Month: November 2013

Summer Exercise: Dealing With Heat Associated Illness

Whether you play any sports or just enjoy regular exercise outdoors there is a risk of sustaining a heat associated illness when temperature and humidity are high. As we head into the warmer months of the year, we felt it worth reviewing the different types, symptoms and management of heat associated illness. Heat illness covers …

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Intense, Specialised Training In Young Athletes Linked to Serious Overuse Injuries

Children these days spend significantly more time in organised sports than in free play. Young athletes who specialize in one sport and train intensively have a significantly higher risk of stress fractures and other severe overuse injuries, even when compared with other injured athletes, according to the largest clinical study of its kind. For example, …

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