UC Davis Sports Medicine

The UC Davis Sports Medicine program is a one-stop center for athletes and physically active people of all ages, goals and abilities — from major-leaguers and aspiring pros to“weekend warriors” and fitness buffs. We provide rapid access to comprehensive care to help you meet your health and performance goals and to get you back on track.

Our team can help enhance athletic performance and physical fitness, prevent acute and chronic injuries and extend athletic careers. When injuries do occur, our team of nationally renowned UC Davis sports medicine physicians, orthopaedic surgeons and therapists offer expert management of joint, muscle, bone and other problems.

Sports Performance and Wellness

Judd Van Sickle Sports Performance and Wellness

Measure and improve your health and fitness

Knee X Ray

The physicians and staff of UC Davis Sports Medicine treat a wide range of injuries and conditions.

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Sacramento Republic FC

Sac Republic players

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Team physicians to the pros

UC Davis physicians have provided care or consultation for Olympic-level athletes and teams, professional sports and college athletics programs such as USA Gymnastics, Sac Republic FC and UC Davis Aggies.

From surgery and rehabilitation to fitness testing and injury prevention we provide the same high standard of care to players and athletes of all levels.


Healthy Aging: Fitness and Exercise

Physical fitness and activity play a huge role in preserving our health as we age.  We have tips from a variety of different experts here at UC Davis Health to help you be your best during all the stages of your life.

Health and Wellness

DXA Body Composition

DXA Body Composition

Accurately measure lean mass, body fat (including visceral fat) and bone density.  Track your changes over time to help guide your changes an reach your goals.

Resting Metabolic Rate

Resting Metabolic Rate

Remove some of the guesswork and measure your resting calorie needs.  Also shows how much fat and carbohydrate you are usinging to help guide diet and activity choices.

Exercise metabolism

Exercise Metabolism

Gain deeper insight into your actual energy needs during exercise. See how well your body uses fats and carbohydrates to fuel your activity, and find ideal effort levels to target for your goals.