Beyond a center for excellence, the Andrews Research & Education Foundation, brings together the highest level of sports medicine education from doctors, researchers, and rehabilitation professionals. This collaboration delivers opportunities on many levels. We partner with industry leaders to research cutting edge solutions that impact the future of sports medicine. We offer  fellowship programs, equipping the next generation of physicians and surgeons with real world experience and mentoring. We deliver educational solutions through videos, seminars, and documentation.

We work in the areas of injuries, physical and surgical repair, rehabilitation, and return to performance. We have become the definitive destination for up-to-date modalities and protocols that address sports medicine issues. We serve both the sports medicine and athletic performance markets, including: Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Orthopedic Surgeons, Coaches, and businesses involved in the athletic industry.

We deliver our evidence based content on many levels including; webinars, seminars, white papers, and on-site training.  We welcome opportunities to partner with industry leaders to bring new and groundbreaking solutions to sports medicine.

Whitepaper of the Month

AREF is now offering running evaluations and analyses

Estimates show that about 70% of runners eventually develop some type of injury, and nearly 50% get injured each year. Many of these injuries may appear minor and start gradually; they can become more serious over time when not properly treated.

Small deviations from good technique can cause injury or otherwise decrease overall running performance. This is inherent to the repetitive nature of running.

Good running technique is important to prevent needless injuries. But what defines good running technique? To answer that question we have created a database of the biomechanics of uninjured healthy runners. By comparing runners to this database, we can detect unusual patterns in their running style. Early detection of any potential issues will prevent unnecessary injury and keep you running well.

To learn more click the link below or contact Scott Winnier at 850.916.8796 or scott.winnier@andrewsref.org.