Sports Medicine: Boxing
Sports Medicine for Contact Sports Athletes
Our Main Contributors:
Professor Zdenek Vilikus MD, PhD.
Since 2005 Prof. Zdenek Vilikus is the head of the Institute of sports medicine at the medical faculty of the Charles University specialising in medical. performance-endurance athletes, especially the ECG diagnostic methods and spiroergometry. Promotes comprehensive education of sports doctors including nutritional and suplementation support and prevention of musculoskeletal problems of athletes. In his youth Dr. Vilikus devoted himself to strength training and lectured courses about training in bodybuilding.
Professor Judd Biasiotto PhD.
Dr. Judd Biasiotto is a modern day renaissance man with accomplishments ranging from being a sport’s psychologist to three major league baseball teams consisting of the Cincinnati Reds, Pittsburgh Pirates, and the Kansas City Royals, Multi-world record holder in Powerlifting - which includes a record for the Pound for Pound 4th greatest squat ever recorded in the history of the sport (video below). Judd is a Multi-National and World Bodybuilding Champion and at a height of only 5 feet 7 inches tall was a starter for the renowned Notre Dame Basketball team and former Golden Gloves boxing champion. Judd is also a university professor, award winning orator, author of 126 books and over 1100 articles for leading fitness magazines such as Joe Weider's Muscle and Fitness.
Setbacks for the Contact Sports Athlete: by Dr. Judd Biasiotto
Warning Signs of Concussion:
Every fighter should be able to spot the signs of a concussion. Read more about the clues and what to do here.