Mark has presented on six continents and in over 20 countries. He has reached more than one million people and has presented to groups from 10 to 10,000. His unique skill-set of being a former professional athlete, collegiate All-American & National Champion along with his academic and scientific specific Areas of Interest And Presenting credentials and coaching background allows him to apply evidence-based scientific data and information in the most practical and applicable manner for a wide variety of audiences.
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ABOVE: Dr. Mark Kovacs along with Dr. Brian Hainline (Chief Medical Officer, NCAA), Chris Snyder (Head of Coaching & Education at the US Olympic Committee, USOC) and Dr. John Parsons (Director, NCAA Sport Science Institute and moderator) presented at the 2015 National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) Annual Meeting on the topic of "The Continuum of Early Specialization, Lack of Periodization, and Overuse Injuries." Over 12,000 athletic trainers attended the 2015 meeting. The major focus was on changing the paradigm of youth sport focused on a pathway of early initiation to sport, with early diversification (multiple sports) moving into appropriate specialization later in an athlete’s career if the elite level is the focus.
Keynote Presentation at the 2013 ITF Worldwide Coaches Conference