Alex Benjamin Diamond, D.O.

Associate Professor

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Faculty Appointments
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Associate Professor of Pediatrics
M.P.H., Public Health , Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TennesseeD.O., Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaB.A., Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Office Address
Medical Center East, South Tower, Suite 3200
Nashville, TN 37232
Research Keywords
1. Youth Sports Injury Prevention 2. Physical Activity and Pediatric Obesity
Clinical Research Keywords
sports-related injury & prevention, youth and adolescent athletes, non-surgical orthopaedics, physical activity and pediatric obesity
Diamond AB, Callahan ST, Chain KF, Solomon GS. Qualitative review of hazing in collegiate and school sports: consequences from a lack of culture, knowledge and responsiveness. Br J Sports Med [print-electronic]. 2016 Feb; 50(3): 149-53. PMID: 26675087, PII: bjsports-2015-095603, DOI: 10.1136/bjsports-2015-095603, ISSN: 1473-0480.

. Tackling in Youth Football. Pediatrics. 2015 Nov; 136(5): e1419-30. PMID: 26498638, PII: peds.2015-3282, DOI: 10.1542/peds.2015-3282, ISSN: 1098-4275.

Diamond AB. The Cognitive Benefits of Exercise in Youth. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2015 Jul; 14(4): 320-6. PMID: 26166057, PII: 00149619-201507000-00014, DOI: 10.1249/JSR.0000000000000169, ISSN: 1537-8918.

Neal TL, Diamond AB, Goldman S, Liedtka KD, Mathis K, Morse ED, Putukian M, Quandt E, Ritter SJ, Sullivan JP, Welzant V. Interassociation recommendations for developing a plan to recognize and refer student-athletes with psychological concerns at the secondary school level: a consensus statement. J Athl Train [print-electronic]. 2015 Mar; 50(3): 231-49. PMID: 25730175, PMCID: PMC4477918, DOI: 10.4085/1062-6050-50.3.03, ISSN: 1938-162X.

Diamond AB, Solomon GS. Modifying factors in sports-related concussion: dangerous style of play. Phys Sportsmed. 2014 Sep; 42(3): 20-5. PMID: 25295762, DOI: 10.3810/psm.2014.09.2071, ISSN: 0091-3847.

Karpinos AR, Roumie CL, Nian H, Diamond AB, Rothman RL. High prevalence of hypertension among collegiate football athletes. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes [print-electronic]. 2013 Nov; 6(6): 716-23. PMID: 24221829, PMCID: PMC3975920, PII: CIRCOUTCOMES.113.000463, DOI: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.113.000463, ISSN: 1941-7705.

Neal TL, Diamond AB, Goldman S, Klossner D, Morse ED, Pajak DE, Putukian M, Quandt EF, Sullivan JP, Wallack C, Welzant V. Inter-association recommendations for developing a plan to recognize and refer student-athletes with psychological concerns at the collegiate level: an executive summary of a consensus statement. J Athl Train. 2013 Sep; 48(5): 716-20. PMID: 24067154, PMCID: PMC3784374, DOI: 10.4085/1062-6050-48.4.13, ISSN: 1938-162X.

Rizzone K, Diamond A, Gregory A. Sideline coverage of youth football. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2013 May; 12(3): 143-9. PMID: 23669083, PII: 00149619-201305000-00008, DOI: 10.1249/JSR.0b013e3182955d1c, ISSN: 1537-8918.

Fitch RW, Cox CL, Hannah GA, Diamond AB, Gregory AJ, Wilson KM. Sideline emergencies: an evidence-based approach. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2011; 20(2): 83-101. PMID: 21838069, ISSN: 1548-825X.

Fitch, RW, Cox, CL, Hannah, GA, Diamond, AB, Gregory, AJM, Wilson, KM.. Sideline Emergencies: An Evidence-Based Approach. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2011; 2((20)): 83-101.

Deangelis JP, Wilson KM, Cox CL, Diamond AB, Thomson AB. Achilles tendon rupture in athletes. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2009; 18(3): 115-21. PMID: 19843435, PII: 18-3-1-web.pdf?T=open_article,50032400, ISSN: 1548-825X.

Cox CL, Diamond AB, DeAngelis JP, Fitch RW, Wilson KM, Kuhn JE. Traumatic glenohumeral instability in athletes. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2009; 18(2): 59-68. PMID: 19602332, PII: 18-2-1-web.pdf?T=open_article,50026433, ISSN: 1548-825X.

Diamond A, Gregory A. The male adolescent athlete: specific concerns. Pediatr Ann. 2007 Nov; 36(11): 730-1, 735. PMID: 18074989, ISSN: 0090-4481.

Osbahr DC, Diamond AB, Speer KP. The cosmetic appearance of the biceps muscle after long-head tenotomy versus tenodesis. Arthroscopy. 2002 May; 18(5): 483-7. PMID: 11987057, PII: S0749806302068603, DOI: 10.1053/jars.2002.32233, ISSN: 1526-3231.

Available Postdoctoral Position Details
Posted: 12/23/2014
Medical Students or Residents interested in research projects should contact Dr. Diamond via email.