Wear a helmet whenever participating in activities
that pose a head injury risk.
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Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science
Athletic Training Winona State University — Winona, Minnesota
Masters in Physician Assistant Studies
Augsburg College — Minneapolis, Minnesota
- National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) — Certified
- National Athletic Training Association (NATA) — Certified
- Licensed Athletic Trainer, State of Minnesota
Mountain and road biking, backpacking, hiking, snowboarding, skiing, playing with my two dogs
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Ask Dr. Skendzel: If my child is experiencing groin pain, when is it time to consult a sports medicine physician?
Young athletes often experience groin pain and soreness. Sports medicine surgeon Dr. Skendzel explains the indicators that pain might be a sign of more serious injury.
Ask Dr. Skendzel: Given emerging research about concussions, is it safe for my child to play high school football?
Emerging research suggests that concussions sustained by high school football players can result in serious injury. Sports medicine physician Dr. Jack Skendzel helps parents evaluate the risks.