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Is It Safe To Run During Pregnancy?


What Are Common Treatment Options For Tendinopathy?


When Should Runners Consider Shockwave Therapy? 


When Should Runners Consider Physical Therapy?


When Should Runners Consider Injection Therapy?


When Can You Start Running After Pregnancy?


When Should Runners Rest?


Painful, Knotted Muscles? Trigger Point Injections Might Help

Running Doesn't Harm Joints - In fact, it may protect them

Dynamic Stretching: How to properly warm up for exercise

How To Be a Better, Faster, Stronger Runner – Advice for Beginners and Experts

Avoid Common Errors In Training for Your First Race

How to Ease the Foot Pain of Plantar Fasciitis

Platelet-Rich Plasma Makes It Possible To Help Yourself Heal

How Endurance Sports Medicine Can Help You Reach the Finish Line

How To Choose the Right Shoe For Running

How To Perfect Your Running Form, Avoid Injury and Improve Your Time

A Runner’s Guide To Lower Back Pain

Running Injury or Muscle Soreness? How To Tell, What To Do

Shin Splints or a Stress Fracture? How To Tell

The Top 3 Running Injuries -- And What You Can Do About Them

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Best foods to eat before competition:

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Running for Seniors:

Water, Carbs and Race Day Eating: What Endurance Athletes Should Know

Top 4 Tips For Exercising In the Heat






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Amanda Weiss Kelly, MD

Chief, Pediatric Sports Medicine @UH Rainbow Babies & Children's
Dr. Amanda Weiss Kelly is board certified in pediatrics and sports medicine. She holds a medical degree from The George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C. She completed a residency in pediatrics at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and a fellowship in primary care sports medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center. A national leader in advancing the understanding of sports training, preparation, safety and rehabilitation in children and teens, Dr. Kelly serves on the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness, and represents the AAP in the Female Athlete Triad Coalition, an international collaborative group dedicated to promoting the health of female athletes. She also is a member of the Board of Directors for the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. Dr. Kelly’s special interests include concussion prevention, the female athlete triad, and treatment and steroid use among young athletes.

Benjamin Boswell, DO

Sports Medicine Physician @UH Sports Medicine
Dr. Ben Boswell is the lead medical physician for the Cleveland Monsters and an assistant team physician for the Cleveland Browns.He is board-certified in Emergency Medicine with a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine. Dr. Boswell holds a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Pennsylvania. He completed an emergency medicine residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami, Florida, serving as Chief Resident, and a sports medicine fellowship at Duke University. Dr. Boswell’s special interests include acute and chronic sports injuries, sports-related concussion, injury prevention and rehabilitation, osteopathic medicine, and sports physicals. He is team physician for Nordonia High School, and serves as a Captain and physician in the U.S. Army Reserves. He has participated in numerous 5k, 10k and 15k running events, and is an annual runner in the Army Ten-Miler in Washington, D.C. He enjoys taking care of all athletes, both young and old.

Tim Pugliese

Physical Therapist @UH Sports Medicine
Tim Pugliese has worked in outpatient rehabilitation for 20 years. He currently works for University Hospitals at T3 Performance in Avon, Ohio, seeing patients with a broad range of musculoskeletal injuries with an emphasis on sports rehab. Tim is a board-certified specialist in Orthopedics and holds certifications in Sports Rehabilitation and Manual Therapy. Tim is an endurance and multisport athlete, having completed four marathons and numerous half marathons. He also enjoys trail running, road cycling, mountain biking and has completed triathlons up to Half Ironman distance.




Laura Goldberg, MD

Sports Medicine Physician @University Hospitals Sports Medicine
Dr. Laura Goldberg is a specialist in sports medicine and is board certified in sports medicine and pediatrics. She earned her medical degree at the University Of Vermont Larner College Of Medicine, competed her pediatric residency at University Hospitals and her Sports Medicine fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic. Her special interests include concussions, joint pain, pediatric fracture care and sports injuries and running injuries. Dr. Goldberg was the medical medical director for Cleveland marathon for almost 10 years and brings first-hand athletic experience to her practice. The mother of two was a marathon runner, an Olympic-level sailor and, until a 2017 leg fracture, a competitive ski racer. She recently trained to return to running after a significant tibial plateau fracture.

Benjamin Geletka, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Physical Therapist @University Hospitals Rehabilitation Services and Sports Medicine at T3 Performance
Ben Geletka treats athletes of all ages and refers to himself as a “recovering endurance athlete." He has twice won the heavyweight title in the Clydesdale Division of the Chicago Area Runners Association. Additionally, he has completed eight marathons in six cities and has participated in multiple half marathons, road races and triathlons. Ben currently enjoys running and cycling for fitness and fun, and is training to complete multiple century cycling events this summer.