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Tracy Beth Høeg MD, PhD

is currently a Sports and Spine Medicine physician at Mountain View Rehabilitation in Grass Valley, California, and an assistant professor at UC Davis. She completed residency in Physical Medicine and 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.

Screening Laboratory Tests for Runners, Part 2

The second article of a two-part series on blood laboratory testing for runners.

Haglund’s Deformity and Other Causes of Heel Pain in Runners

A close look at Haglund's deformity and other causes of heel pain in runners.

Get Back: A Runner’s Guide to Low-Back Pain

A look at the science behind the occurrence of and treating low-back pain in 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

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

Regenerative Medicine for the Injured Runner

An in-depth look at regenerative sports medicine for running injuries.

We Run on Iron: Iron Deficiency and Anemia in Runners

A deep look at the science of iron deficiency and anemia in runners.

Female Physiology in Endurance Running

An in-depth look at female physiology in endurance running.

Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia: The (Not So) Salty Truth

The science behind exercise-associated hyponatremia.

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

Information about exertional rhabdomyolysis and current ultramarathon-specific research on it.

Baby On Board: Long-Distance Running During Pregnancy

A review of the scientific literature on long-distance running during pregnancy.

Vision Loss In Ultramarathons: ‘Looking’ At The Research

A 'look' at the emerging knowledge about ultramarathon-associated vision loss.

2017 International Congress On Medicine & Science In Ultra-Endurance Sports Report

A report from the 2017 International Congress on Medicine & Science in Ultra-Endurance Sports.

2015 Medicine & Science in Ultra-Endurance Sports Conference Report

An in-depth report from the 2015 Medicine & Science in Ultra-Endurance Sports Conference held before the 2015 Western States 100.