The University Health Center offers comprehensive sports medicine services for University community including Intercollegiate Athletics, Club and Intramural Sports, Performing Arts, Eppley Recreation Center, and recreational students, staff and faculty. 

We specialize in sports and exercise-related injuries with emphasis on identifying, treating, and preventing the recurrence of injury. We help individuals maximize function and achieve optimal health and performance goals through a non-surgical approach, using evidence based medical practice and sport specific rehabilitation. Our staff provides individualized health care to get you back to an active, healthy lifestyle, without discomfort or risk of re-injury.  

To schedule an appointment call 301-314-8184

Services

Primary Care Sports Medicine Physicians

Sports medicine trained physicians provide annual physicals exams, daily health care services with onsite clinics, injury evaluation and treatment plans, referral surgical care, return to play clearance, and game coverage for University of Maryland students participating in intercollegiate athletics.

Athletic Training

Licensed Athletic Trainers provide day-to-day health care to all sport teams participating in intercollegiate athletics and intramural/club sports. This includes injury prevention programs, injury assessment and management, rehabilitation, daily treatments, recovery strategies, bracing, emergency care, and are present at intercollegiate sports practices and games.

Sports Nutrition

The sports dietitics staff provides the following adjunct nutritional services to the intercollegiate student athletes:

  • comprehensive nutritional assessments
  • injury recovery plans
  • meal planning
  • team education
  • sweat rate testing
  • vitamin supplementation oversight
  • body composition testing as part of the sports medicine team. 

Mental and Behavioral Health

Our on-site behavioral health providers provide direct care to foster mental health and well being for student-athletes while managing campus and community referrals. 

Rehabilitation

Licensed Athletic Trainers and Physical Therapists provide onsite evidence-based rehabilitation, postoperative care, corrective exercise, pain management and follow-up injury treatment. 

 

Chiropractic Care

Chiropractors are on-site who provide a full spectrum of care for the student-athlete including restoring function, reducing pain, and improving movement through soft tissue and manual therapy techniques that leads to injury resolution and improves performance.

Facilities

The sports medicine performance staff work in four main facilities to provide sports medicine care and services. These facilities have first aid equipment, hydrotherapy services, rehabilitation tables, various rehabilitation modalities, exercise equipment, casting, splinting, taping areas, recovery modalities, treadmills, stationary bikes, and staff offices. In additional. These facilities include: 

  • Jones-Hill House 
  • Gossett Hall 
  • Varsity Team House 
  • Xfinity Center

Sports Medicine Resources

Social Media

Follow us on the following Social Media Platforms: 

Sports Medicine: 

Twitter: @UMDSportsMed

Facebook: @UniversityOfMarylandSportsMedicine  

Sports Nutrition: 

Twitter: @fuelingtheterps

Instagram: @fuelingtheterps

Sports Psychology

Twitter: @UMDSportPsych

Athletic Department and Campus Mental Health Resources

Sports Psychology Podcasts

Mental Skills Minute - #TerpsTalk on YouTube

The Line Up Podcast - Dr. Michelle Garvin and Lizzie Colson talk about sports injuries and recovery

University of Maryland Sports Medicine Newsletter