Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Returning to football after COVID-19 infection

A first-of-its-kind study conducted in collaboration with LSU's School of Kinesiology, LSU Athletics, Pennington Biomedical Research Center and Our Lady of the Lake researched how the immune system of elite student-athletes ...

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

Transgender youth treatment under fire in Florida again

Florida health officials have asked the state medical board to draft new policies that would likely restrict gender dysphoria treatments for transgender youth as the state amps up its ongoing attacks on the treatments amid ...

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 ...

Cardiology

COVID-19 linked to heart inflammation in college athletes

A small but significant percentage of college athletes with COVID-19 develop myocarditis, a potentially dangerous inflammation of the heart muscle, that can only be seen on cardiac MRI, according to a study being presented ...

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