Episode 16.30 with Hosts Steve Kashul and Dr. Brian Cole. Broadcasting on ESPN Chicago 1000 WMVP-AM Radio, Saturdays from 8:30 to 9:00 AM/c.
Segment One: Dr. Adam Yanke from Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush talks about the responsibilities and experiences of a head team physician. Dr. Yanke has been recently appointed team physician for the Windy City Bulls. The Windy City Bulls are an American professional basketball team of the NBA Development League and an affiliate of the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association.
Dr. Yanke is a sports medicine orthopedic surgeon who treats shoulder and knee dysfunction with a special focus on cartilage restoration and patellofemoral disorders. Along with performing his training including Sports Medicine Fellowship at Rush University, he has also been involved in Doctorate work in Biochemistry focused on the basic science of cartilage restoration. His practice focuses on balancing the use of accepted surgical techniques while also offering access to clinical and surgical trials that provide access to new evolving techniques.
Segment Two: Steve and Dr. Cole discuss NBA, USA Basketball first-ever Youth Basketball Guidelines advising Athletes to Delay Single-Sport Specialization Until at Least 14 Years Old – – Includes Maximum and Recommended Participation Guidelines; Emphasizes Weekly Rest Minimums.
Basketball is a great game that is played by millions of young people in the United States and around the world. Playing basketball fosters the development of peer relationships, self-esteem, leadership qualities, and physical health.
However, an overemphasis on early competitive success has led to several well-recognized issues that exist across youth sports, including in youth basketball:
- Pressure to begin high-intensity training at a young age
- Early single-sport specialization
- Frequent and multiple competitive event scheduling
- Increased risk for injury, burnout, and disengagement from sports
Segment Three: Karen Malkin from Karen Malkin Health Counseling discusses The Next Hot Trends in Food. You may not have heard of moringa or regenerative grazing yet. But there’s a good chance you will before long.
Not too far in the future, when you reach for a healthy drink, it might be full of water from a cactus.
Your main course at dinner might be a pear-like fruit from Southeast Asia that does a remarkable job of imitating meat. The next candy bar your children bite into might be infused with mushrooms that help cut down on the sugar needed to sweeten the treat. And their breakfast cereal might be colored with algae instead of chemicals.