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June 2010

Caribbean Sports Science University Launched

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The University of Technology in Jamaice (UTech) launched the “Caribbean School of Sports Science,” a department developed with cooperation from the United States Sports Academy, in a ceremony on its campus in Kingston on 23 June. Professor Errol Morrison, the President of the University of Technology (left), met with Academy Vice President Dr. T.J. Rosandich during his recent visit to Kingston, Jamaica. In September 2009, a delegation from UTech visited the Academy campus and a…

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Academy Department Chairs to Present at University of South Alabama Medical School

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Dr. Enrico Esposito The United States Sports Academy’s chairs of sports medicine and sports fitness and health will be giving presentations relating to youth sports at a weekly sports medicine seminar hosted by the University of South Alabama in Mobile on Friday, 18 June. Dr. Enrico Esposito, chair of sports medicine, will be giving a presentation on injuries in children’s sports. Dr. Jordan Moon, chair of sports fitness and health, will be presenting on children’s…

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Concussion Expert Dr. Cantu Honored by Academy

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Dr. Cantu receives medal from Mr. Thomas Cafaro, member of the Academy’s Board of Trustees, and VP for Enrollment & Marketing, Nichols College Dr. Robert Cantu, a pioneer in the diagnosis and treatment of sport concussions, has been honored with the Dr. Ernst Jokl Sports Medicine Award from the United States Sports Academy. Dr. Cantu is a clinical professor of Neurosurgery at Boston University School of Medicine, a Founding Member and Chairman of the Medical…

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Kenyan Marathon Rookie, American Paddling Prodigy Win Academy’s May Athlete of the Month Honors

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A marathoner who reached an early milestone and an American teenager who is dominating canoeing and kayaking nationally won the United States Sports Academy Male and Female Athlete of the Month honors for May. Eliud Kiptanui of Kenya was named Male Athlete of the Month after he set a track record, winning the Prague International Marathon in 2:05:39 in only his second marathon. Despite running on a difficult course with several kilometers of cobblestones, the…

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Sports Stars & Famous Artists Featured in Online Sport Art Book

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Presenting 25 years of great sport art, the United States Sports Academy has published its first digital book, Contemporary Sport Art: The Artist and The Athlete. Each artist profiled is a recipient of the prestigious Sport Artist of the Year Award. The brainstorm of Academy President and CEO, Dr. Thomas P. Rosandich, this intriguing combination of epic sports stories, artist biographies, and photos of dramatic sport art covers artists and athletes from across the globe…

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