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Programs & Services

The Kettering Health Network is committed to not only improving the health of athletes, but also cares about the well-being of the Greater Dayton community as a whole. More than likely if you have a need, the sports medicine staff has a program to fit you!

Athletic Training

Have peace of mind knowing the very best is on your sideline. Our staff is comprised of over 25 state licensed and nationally certified athletic trainers who have worked in just about every sport at every level. We make up one of the largest and strongest athletic training components in the country.

We work with many community organizations including:

  • 18 area high schools
  • Sinclair Community College
  • Dayton Dragons
  • Warrior Soccer Club
  • TOPS Gymnastics
  • Community Events

Kettering Sports Med also has a specially equipped 35-foot van which is used to provide off-site field side support for athletic trainers and physicians at events. For more information about athletic trainers at Kettering Sports Medicine Center or to inquire about event coverage, please call (937) 395-3929.


Bladder Confidence

Bladder Confidence Program


Dance Program

Our therapists in the Dance Medicine Program are specialized and trained in dance specific equipment for rehabilitation and performance enhancement of the dancer. Kettering Sports Medicine Center works with dancers and gymnasts of all ages, as well as the Dayton Ballet, Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, and Kids Are TOPS gymnastics.

We offer physical therapy with dance specific exercises using Pilates, the Pilates reformer, and Gyrotonic Expansion. Dancers and gymnasts can continue working with us after completing physical therapy in one of our fitness programs, including combining our Sports Acceleration program with Pilates. Our programs are tailored to meet your individual needs. Call (937) 395-3910 or click here for more information.


Dartfish

Dartfish is state of the art motion analysis software that allows us to examine your biomechanics to prevent injury and increase performance. Over 90% of Olympic medal winners have trained with Dartfish.

Dartfish provides instant visual feedback which enhances athletes' understanding of motion. Movement can be broken down to 90 frames per second. Using numerous drawing and measuring tools to point out key positions, we can make the invisible visible. We can also share information with you via print-outs, CDs, e-mail, or YouTube.

Gait analysis, throwing motion, and golf swings are just a few of the many motions we can help you break down and analyze. To schedule an appointment or learn more call (937) 395-3905.


Exercise Physiology

Our exercise physiologists and certified strength and conditioning specialists can help you reach your fitness goals with a program designed just for you. We can assess your current level of physical fitness, help you set goals, develop an effective exercise program, and monitor your progress. Your muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, body composition, and blood pressure will all be measured.

Call 395-3905 for more information.


Sports Nutrition

Our sports nutritionist, Dr. Cindy Cassell, can help you develop skills related to nutrition choices, physical activity, stress management, and behavior modification. All nutrition plans are individualized. You will learn how much protein, carbohydrate, and fat is in your current diet; as well as any nutrients that your diet may be deficient in such as zinc, calcium, or iron.

Athletes will receive information on caloric intake directed towards performance enhancement. You will also be guided on what to eat and drink before, during, and after events and training sessions.

Food coaching which includes analysis of your favorite restaurants with attention to convenience, budget, nutritional content, and personal likes and dislikes is also available. Our staff can provide follow-up nutritional e-mails to provide ongoing expert advice.

We can also provide in-services and lectures on nutrition and wellness to your team or professional group. Call (937) 395-3924 or click here for more information.


Stress Tests & Linking Lab to Life

Kettering Sports Med offers advanced physical fitness evaluations for you, whether you are just beginning to exercise or if you do advanced work-outs. Our programs include:

  • Measurement of aerobic fitness
  • Determination of maximal heart rate
  • EKG (physician supervised)
  • Body composition
  • Resting metabolic rate
  • Nutritional analysis
  • VO2 max testing
  • Determination of anaerobic threshold

Our exercise physiologists, physicians, and nutritionist will create a customized training program to help you meet your goals! Call 395-3905 for more information.

Athletic Training

Our dedicated staff of 10 full time state licensed and nationally certified athletic trainers provided coverage in all realms of the sports world. From youth sports to professional athletes and even public service personnel; Dayton Sports Medicine Institute provides some of the most comprehensive care in the country.

Our Athletic Trainers provide service to:

  • Area high schools
  • Dayton Dutch Lions
  • 28 Police Departments
  • Area Fire/Paramedic Departments
  • Community Events

Dayton Sports Medicine Institute is ready to help any athlete no matter the age get back in the game! For more information about Athletic Training Services and coverage, please contact 937-401-6400.


Tactical Medicine

Dayton Sports Medicine Institute is pleased to announce their involvement with Wright State University's Division of Tactical Emergency Medicine and various SWAT teams throughout South West Ohio. DSMI will be offering athletic training and tactical medicine services to SWAT members during training exercises and active missions. The Athletic Trainers assigned to DTEM will offer support to the SWAT teams for musculoskeletal injuries, as well as be a liaison between the mission and further medical assistance as necessary. Dayton Sports Medicine Institute offers one of only seven athletic trainers in the country working as an Athletic Trainer/Tactical Medic. For interest in how we can provide services to public safety officials, please call 937-401-6400.


Athletic Workshop

Athletic Workshop offers specific programs for every need and every age. Our state of the art 35,000 sq. ft. training facility has everything a person needs to meet their goals. Athletic Workshop offers a 60 yard sprinting track, field turf, basketball court, weight room with Olympic lifting platforms and squat racks, vertimax jump trainers, therapy pool and on-site Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapist and Orthopedic Surgeons.

Programs include:


How to get started!

  1. Call to set up your first training season today! 937-401-7777
  2. Let us customize a program specific to your training needs!


CPR Certification

Whether you are a babysitter, life guard, coach or a lay person; it is important to have your CPR certification. Dayton Sports Medicine Institute offers for all ages and levels. From basic to professional we have the course for you. Please call 937-401-6400 to schedule your course.


Dartfish Motion Analysis

Dartfish is state of the art motion analysis software that allows us to examine your biomechanics to prevent injury and increase performance. Over 90% of Olympic medal winners have trained with Dartfish.

Dartfish provides instant visual feedback which enhances athletes' understanding of motion. Movement can be broken down to 90 frames per second. Using numerous drawing and measuring tools to point out key positions, we can make the invisible visible. We can also share information with you via print-outs, CDs, e-mail, or YouTube.

Gait analysis, throwing motion, and golf swings are just a few of the many motions we can help you break down and analyze. To schedule an appointment or learn more call 937-401-6400.


Pelvic Control Therapy

The mission of Kettering Health Network's Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy program is to help patients regain control of their lives by diagnosing and treating embarrassing pelvic problems. We offer patients access to discreet, professional and compassionate therapists to address their bladder, bowel, and dropped organ problems. In addition, therapists work with patients with a variety of pelvic floor disorders including bowel and bladder control problems, pre- and postpartum conditions, osteitis pubis, painful intercourse, and post-operative rehabilitation. We are committed to working with patients to restore self-confidence, independence, and quality of life.

Athletic Training

Fort Hamilton Sports Medicine is comprised of experienced state licensed and nationally certified athletic trainers. Our athletic trainers provide services for a spectrum athletes, organized sporting activities, and public service personnel.


Public Safety

In collaboration with Dayton Sports Medicine Institute, Fort Hamilton Sports Medicine provides athletic training services for Hamilton Police and SWAT. Athletic trainers support Hamilton Police and SWAT for assessment of various musculoskeletal injuries associated with on the job events and training exercises. In addition, the athletic trainer serves as a liaison for further medical assistance as needed. For further information on public safety services call 513-867-2212.