Karen Michelle Sutton, Yale University

Assistant Professor Medicine Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation New Haven, Connecticut karen.sutton@yale.edu Office: (203) 737-7678

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Dr. Sutton is an expert in these gender-related differences in prevention and treatment.  She is herself a former athlete whose research has focused on injuries to women athletes. As girls and boys are increasing their participation in sports, the injuries have increased accordingly.  Now, we ten...

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Bio/Research

Dr. Sutton is an expert in these gender-related differences in prevention and treatment.  She is herself a former athlete whose research has focused on injuries to women athletes. As girls and boys are increasing their participation in sports, the injuries have increased accordingly.  Now, we tend to see more athletes participating in the same sport year-round as opposed to a different sport each season. Continuously playing the same sport leads to an increase in overuse injuries as well as decreases the opportunity to build muscles through cross training.

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