Adv. Orthopedic Specialists Archive: Sports Medicine Guide

Athlete

A Guy's Guide to Sports Nutrition Essentials - Nutrition plays a large role in athletic performance. Learn how to make the most of your meals. Athletic Shoes - The running shoes you wear can affect your running form and your chances of sustaining a foot or ...
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Female Athletes

Female Athlete Triad - Sports and exercise are part of a balanced, healthy lifestyle. But for some female athletes, maintaining this balance can have serious consequences. Learn how you can avoid falling into the female athlete triad. Female Athlete Triad: Problems Caused by Extreme Exercise and ...
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Male Athletes

A Guy's Guide to Sports Nutrition Essentials - Nutrition plays a large role in athletic performance. Learn how to make the most of your meals.

Young Athletes

Fitness for Kids - Regular physical activity produces several physical, psychological, and social benefits for children. Click here for tips on helping your child stay active. Juvenile Arthritis - Juvenile arthritis is the most common type of arthritis in children, and it affects nearly 250,000 children ...
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Parents

Athletic Shoes - The running shoes you wear can affect your running form and your chances of sustaining a foot or ankle injury. Learn which type and style of shoe is right for you. Growth Plate Fractures - Growth plates are areas of cartilage located near ...
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Nutrition

A Guy's Guide to Sports Nutrition Essentials - Nutrition plays a large role in athletic performance. Learn how to make the most of your meals. Creatine Supplements - Creatine is a natural source of energy for muscle contraction and is said to increase strength and improve ...
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Training

Conditioning Tips - Physical conditioning includes power, strength, speed, balance, agility, coordination, and endurance. Click the link below for tips on creating and implementing a conditioning program to meet your individual needs. Flexibility Exercises for Young Athletes - Flexibility is a key component in injury prevention. ...
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Issue-Specific

Concussion - A concussion is a serious brain injury that can be caused by a blow to the head. To learn about the signs and symptoms of a concussion, click the link below. Female Athlete Triad - Sports and exercise are part of a balanced, healthy ...
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Body-Specific

Sports Hernia (Athletic Pubalgia) - Sports activities that involve a sudden change of direction and intense twisting movements can cause a tear in the soft tissue of the lower abdomen or groin called a sports hernia. Without treatment, this injury can result in chronic pain ...
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Sport-Specific

Baseball Injury Prevention - Many baseball athletes suffer from elbow and shoulder injuries caused by overuse of the muscles. Learn how you can prevent overuse injuries and stay in the game. Basketball Injury Prevention - Basketball players are most commonly at risk for injuries to the ...
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