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Summit Medical Group Hosts Olympic And World Sports Champions

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ  - For the fourth consecutive year, Summit Medical Group hosts its free Live Well Sports and Health Festival, Sunday, October 6th, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., on its campus at 1 Diamond Hill Road, rain or shine. The event is open to the public.

This year’s Festival kicks-off Summit Medical Group’s first-ever #LiveWellStayWell Challenge. The #LiveWellStayWell Challenge is a 90-day adventure during which 10 people will pursue their health and fitness goals while sharing their experiences via video and social media.  Selected participants will start off with a physical, a fitness evaluation, and a nutrition consultation by a dedicated team of Summit Medical Group healthcare providers. They'll also be provided with a Fitbit Flex personal fitness tracker and a Summit Medical Group Challenge Concierge to support them throughout the Challenge.

Returning sports champions include Tim Morehouse, U.S. Olympic and National fencing champion, David Zhuang, World Table Tennis Champion and Olympic competitor, and members of the U.S. Olympic Rowing Team. Participants in the #LiveWellStayWell Challenge will also be on hand to meet with guests and talk about their challenge goals.

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Festival attendees can visit the Eat Well Demonstration Pavilion to sample healthy foods and learn how to make positive changes to their diets. Local chefs in our Eat Well Pavilion includes Paolo's Kitchen from Berkeley Heights, NJ

Fun activities and learning experiences for the whole family, include:

·         Archery, United Bowhunters of New Jersey

·         Basketball

·         Geocaching, Northern New Jersey Cachers

·         Scavenger hunt

·         Table Tennis, NJ Table Tennis Club

·         Soccer, Cheshire Soccer

·         Rugby, Morris Rugby

·         Golf Simulator,with professionals from Basking Ridge Country Club

·         Makota

·         Orbitron Human Gyroscope

·         Rock Wall Climbing

·         Face painting

·         Hay maze

·         Teddy Bear Clinic

·         Hula-Hooping, Hoopnotica,

Festival guests can also attend a variety of sports-health lectures given by New Jersey's top sports doctors:

12:00
The Arthritic Knee in the Middle-aged Athlete
Eric Mirsky, MD

12:30
The Knee: Common Problems and Current Treatments
David Bullek, MD

1:00
Back Pain in Athletes
Rajesh Rao, MD

1:30
The Treatment of ACL Tears
David Abrutyn, MD

2:00
Concussion in Sports
Jeffrey Rosenberg, MD

2:30
Injection Treatments for Low Back Pain
Rohit Oza, MD

For Festival updates, visit summitmedicalgroup.com

ABOUT SUMMIT MEDICAL GROUP

Summit Medical Group (SMG) is the largest privately held multispecialty medical practice in New Jersey. SMG maintains a 42-acre healthcare campus in Berkeley Heights and 27 additional practice locations in Bayonne, Berkeley Heights, Glen Ridge, Montclair, Morristown, Millburn, Short Hills, Springfield, New Providence, Verona, Warren, Westfield and West Orange. As an East Coast premier multispecialty group, SMG has provided exceptional primary and specialty care since 1929. For more, visit www.summitmedicalgroup.com.

 

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