Dr. Craig Kawaoka, the clinical director of the Master’s in Exercise and Sports Science program served as the team physician at the World Weightlifting Championship in Paris at EuroDisney.
The event, from November 5th through the 13th, was an Olympic Qualifying Event. This is Dr. Kawaoka’s second Sr. World Championships where he has served as team physician. In 2009, he served as the physician for the 2009 World Championships in Goyang, Korea.
Dr. Kawaoka said his role was primarily to treat athletes who are competing at the highest level. He tended to acute and/or chronic injuries and helped prepare athletes for competition. The United States team consisted of 14 members.