Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Help with sports injuries

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am an athletic director at a middle school, and a new school year is almost here. I anticipate seeing an increase in sports-related injuries from soccer, football, cheerleading, flag football and other ...

Health

Q&A: Hydration in the summer

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am prone to kidney stones, so I know it's important for me to stay hydrated while I exercise. But do I need to change what I drink in the summer? A friend mentioned that I might be better with a sports ...

Health

One-sport high school athletes prone to injury, burnout

High school students who focus on one sport are more likely to get injured or suffer from burnout. But new research from the University of Georgia suggests their motivation for specializing in one sport is pure: love of the ...

Neuroscience

Damaged nerve behind athletes' post-concussion issues

Many professional athletes who have sustained head trauma in sports have lingering symptoms that affect everyday life, including depression, dizziness, difficulty focusing the gaze and balance problems. Little help has been ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Americans should avoid travel to Canada: CDC

(HealthDay)—Americans should avoid travel to Canada due to "very high" levels of COVID-19 cases in that country, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

When COVID-19 benches athletes: Lessons for the rest of us

This week, two Chicago Bulls games were postponed because of a COVID-19 outbreak on the team, while several football teams had to bench players who tested positive for the coronavirus.

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