Want to be a great pitcher? It’s not all about having a “good arm.” Training the whole body, with a focus on core strength, is just as important, according to a sports medicine expert at Baylor College of Medicine.
While ski season is in full swing right now, it’s important to know how to hit the slopes without literally hitting the slopes and injuring yourself. Dr. Theodore Shybut, assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine and a sports medicine expert, discusses common injuries and ways to avoid them.
We’ve all heard that you should warm-up before a workout, but according to sports medicine experts at Baylor College of Medicine, oftentimes stretching is misinterpreted as a warm-up, and a proper warm-up before exercise that includes dynamic stretches is most beneficial.
While most back-to-school preparations involve backpacks, pencils and other school supplies, for student athletes, they also should include core strengthening and dynamic warmups, especially for females who play soccer and basketball, according to a sports medicine expert at Baylor College of Medicine.
The National Athletic Trainers’ Association recently released new guidelines for treating athletes with potential spinal cord injuries on the field, a decision applauded by a sports medicine expert at Baylor College of Medicine.