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return to play

Advice To Athletes for a Safe Return to Organized Sports

Some organized sports are starting up again. Before returning to play, athletes can follow these tips from UH Sports Medicine to protect themselves and others.

return to the gym

Heading Back to the Gym? Here's How to Do It Safely

There may indeed be some risk of virus transmission at the gym. But you can take steps to lessen the risk -- learn how.

exercise at home

Stuck at Home? Try These Strength Exercises Using Everyday Items

Want to exercise but no longer have access to the gym? Here are some ideas for staying in shape.

shin splints and stress fractures

Shin Splints or a Stress Fracture? How To Tell

Whether your shin pain is due to shin splints or a stress fracture, it’s important not to keep training the same way through either injury. Learn what you can do to heal and avoid making the injury worse or getting it again later.

pre-game meals

The Best Food For Athletes To Eat Before a Competition

If you are an athlete getting ready for a game, match or competition, eating a well-balanced meal is an important part of your preparation. Here are suggested menus for morning and evening athletic events.

running injuries

The Top 3 Running Injuries -- And What You Can Do About Them

Whether you're jogging to stay in shape or training hard for a race, the repetitive motion of running can spell injury. Learn how to avoid these common injuries, how to spot the symptoms and the best way to treat them at home.

strength training

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.

Kaylonna Robinson

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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