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Post to receive 2018 Sports Health Sisk Award for Best Original Research Paper

March 14, 2018

UW-Madison's Eric Post is receiving the 2018 Sports Health T. David Sisk Award for Best Original Research Paper.

Eric Post
Post is a Ph.D. student with the Department of Kinesiology and a research assistant with the Wisconsin Injury in Sport Lab, which is led by Assistant Professor David Bell.

This award is given to the most outstanding original research paper published in the journal Sports Health in 2017. Post's paper is titled "Association of Competition Volume, Club Sports, and Sports Specialization With Sex and Lower Extremity Injury History in High School Athletes.”

The paper examined the association between competition volume, club sport participation and sport specialization with sex and lower extremity injury (LEI) with high school athletes. 

Post is receiving a $2,500 honorarium in addition to an award plaque, and will receive his award at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting in San Diego on July 5.

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