Resolving To Exercise More In The New Year? Experts Say Ease Into It To Make It A Habit And Avoid Injury
It’s one of the most common new year’s resolutions, a recent study found 48% of Americans who make new year’s resolutions, resolve to begin a fitness routine. But the researchers found only 9% of Americans who make resolutions complete them
People who maintain or increase their aerobic fitness are at less risk of being hospitalized in the future, particularly if they were hospitalized previously. These are the findings of a study conducted at the University of Gothenburg.
When discussing sports-related injuries, we typically think of professional or organized scholastic sports. However, many people in the United States get injured from basketball or football pick-up games, while others get injured cycling and running.
A meniscus tear is a common injury among the active population and, depending on the severity, can require surgery and an extended time on the sidelines. But what is a meniscus tear exactly? What are the symptoms? And, most crucially, can it repair on its own?
Pickleball has become wildly popular, but that may be fueling a rise in pickleball-related injuries. “It’s quickly becoming a sport of choice for adults over the age of 50,” said Dr. Brian Cole, an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He also plays pickleball.
While the U.S. women's national soccer team competes in the FIFA Women's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, many amateur players may be inspired to kick up the soccer ball at home. A Baylor College of Medicine athletic trainer offers tips on how to play safely and prevent injuries.
According to presented results, meniscal allograft transplantation provided predictable functional improvements for adolescent patients with functional outcomes and graft survivorship comparable to those in adults.
Swimming isn’t just good exercise, it’s great exercise. That’s thanks to the water itself, which offers buoyancy and resistance that makes it easier on your whole body than other forms of exercise.
Knee hyperextension occurs when the knee joint bends backward beyond its normal range of motion. Depending on the severity, this injury can cause damage to the ligaments or tendons that support this area of your leg. It can also lead to pain and several other symptoms.
“Move it or lose it” the saying goes, but too much exercise or playing sports can lead to overuse injuries.