Volleyball 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

8/22/2017
More Evidence Contact Sports Can Affect the Brain

Some changes in structure, chemistry seen in college athletes who take hits during play

6/9/2017
Boys More Likely to Hide a Concussion Than Girls

Study of high school athletes suggests fear of looking 'weak' might play a role

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

8/5/2016
Don't Shrug Off Shoulder Safety When Playing Summer Sports

Golfing, swimming and volleyball can be especially hard on your upper back and shoulders

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

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

9/28/2014
Avoid the Fall Sports Injury Trap

Most common injuries come from overuse, experts say

8/28/2014
Concussion Recovery Can Reverse After Return to Activity, Study Shows

Expert and researcher say the findings highlight need for slow return to playing field

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

4/28/2014
Training Programs Protect Young Athletes From ACL Tears: Report

Knee ligament injuries are rising among kids in sports, especially girls, experts say

3/11/2013
3/7/2013
Health Tip: Invest in Protective Eyewear for Sports

Make sure they fit and work properly

9/8/2012
Experts Offer Tips to Help Keep Fall Sports Injury Free

Football, soccer, volleyball players urged to take proper safety measures

7/23/2012
Pre-Season Fitness Not a Factor in Collegiate Sports Injury Risk

But gender, type of sport played are, Canadian researchers report

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

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

4/18/2012
College Athletes in Low-Contact Sports Have More Overuse Injuries

Study found women who play field hockey, soccer, volleyball, softball at most risk

4/6/2012
Overuse Injuries Common Among Female College Athletes

Field hockey, soccer, softball and volleyball accounted for the most strains, inflammation

10/13/2011
Overzealous Parents, Coaches Take the Fun From Kids' Sports

The result: It might push children away from physical activity

7/7/2011
Teen Athletes Should Get Concussion Test Score Before Play

Results from assessment tool, head injury history helpful to have on record, research suggests

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

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

9/28/2010
Team Sports Pep Up Middle-School Kids

Those who participate say they feel better mentally and physically, researchers find

5/7/2010
Ankle Braces May Protect Girl Volleyball Players

Device most effective for those who haven't had previous sprain, study says

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

Inexpensive EKGs would reduce risk of sudden death, study finds

11/14/2009
High-Impact Activity May Be Good for Old Bones

Sampling of senior athletes finds better density with some sports

9/3/2009
High School Sports Put Players at Risk for Severe Injuries

More needs to be done to protect young knees, ankles and shoulders, researcher says

8/3/2009
Gym Class Injuries Up 150 Percent

Lack of movement skills increase the risk of trouble, expert says

7/14/2009
Repair ACL Injuries in Young Athletes Quickly

Postponing surgery can lead to more problems, study finds

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

7/6/2009
Kids of Parents Who Value Exercise Are More Active

Study found parents still show a gender bias, however

10/12/2003
Injuries Abound for Women Athletes

Soccer, volleyball and field hockey all pose dangers

8/24/2003
Volleyball Has a Serious Side

Hand injuries can be acute, so follow these tips