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The 100 Most Creative People in Business 2015 - Dr. Martha Murray, #15
Fast Company, May 11, 2015

Denver man born without ACL inspired bold revolution in knee repair
The Denver Post, April 24, 2015

Three Biotech Solutions for Knee Repair
Scientific American, February 17, 2015

Review finds best exercises to prevent women’s knee injury
Fox News, December 15, 2014

Working Toward a Less Invasive ACL Surgery
Radio Boston
, November 20, 2014

The future of treating ACL tears
The Boston Globe, November 6, 2014

Concerns bubble up as more young athletes specialize earlier
The Boston Globe, October 24, 2014

Suffering on the sidelines, more athletes hit by ACL tears
The Boston Globe, October, 5, 2014

Tips to Prevent ACL Tears
The Boston Globe, October 5, 2014

Girls' Soccer Players Dealing with Rise of ACL Tears
The Boston Globe, October 5, 2014

Needham High soccer star, other girls coping with rise in ACL tears
The Boston Globe, October 5, 2014

Recent News


Mo'ne Davis: A Woman Among Boys at the Little League World Series
New York Times, August 20, 2014

Even Mild Concussion Can Cause Thinking, Memory Problems: Study
Health Day, July 16, 2014

Pediatric overuse injuries increase due to year round, one sport training
Healio, July 14, 2014

Pediatricians recommend training to prevent ACL tears
Reuters, April 28, 2014

Just One Season of Hits in High School Football May Alter Brain: Study
Health Day, April 8, 2014

Marathon Medical Tent Doctors Reflect On Bombing Response
CBS Boston, April 3, 2014

Doc: They Can't Scare Me Away
Boston Herald, April 6, 2014

Should you let your child play football?
Boston Globe, February 28, 2014

For Young Athletes, Injuries Need Special Care
The Wall Street Journal, January 6, 2014

Evidence shows cognitive rest aids concussion recovery
USA Today, January 6, 2014

For Young Athletes, Injuries Need Special Care
The Wall Street Journal, January 6, 2014

Once an adult injury, ACL tears are on the rise in kids
Healio, July 14, 2014

Broadside: PED abuse in young athletes
Healio, July 14, 2014

Young endurance runners draw cheers and concerns
Healio, July 14, 2014Schools in Mass. report nearly 3,000 concussions

Schools in Mass. report  nearly 3,000 concussions
Boston Globe, October 28, 2012

Doc offers tips to prevent school sports injuries
Itemlive, September 24, 2014

Dover junior returns to soccer after surgery
WMUR, September 13, 2012


Physician News


Lyle J. Micheli, MD

Top Docs Q&A: Lyle Micheli
Boston Magazine, March 21, 2014

Experts discuss the high cost of youth sports
Fox 25 Boston, 2014

For Young Athletes, Injuries Need Special Care
The Wall Street Journal, January 6, 2014

Caution: Dangerous curves, April 1, 2012

Finish line scenes at the Boston Marathon, April 17, 2012

Sports are great for kids, but too much comes with risks

MomsTEAM, 2012

Details may predict kids' soccer-injury recovery

Reuters, January 26, 2012

10 sports medicine specialists receiving recognition

Beckers Orthopedic Review, September 27, 2011

Are kids old enough to be playing adult games?, August 30, 2010

Sports training has begun for babies and toddlers

The New York Times, November 30, 2010

Dr. Lyle J. Micheli: Orthopedic care for young athletes, August 12, 2009

Mininder S. Kocher, MD

Exercises Aim to Reduce ACL Tears in Kids
ABC World News, March 25, 2014

Female soccer players may face health problems
U.S. News & World Report, February 8, 2012

Sharp rise in serious sports injuries in children

ABC News, November 15, 2011

From the operating room to the winners podium

Thriving, June 27, 2011

Teens training too hard, too often, June 1, 2010

Can a gene test tell you your toddlers sports?

U.S. News & World Report
, December 3, 2008

An ironman who's not yet a man

The Washington Post, November 10, 2008

How was Tiger able to play golf for a year with a badly injured knee?

Scientific American, June 27, 2008

Torn ACL's, other big injuries hit little athletes

USA Today, July 8, 2008

The rise in diagnosis of ACL injuries in children

ReachMD, July 6, 2008

Martha M. Murray, MD

Wounded knees, September 22, 2008

Medicine's next big thing: Healing ACL tears
News Channel 5

Enhanced primary ACL repair


Benton E. Heyworth, MD

Boston Children's Hospital puts out injury prevention list for young athletes, September 14, 2012

Michael J. O'Brien, MD

Hockey Notebook: League keeps eye on injuries
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 31, 2014

The game plan: Avoid sports injuries

USA Today, August 11, 2011

Dominicans try shots to boost rising players

New York Times, October 24, 2009

Ask the experts: Dietary supplements

Pediatric Views
, 2008

Ellen Geminiani, MD

The young female athlete
Pediatric Views, 2008

Kathryn Ackerman, MD, MPH

Does a hunger to win fuel eating disorders?
ESPN, March 1, 2012

Thomas Vorderer, DPM

The road to success, paved with bad advice
The New York Times, May 27, 2009

Brian Fitzgerald, BSN, ATC, LAT

Program trains youth sports coaches to accentuate the positive
Boston Globe, December 7, 2012

Taking PT for figure skaters beyond the rink

Advance, March 27, 2012

A different route
Training & Conditioning, 2008

Gianmichel Corrado, MD

Boston Children’s Launches New Sports Medicine Physical
Boston Magazine, January 24, 2014

William P. Meehan, MD

Should You Let Your Child Play Football?

The Boston Globe Magazine, February 28, 2014

The Pressure To Win And New Concussion Research, January 9, 2014

Cognitive Activity Could Hinder Concussion Recovery, Study Suggests

Huffington Post, January 23, 2014

Teen athletes with concussions shouldn't do homework, study says

Los Angeles Times, January 6, 2014

Skip the homework if you've got a concussion

NBC News, January 6, 2014

Concussion recovery delayed by mental activity, study shows

CBC, January 6, 2014

Children’s concussions and brain rest

The Boston Globe, January 6, 2014

Preventing concussions in high school sports

Fox 25 News, 2012

Study proves multiple mild concussions have a cumulative, lasting effect, July 13, 2012

New state concussion law puts players, schools on alert
Patriot Ledger, September 7, 2011

Meehan: Coaches, parents: Take concussions seriously

Metrowest Daily News, October 28, 2009


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