MICHAEL LOPES ATC, CSCS

  • Phone: 401-459-4001
  • Location(s): Ortho Rhode Island - Foundry
  • Head Athletic Trainer
  • Areas of Interest: Sports Medicine

With a major in Athletic Training, Michael graduated from Northeastern University in 2002. After graduation, he worked as the assistant Athletic Trainer at Salve Regina University. While there, he worked mainly with Men’s and Women’s soccer, Men’s Ice Hockey, Baseball, and Men’s Lacrosse.

Since joining the team at Ortho RI in 2004, he has been working in our Sports Medicine Clinic and Outreach Program with several Rhode Island high schools. Michael also helps providing athletic training services for the Rhode Island Interscholastic Leagues and has assisted in game and practice coverage for local colleges, sports camps and club teams. Recently, Michael has become an active member in the Secondary School Athletic Training Committee whose main objective is to ensure all Rhode Island student athletes have access to a Certified Athletic Trainer.

In addition to being an athletic trainer, Michael is certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). He has experience working with sports teams and individual clients for sports performance enhancement and general conditioning.

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November 15, 2018 / Health Interesting / Mike Lopes

One Month Keto Experiment

A few months month back my wife was thinking about trying the Keto diet and she asked me what I knew about it, admittedly not much. I knew that it was a low carb, high fat diet but that was about it. She knew a few people that tried it and had some good success with it in terms of weight loss. So I figured I’d join her and we'd do this diet together for a month and let’s see what happens.

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May 31, 2018 / Exercise Interesting Sports / Mike Lopes

Old Man Strong! 2.0

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March 23, 2017 / Interesting Sports / Mike Lopes

#OldManStrong

......... the newest member of the #1000 total club. I was tired of feeling weak and figured the older I get the harder it would be. A total consists of adding up your 1rep max for 3 different lifts. Those lifts consist of the bench press, squat and deadlift. Since this journey is still on going, this is the first of two blogs. In this first blog I will go over..........

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