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4 Ways Strength Training Can Help Young Athletes Recover After an Injury

Strength training, resistance training, weight training … no matter what you call it, this form of physical activity is an important component of an exercise program.

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How Strength Training Propelled One Teen to Fast Recovery

Kaylonna’s basketball season ended abruptly when she severely dislocated her knee, tearing a major ligament and damaging the cartilage. The 16-year-old had suffered dislocations before, but never as devastating.

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Power Up Your Running Through Strength Training

Training for half or full marathon? Adding strength training can help decrease your chances of injury and improve your endurance. Try these tips from the experts at University Hospitals Sports Medicine.

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Cupping, Dry Needling, Compression & Kinesio Taping: Do They Help Sports Performance?

Thinking about trying a new therapy to help with your recovery and performance? These therapies could provide you with relief from training -- or even help you beat your PR.

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How Parents Can Help Their Young Athletes Avoid Burnout, Overuse Injuries

With increasing pressure on kids and parents to participate in club, travel or year-round teams, burnout and overuse injuries are getting more common in younger athletes. What parents can do.

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Low Testosterone Therapy: Is It For You?

Low energy, fatigue, slack muscle tone, not sleeping well – these symptoms are common to many men. But could the cause be low testosterone? Learn about the risks and benefits of testosterone therapy.

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Best Strategies to Get the Most Out of Football Practice

Long days of football practices can be hard on an athlete's body. Follow these tips from the experts at UH Sports Medicine to get ready to take on the season.

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Parents: Help Your Child Avoid a Running Injury

Running may cause stress fractures, Achilles tendinitis, shin splints and just plain sore feet and knees. How you can help your child keep many injuries at bay.

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