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How Does Psychology Affect Sports Performance?

Whether you’re ready to dominate on the tennis court or preparing for tomorrow’s big presentation at work, optimal health and peak performance go hand in hand. This is…

"It’s Spring. Let’s Get Your Swing in Shape with Golf for Medical Fitness.

Golf is more than just a game. For many, it’s a way of life. Sometimes, as a sport, it gets a bad rap with golfers enjoying the cocktail…

7 Ways You Can Prevent Sports Injuries for Kids

Most athletic injuries in children happen from overuse and can be prevented with proper training and common sense. As a parent, guardian or coach, here are the seven…

Why Sports Physicals Should Matter to You

You might think of a sports physical as an annual routine for kids as they prepare to start school or summer camp. Guess what? The myriad reasons educational…

Keep Kids Safe During Summer Contact Sports

More than 2.6 million children, ages 19 and younger, visit the emergency department annually for recreation and sports-related injuries. Kids are still growing and developing, which puts them…

Why National Athletic Training Month Matters

Each March, The National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) gets to work promoting the efforts and value of its members. National Athletic Training Month was established to champion the…

Ways to Prevent Common Types of Injuries in Basketball

It’s March and a lot of us have the fever—it’s bracket season. It’s also a good time to think about our own game and how we should play…

A Parent’s Guide to Concussion

With the Super Bowl right around the corner, concussion prevention will likely be a hot topic of conversation thanks to the NFL’s health protocols aimed to mitigate damage…

Advice for a Safe Winter Run

Don’t Let the Cold Stop You Have you ever considered running for aerobic exercise? It might be easier than you think and can be a good way to…