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Robyn M. Stuhr

Robyn M. Stuhr, MA, ACSM-RCEP

Robyn is the director of the Sports Medicine Program in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in UC San Diego Health System. Robyn has a master's degree in exercise physiology from UC Santa Barbara and is certified by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) as a registered clinical exercise physiologist, and as a corrective exercise specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine.

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Formerly, she was executive vice president of Education at the American Council on Exercise and program director of the Center for Sports Medicine at Saint Francis Memorial Hospital. Robyn spent ten years as administrative director and exercise physiologist at the Women’s Sports Medicine Center at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City — the top-ranked orthopedics hospital in the country by U.S. News & World Report. The Women’s Sports Medicine Center was the first sports medicine program in the United States dedicated to the treatment of active and athletic women. Robyn has broad experience in sports medicine, health promotion, cardiac rehabilitation and business and occupational health, exercise prescription and testing and program development.

Robyn is on the executive board of the Clinical Exercise Physiology Association, the ACSM "Exercise Is Medicine" Education Committee and the National Osteoporosis Foundation's Exercise and Rehabilitation Advisory Council. Robyn has been a contributing editor to ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal and has written several book chapters and articles on exercise, health and fitness. Robyn has lectured extensively to professional and general audiences about a variety of fitness and health topics, including exercise for bone health, weight management, body image, the Female Athlete Triad, healthy aging and motivational strategies. Robyn has teamed up with the Arthritis Foundation, the Association of Rheumatology Healthcare Professionals and the American Council on Exercise to create a course for fitness professionals on exercise and osteoarthritis.

Robyn currently provides personal exercise consultations for individuals wanting to improve their bone strength through exercise. Appointments can be made by calling 844.DR SPORT (844.377.7678).

Kevin Messey, MS, ATC, CSCS, CES

Kevin Messey, MS, ATC, CSCS, CES

Kevin is a certified athletic trainer who specializes in sports medicine, biomechanical evaluation and rehabilitation. His unique corrective exercise strategies have proven to help athletes return to activity pain-free. Since 1995, he has worked with athletes of all ages, sports and skill levels, including high school, college, professional and Olympic level.

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He has a master’s degree in sports health care from the Arizona School of Health Sciences, a division of A.T. Still University. Prior to that, Kevin received his bachelor’s degree in sports medicine/athletic training from Missouri State University. He has additional certifications as a corrective exercise specialist and a certified strength and conditioning specialist. His approach to client care includes static and functional postural assessment, thorough orthopedic evaluation techniques, the Graston Technique, muscle energy techniques, mobilizations, PNF, corrective exercise, custom foot orthotics, Kinesio taping and other corrective taping techniques. Kevin brings his years of experience with elite athletes in the athletic training room to patients in our sports medicine practice. He has a progressive approach to sports medicine and provides elite level one-on-one care for each client.

Kevin came to UC San Diego Health System in 2013 from UC San Diego Athletics where he was the head athletic trainer for seven years and the assistant athletic trainer for four years prior to that. Kevin was also an athletic trainer at the ARCO Olympic Training Center from 2001 - 2002, where he worked with Olympic-level athletes in soccer, archery, bobsled, canoe, cycling, field hockey, kayak, rowing, rugby, softball, track and field and triathlon. He has also worked with the San Francisco 49ers and San Francisco Giants.