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BLOG: Injuries in youth basketball players can be prevented with proper training

November 20, 2015

Basketball has been a favorite sport ever since James Naismith first nailed a peach basket to the wall of the YMCA in Springfield, Mass. in 1891. It is popular among many families as boys and girls can practice together at home with just a hoop in the driveway.

Basketball is also a great sport that can help athletes develop hand-eye coordination, cardiovascular health as well as team-building and self-esteem. These are the reasons why it is one of the most loved sports in the United States. More than half a million boys and nearly 460,000 girls participate in youth basketball nationwide.

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BLOG: Youth football injuries can be prevented, minimized with some precaution

October 13, 2015
Football is one of the most popular sports played by young athletes in the United States. It also leads all other sports in the number of yearly injuries. In 2007, more…
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High-intensity interval training improves autonomic, vascular function in adolescents

October 13, 2015
Novel cardiovascular disease risk factors improved in adolescents after 2 weeks of high-intensity interval training, according to data published in the American Journal
In the Journals

Stresses on elbow during pitching may alter multiple structures

October 12, 2015
In a pre- and post-season ultrasound evaluation of high school pitchers’ elbows, adaptive changes occurred to multiple structures about the elbow from stresses…
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Time-Course of Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness Evoked by Three Intensities of Lumbar Eccentric Exercise

Athletic Training and Sports Health Care, July/August 2010, Volume 2 Issue 4
The time-course of delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) evoked by 3 different intensities of lumbar eccentric exercise…
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Sports Medicine: December 2014

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

The past two decades have witnessed an amazing increase in the participation in competitive sports by children of all…
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