Sports Medicine & Exercise

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Is Walking Good Enough Exercise?

Is walking good enough exercise? The short answer is yes.

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Blood Flow Restriction Technique Lightens the Load for Rehabbing Patients

Traditional strength training in physical therapy is being altered with a technique that allows patients to build muscle strength faster using significantly less weight resistance.

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Safe Exercise During Pregnancy, from Yoga to Marathon Training

In most uncomplicated pregnancies, regular exercise can provide important health benefits. Even intense exercise such as marathon training is possible if you follow some basic safety guidelines.

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Build Lasting Healthy Habits – No Willpower Needed

Forming healthy habits can be easier than you think and don’t require willpower once they become a part of your routine. Here are some strategies to get started.

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Should You Go to the Emergency Room After a Mild Head Injury?

You just hit your head on that low, pesky doorframe in your basement. As a result, your head hurts, and you already feel a bump forming. But when does a bump on the head warrant a visit to the emergency room?

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Easy Strategies To Keep Active As You Get Older

Maintaining physical activity as you get older will help you keep your independence longer, prevent or manage any chronic illnesses and easily continue to do everyday tasks.

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Stretching: The Best Way for Fall Athletes To Avoid Sports Injuries

Most fall athletes are coming off a summer of limited activity. This can lead to preventable pain and soft tissue injuries that could last throughout the season.

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Avoid Common Errors In Training for Your First Race

Unfortunately, as runners begin to train for their first running competitions, many become injured. Here are some of the most common running injuries and tips on how to avoid them.

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