All posts by Tracy Beth Høeg MD, PhD

Tracy Beth Høeg MD, PhD

is currently a Sports Medicine fellow at the Bodor Clinic in Napa, California, a researcher at the Napa Medical Research Foundation, and an assistant professor at UC Davis. She completed residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at UC Davis and a PhD in Ophthalmology at The University of Copenhagen. She is a Danish-American double citizen who ran for the United States at the 2013 IAU Trail World Championships and for Denmark at the 2018 WMRA Long Distance Mountain Running Championships. She is married to Dr. Rasmus Høeg and they have two sons.

Bone Health in Adult Long-Distance Runners
Bone Health in Adult Long-Distance Runners

An in-depth look at the scientific understanding of bone health and injuries in adult long-distance runners.


Screening Laboratory Tests for Runners, Part 1
Screening Laboratory Tests for Runners, Part 1

The first article in a two-part series on blood laboratory testing for runners.


Regenerative Medicine for the Injured Runner
Regenerative Medicine for the Injured Runner
on February 19, 2019
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An in-depth look at regenerative sports medicine for running injuries.


We Run on Iron: Iron Deficiency and Anemia in Runners
We Run on Iron: Iron Deficiency and Anemia in Runners
on November 20, 2018
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A deep look at the science of iron deficiency and anemia in runners.


Female Physiology in Endurance Running
Female Physiology in Endurance Running
on September 18, 2018
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An in-depth look at female physiology in endurance running.


Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia: The (Not So) Salty Truth
Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia: The (Not So) Salty Truth
on August 21, 2018
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The science behind exercise-associated hyponatremia.


Racing Heart: How Running Affects The Heart
Racing Heart: How Running Affects The Heart

A review of how running affects the heart in the short and long term.


Let’s Break It Down: Rhabdomyolysis In Ultramarathons
Let’s Break It Down: Rhabdomyolysis In Ultramarathons
on February 20, 2018
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Information about exertional rhabdomyolysis and current ultramarathon-specific research on it.


Baby On Board: Long-Distance Running During Pregnancy
Baby On Board: Long-Distance Running During Pregnancy
on December 19, 2017
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A review of the scientific literature on long-distance running during pregnancy.


Vision Loss In Ultramarathons: ‘Looking’ At The Research
Vision Loss In Ultramarathons: ‘Looking’ At The Research
on October 17, 2017
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A ‘look’ at the emerging knowledge about ultramarathon-associated vision loss.