Coaches Clinic Presentations
McLeod Sports Medicine provides Coaches Clinics to area high school and recreational coaches. The clinics are designed to provide educational information in the areas of injuries and injury prevention, medical conditions, and the fundamentals of various sporting activities.
- Sportsmetrics, Not Just for ACL's
- Heat Related Illness
- Nutrition - Food and the Athlete
- Sickle Cell Trait and the Athlete
- Overhead Injuries & Throwing Mechanics
Sports Medicine Tips
McLeod Sports Medicine is dedicated to caring for rehabilitation patients and the active community. These tips are being shared help you improve your athletic performance and to help decrease the chances of an injury.
- A New Year, A New Commitment To Fitness
- Developing an Annual Training Plan
- Staying Warm in Cold Weather
- Running Cadence
Proper Hydration for Athletes
Dehydration can affect your performance in less than an hour of exercise – sooner if you begin practice dehydrated. Dehydration of greater than 3% of your body weight will increase your risk of heat illness (ie. Heat cramps, heat exhaustion, heat stroke). Download McLeod Sports Medicine's "Proper Hydration for Athletes" info sheet to learn more.
Pre-participation Sports Physicals
Free physicals for athletes from all area high schools contracted with McLeod Sports Medicine are available annually. The athletes must be rising 9th through 12th graders for the upcoming sports seasons. The one day physicals are held at McLeod Family Medicine Center located on the McLeod Regional Medical Center campus at 555 East Cheves Street, Florence, SC. Click for a list of contracted high schools.