dangerous Combination of Heat, Humidity and Exercise. Invited Speaker, AANP National Meeting, Gaylord Opryland, Nashville, TN, June 2009.  Presented by Coris EE.

Orthopedics

Orthopedic Special Tests for the Shoulder: A Practical Exam. Hands-on workshop presented for the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, May 2009. Presented by Konin JG.

Clinical Use of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound. Invited feature session to be presented at the NATA Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposia, San Antonio, TX, June 2009. Presented by Konin JG.

Orthopedics

Orthopedic Special Tests for the Shoulder: A Practical Exam. HanGeneral Sports Medicine
Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes. Big East Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Providence, RI, 2008. Presented by Coris EE.

Nutrition and Back Education. Presented to multiple shifts at Southern Wine and Spirits, Lakeland, FL, May 21, 2009. Presented by Morris BJ.

The ABC’s of Splinting in Athletic Injuries. A hands-on pre-conference workshop.  33rd Annual Florida Suncoast Pediatric Conference, Hilton, Clearwater Beach, FL, June 11, 2009. Presented by Gereige R.

Pediatric Sports Medicine “SEE IT!”: Sports Exam Evaluation of Injuries and Treatment – Part II. Plenary Session with demonstration of the exam on a live model with video feed.  33rd Annual Florida Suncoast Pediatric Conference. Hilton, Clearwater Beach, FL, June 14, 2009. Presented by Gereige R.

The Female Athlete Triad. Invited Speaker, AANP National Meeting, Gaylord Opryland, Nashville, TN, June 2009. Presented by Coris EE.

Casting and Splinting Workshop. Invited Speaker, AANP National Meeting, Gaylord Opryland, Nashville, TN, June 2009. Presented by Coris EE.

Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes. Invited Speaker, AANP National Meeting, June 2009, Nashville, TN, Gaylord Opryland.  Presented by Coris EE.

Sports Medicine Administration

The Team Physician as an Educator. Invited presentation for Behind the Scenes as a Team Physician Course, Tampa, FL, January 2008. Presented by Cuppett MM.

Making the Most of the Sports Medicine Team. Team Physician Course, Westshore Marriott, Tampa, FL, January 2008.  Presented by Coris EE.

Engaging Methods to Enhance Exercise Compliance. Invited presentation at Practical Applications in Sports Medicine held in Palm Springs, CA, June 2008. Presented by Konin JG.

Entrepreneurial Opportunities; Taking Advantage of Community Partnership. Invited presentation at Practical Applications in Sports Medicine held in Palm Springs, CA, June 2008. Presented by Konin JG.

Team Physicians Don’t Take These Items for Granted. Invited presentation at Behind the Scenes as a Team Physician Course, Tampa, FL, January 2009.  Presented by Konin JG.

Creative Methods to Utilize Support Staff. 3rd Annual Sports Medicine Conference: Behind the Scenes as a Team Physician, Tampa, FL, January 2009. Presented by Collins L.

How do you keep the Team Physician from Becoming Complacent? Behind the Scenes as a Team Physician, Tampa, FL, January 16-18, 2009. Presented by Morris BJ.

Understanding University Hidden Costs. Behind the Scenes as a Team Physician, Tampa, FL, January 2009. Presented by Walz, S.

Successful Interventions to prepare for Promotion & Tenure that are Not taught in Graduate School. Workshop presented at the NATA Educators Conference, Washington DC, February 2009. Presented by Konin JG.

Revenue Generating Performance Programs. Invited presentation for Annual Practical Applications in Sports Medicine Conference held in Palm Springs, CA, June 2009. Presented by Konin JG.

Educational Technology in Sports Medicine

Integrating Athletic Training Education Faculty into Medical Student’s Learning & Assessment. National Athletic Trainer’s Association Educator’s Conference. Washington DC, February 2009. Presented by Cuppett M, Morris BJ, Konin JG, Coris EE, Bognar, B, Wallach, P.

 

Publications/Reports 2008 - 2009

Injury Prevention & Sports Safety

Development of the Sports Medicine and Athletic Related Trauma Institute (SMART) Sports Injury Registry for Adolescents.  USF Health Research Day, Tampa, FL, February 22, 2008. Liller KD, Morris B, Konin J, Cuppett M, Jang S, & Thorson S. 

How Can I Keep My Child Safe on the Playground? Tampa Tribune – 4 YOU Health Column. Ask the Expert. November 12, 2008. Gereige R.

Taping, Strapping, and Bracing of the Shoulder Complex. The Athlete’s Shoulder, 2nd Ed., Elsevier Publishers, copyright 2009. JG Konin, TJ Kuster, MD Miller, in Wilk KE, Reinold M and Andrews JR (Eds.)

Functional Knee Bracing in Sports.  Today in Physical Therapy 3(2):35-39, 2009. Konin JG, Morris BJ.

Flag Football: An Emerging Sport for High School Females. University of South Florida Health Research Day, Tampa, FL, February 2009. Graulich I, Konin JG, Morris BJ, Liller K. 

Flag Football: An Emerging Sport for High School Females. National Association for Girls and Women in Sport Association in association with the Alliance for Allied Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance annual conference, Tampa, FL, April 2009. Graulich I, Konin JG, Morris BJ, Liller K. 

Development of the SMART Injury Registry for Adolescents. Alliance for Allied Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance annual conference Tampa, FL, April 2009. Liller K, Morris BJ, Konin JG, Jang SW, Kadel R.

Non-Invasive Pre-Participation Cardiac Screening in Division I Athletes.  American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL, April 2009. Coris EE, Sahebzamani F, Naidoo K, Reese E, Walz S, Konin JG, Jennings J, Nugent D, Zwygart K, Pescasio M, Anne Curtis A.

Non-invasive Cardiovascular Screening in Division I Collegiate Football Athletes. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine 40(5) Supplement, May 2009. Coris EE.

How can I keep my child safe in the pool? Tampa Tribune – 4 YOU Health Column. Ask the Expert. June 9, 2009. Gereige R.

Body Mass Index & Obesity

Comparison of BMI between University and Professional Soccer Players. Presented at 2008 World Congress on Sports Injury Prevention held in Tromso, Norway, June 2008. Konin JG, Koike K , Meredith J, Goodstein B.

Body Mass Index for Professional Soccer Players. Presented at 2008 World Congress on Sports Injury Prevention held in Tromso, Norway, June 2008. Konin JG, Meredith J, Goodstein B.

Characteristics of Body Mass Index for Women’s Professional Volleyball.  Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting held in Seattle, WA, May 2009. Koike K, Konin JG.

Body Mass Index for Women’s National Basketball Association Players.  Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting held in Seattle, WA, May 2009. Konin JG, Koike K.

Heat Illness

Heat Illness in Football Players. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Vol. 40, No. 5, Supplement, May, 2008. Coris EE.

Heat Illness Symptom Index Scale in Football Players Predictive Of Elevated GI Temperature in Subsequent Practice. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, May 2009. Coris EE, Shabnam M, Walz S, Zwygart K, Nugent D, Pescasio M, Konin JG.

Core Temperature Changes in Collegiate Football Linemen. Southern Medical Journal, May 7, 2009. Coris EE, Mehra S, Jennings J, Walz S, Duncanson R, Pescasio M,

Heat Illness Symptomatology and Core temperature Elevations in Collegiate Football Athletes. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 40 (5), May 2009. Coris EE.

Orthopaedics

Diagnostic Ultrasound in Sports Medicine: Current Concepts and Advances. Sports Med Arthrosc Rev 17(1):25-29, 2009. Nofsinger C, Konin JG.

An Overview of the Use of Bone Scintigraphy in Sports Medicine.  Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review. 17(1):21-24, 2009. Leffers D, Collins L. 

General Sports Medicine

Effects of Oral Contraceptives and Athletic Injury. 2008 World Congress on Sports Injury Prevention, Tromso, Norway, June 2008. Konin JG, McCoy M, Rosendale A.

How Can I Help My Child be more physically active? Tampa Tribune – 4 YOU Health Column. Ask the Expert. July 26, 2008. Gereige R.

Imaging in Sports Medicine. Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review 17(1): 2-12, March 2009. Coris EE, Fletcher M, Pescasio MD, Zwygart K.

Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes. Chapter One, Sports Cardiology, ed. Christine Lawless, Lippincot Williams-Wilkins, 2009. Coris EE, Walz S, Curtis A, Frances Sahebzamani, Kira Zwygart.

Sports Medicine Administration

Integrating Athletic Training Faculty into Medical Student’s Musculoskeletal Learning & Assessment.  Presented at the 2009 National Athletic Trainers’ Association Education Conference, Washington, D.C., February 2009. Cuppett M, Morris BJ, Konin JG, Coris E, Bognar BA.

Cost Effectiveness of EKG’s. University of South Florida Health Research Day, Tampa, FL, February 2009. Dhanani A, Duda A, Bodkin D, McClean S, Konin JG.

Educational Technology in Sports Medicine

Athletic Training Education, a Change in Culture: ATEP Housed in Orthopaedic Department. Int. Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice 6(1), January 2008. Cuppett MM, Delotto Baier A, Konin JG.

Reimbursement for Athletic Training Educators through a Distance Education Model. 2008 MERLOT Conference, Minneapolis, MN, August 2008. Konin JG, Albohm, Thompson J, Campbell D, Vanguri P.