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Sports

5 checklist items for back-to-school health

August 16, 2019
Take steps to ensure your child has a healthy school year

The importance of sports physicals

August 6, 2019
A requirement for most teenage athletes, sports physicals aim to catch possible health problems that can make physical activity dangerous

Researchers analyze state youth sport concussion statutes

August 9, 2018
The study was recently cited by the NFL in their Concussion Management Protocol

Movement as medicine: Health care provider roles in youth sports

April 25, 2018
Roundtable outlines ways providers can help keep kids active while preventing injuries

Fact or Fiction? Common athletic performance misconceptions

September 2, 2016
Is your routine rooted in science or hype?

What are concussions?

January 14, 2016

Concussions are traumatic brain injuries that alter the way your brain functions. More than 300,000 sports-related concussions occur annually in the United States. Playing without having completely recovered from one is dangerous, and even...deadly.

Heat exhaustion: Recognizing the warning signs

September 2, 2015

Athletes are especially prone to heat exhaustion and other heat illness when exercising in hot and humid conditions. It's essential for athletes to recognize the warning signs of heat exhaustion before it turns into heat stroke.