Sports injury risks for student athletes

James Chesnutt, M.D.
James Chesnutt, M.D.

In light of a recent focus on concussions among student athletes, James Chesnutt, M.D. talks about fall sports, the risk of sports injuries for student athletes, and offers ways to ensure students have a healthy sports season.


James Chesnutt, M.D. is a board certified specialist in Sports Medicine and is the Medical Director of the OHSU Sports Medicine Program. He is a Portland native who has been working at OHSU since 1995. He first worked at OHSU Gabriel Park Family Health Center with a Family Medicine and Sports Medicine practice but now limits his practice to sports medicine.

Air Date: Saturday, September 10, 2011