Tangipahoa and Livingston parishes coaches and athletic directors are invited
to save the date of Saturday, Aug. 3 to attend the ninth annual
North Oaks Sports Medicine Coaches’ Seminar from 8 a.m. to noon. The seminar is free, and registration
is required. To sign up to attend, click
here or call North Oaks Sports Medicine at (985) 230-5248.
The North Oaks Sports Medicine team of experts will help participants tackle
student-athlete safety through a series of lectures, demonstrations and
hands-on skills training surrounding the prevention and treatment of sports-related
injuries. Topics of discussion will include: sports nutrition; sports
performance; and shoulder and knee surgery recovery.
The seminar will be held in the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, located within
North Oaks Diagnostic Center at 15837 Paul Vega, M.D., Drive in Hammond. Attendees will receive a participation
certificate upon completion of the seminar.
The annual coaches’ seminar is just one way North Oaks Sports Medicine
works to prevent injuries and enhance performance of student-athletes.
Other program features include: free physical screenings provided annually
to junior high and high school student-athletes of participating schools;
and athletic trainer coverage at many school-sponsored sporting events
and practices. Saturday morning clinics also are held during football
season offering free injury evaluation and physician referral.