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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania UNITED STATES
Dr. Sprague is an assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Pittsburgh. His research focuses on overuse tendon injuries with a specific interest in patellar tendinopathy in jumping athletes. The long-term goal of his research is to optimize load and recovery prescription to prevent and rehabilitate overuse tendon disorders. Through this work, Dr. Sprague has also investigated the prevalence of kinesiophobia and fear avoidance beliefs in overuse injuries and the impact of therapist prescribed activity modification on the mental health of athletes.
Mental Aspects of Injury and Recovery Francesco Della Villa, MD, ITALY Sachin Ramchandra Tapasvi, MBBS, MS, DNB, FRCS, INDIADefining The Scope and Prevalence of Mental Health Issues in Athletes Kate E. Webster, PhD, AUSTRALIAWhy is the Problem Rising? – Role of Media, Social Media and Sports Administrators Sebastián Irarrázaval, MD, CHILEPsychology of the Injured Athlete: from Coping to Addiction Philippe Landreau, MD, UNITED ARAB EMIRATESThe Fear Factor in Tendon Injuries Andrew Sprague, PT, PhD, DPT, UNITED STATES
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Francesco Della Villa, MD, ITALY Sachin Ramchandra Tapasvi, MBBS, MS, DNB, FRCS, INDIA
Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Ankle / Foot / Calf Knee Tendon Meniscus Instability Medical Aspects Team Physician Arthroscopy Patellofemoral
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