Dr. Philip Skiba

Director of Sports Medicine, Advocate Medical Group, USA

The Post Covid Athlete

Dr. Skiba is a world-renowned expert in elite athletic performance. Board-certified in primary care sports medicine, Dr. Skiba previously served as the Program Director for Sports and Exercise Medicine at The University of Exeter, in the United Kingdom. His practice focuses on the non-surgical management of sports injuries, as well as athlete training, health, rehabilitation and wellness. He works clinically, on the sidelines, and in the training rooms with high school, collegiate and professional athletes. With a PhD in exercise physiology, Dr. Skiba maintains an extensive research program which focuses on oxygen use and the determinants of athletic performance. His work has been used by athletes in amateur and elite sports on a regular basis, including the Olympic Games. Notably, Dr. Skiba has also coached a number of national champion, world-class and World Champion triathletes. Dr. Skiba was a consultant on the Nike Breaking 2 project, and traveled 3 continents working with the world’s best marathon runners. He also appeared in the National Geographic Documentary, Breaking 2. He serves on the medical boards for USA Cycling and Dare2Tri, and is the Associate Editor for Medicine for the European Journal of Sports Science. Dr. Skiba is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine.

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Saturday ~ 6th Nov ~ DAY 1 Session 3A: Special Groups

The Post Covid Athlete

Director of Sports Medicine, Advocate Medical Group, USA