The University of Kansas Health System
  • Concussion Facts

    A concussion is a brain injury that is caused by a bump or blow to the head. It can be serious even if you've just been "dinged." Knowing the symptoms of a concussion and steps for prevention can help you stay off the bench and in the game.

  • Make your own sports drink

    Sports drinks or energy drinks can be expensive and full of sugar. But you can easily make your own version. Here's the recipe!

  • Taking the hospital to the track

    Sports medicine professionals from The University of Kansas Health System will care for nearly 10,000 athletes at the 2017 Hershey National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championship. The competition is the world’s largest for young track and field athletes.

  • Shawnee Mission School District renews partnership

    Sports medicine experts provide care to high school and middle school student-athletes

  • The supplemental truth

    Do supplements really supplement your workout? David Smith, MD, youth sports medicine medical director, explains the pros and cons of using supplements to gain a competitive edge and reveals his doubts about their true effectiveness.

  • Employee Spotlight: Dakota Gelsheimer

    Dakota Gelsheimer joined The University of Kansas Health System in 2017. She’s currently the interim head athletic trainer at Shawnee Mission East High School.

  • Young football player overcomes shoulder injury

    For most high school athletes, staying on the field to help your team win is all that matters. When Spencer Clayborn was a junior at Mill Valley High School he was no different. So when he noticed his right shoulder popping out of socket in the weight room and on the football field, he told no one

  • Chiefs coin-toss captains: A win for patients

    As The Kansas City Chiefs head into the postseason, staff, physicians and patients from The University of Kansas Hospital can take pride in knowing they helped make it happen.

  • Staff Spotlight: Jeffrey Randall, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon

    The best thing Jeffrey Randall, MD, likes about working with athletes is their attitude.

  • From recreational to elite, team keeps athletes healthy

    The athletes participating in the 2017 U.S. Figure Skating National Championships and the sports medicine professionals at The University of Kansas Hospital have much in common: after years of training and dedication to their craft, they consistently perform seamlessly and tirelessly under pressure.