Two sports medicine specialists and a sports psychologist will participate a panel discussion on Tuesday, April 17 at the Greenwich YMCA about how to help student athletes stay healthy and injury free and develop a mindful work life balance.
Sponsored by Orthopedic and Neurosurgery Specialists, the free panel runs from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 50 E Putnam Ave. in Greenwich.
Designed for coaches, parents and student athletes, this talk features ONS Sports Medicine specialists Dr. Marc Kowalsky and Dr. Demetris Delos and sports psychologist Dr. Alex Diaz of Sports Mental Edge. The discussion covers topics such as the dangers of sports specialization at an early age, nutritional and sleep requirements for student athletes, injury prevention and the role of mind-body balance in managing the stress of school, sports, peers and more. Their talk will be followed by a question-and-answer session.
Similar panel discussions have taken place at Briarcliff and Byram Hills high schools.
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