Sports Medicine Programs
The OSF Sports Medicine team, which includes certified athletic trainers, physical therapists, certified strength and conditioning specialists and exercise physiologists, offers a variety of programs that serve the community.
High School Outreach
Certified Athletic Trainers, healthcare professionals who collaborate with physicians to help athletes stay active and avoid injury, provide medical service to the interscholastic athletic population at three local high schools. They are available during events and practices to aid in the prevention, assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries that may occur.
Golf The Golf Advancement Program (GAP)
Staffed by a multi-disciplinary team, this golf-specific health and fitness program is taught by licensed athletic trainers certified by the Titleist Performance Institute. Bridging the gap between lessons and the links, the program is designed to improve your golf game through swing analysis, physical screening and exercise recommendations. It is customized to meet your specific needs for strength, flexibility, balance, and movement.
Key components of the GAP program include:
- Musculoskeletal evaluation for strength and flexibility
- Video analysis provided of your golf posture and swing
- Hands-on treatment to address mobility deficits
- Golf-specific fitness programs, available for the individual or with a group
This is the first ACL-injury-prevention program scientifically proven to decrease serious knee ligament injuries in female athletes. It is taught by a certified Sportsmetrics instructor.
Want to Learn More?
For more information about programs offered through the OSF Center for Sports Medicine, call 815-395-4505.