In the News

  • Avoid ski season injuries with these tips (Jan 2016)

    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.

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  • Stretch the effectiveness of your workout (Dec 2015)

    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.

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  • Female athletes at higher risk of ACL tears (Aug 2015)

    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.

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  • Sports medicine experts applaud new spine injury guidelines (Jul 2015)

    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.

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  • Tips help prevent blisters (Jun 2015)

    While blisters can be a common occurrence for those leading an active lifestyle, they can be prevented. Sports medicine experts at Baylor College of Medicine offers tips for blister prevention.

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