When it comes to the athletic field, winning is fun, but safety is critical. In honor of National Athletic Training Month, an athletic trainer at Baylor College of Medicine discusses the importance of having an athletic trainer on the field and what important questions athletes and parents should be asking about safety.
When it comes to the great debate of running versus walking, it seems that everyone has an opinion on which is the best way to get in your daily dose of physical activity. However, a sports medicine expert at Baylor College of Medicine says that deciding between the two activities is a win-win situation.
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.