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  • Healthy Habits: Taking the stairs, morning exercise help Dr. Theodore Shybut stay fit

    Taking care of your health is a priority and nobody knows that more than physicians and healthcare providers.

    It can sometimes be difficult to find ways to stay healthy, so we’ve asked members of our Baylor College of Medicine community to share what they do in their daily lives to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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  • Meniscal root is important secondary stabilizer of the knee (May 2015)

    The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a ligament in the central part of the knee that stabilizes the knee during cutting and pivoting activities, such as changes in direction and landing from jumps, and other agility movements.

    ACL tears are one of the most common sports injuries requiring surgery, and ACL reconstruction surgery is recommended for those who want to get back to sports activities.

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  • Exercise and the heart: hitting your target rate (Mar 2015)

    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.

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  • Preparing the next generation of athletic trainers (Jan 2015)

    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.

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  • Tips keep running marathon fun, safe (Jan 2015)

    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.

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