The Sports Doctor, July 29, 2020
The Sports Doctor with Dr Robert Weil
Guests, Dr Chris Koutures and Stephen Gray
Guest, Dr Chris Koutures
Dr. Koutures grew up in Irvine, CA, and attended Irvine High School before earning a B.S. in Kinesiology at UCLA. He went on to obtain his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and spent three additional years in Madison for his pediatric residency working in one of the first pediatric sports medicine programs in the United States. After returning to California in 1997, Dr. Koutures completed a one-year sports medicine fellowship with UC San Diego.
In 2008, Dr. Koutures fulfilled a lifetime dream by serving as the Medical Team Physician for USA Volleyball and Table Tennis in the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. He is currently the team physician for the U.S. Men’s and Women’s National Volleyball Teams, Cal State Fullerton Intercollegiate Athletics, Chapman University Dance Department, and Orange Lutheran Athletics.
Dr. Koutures is currently a mentor for pediatric residents and medical and athletic training students, and speaks at local, regional and national conferences on sports medicine topics.
He recently completed a six-year elected term as a member of the Executive Committee for the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness. Dr. Koutures has also authored over 25 published articles, and served as co-editor for the textbook Pediatric Sports Medicine: Essentials for Office Evaluation published by SLACK Incorporated in 2013. Still a dedicated athlete, Dr. Koutures enjoys mountain biking, yoga with his wife, and coaching (and/or chasing after) their three children.
Guest, Stephen Gray
Steve Gray, B.A., CSCS
Right Fit is an all-inclusive fitness facility in southwestern suburban Chicago. We train adults, athletes, youth of all ages, and individuals with special needs to achieve their fitness goals. Your Goals…Our Goals is the motto of Right Fit as each program is specifically designed to meet the needs of its clients. Right Fit’s “inclusive” one of a kind 6000 square foot facility is equipped with the best equipment available. Included in our facility is a unique “Sensory Room” for individuals with special needs, 25 yards of artificial turf, cardiovascular machines, Olympic power lifting equipment, plyometric boxes, a rock-climbing wall, and much more. Right Fit offers professional training in three departments: 1) Fitness; 2) Sports Performance; and 3) Special Needs. Our fitness department encompasses our private fitness training, small-group fitness, and occupational fitness. One-on-one personal fitness training is our most popular service, as it can meet the needs and goal of any client. All clients go through our Body Awareness Training (BAT) and Postural Awareness Training (PAT) motor screens and assessments to look at their baseline of fitness and to ensure proper exercise prescription. Our small-group training offers the same benefits as our private training, but at a lower cost in a social environment. Finally, we also offer on and off-site occupational fitness programs to local fire departments, police stations, park districts, community centers and schools.
The Sports Doctor
The Sports Doctor is in! Dr. Robert A Weil, Sports Podiatrist, specializes in orthotics that improve alignment, stability, balance & performance. He has practiced podiatry & sports medicine for over 30 years in the Aurora- Naperville area and was recently inducted into the prestigious 2019 National Fitness Hall Of Fame. Dr. Bob has treated many of the world’s premier athletes from all types of sports. He is the host of “The Sports Doctor™” Radio Show. The show is now featured on BBS Radio Network, UK Health Radio Network & Sports 4 Fanz Radio. Dr. Bob was formerly on HealthyLife Radio and was also on WDCB public radio in Chicago for over 20 years. He has written articles for many newspapers & magazines and is a frequent guest on other networks. And his new book, co-written with Sharkie Zartman, titled '#Hey Sports Parents! An Essential Guide for Any Parent with a Child in Sports' - is now available on Amazon!
Join the Sports Doctor and his great guests for important topical information for injury free exercise, wellness and sports performance for both adults and kids. Frequent topics include, the role of the foot in sports, all aspects of sports medicine including, proper sports shoes, youth safety, health, wellness, and sports performance for both adults and children.