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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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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.

girl soccer player

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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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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Why Parents Should Track Their Young Athlete's Pitch Count

Most youth baseball coaches are not following established sports medicine guidelines when it comes to counting pitches for their players, according to a recent study from University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital.

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How You (or Your Child) Can Avoid Common Hockey Injuries

Keep your hockey player safe and injury-free this season by following these tips from the experts at UH Sports Medicine.

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How Small Amounts of Activity Can Reap Big Health Benefits

Recently released recommendations say physical activity has immediate health benefits, and can reduce blood pressure and anxiety and improve sleep quality and insulin sensitivity.

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