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Sports

‘Tis the season to fashion your fitness

Every few months, tweak your workout by introducing new activities that fit the weather.

Patient Story

‘I feel energized’

Not long ago, teenager Madisyn Dame would have been too young for hip surgery. Medical advancements have allowed her to undergo two of them—with incredible results.

Red flags to watch for in young athletes

Body image and a host of other factors can influence—for better or worse—your teen's habits with all things nutrition.

Excessive heat can be a killer

Here's what athletes (and even non-athletes) need to know about heat illness during the most sweltering of days.

A growing group: Active Americans

Study finds sizable jump in number of U.S. residents, rural and urban alike, who are ditching couch time in favor of fitness.

Sports—a boot camp for life skills?

Children who engage in organized team sports often display better socio-emotional skills in later years.

Want smart kids? Give ’em sports

An hour of moderate-to-vigorous activity each day releases a protein beneficial to the development of young minds.

Master the brain, build the body

Want better results with health goals? Pin down the mental processes that put you in a fitness-minded mood.

The single-sport scourge

Nearly 3 in 4 young athletes specialize in just one sport as early as age 7, upping their risk of burnout and injury.

Patient Story

Upping the game

A new strength and conditioning program aims to help young athletes fine-tune their agility and safety in the pursuit of peak performance.

In fitness, there’s virtue to variety

Cross-training, which mixes various exercises, can help reduce injury and deliver maximum results in weight loss and strength-building.

Die-hard sports fans put hearts at risk

Study: Sporting events may lead to a spike in adrenaline for certain spectators and, in some cases, heart attacks.

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