American Medical Association
American Medical Society of Sports Medicine
American College of Sports Medicine
American College of Physicians
”Tendinopathy” chapter. Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine. Ed. Lyle Micheli et al Sage Publications 2011.
”Wrist Tendinopathy” chapter. Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine. Ed. Lyle Micheli et al Sage Publications 2011.
Tennis Elbow and Other Tendinopathies
Overuse Bone and Tendon Injuries
Common Young Athlete Injuries
“Update on Concussion Evaluation and Management;” Continuing education lecture for St. Clair County Teacher's Institute; October 9, 2009
“Itis vs. Osis: A concept review and research update on tendinopathy” – St. Clair County Physical Therapy Special Interest Group; May 2, 2009
“Common injuries of the Foot/Ankle" – Arizona State University Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapist Sports Medicine Conference; May 18, 2008
"The Effects of Exercise on Bone, Muscle, and Tendon" – University of Arizona Medical School; Phoenix, AZ; May13, 2008
"Tendinosis" – Rocky Mountain Athletic Training Association Conference; Glendale, AZ; May 5, 2008
"The Shoulder Exam" – St. Joseph's Family Practice Residency Block Conference; Phoenix, AZ; December 20, 2007
"Tendinosis or Tendonitis?" - St. Joseph's Family Practice Residency Block Conference; Phoenix, AZ; September 13, 2007
"The Tripping Triathlete" - American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) National Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico; April 21-25th, 2007
"Glenohumeral Instability" – ASU Campus Health Monthly Sports Medicine Conference; November 29, 2006
"Non-traumatic Knee Hyperextension in a Football Player" - American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) National Conference, Miami Florida; May 1-5th, 2006
"Posterolateral Knee Instability" – ASU Campus Health Monthly Sports Medicine Conference; November 26, 2005
"The Young Sports Participant" – Phoenix Children's Hospital Adolescent Lecture; August 3, 2005
Dr. Smithers resides in Swansea, IL, with his wife and children. He enjoys spending time with his family, running, golfing, and working on home improvements. He is an avid football and basketball fan, especially enjoying watching athletes with whom he worked at Arizona State University.