April 14, 2024 3:23 pm
UofL Health Selected as Sports Medicine Partner for Louisville’s Professional Soccer Teams

In a groundbreaking collaboration, UofL Health doctors, coaches and players from Louisville City FC and Racing Louisville FC gathered at Cardinal Station medical center to announce their new partnership. Under this arrangement, UofL Health physicians will now oversee the medical care of the teams.

Brett Hayes, the vice president of UofL Health’s Sports Medicine Institute, was present at the announcement and explained that their team will be present on the sidelines during home games to address any emergencies or medical needs that may arise. The partnership will provide the players with a wide range of services and cutting-edge sports medicine. One such service showcased was a special platform utilizing motion capture technology to assess the movement of athletes. This partnership will also benefit UofL Health as they will be able to utilize the research gathered while working with the players to enhance treatments for all patients in the future.

Head Coach of Racing Louisville, Beverly Yanez, expressed gratitude and excitement for the partnership, highlighting the privilege of having dedicated and knowledgeable individuals caring for the teams. With this new collaboration, soccer fans can anticipate seeing UofL Health’s name more prominently displayed at Lynn Family Stadium. Additionally, UofL Health has obtained naming rights to a field in the teams’ training facility.

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