Signs of Overtraining [Video]
Ask the Expert: Running Video Series
About the video: What are signs I am training too much?
If you’re wondering if your running schedule has become too much for you, listen to Summit Orthopedics’ experts discuss signs of overtraining to help runners avoid injury. Featuring sports medicine physicians and avid runners, Angela Voight, M.D., and Kirk Scofield, M.D.
Meet Dr. Angela Voight
Dr. Voight’s approach:“My goal is to help people return to the activities they love as quickly and safely as possible. I want patients to feel like they are well cared for, that their concerns are heard, and that we work together to find the best treatment plan.”
Dr. Voight’s education: Dr. Voight received her undergraduate degree from Bethel University in Arden Hills, Minnesota and University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She received her medical degree from the University of Minnesota and her residency with St. John’s Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program connected to the University of Minnesota. Additionally, she completed a sports medicine fellowship at the University of California in San Diego, California. A fellowship is the highest level of advanced professional training for physicians.
Meet Dr. Kirk Scofield
Dr. Scofield’s education: Dr. Scofield completed his undergraduate studies at Seattle Pacific University in Seattle, Washington. He attended medical school and received his degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, Washington. His residency was at North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, Colorado. He completed his fellowship in primary care sports medicine from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota. A fellowship is the highest level of advanced professional training for physicians.
Helpful articles on running shoes
- The Right Shoe Matters: Don’t Cross Train In Running Shoes
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- Watch the video: Cross-Training for Runners
- Watch the video: When to See a Doctor for Running Injuries
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