The Physical Demands of Gymnastics

Gymnastics is a popular sport for both men and women, with close to 5 million athletes participating in the sport in the US across all

NextName: A Unique Offering to Support College Athletes

In this week’s episode of the Sports Medicine Weekly podcast, Dr. Brian Cole is joined by Steve Thayer from NextName, a platform designed to support

The Relationship Between Inflammation and Your Diet

Inflammation is the body’s mechanism for healing itself. When your body encounters a virus, bacteria, or suffers an injury, it activates your immune system. The

A Look Into One of The Fastest Growing Sports: Water Polo

Water Polo is one of the fastest growing sports in the USA at all age levels. The popularity and growth of the aquatic sport is

The Evaluation and Management of Concussions

Each year, there are an estimated 1.7 to 3.8 million traumatic brain injuries in the United States, and more than 20 percent arise due to

What is a High Ankle Sprain?

In this week’s episode of the Sports Medicine Weekly Podcast, Dr. Brian Cole is joined by Joshua James, DPT, CSCS from Rush Physical Therapy to

Caffeine and Caffeine Supplements: Spilling the Beans on Caffeine

Caffeine is the most popular psychoactive substance in the world, with 89 percent of people in the U.S. consuming at least one drink containing caffeine

Does Carb Loading Improve Performance?

Since ancient times, Greek and Roman athletes prepared for competition by consuming complex carbohydrates like grains and legumes with the goal of optimizing performance. However,

The Impact of Playing School Sports with Guest Mickey Pruitt

Participating in organized high school sports offers young people countless benefits, not just in terms of physical skills, like hand-eye coordination; strength and movement, but

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