Entries for 'Henry Ford Health System'

Choose the Right Sports Medicine Expert

Choose the Right Sports Medicine Expert
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
If you're an athlete, chances are you'll require specialized care from a health professional during your career. Confused about the differences between athletic trainers, sports medicine physicians and exercise physiologists, among other experts? You're not alone!
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Add Rest Days to Your Workout Routine

Add Rest Days to Your Workout Routine
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Whether you're new to exercise or a seasoned enthusiast, it's tempting to adopt an all-go, no-quit attitude.  But it's important to remember that scheduling time for rest and rejuvenation is a critical component of any workout regimen.
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Put a Stop to Recurring Injuries

Put a Stop to Recurring Injuries
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Recurring injuries happen — and they're especially common among single-sport athletes or people who focus on one type of exercise, like runners.  The reason: You're working the same muscles repeatedly. The end result: Your joints, muscles and tissues get wor...
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Adjust Your Workout When Gym Isn't Option

Adjust Your Workout When Gym Isn't Option
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Feeling at a loss about not being able to stick to your normal workout routine? You’re not alone. Social distancing during the COVID-19 outbreak has resulted in people all over the world having to adjust their schedules to accommodate working from home, schooling...
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5 Concussion Myths Debunked

5 Concussion Myths Debunked
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Awareness about the dangers of concussions is at an all-time high. In response, athletic organizations — from Pop Warner football to USA Hockey — have safe-play protocols in place.  But misconceptions about injury — prevention...
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Play it Safe: Basics of Proper Helmet Use

Play it Safe: Basics of Proper Helmet Use
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
If you or your child plays sports or participates in physically risky activities, wearing a helmet could be lifesaving.  While no helmet is concussion-proof, wearing one can help reduce the risk of serious head injuries.
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5 Tips to Prevent Sports-Related Injuries

5 Tips to Prevent Sports-Related Injuries
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Participating in sports provides so many benefits to kids and teens. There are the obvious benefits of physical fitness and promoting regular exercise. Then, there are also the character-building lessons learned from being part of a team, working hard toward a goal, cel...
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7 Sleeping Tips for Student-Athletes

7 Sleeping Tips for Student-Athletes
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Many athletes seem to believe time spent not training is time wasted. But, on the contrary. The time athletes spend resting and sleeping is actually just as important. Take the world’s best female skier, Mikaela Shiffrin, for example. Shiffrin reportedly not only...
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Be Proactive with Concussions

Be Proactive with Concussions
Friday, October 25, 2019
Most people have seen the headlines about concussions as a common sports injury, and it's natural that parents may be concerned for their young athlete.  A large misconception in sports is that previous concussions are to be blamed for ongoing headaches, blurred v...
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Health Tip: Game Day Nutrition

Health Tip: Game Day Nutrition
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Parents, you know how important it is for your student athlete to be well-rested, well-fueled and well-hydrated. Just like a car needs gas, their bodies needs food.
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