The Kyle Group coordinates a weekly student athlete injury clinic at both Concord University’s NCAA Division II sports medicine center and West Virginia University Institute of Technology’s NAIA sports medicine center in addition to providing team physician services for both institutions.
As a consultant for the Athletic Training curriculum at Concord University, Dr Kyle participates in the design and lecture components of the student experience for this regionally recognized program. Students in the program enjoy direct participation in the student athlete clinic and are encouraged to participate in independent study facilitating real time athlete care. The initial research and design conducted at Concord University resulted in the pre-game EMS checklist – Friday Night Medical Time Out adopted by a variety of school systems.
The Kyle Group has a history of success in project driven sports medicine initiatives. Protocols for heat stress and athlete collapse designed for Atlanta 1996 Olympic Stadium promoted research resulting in NCAA sport venue AED recommendation adoption. Exercise induced asthma awareness in the scholastic athlete remains a focus of study with published 6 minute exercise challenge test and text treatment guidelines. Recent education focus on the awareness and prevention of sickle cell trait exercise collapse has been shared with local, regional , and national audiences. The Kyle Group is certified in ImPact neurocognitive assessments and continues to expand their knowledge base in the ever evolving field of concussion care.
Education focused in emergency care of sports injuries, The Kyle Group has partnered with The Andrews Institute in the production of on-line course of Vital Sign Trending in Sports Trauma in addition to providing a faculty presentation to its annual spring Football Injury Symposium. The Kyle Group also has joined the advisory board of Sports Safety International in providing the pre-game checklist for awareness in a global network.
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