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Pediatric Sports Medicine Center

Sports injuries in children are injuries sustained while playing indoor or outdoor sports such as football, basketball, hockey, baseball, and tennis, or while exercising. Sports injuries can result from sports accidents, inadequate training, improper use of protective devices, or insufficient stretching or warm-up exercises.

Jeffrey Nepple
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Jeffrey Nepple, MD, MS Assistant professor of orthopaedics at Washington University School of Medicine
Co-Director, Washington University Hip Preservation Service and St. Louis Children's Young Athlete Center

Dr. Nepple specializes in pediatric and adolescent sports medicine, and is the Director of the Washington University and St. Louis Children's Young Athlete Center. He has clinical interests in adolescent and young adult hip disorders, including femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), labral tears and slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) with a specific focus on minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques for the treatment of hip disorders.

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  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA)
  • International Society for Hip Arthroscopy
  • Pediatric Research in Sports Medicine Society (PRiSM)
  • Academic Network of Conservational Hip Outcomes Research
  • Pediatric ACL Understanding Treatment Options PLUTO
  • Research on Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee (ROCK) Study