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Skateboarding, BMX biking, snowboarding, skiing, and mountain biking are all sports practiced by dedicated athletes who put time and attention into bettering their tricks, handling, and overall skill. These athletes deserve credit for their abilities- and also should follow some basic recommendations to prevent injury...

NEW AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS REPORT ENCOURAGES SAFER PARTICIPATION IN MARTIAL ARTS Nation’s pediatricians offer guidance on injury risks among various forms of martial arts, including mixed martial arts Karate, taekwondo, judo and other martial arts can boost fitness, motor skills and emotional development for the estimated...

After seeing plenty of shin pain in ballet Nutcracker performers , Olympic Volleyball players and various other athletic activities , here are 7 practical clinical observations to help assess and treat this common problem. 1)      Look above the shin Landing  from a jump with inadequate hip or...

The 2017 CHOC Children's Sports Cardiology Conference asks the question "What is the Role of the Cardiologist in the Sports Medicine Team?" Our USA Volleyball Sports Medicine Team will be there to share our experience and provide our expert answers. Several years ago, expert pediatric cardiologist Paul...

Dancers are “artistic athletes.” They must possess the strength, agility, power and flexibility of any athlete and perform with perfect musicality and emotion, demonstrating the artistry of the dance. As an art form dance continues to push the physical boundaries of the human body, increasing the...

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