Wednesday, December 19, 2012


Virginia Department of Health

 December 19, 2012

About the outbreak of fungal meningitis among patients who received injections containing contaminated preservative-free methylprednisolone acetate (MPA) from the New England Compounding Center (NECC). 
In Virginia, this product was used only by Insight Imaging in Roanoke and New River Valley Surgery Center in Christiansburg.  While the frequency of case reports has decreased over time, we continue to remain vigilant and respond to any reports of infection that may be associated with the outbreak. 
For more detailed information on this outbreak both nationally and in Virginia:

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Sport Psychology Training

Intensity Control


Dr. John Heil

Intensity control is the cornerstone of the zone. As a function of both mind and body, it is regulated by an intricate web of neuropsychological feedback loops. Russian Sport Psychologist Yuri Hanin, began building his now-famous Zone theory  by zeroing in on the link between intensity and performance.  Once intensity level is set properly, psychological factors like decision making, composure and focus come more clearly into play.
Additional Sport Psychology information avaialble at: