The Future Role Cannabis Plays in Sports Performance
Dr. Jeff Konin, Clinical Professor, Florida International University
This presentation discusses the evolving rule changes in professional, college and amateur sports around cannabis and drug testing. A comprehensive overview of the relationship of cannabis use and interventions with pain, inflammation, anxiety, sleep, strength, endurance, movement, and recovery in relation to sports performance is reviewed.
Dr. Jeff Konin is a Clinical Professor at Florida International University and the President of Konin Consulting, LLC in Clearwater, FL. A physical therapist and athletic trainer, he is considered to be one of the leaders in sports medicine. He is also a co-founder of The Rehberg Konin Group and Sport Safety International, firms specializing in providing expert safety advice. Dr. Konin is the co-editor of 24 textbooks. He has shared his expertise at professional conferences throughout the United States as well as in Australia, New Zealand, Italy, Norway, Romania, England, Netherlands, Germany, Spain, and Austria. Dr. Konin is a frequent invited speaker on the topic of cannabis in sport and rehabilitation, and founded PHD420, Inc., a non-for-profit focusing on cannabis education and research.