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Encourage non-athletic children to become physically active (Aug 2014)
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.
State of the art ACL treatment individualized based on patient factors (Jul 2014)
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.
Expert says reach for chocolate milk post workout (Nov 2013)
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.
Calorie needs of athletes vary with intensity of training (Mar 2013)
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.
BCM experts offer last minute marathon reminders (Jan 2013)
It’s marathon time in Houston, and for those who are gearing up to run either the half or full marathon this weekend, sports medicine expert Dr. Theodore Shybut of Baylor College of Medicine has some last minute tips to get you ready and keep you safe during the run.