STOP Sports Injuries Award

This award, established by the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) in November of 2015, recognizes outstanding research presented at the AOSSM Annual Meeting related to youth sports injury prevention, treatment, or rehabilitation. The winner is selected by AOSSM's STOP Sports Injuries Outreach Committee and receives a $1,000 award and plaque.

Award Recipients


Recipient: Timothy McGuine, PhD
Research: The Effect of Sport Specialization on Lower Extremity Injury Rates in High School Athletes


Recipient: Michael Clinton Meyers, PhD
Research: Incidence, Mechanisms and Severity of Game-Related High School Football Injuries Across Artificial Turf Systems of Various Infill Weight