Huddle with the Faculty: “Forever Young: The Aging Athlete”
Matthew Silvis ’02g, Associate Professor in Family and Community Medicine and Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at the Penn State College of Medicine and Medical Director for Primary Care Sports Medicine at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Oct. 12, 2013, 9:00-10:00 a.m.
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Exercise is often not emphasized in conversations between aging patients and their health care providers. However, there are numerous benefits to exercise for persons of all ages. This talk focuses on the benefits of exercise throughout life and provides common exercise recommendations for older adults.
Matthew Silvis ’02g graduated from the Penn State College of Medicine in 2002. He completed a family medicine residency at Wake Forest, and then practiced wilderness medicine in rural Wyoming before returning to Wake Forest, where he completed a fellowship in primary care sports medicine. Silvis is the team physician for the Hershey Bears Hockey Club and Hershey High School. His special interests include the care of endurance athletes; exercise; and concussion.