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WHS Teams with Hospital for Special Surgery for Healthy Adolescents Presentation to Students

Good Morning Wilton reports the Wilton High School (WHS) physical education department is sponsoring a program presented by HSS which focuses on adolescent health. The program was created by Jonna De Simone Franklin, a graduate of WHS and Education Director of the Physician’s Assistant Department at HSS, and her mother, Roseann De Simone, health teacher at WHS, with the intention to keep students healthy and injury free.

Samuel A. Taylor, MD, sports medicine surgeon at HSS, Deborah N. Roche, PhD, sports psychologist at HSS, and Heidi Skolnik, MS CDN FACSM, nutritionist at HSS, were invited to speak to students and their parents about musculoskeletal health in adolescents; eating habits to help with academic and athletic performance; and managing obstacles (e.g., injury) while achieving peak performance in athletics and academics.

Read the full article on GoodMorningWilton.com.