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Play Safer Hockey (VIDEO)

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - From peewees to the pros, and every level in between, hockey seasons are in full swing.

Dec 8, 2017 - 12:05:38 PM

Sports
Study of Elite NBA Players Re-Affirms Positive Impact of Playing Multiple Youth Sports

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Oakland, CA (December 1, 2017) – A study by UCSF Benioff's Children’s Hospitals sports medicine researchers finds that among elite NBA athletes, those who participated in multiple sports in high school had fewer injuries and longer careers

Dec 1, 2017 - 10:31:22 AM

Sports
Competitive Divers Face High Risk of Back, Shoulder and Other Injuries

(HealthNewsDigest.com) -  MAYWOOD, IL. - Competitive divers face a high risk of injuring their shoulders, back, elbows, wrists and other body parts, according to a paper by a Loyola Medicine sports medicine physician.

Oct 31, 2017 - 11:33:49 AM

Sports
MLB Postseason Puts Players’ Endurance to the Test

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The 2017 Major League Baseball season was a study in pure athletic prowess — players broke the 2000 record for the number of home runs in a single season, and teams racked up enviable winning streaks.

Oct 4, 2017 - 12:02:32 PM

Sports
Ski and Snowboarding Season is Around the Corner: Train Now for a Healthy Season

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New York, NY and Greenwich, CT, September 29, 2017 – Colorful leaves falling from the trees means only one thing to die-hard skiers and snowboarders: the snow season isn’t far behind.

Sep 29, 2017 - 11:41:40 AM

Sports
Tips for an Injury-Free Soccer Season

New York, NY and Greenwich, CT, September 20, 2017 – A new school year means soccer season is well underway, with nearly a million American high school girls and boys participating in the world’s most popular sport.

Sep 20, 2017 - 12:02:22 PM

Sports
Sportspeople Can Face Retirement Identity Crisis

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New research shows how top-level sportspeople can struggle to adjust to life after retirement, with their identities continuing to be defined by their former careers.

Sep 14, 2017 - 10:10:14 AM

Sports
The Importance of Mouthguards as Fall Sports Begin

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - HARRISBURG, Pa.
, Aug. 28, 2017 -- With a new school year on the horizon, we anticipate the start of fall sports for many young athletes from elementary school age up to college level.

Aug 28, 2017 - 10:58:47 AM

Sports
It’s All in the Hands: Researchers Find Correlation Between Athletic Ability and Finger Length

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - GRAND FORKS, N.D. – A father-son research partnership has found that athletic prowess could be related to the length of your fingers.

Aug 18, 2017 - 12:14:54 PM

Sports
UConn Sports Safety Advocates Urge States to Adopt Lifesaving Measures

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Many states across the country are not fully implementing important safety guidelines intended to protect student-athletes from heat stroke, sudden cardiac arrest, and other potentially life-threatening conditions

Aug 8, 2017 - 12:19:10 PM

Sports
Back To School Sports Safety Recommendations: Reduce Risk Of Injury

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - DALLAS, August 4, 2017 -- With preseason practices underway and fall sports around the corner, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) has released safety tips....

Aug 4, 2017 - 4:17:18 PM

Sports
New Mindfulness Method Helps Coaches, Athletes Score

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON -- When it comes to success in sports, coaches and athletes understand that there’s a mental component, but many don’t have an understanding of how to prepare psychologically.

Aug 4, 2017 - 10:23:17 AM

Sports
Sports Specialization May Lead to More Lower Extremity Injuries

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Better education to coaches and parents about the effects of single sport specialization is critical

Jul 24, 2017 - 10:28:57 AM

Sports
Tennessee First State to Set Up Safety Ratings for Youth Sports Leagues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A new rating system called Safe Stars will soon allow parents to check and see if youth sports leagues in Tennessee follow state-recommended safety protocols.

Jun 23, 2017 - 11:26:10 AM

Sports
Taking Athletes to the Next Level

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - FAIRFAX, Virginia – (June 19, 2017) – Ask any young athlete what they want to be when they grow up, and there’s a good chance most of them will say they want to a professional basketball player, football player, or other pro sports player.

Jun 19, 2017 - 8:55:28 AM

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Preventing Golf Injuries

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - If you think of golf as a low-impact sport, you might be surprised by a study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine that found nearly 60 percent of amateur golfers will injure themselves at least once while playing the game.

Apr 19, 2017 - 11:46:33 AM

Sports
Time to Tee Up: Preparing Your Shoulders for Golf Season

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New York, NY & Greenwich, CT, April 4, 2017 - As temperatures rise with the start of spring, so do golfers' hopes for their next eagle or hole in one.

Apr 4, 2017 - 10:32:39 AM

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‘Doctor’ Robot Could Help Solve Sports-concussion Dilemma in Rural America

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - DALLAS – April 3, 2017 – From bustling cities to tiny farming communities, the bright lights of the local stadium are common beacons to the Friday night ritual of high school football.

Apr 3, 2017 - 5:19:48 PM

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Private High Schools Offer Fewer Medical Services Than Public

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Dallas, February 23, 2017 – A new study reveals that a greater percentage of U.S. public secondary schools than private secondary schools offer athletic training services to meet the health care needs of their student athletes.


Feb 23, 2017 - 1:03:25 PM

Sports
Preventing Achilles Tendon Injuries

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Nia Dennis could tell something was wrong as she began her tumbling routine during a gymnastics event.

Jan 17, 2017 - 2:53:06 PM

Sports
Weekend Warriors: Play Hard, Have Fun and Stay Injury Free

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Greenwich, CT and NY, NY, January 17, 2017 - Weekend warriors are people who find little time to play in their favorite sports during the workweek

Jan 17, 2017 - 2:46:04 PM

Sports
Treatment for Tennis Elbow, Highly Effective New Procedure

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Greenwich, CT & New York, NY, January 5, 2017 - Here's a bit of irony: Most cases of so-called tennis elbow don't affect tennis players....

Jan 5, 2017 - 10:28:12 AM

Sports
Ski Season is Coming: Prepare Now for An Injury Free Experience on the Slopes

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Greenwich, CT, New York, NY November 10, 2016 - Ski season is coming. Downhill skiing continues to be a hugely popular winter pastimes, attracting nearly 20 million participants to the slopes each year.

Nov 10, 2016 - 10:15:21 AM

Sports
Don’t Let Sports Injuries Sideline Young Athletes

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Chicago - Sept. 12, 2016 -- Whether a child chooses baseball, swimming, soccer or gymnastics playing sports is as American as apple pie.

Sep 12, 2016 - 1:38:24 PM

Sports
Don't Let Sports Injuries Sideline Young Athletes

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Whether a child chooses baseball, swimming, soccer or gymnastics playing sports is as American as apple pie.

Sep 6, 2016 - 10:27:15 AM

Sports
Golfers: Tee Up Some Common Sense

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - According to the National Golf Foundation, more than 28 million Americans love to hit the links. However, after a day on the course, some may wonder if the links are hitting back.

Jul 1, 2016 - 10:04:54 AM

Sports
Making the Diamond Less Rough

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - When they think about high-contact sports - which have a higher risk of injury - most people think of sports like football, rugby, hockey, or soccer. By comparison, baseball and softball seem like relatively safe sports.

Jun 28, 2016 - 10:37:54 AM

Sports
Study Highlights ‘Emotional Labor’ of College Student-Athletes

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A recent study from North Carolina State University highlights the "emotional labor" required of collegiate student-athletes, which can leave student-athletes feeling powerless, frustrated and nervous.

Jun 1, 2016 - 2:20:45 PM

Sports
Head Impacts from Single Season of High School Football Produce Measurable Change in Brain Cells
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - DALLAS - April 25, 2016 - Repeated impacts to the heads of high school football players cause measurable changes in their brains, even when no concussion occurs
Apr 25, 2016 - 2:45:02 PM

Sports
Making the Diamond Less Rough

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - When they think about high-contact sports - which have a higher risk of injury - most people think of sports like football, rugby, hockey, or soccer.

Mar 9, 2016 - 11:37:32 AM

Sports
Dealing With Tendinitis and Bursitis

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Armonk, NY, March 7, 2016 - Despite names like Tennis Elbow, Swimmer's Shoulder and Jumper's Knee, bursitis and tendinitis are conditions that strike average Joes as well as serious athletes....

Mar 7, 2016 - 11:19:52 AM

Sports
One-third of Parents Won't Allow Children to Play Football

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - PHOENIX, Feb. 24, 2016  -- Citing concerns over concussions, a third of Valley parents say they will not allow their children to play football

Feb 24, 2016 - 1:56:52 PM

Sports
Safety Tips for Winter Sports

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ROSEMONT, Ill., Jan. 5, 2016  -- Along with cold temperatures and heavy snowfalls come the exhilaration of winter sports.

Jan 5, 2016 - 1:05:44 PM

Sports
Coffee May Improve Athletic Endurance Performance

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Newswise - Athens, Ga. - The caffeine in a morning cup of coffee could help improve athletic endurance, according to a new University of Georgia review study.

Dec 18, 2015 - 10:10:56 AM

Sports
How to Be a Safe Weekend Warrior

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - If you're a weekend warrior with a competitive streak, you might push yourself too far, too fast and end up sidelined by a sports injury

Dec 9, 2015 - 11:40:35 AM

Sports
Running Into Trouble

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Rachel Paulson was three miles into a 10-mile trail race in mid-July when she began to experience severe pain in her left hip.

Sep 8, 2015 - 11:50:34 AM

Sports
More Eye Injuries Due to Basketball than Any Other Sport

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHICAGO (Aug. 19, 2015) – More than 6,000 Americans suffered an eye injury related to playing basketball in one year

Aug 19, 2015 - 11:30:55 AM

Sports
Senior Veterans Showcase Benefits of Sports During National Veterans Golden Age Games

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - More than 800 Veterans ages 55 and older are expected to compete in the 29th National Veterans Golden Age Games, Aug. 8-12 in Omaha, Neb.

Aug 7, 2015 - 12:41:28 PM

Sports
Gender Differences When Returning To Play After Hamstring Strains

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Dallas, July 22, 2015 - World Cup soccer has made international headlines in recent weeks and with fall sports around the corner, a focus on the sport continues.

Jul 22, 2015 - 1:10:49 PM

Sports
Extracurricular Sports Produce Disciplined Preteens

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Newswise - Regular, structured extracurricular sports seem to help kids develop the discipline they need in order to engage effectively in the classroom

Jul 1, 2015 - 11:44:32 AM

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