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Sports Palooza Radio: We Talk About the Mental & Physical Health of Our Athletes

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Today's show focuses on health, including Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the mental and physical health of our athletes.

Mike Basevic: No Limits Founder and Creator Coach Mike Basevic, is a nationally-recognized behavioral strategist, performance coach, author, and speaker who has been training athletes of all ages for two decades to realize their full performance potential. He works with such athletes as Robbie Gould of the Chicago Bears.

Dr. Greg Kai Nishi, MD: How does a professional athlete go from fit to fat when they have the years of training and the knowledge to live healthier than the rest of us? Bariatric surgeon Greg Kai Nishi, MD, of the Khalili Center in Beverly Hills  says this happens more than you may think. He has numerous patients including professional athletes who were muscular and fit and then balloon up to 400 lbs after they quit playing sports. The Khalili Center has teamed up with the NFL Pro Players Alumni Association/Los Angeles to bring attention to the growing problems of player obesity. 

New York Cosmos' Manager of Team Operations Jack Gaeta stops by to talk about what special events the team is doing this month for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. His mother is a Breast Cancer survivor and was presented before the game last year with other survivors. http://www.nycosmos.com

Dr. Hyun Bae talk about the changing climate of stem cell therapy for professional athletes. He was recently featured on Fox News talking about back pain and Tiger Woods: Hyun Bae, MD is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at the Cedars-Sinai Spine Center, specializing in minimally invasive microsurgery and the treatment of cervical and lumbar spinal disease. He is director of Spine Education.

 


 

 

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