Sports Medicine Stories
NFL players maintain elite strength-training routines. Dr. Joshi explains why their workouts may put them at risk for heart problems after retirement.
A triathlon coach and competitor shares his story of staying active with heart failure.
Dallas marathoner Rio King is still running strong in his 70s. Learn how exercise can keep your heart young and fit as you age.
Altitude training gives elite runners and swimmers a competitive edge, but the “live high, train low” lifestyle may benefit anyone’s heart.
Can we do more to prevent sudden cardiac death in student-athletes through ECGs? We examine this controversial question.
Parents may worry kids will lose a competitive edge by not specializing in a sport early. Dr. Coyner talks about why playing multiple sports helps performance and health.
Parents want to protect their kids, even if it means keeping them out of sports. Dr. Levine explains why pre-sports ECG testing may do more harm than good.
It’s terrifying when a student-athlete gets a concussion. Usually, these kids recover fine. But when should an athlete see a doctor for concussion symptoms?
The movie “Concussion” has many parents worried about the long-term effects of concussions. Should parents pull their kids out of sports? What’s the real risk?
Concussion symptoms can vary, depending on whether it is a mild concussion or a complex concussion. Dr. Christine Johnson explains.