This year at the CrossFit Games, spectators have the option to view panel-style presentations from CrossFit Health on the Demo Stage. Dr. Julie Foucher will host each day’s panels, which will cover a range of topics, including CrossFit and cancer, wearables, CrossFit and pregnancy, CrossFit and chronic disease, and genomics.
Thursday – 9:00 a.m.
CrossFit and Injuries
This panel will discuss the prevention and treatment of injuries among CrossFit participants. Panelists include Dr. Kelly Starrett (Physical Therapist and co-founder of The Ready State), Dr. Amy West (Physiatrist), Dr. Sean Rockett (Orthopedic Surgeon), and Dr. Jason Garrett (Airrosti provider).
Thursday – 1:00 p.m.
CrossFit and Cancer
This panel will discuss the applications of CrossFit for individuals diagnosed with cancer. Panelists include Zionna Hanson (Barbells for Boobs), Scott Britton (Battle Cancer), Fran Whitfeld (trainer currently undergoing chemotherapy), and Dr. Allison Betof Warner (oncologist).
Thursday – 2:00 p.m.
This panel will discuss the application of wearable devices for CrossFit and health. Panelists include Kristen Holmes (VP of Performance Science at WHOOP), Josh Clemente (founder and president of Levels), Dr. Matt Dawson (CEO of Wild Health), Dr. Mike Mallin (CMO of Wild Health), and Dr. Katina Thornton (anesthesiologist).
Friday – 11:00 a.m.
CrossFit and Pregnancy
This panel will discuss the applications of CrossFit for pregnant and postpartum women. Panelists include Dr. Lindsey Mathews (BIRTHFIT founder and CEO), Dr. Shon Rowan (OB-GYN), Brianna Battles (founder and CEO of Pregnancy & Postpartum Athleticism), and Dr. Betsy Vanderburgh (OB-GYN and CrossFit Games masters athlete).
Saturday – 1:00 p.m.
CrossFit and Chronic Disease
This panel will discuss the applications of CrossFit for chronic disease prevention and treatment. Panelists include Pat Sherwood (former CrossFit Health trainer), Athena Perez (affiliate owner and advocate), Dr. Nick Nwabueze (SteadyMD physician), and Dr. Tom McCoy (medical director of Vital Human).
Sunday – 9:00 a.m.
Genomics and Precision Medicine
This panel will discuss how genomics can be used to inform a personalized approach to health. Panelists include Dr. Matt Dawson (CEO of Wild Health) and Dr. Mike Mallin (CMO of Wild Health).