New York, NY—March 2, 2006
Even with the impending snow storm looming over New York, nearly 100 enthusiastic triathletes are expected to attend a prep session at New York’s Hospital for Special Surgery on medical issues that may arise while training for, and competing in, a triathlon.
Medical experts and triathlon coaches from across the city will address the following topics:
In addition, the event will include:
Thursday, March 2, 2006
7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70 Street, NYC (York Ave. & FDR Dr.) Richard L. Menschel Education Center, 2nd FL
The Sports Medicine Institute for Young Athletes at Hospital for Special Surgery is one of the first sports medicine centers dedicated to the treatment of sports injuries in youth and adolescent athletes.
About Hospital for Special Surgery
Founded in 1863, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is a world leader in orthopedics, rheumatology and rehabilitation. HSS is nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics, No. 3 in rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report (2007), and has received Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. In the 2006 edition of HealthGrades' Hospital Quality in America Study, HSS received five-star ratings for clinical excellence in its specialties. A member of the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System and an affiliate of Weill Medical College of Cornell University, HSS provides orthopedic and rheumatologic patient care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital at New York Weill Cornell Medical Center. All Hospital for Special Surgery medical staff are on the faculty of Weill Medical College of Cornell University. The hospital's research division is internationally recognized as a leader in the investigation of musculoskeletal and autoimmune diseases. Hospital for Special Surgery is located in New York City and online at www.hss.edu.