Deciding to improve your health through physical fitness is a great resolution, but it’s important to ensure that you are doing so in a safe way. A sports medicine expert at Baylor College of Medicine offers tips on how to safely participate in new exercises in the new year.
Not every child is immediately drawn to athletics, but all children and teens should learn the importance of physical activity as a part of a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Theodore Shybut, assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, gives some pointers on encouraging physical activity in the non-athlete this school year.
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) tears are one of the most common sports injuries requiring surgery, and now ACL reconstruction can be tailored to the individual.
Although chocolate milk may not be the first drink you think of reaching for after a workout, experts at Baylor College of Medicine say it might be one of the most beneficial. Researchers have found that people who consumed chocolate milk after a workout compared to those who drank a more traditional fluid had a better workout the next day.
Although proper diet and nutrition is important for everyone, athletes who are involved in competitive sports and endurance training have different needs than others, according to a sports medicine expert at Baylor College of Medicine.