Want to get the most out of your physical activity? Dr. Theodore Shybut, assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine said regular exercise can reduce blood pressure, increase good cholesterol, reduce bad and total cholesterol, increase overall fitness and improve insulin sensitivity—very important if you have type 2 diabetes or are pre-diabetic.
Meghan McKay was 16 years old when she found herself standing on the sideline of the football field at Cypress-Fairbanks high school during a spring football game when a player had a seizure. McKay calmly approached him and started caring for the player.
Are you running in the Houston Marathon this weekend? Before you hit the course, Dr. Theodore Shybut, assistant professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, has last minute tips for runners. Check out his expert advice below.
Taking on a more intense workout or exercise routine? Dr. Theodore Shybut, assistant professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, says you don’t need a sports drink after you work out. Reach for chocolate milk instead.
Sports medicine physicians from Baylor College of Medicine are now providing on-site physical exams for student athletes at their schools.
Students can get their exams right now and be ready for the next year, as some physicals done in spring or early fall cover the upcoming academic year’s sports participation.