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

2019

Recipient: Trevor A. Lentz, PT, PhD, MPH
Research: Development of a Concise Lower Extremity Physical Performance Test Set for Return to Sport Decision-Making in Pediatric Populations

2018  

Recipient: Mark V. Paterno PT, PhD, MBA, SCS, ATC
Research: Current Return to Sport Criteria after ACL Reconstruction Fail to Identify Increased Risk of Second ACL Injury in Young Athletes

2017

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

2016

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