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FRIDAY, April 19 (HealthDay News) -- Young athletes who train intensely for one sport are at greatly increased risk for severe overuse injuries such as stress fractures, a new study finds.
For example, children and teens who play a sport for more hours per week than their age -- such as a...Full Article
FRIDAY, Dec. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Olympic medal winners live longer than people in the general population, but athletes who do high- or moderate-intensity sports have no survival advantage over those who do low-intensity activities such as golf, according to two new studies.
In one stud...Full Article
MONDAY, Nov. 26 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests it would be wildly expensive -- more than $10 million per life saved -- to require American high school and college athletes to undergo heart testing to weed out those at risk for fatal cardiac complications from playing sports.
MONDAY, Nov. 26 (HealthDay News) -- For middle-aged adults trying to protect their knee health, it may be best to avoid extreme ends of the exercise spectrum, such as too much high-impact exercise or too little physical activity, researchers have found.
While p...Full Article
FRIDAY, Oct. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Standards used to diagnose concussion in college athletes are inconsistent and require clearer definitions and better tools to make the diagnosis, researchers report.
Their five-year study included 450 male and female athletes who played on football and...Full Article
Anterior knee pain is one of the more common conditions that we see in dealing with our professional athletes, but it is by no means limited to the professional athlete. One of the most common questions I am asked by youth and recreational basketball players is how to deal with anterior knee pain. While I would...Full Post