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Sports

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.

Maybe it’s time to get in the game

Before you join a pick-up game or sign up for a league, make sure to prepare with these simple precautions.

Sports safety: it’s not just child’s play

Parents—take smart steps to ensure your children stay active and healthy.

Neck hazards: Football, cycling, lifting

Proper gear is essential to mitigate harm, but you should always know your athletic abilities and avoid placing yourself at unnecessary risk, doctors say.

Basketball 411: Focus on training, gear

If you want injury-free hoops play, build a solid regimen—and trade those showy shoes for something practical.

Pay slam-dunk attention to knee and ankle injuries

Prevention and proper management are key to a healthy basketball season.

In every game, there’s risk

Parents should know that athlete safety is less about choice of sport and more about a child's training.

Toy shopping? Keep an eye on safety

If you're buying sports balls or air guns for your little ones, it'd be wise to get them some eye protection, too.