Tennis Health News

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9/26/2017
20 Percent of U.S. Teens May Have Had a Concussion

Contact sports is a leading reason why, study contends

2/15/2017
Student-Athletes Don't Have to Be Hit By Injuries

Equipment safety, emergency training and time for recovery are key to avoiding trouble, experts say

11/30/2016
Tennis Anyone? It May Prolong Your Life

Racquet sports, swimming and aerobics tied to lower risk of early death in study

5/16/2016
Exercise May Cut Risk of 13 Cancers, Study Suggests

Moderate and vigorous activity includes brisk walking, tennis, jogging, swimming

10/2/2015
'Tennis Elbow' Usually Heals Without Therapy, Study Finds

For most people, pain is gone within a year

9/25/2015
Expert Tips for Preventing Kids' Sports Injuries

Children need breaks from playing to avoid overuse injuries, orthopedic surgeon says

6/28/2014
Prepare for Summer Sports to Avoid Injury

Wear appropriate footwear, vary your activities, and stretch and warm-up, advises expert

6/27/2014
Winning Attitude on the Field Translates to Career Success

Former high school athletes seen as having more self-confidence and leadership abilities, study finds

2/13/2014
Moderate Exercise May Cut Women's Stroke Risk

Study found brisk walking, tennis lowered chances of brain attack by 20 percent

11/14/2013
Walking May Cut Stroke Risk in Older Men

British study suggests the number of weekly hours walked, not how fast, is what matters

10/7/2013
Star Athletes Often Endorse Junk Food, Study Says

Sugar-packed 'sports drinks' among products hawked in lucrative ad campaigns

8/7/2013
Fitness Club Best Place for Cardiac Arrest Survival: Study

Availability of automated external defibrillator may be key.

2/5/2013
Steroid Shots for Tennis Elbow Miss the Mark: Study

After a year, those who got injections were in worse shape than those who got a placebo

1/22/2013
Playing for Fun May Reduce Young Athletes' Injuries

Fewer kids hurt who play pick-up games, multiple sports, study says

12/14/2012
Olympic Medalists May Also Claim 'Survival Advantage'

Both low- and high-impact sports add years to life, studies find

8/8/2012
Too Much Travel May Be Tough on Olympians

Study finds traveling across more than five time zones to compete raises chances of illness

5/21/2012
Vigorous Exercise Might Keep Psoriasis at Bay

But only intense activities seemed to lower risk in large study of women

5/14/2012
Some Sports May Help Protect Men's Bones

Basketball, volleyball, soccer helped young men stave off density loss, study suggests

2/27/2012
'Active' Video Games May Not Boost Kids' Fitness: Study

Wii games were no better than 'inactive' selections, researchers found

2/1/2012
Science Shows How Exercise Might Help in Prostate Cancer

Activity-induced genetic changes could slow or prevent disease progression, researchers say

6/8/2011
Exercise May Protect the Brain From 'Silent Strokes'

Moderate to intense physical activity cuts seniors' risk by 40 percent, study finds

5/2/2011
Kids Specializing in One Sport More Likely to Get Hurt: Study

Growing bodies more vulnerable to repetitive injuries, intense play, researchers say

12/7/2010
Youth Sports Injuries Reaching Epidemic Levels, Experts Report

8,000 kids are treated in ERs daily, trainers' association says

10/22/2010
Steroids May Only Offer Short-Term Help for Tennis Elbow

Beyond 12 weeks they appear useless or even harmful, study finds

8/26/2010
Record Heat Requires Exercise Precautions

Expert offers tips for safe workouts on scorching days

4/26/2010
Botox Injections May Relieve Tennis Elbow Pain

But some patients suffered side effects, including reduced strength after shots, study finds

11/23/2009
Vigorous Exercise Cuts Stroke Risk for Men, Not Women

Older males saw their odds drop by 63 percent with moderate-to-high intensity workouts

11/16/2009
Experts Urge School Screening of Athletes' Hearts

Inexpensive EKGs would reduce risk of sudden death, study finds

7/12/2009
Simple Steps Deliver Relief for Tennis Elbow

Strength-training exercises may ease pain, improve movement, study shows

7/6/2009
Team Sports Can't Compete With Films to Keep Kids From Smoking

Tobacco use in movies has pervasive influence on kids, researchers say

6/19/2008
Tennis Players Ace Perception of Speed, Motion

But outside their game, they see pretty much like everyone else, study finds

4/19/2008
Most Sports-Related Eye Injuries Are Preventable

With spring's arrival, optometrists' group urges public to treat vision like the pros do

3/6/2008
ACL Tears Worth Fixing in Seniors

Age should not be determining factor for knee repair surgery, study suggests

10/24/2006
Patient's Own Blood Cells Treat Tennis Elbow

Researchers harness the power of platelets to heal torn tendons

9/27/2006
Fingers May Point to Sports Prowess

Women whose ring finger was longer than their index finger excelled as athletes

5/22/2004
Protect Those Rotator Cuffs

Tips on how to prevent these painful shoulder injuries

6/1/2003
Taming Tennis and Golf Elbow

Experts outline treatments for condition

5/18/2003
How to Prevent Tennis Elbow

Give it a rest when it hurts

3/22/2003
Go Easy on That Elbow

Tennis and golf enthusiasts aren't the only ones struck by elbow pain

8/18/2002
Getting Into the Swing of Things

Expert offers prevention and treatment advice for tennis elbow

2/22/2002
Rest as Good as Therapy in Aching Tennis Elbow

Study finds those taking steroids recover more slowly