A 34-year-old member asked:
Disclaimer

are push ups and abs exersises harmful for human development?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No, beneficial: Push-ups and situps are actually quite beneficial. Military of use both exercises for decades to measure gains and upper body strength and core and abdominal strength.
Answered on Jan 21, 2014
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
25 years experience Pediatrics
No: We have developed normally for thousdands of years before video games were developed. If you don't want your kids to play them, make that the rule of ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
25 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: We learn constantly by the environment and by those around us. Without relationships , we would not learn how our actions affect others. It is criti ... Read More
1
1 comment
1
1 thank
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience Psychiatry
Age: First of all it is illegal to make alcohol accessible for anyone under 21 I think the reason for that law is that teenagers are already very impulsi ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Yes.: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24291291 "behavioral flexibility" (ability to react in different ways to different challenges) appears most compro ... Read More
2
2 comments
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month