Author Archives: Dr. Scott Rodeo

Aug
10
2012
Open water swimming

I am currently covering the marathon swimming events at the Olympic Games. This is a 10 kilometer race that takes under two hours, and is being held in a lake … More…

Aug
6
2012
Olympic rings

I have always believed in these three basic fundamentals for the sports physician: The sports medicine physician needs to: 1. Know what you know 2. Know what you don’t know … More…

Aug
3
2012
Swimming backstroke

Last night was another exciting night at swimming. Michael Phelps made history (again), becoming the first swimmer to win an event in three consecutive Olympic Games when he won the … More…

Aug
1
2012
Swimmer

Last night Michael Phelps won his record 19th Olympic medal when he swam the anchor leg of the gold medal, winning the Men’s 800 meter Freestyle relay.  Fittingly, this medal … More…

Jul
28
2012
Synchronized swimming

I am currently providing medical care to the U.S. Olympic swimming team in London.  After a domestic training camp in Knoxville, Tennessee, we left the U.S. on July 14 and … More…