UofL Health selected as new sports medicine partner for Louisville’s professional soccer teams

Uniting for Athletic Excellence: UofL Health and Louisville City FC/Racing Louisville FC Collaborate on Sports Medicine

At Cardinal Station medical center, UofL Health physicians and coaches from Louisville City FC and Racing Louisville FC announced their new collaboration. Going forward, UofL Health doctors will oversee the medical care of both teams, with Brett Hayes, vice president of UofL Health’s Sports Medicine Institute, expressing excitement about the partnership.

Hayes highlighted that the collaboration will bring a wide range of services and cutting-edge sports medicine to the players. During the announcement, they showcased a special platform utilizing motion capture technology to analyze the movement of athletes. Additionally, the data gathered from working with the players will inform treatments for regular patients in the future.

Racing Louisville Head Coach Beverly Yanez expressed gratitude for the partnership, emphasizing the privilege of having dedicated individuals supporting the team. The collaboration will also increase UofL Health’s visibility at Lynn Family Stadium, with naming rights to a field in the teams’ training center. Furthermore, the partnership aims to develop a community initiative to increase access to soccer for children in underserved areas.

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