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Alexander van der Ven, MD | Doctors Hospital
Canadian Academy of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Team Physician

Dr. Alexander van der Ven is an orthopedic surgeon, fellowship-trained, board eligible for and specializes in total joint replacement, reviews replacements, reconstruction of the hip and knee and hip arthroscopy. Before joining the Center for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Doctors Hospital Dr. van der Ven fellowship ended Otto E. Aufranc in Orthopaedic Adult Reconstruction at Tufts University.
native of Massachusetts, Dr. van der Ven received his bachelor's degree from Boston College and his medical degree and master's degree in administration and health care management at the Faculty of Medicine at Tufts University. Completed several research projects in the Bioengineering Laboratory at Massachusetts General Hospital in knee reconstruction, and was elected to the AOA medical honor society. THE Dr. van der Ven completed his internship and residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital. During his residency, he also served as team physician for the sports program in public schools Miami-Dade County.
His clinical interests include degenerative disorders, congenital and inflammatory hip and knee, with a focus on optimal surgical techniques, longevity of arthroplasty and early rehabilitation. It also specializes in the early treatment of hip disorders with minimally invasive techniques such as arthroscopy of the hip. Has published articles in various medical journals criticized by colleagues and has taught nationally. Currently has an academic appointment at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine International University of Florida as an assistant professor of orthopedic surgery. Enjoy golf, snowboarding and spending time with his family and friends.



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Best trainer certifications

2008-04-23 06:50:51 by Trainer1960

In my experience the best trained trainers have one of the following certifications:
American College of Sports Medicine ( Strength & Conditioning Assoc. ( Council on Exercise (ACE)
They all have varying "levels" of certification and pre-requisites. Clearly, a certification which requires you to study for 6 months take sereval muti-hoiur exams and then requires continuing education after certification is better than one that certifies you one in a weekend course and never requires you to do continuing ed again (there is one like this out there!)
Good luck,

Carbs & Protein

2008-05-26 18:56:30 by Arelem

I have read in several places that to maximize muscle R&R/building, after working out, its best to take in carbs and protein. One study I found from the American College of Sports Medicine's journal talked about taking 10g of protein and 7g of carbohydrates immediately after exercise proven to help increase lean muscle mass.
My question is about the nature of the protein and carbs. I've tried some the supplements aimed at weightlifters and they taste like crap. I did find Boost High Protein supplement and it tastes pretty good. Does anyone know if this is the kind of P&C that would fit the bill?

Assessing your options

2006-03-24 04:30:18 by thespotter

Allow me to congratulate you on your pasion for fitness.
Personal trainer certifications are offered through a number of national accredidation organisations. Study materials (which are generally included with your exam fee) and we be purchased through the websites of the various organisations. Here are a few of the better ones to choose from:
NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine)
NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Assc.)
ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine)
Offering a variety of certifications, each organisations specialises in something a bit different

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