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Sports Medicine & Exercise

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The Benefits of Strength Training for Young Athletes

Strength training is proven to reduce risk of injury and improve endurance in children involved in competitive sports.

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3 Ways to Improve Your Child's Mental Game in Sports

Playing sports is as mental as it is physical. Learn how to improve your child athlete’s confidence, focus and anxiety management skills.

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How to Treat and Prevent Altitude Sickness

Heading to the mountains this winter to ski or hike? Don’t let a case of altitude sickness ruin your trip, or worse, put you in serious danger.

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Achilles Tendinopathy: What to Do About a Chronic Problem

Tendinopathy is a common injury among distance runners. But it can happen to non-athletes as well.

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Can You Outrun a Bad Diet?

While some people assume – or hope – that regular exercise will offset the negative effects of unhealthy eating, that’s not the case.

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High School Pitcher Rebounds after Scoliosis Diagnosis

At age 16, baseball player Carson Jackson was diagnosed with scoliosis. After an innovative surgical procedure at UH Rainbow corrected the curve in his spine, Carson is back in the game.

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Can Guardian Caps Reduce Youth Football Concussions?

While no piece of equipment can prevent concussion or traumatic injury, there are ways to minimize the risk for young football players.

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How to Prevent Burnout in Young Athletes

Burnout and overuse injury can limit your child’s enjoyment and success in playing sports. Learn how to recognize and prevent these common problems.

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