News tagged with school athletes

Pediatricians: Sports in heat OK with precautions

(AP) -- Playing sports in hot, steamy weather is safe for healthy children and teen athletes, so long as precautions are taken and the drive to win doesn't trump common sense, the nation's largest pediatricians ...

Aug 08, 2011
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Teen athletes at risk for medication misuse

Teen athletes derive many positive benefits from participating in sports, but their increased risk of sports-related injuries may also heighten their risk for medication misuse and abuse, especially for boys, ...

Nov 11, 2013
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Dehydration likely among young athletes, research finds

(Medical Xpress)—Even when young players have water available while practicing soccer, they still became dehydrated, a University of Arkansas researcher found in a field study in Greece. Stavros Kavouras, an assistant professor ...

Aug 01, 2013
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Type of shoe changes how people run, researchers find

The style of your running shoes isn't just making a fashion statement. It may be controlling the way you run and setting you up for injuries down the road. That's what researchers at the University of Kansas Hospital found ...

Apr 05, 2013
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Fractures take high toll on high school athletes

(HealthDay)—Fractures account for about 10 percent of all injuries suffered by U.S. high school athletes, and can have a major physical, emotional and financial impact on the young competitors, according ...

Dec 04, 2012
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Lack of sleep tied to teen sports injuries

Adolescent athletes who slept eight or more hours each night were 68 percent less likely to be injured than athletes who regularly slept less, according to an abstract presented Sunday, Oct. 21, at the American Academy of ...

Oct 21, 2012
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