Sports Science Classroom Host, Alex McKechnie, Success in Sports Science

2019-10-31T00:33:02+00:00October 31st, 2019|

At the 2019 NBA Summer League, the Tomorrow’s Stars Foundation hosted the Sports Science Cadaver lab at Goode Surgical in Henderson, Nevada. Alex McKechnie hosted the event along with TSF Board Member and world-renowned orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Randa Bascharon.

CloseUp360’s Josh Martin featured McKechnie on a story highlighting his illustrious career and his recent championship title run with the Toronto Raptors as newly promoted vice president of player health and performance.

“Alex McKechnie wants to set the record straight. The Toronto Raptors’ newly promoted vice president of player health and performance didn’t invent the term “load management”; it’s been used over the years to describe everything from how electricity moves to how hospitals schedule shifts for nurses. But the success Alex had in stewarding Kawhi Leonard and company through the 2018-19 season, en route to the franchise’s first NBA championship, has elevated those two words into the league’s popular lexicon.

The thing is, as Alex sees it, that rise in popularity has led to a broad misunderstanding of what load management actually means.”

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