overtraining | injury frequency | concussions | joint health | ACL and knee injuries | foot care | treating sprains

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Running away from injury.
Physiquality. August 1, 2017.

How to adapt your workout as you age.
Physiquality. August 1, 2014.

High temperatures, big football players are dangerous combination.
Los Angeles Times. August 4, 2011. Shari Roan.

What happens when we can’t exercise?
Physiquality. April 7, 2011.

After heatstroke, when is it safe to exercise?
New York Times. June 14, 2010. Gina Kolata.

Weight-lifting gains bring pains, too.
New York Times. June 14, 2010. Nicholas Bakalar.

Sports injuries: When to tough it out.
New York Times. March 30, 2010. Gina Kolata.

When training backfires: Hard work that’s too hard.
New York Times. September 3, 2008. Gina Kolata.

injury frequency

When sports injuries lead to arthritis in joints.
New York Times. August 14, 2017. Jane E. Brody.

How will rehabilitation therapy help me get better?
Physiquality. October 3, 2016.

Preventing baseball injuries.
Physiquality. June 1, 2016.

Injury prevention for dancers.
Physiquality. December 17, 2015.

What every golfer should know about injuries.
Physiquality. August 3, 2015.

Preventing injuries.
Physiquality. January 15, 2015.

With the thrills come extreme risks.
New York Times. March 31, 2014. Jane E. Brody.

NHL players may be losing play time due to repeated concussions.
Los Angeles Times. April 18, 2011. Jeannine Stein.

Fell off my bike, and vowed never to get back on.
New York Times. November 29, 2010. Gina Kolata.

Gym-goers trip, flip and fall in pursuit of fitness: Thousands injured by exercise balls, jump ropes — especially treadmills.
MSNBC. January 29, 2010. Melissa Dahl.

Football tops list of sports injuries: Wrestling is right behind, followed by girls’ basketball and girls’ soccer.
Los Angeles Times. September 9, 2009. Jeannine Stein.

Clues to help explain the frequency of injuries.
New York Times. October 29, 2008. Gina Kolata.

Women athletes win equal time on injury list.
Boston Globe. April 14, 2008. Judy Foreman.


A simple flashcard test to detect concussions.
New York Times. March 11, 2015. Gretchen Reynolds.

New brain changes found in football players.
New York Times. May 21, 2014. Gretchen Reynolds.

A concussion monitor to measure hard knocks.
New York Times. March 10, 2014. Albert Sun.

Study finds changes in brains of hockey players who had concussions.
New York Times. February 4, 2014. Jeff Z. Klein.

Athletes and concussions.
Physiquality. July 20, 2012.

Head injuries and the everyday athlete.
New York Times. July 11, 2012. Gretchen Reynolds.

Sidney Crosby returns to the ice: Concussions and consequences.
Los Angeles Times. March 15, 2012. Amina Khan.

The brain injury guide & resources.
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and the MU Department of Health Psychology.

A doctor’s seven ways to avoid damage from concussions.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. January 2, 2011. Chuck Finder.

joint health

What are the benefits of aquatic physical therapy?
Physiquality. October 5, 2017.

How does physical therapy help after a cast comes off?
Physiquality. March 2, 2017.

The benefits of cold and compression therapy.
Physiquality. April 1, 2016.

What is tennis elbow?
Physiquality. July 15, 2015.

Challenging conventional wisdom — Should we use ice to treat injuries?
Physiquality. October 15, 2014.

What is Kinesio Taping and is it right for me?
Physiquality. April 1, 2013.

Hot or cold? How to decide whether to use heat or ice when treating an injury.
Physiquality. May 16, 2012.

Best joint-friendly exercises: Blast fat — not your knees — with these easy rules.
Prevention. November 3, 2011. Chris Freytag.

How to keep joints healthy longer.
Chicago Tribune. March 30, 2011. Alison Johnson.

For tendon pain, think beyond the needle.
New York Times. February 28, 2011. Jane E. Brody.

Why ice and heat treatments work for injuries.
Ask Fitness Coach. January 20, 2011. Skyler Meine.

Phys Ed: Do cortisone shots actually make things worse?
New York Times. October 27, 2010. Gretchen Reynolds.

Phys Ed: How much does knee surgery really help?
New York Times. August 4, 2010. Tara Parker-Pope.

Keep on walking, but take care of the knees: Wear proper shoes and reduce pack weight to avoid hiking injuries.
Chicago Tribune. May 22, 2010. Chuck Myers.

Caring for hips and knees to avoid artificial joints.
New York Times. April 23, 2010. Lesley Alderman.

ACL injuries

What you should know about arthroscopy.
Physiquality. September 15, 2014.

How a warm-up routine can save your knees.
New York Times. March 19, 2014. Gretchen Reynolds.

What you should know about ACL injury.
Physiquality. March 7, 2014.

Can a soccer doctor save NFL players’ knees?
Monday Morning Quarterback from Sports Illustrated. September 20, 2013. Robert Klemko.

Why ACL injuries sideline so many athletes.
New York Times. August 28, 2013. Gretchen Reynolds.

Soccer players’ ACL injury risk may drop after a warm-up.
Los Angeles Times. February 8, 2012. Jeannine Stein.

Preventing ACL injury.
Physiquality. August 15, 2011.

An injured ACL isn’t a death knell for an athlete anymore.
Los Angeles Times. July 11, 2011. James S. Fell.

Reducing forces to the knee may reduce the risk of ACL injuries.
Los Angeles Times. August 11, 2010. Jeannine Stein.

ACL injuries could be influenced by gender and which leg dominates, study finds.
Los Angeles Times. August 2, 2010. Jeannine Stein.

PTs: Appropriate exercise can help prevent ACL injuries in females.
APTA. September 25, 2008.

foot care

What is plantar fasciitis?
Physiquality. November 1, 2013.

Shoe inserts and orthotics: Are they right for you?
Physiquality. October 1, 2012.

Unhappy feet.
New York Times. September 11, 2008. Gretchen Reynolds.

Physical culture: At trail’s end, there’s nothing like happy feet.
New York Times. May 22, 2008. Yishane Lee.

treating aches and sprains

How to treat shin splints.
Physiquality. September 17, 2015.

How to deal with ankle sprains.
Physiquality. March 3, 2015.

Three moves to strengthen your ankles.
Prevention. November 3, 2011. Natalie Gingerich.

Sprains, pains, wrapped up in speculation.
Los Angeles Times. September 10, 2007. Mary Beckman.

Ankle sprains: New remedies but still little sympathy.
New York Times. July 18, 2006. Deborah Franklin.

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