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Everyone who has exercised in hot, humid conditions knows it feels harder to perform. Besides affecting performance, exercising in the heat increases the risk of serious illnesses such as heat illness, heat exhaustion, or heat stroke.
Obesity and other chronic health issues are major risk factors for severe disease or death from COVID-19. This finding underscores a larger truth about how health and fitness play an important role in your ability to fight off viruses and illness.
The reality is youth sports specialization doesn’t necessarily enhance performance or lead to athletic scholarships. It does, however, lead to risk of overuse injuries, psychological stress and burnout.
The American Academy of Pediatrics advises combining your child’s sports physical with a routine well-child visit. This is more convenient than scheduling two appointments and has other advantages as well.
Plantar fasciitis can cause pain in the bottom of your foot that can limit your ability to walk, stand and do other activities that are weight-bearing. What to do about this common foot condition.
Sprains and strains may sound alike, but they are completely different types of injury – and both are very common in children. Find out if your child is at risk and when you should seek medical care for your child.
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP), derived from a patient’s own blood, has been used for years to treat musculoskeletal injuries. The uses and research of PRP are growing in orthopedics, sports medicine and numerous other clinical areas.
Lauren Stenroos’ body is outlasting most. At 33, her professional dancing career with the Cleveland Ballet has surpassed most elite professional dancers.