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 ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Spring sprains: Sports injury season begins

As youth spring sports kick into high gear, it's important to know about injury prevention and treatment, an expert says.

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Reducing subsequent injuries after a concussion

As assistant professor of orthopedics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, David Howell, Ph.D., understands the relationship between concussions and subsequent injury in athletes—namely, that after suffering ...

Cardiology

Expert explains changing approach to heart issues in athletes

Heart conditions can be game-ending or even life-threatening for competitive and recreational athletes alike, but physicians are realizing that in many cases, cardiac issues can be managed to help patients carry on with sports. ...

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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