Dr. Jonathan Kim: Sports Cardiology & Return to Endurance Exercise Post COVID-19
In this episode Dr. Kate and Dr. Kacy speak with Sports Cardiologist, Dr. Jonathan Kim about what athletes needs to know about their heart. We discuss return to exercise post COVID-19, signs and symptoms of cardiac disease and much more.
If you would like more information or are super nerds like us here are two articles that will give you more information:
Return to Play post COVID-19 infographic: https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/54/19/1174.abstract
Screening of Potential Cardiac Involvement in Competitive Athletes Recovering From COVID-19: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7598679/
If you would like to contact Dr. Kim:
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Why Anorexia & Mental Health Needs to Be Addressed in Endurance Medicine: A Personal Story
This episode is Dr.Kacy's personal story of her struggle with Anorexia Nervosa, the mental health implications and the evolution and recovery of eating disorders and mental illness in sports. They discuss the importance of a good support network, asking for help and even the stigma around getting help and taking medication. Through Dr. Kacy's story we discuss how running and sports can and does impact those struggling with eating disorders and mental health positively and negatively.
If you are struggling with an eating disorder, here is a resource that Dr. Kacy suggests. National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA): https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org.
If you or someone you know is ready to ask for help here is a good resource: Talkspace online therapy: https://try.talkspace.com.
Want to follow Dr. Kacy? She has a personal blog https://kacyseynders.wordpress.com and you can follow her on Instagram: @kace.pace
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Why it Took Nearly Dying to Recognize Athletes are More Than Their Sport.
This episode is Dr.Kate's personal story of nearly dying while training for a half Ironman for a rare, genetic cardiac disease called ARVC. Dr. Kacy and Dr. Kate discuss signs and symptoms of cardiac disease in athletes, what it is like to lose the something you love and how to move forward after.
In this episode Dr. Kate and Kacy talk about Dr. Kate's book Racing Heart: A Runner's Journey of Love, Loss and Perseverance. It is a great resource for anyone who has ARVC, has struggled with losing something they love and needs motivation and hope.
If you are looking for a new Garmin watch that can monitor heart rate and irregularities we recommend the Garmin Forerunner 735XT Mulitisport.
Meditation is a way for athletes to calm their mind and down regulate their nervous system. Research has found many health benefits to meditation. We like both the Calm Ap and Headspace if you are looking for something to get you started.
Form Yoga Studio is a female owned, life changing yoga studio located in Decatur, GA. If you don't live nearby, Form has an incredible online platform with hundreds of classes to choose from. Dr. Kate's favorite yoga studio
Sports Cardiologist Dr. Jonathan Kim
Johns Hopkins ARVC program
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Why Running Medicine is Important & How Creating a Supportive Work Culture Helps
In their first episode, Dr. Kate and Dr. Kacy discuss the importance of treating endurance athletes holistically. They stress the importance of listening to their athletes needs, watching them run and truly understanding them as a person, not just an athlete. Dr Kate and Dr. Kacy explain what running medicine is, the origin of Precision Performance and Physical therapy, and building a culture of care and fun in the workplace.
In this episode we talked about finding the right PT or Medical practitioner for the sport you do. If you are looking for someone in your area you can email us at: email@example.com to connect you with someone in our network. If you are in the greater Atlanta area click here for our clinic, we have two locations: Atlanta, near Emory University and Serenbe, about 50 minutes south of Atlanta. We are also about to open a third location in Smyrna, GA, north or Atlanta this spring.
If you are a healthcare provider that wants to learn more about treating this population there are many resources available. Dr. Kate is teaching a course in April 2021 focusing on the running athlete skewed towards the female athlete. Stay tuned for more courses. You can also join Dr. Kate's FB group: Treating and caring for the endurance athlete to connect with other like-minded practitioners. The APTA running section also has several resources about available courses.
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