TeamSnap Partners with Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children to Launch Health & Fitness Advisory Board

Experts in child/teen heath, training and injury issues now a resource for parents

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamSnap, the world's number one web and mobile team management service, announces the TeamSnap Health & Fitness Advisory Board in cooperation with HealthONE's Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children (RMHC).

The board, currently composed of six RMHC board-certified doctors, will publish articles for the TeamSnap blog and other media outlets serving young athletes and their parents. Topics will include injury prevention, nutrition and training tips and general information to help busy families balance the many demands on their time.

"We are very pleased to team up with Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children for this project," said Ken McDonald, TeamSnap's vice president of Customer Acquisition. "The parents, managers, coaches and young athletes who rely on TeamSnap can now find original information provided by some of the nation's leading experts in health and fitness for kids and young adults."

The inaugural members of the board are:

  • Dr. Laurel Benson, MD, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Dr. Sue Kirelik, MD, Pediatric Emergency Medicine/Concussion
  • Dr. Karen McAvoy, PsyD, Clinical Psychologist/Concussion Specialist
  • Dr. K. Brooke Pengel, MD, Pediatrician/Sports Medicine Specialist
  • Dr. John Polousky, MD, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Dr. Jaren Riley, MD, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

The first blog post was written by Dr. Pengel and is called "Lightning Safety:

Four Things Parents, Children, Athletes and Coaches Need to Know." Dr. Pengel was inspired to develop this piece after this season's opening NFL game between the Denver Broncos and the Baltimore Ravens was delayed due to lightning.

About TeamSnap
TeamSnap is an award-winning mobile and web service for managing ongoing activities including recreational and competitive sports teams, social groups, and other organizations. With a simple but powerful online interface, TeamSnap makes it easy to keep track of participants, schedules, attendance and availability, payments, statistics and much more. Comprehensive messaging functions keep everyone in touch, and with a strong focus on usability and simplicity, TeamSnap is software that people actually find fun to use.

With enthusiastic customers in 195 countries and teams representing more than 100 different sports and non-sport groups, TeamSnap has quickly become one of the fastest-growing team and group management solutions available.


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