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Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes Presents 2016 Athlete Sports Symposium and Family Night Out

03/07/2016

Barnabas Health and the Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes will host the 2016 Athlete Sports Symposium and Family Night Out for young athletes and their families on Thursday, March 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Brookdale Community College’s Warner Student Life Center, located at 765 Newman Springs Road in Lincroft, N.J.

Open to children ages 10 and up, the 2016 Athlete Sports Symposium and Family Night Out will provide opportunities for kids and their families to learn about athlete hot topics on concussion, sports nutrition and sport safety. The event includes a meet and greet with two-time Super Bowl champion and Fox Sports commentator David Diehl, hands-on exhibits and interactive stations, local vendors, giveaways and door prizes and an opportunity to win an iPad mini. The school or organization with the most representation will win a personal appearance at their school with David Diehl.

The Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes provides education, evaluation and assessment of sports injury and sports-related cardiac and concussion screenings. Barnabas Health serves and cares for more pediatric patients than any other health care organization in New Jersey. This program furthers Barnabas Health’s longstanding commitment to the health and well-being of children and young adults.

Check in for the 2016 Athlete Sports Symposium and Family Night Out begins at 5:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required by emailing teamlink@barnabashealth.org. For additional details on the event, how to win a day with David Diehl or information on other events hosted through the Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes, visit http://www.barnabashealth.org/morahan or call 973.322.7913.

About Monmouth Medical Center

Located in Long Branch, N.J., Monmouth Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, along with The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center, is one of New Jersey's largest teaching hospitals and has been an affiliate of Philadelphia’s Drexel University College of Medicine for more than 40 years. From its earliest days, Monmouth Medical Center has been a leader in surgical advancement and has introduced many technological firsts to the region, including robotic surgery and other minimally invasive techniques. U.S. News & World Report has recognized Monmouth as a regional leader in cancer, geriatrics, gynecology, neurology and neurosurgery. For more information on Monmouth Medical Center, visit www.barnabashealth.org/monmouth.

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