The author is a Basketball Medicine Physician who is
Board Certified in both Pediatrics and in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.He is a Member of the Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Member, Sports Medicine Special Interest Group, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and
Member, American College of Sports Medicine.
He lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA where he enjoys watching, playing, and thinking about basketball.
He created this blog to improve the health, fitness and performance of young athletes so that they can keep playing, and learning from, the game of basketball.
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