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Advantages Disadvantages Of Extreme Sports
I want to participate in extreme sports. What should I do prior to participating in any exercise? I am 56 years of age.
Physical Eval: Before your begin any type of extreme sport, get a thorough physical evaluation. At the age of 56 if you have not be very athletic previously you should get a full cardiac evaluation. Once cleared begin slowly and progress with the advice of a trainer. ...Read more
Its cheap and easy to get, and you probably don't need much more for activities less than an hour in normal weather.
http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/46379-gatorade-sports-drink-vs.-water/. ...Read more
May be impossible to: Avoid. Some sports are simply very high risk, and must be done understanding the risks, and accepting the risks. Always pay attention to proper body mechanics, and always engage in proper stretching techniques before and after the sports. ...Read more
I love extreme sport. Racing, fighting, surfing that require the feeling of rush, but I also love free dive that require calmness, is coffee good for me?
Good for you!: Almost everybody drinks coffee or some other form of caffeine, and as the world's most popular drug (by far) it seems amazingly safe. Don't overdo it, try to withdraw on quiet days when you can -- helps you catch up on rest. I was never a fighter but love to free-dive -- please be careful in all you do. ...Read more
Skull injuries: A helmet is the best start but in extreme sports even helmets might not help due to the nature of the high impact injuries. ...Read more
Less speed: The flat foot is at a disadvantage because it is non-propulsive. ...Read more
Haven't played sports in 7 yrs, played rugby yesterday and have extreme pain under both my knee caps, what could of caused this?
Patella overload: Exposure to repetitive squats, jumps and high impact after a long period little or no exercise can easily provoke pain at the patellofemoral joint. For the knee, and patella to function at capacity the quads and hamstring muscles must be in shape. Next time make the effort to get in shape for the sport before you aggressively try to do it. ...Read more
Why is 31 too young 4 kyphoplasty I seen some studies online extreme sport injuries? I'm in pain 4 years now due compression fractures. Surgery help?
Competed in a bodybuilding (sports model) comp, have been on an extreme diet and exercise routine. Haven't had my period in 6 weeks-had unprotected sex?
Unprotected sex: Well you brought up a serious possibility, unprotected sex isn't smart if you want to avoid pregnancy, HIV and other transmittable diseases. A pregnancy test should suggest an answer to pregnancy. If that isn't present, then the other factors you mentioned are also possible causes for late period. ...Read more
Extreme needle like itching all over body, especially when I'm irritated or getting ready to play sports, no bumps or any of proof of the itching!
Need to evaluate: What you describe may be just your autonomic reaction to these situations, e.G, adrenergic response inducing sweat gland activity. You should consult your doctor to exclude a nutritional deficiency, e.g., B12 and discuss use of a beta blocker if the condition is interfering with your daily living. ...Read more
I am experiencing extreme groin pain. Left side, red and a hard lump under skin. Pain started out of nowhere. No sports.?
Incarcerated 14 years, on block and metal beds, played all sports. Between mid thoracic and upper lumbar, has extreme muscle tightness, cause, treat?
Arthritis: It is very common for one who has been active to have degenerative or arthritic changes of the thoracic and lumbar spine. This may lead to back pain, muscle spasms and tightness. The simple starting treatment is heat, massage, and hot showers. If this does not improve, check with your primary care physician. They may either refer you to physical therapy or get an MRI of the back. ...Read more
"dislocation" of the joints (shoulder, wrist, elbow) on the right side everyday since sport injury 2 and a half years ago. Extreme pain. No more than 4 to 5h of sleep every night. Cant use my right arm anymore. Right handed. No diagnosis. Need help.
Doc suggests a podiatrist for injury to toes on rt foot. 2d/3d toes painful spread after sports mishap. Any advantage to podiatry as opp to ortho md?
Specialist: The same principles are employed in treatment of foot and ankle conditions regardless of whether you are seen by a podiatrist or a foot and ankle orthopedist. It is important that you have a a good rapport with whomever you choose. If your pcp has suggested a particular doctor it may be because he or she has a good working relationship with that physician. ...Read more
I injured my knee a week ago during sports, it is non-weight bearing. I have extreme swelling in that ankle (MRI scheduled next week). Call Ortho dr?
If U R non-wt bear-: -ing, you R getting dependent edema. The heart is not a good pump & is unable 2 keep circulation going in Ur legs. It depends on muscle contraction which squeezes or compresses Ur veins with each contraction & by a series of 1 way valves stops it from flowing backwards. The water head is stronger than the pull of the osmotic ability of blood to keep fluid inside, so it accumulates. @ nite reabsorbd ...Read more
Good for you:
Badminton and sports in general have many benefits, it is known that moderate to vigorous exercise improve health and well-being, and decrease the risk of obesity, heart disease stroke and certain types of cancer
Also exercise improve the chances of quitting smoking in smokers, improve cognitive function and reduce stress, anxiety, and depression
ask your doctor if you have heart or lung condion ...Read more
Several Aspects: You usually spend time going over your past medical history, family history, surgical history, and sport history. Then there is a physical exam of the patient that can also include a more focused exam depending on the history. A doctor may also order other tests like blood work or imagingj- again, depending on the history and exam. ...Read more
Sports=success?: I don’t know that sports would be the BEST route to success, but participation in sports can give us an incentive to succeed, a desire to surpass our own abilities, a motivation to better ourselves, an acceptance of collegial work and a respect for leadership. ...Read more
It depends.: If you mean dark spots, it depends on what they are. They can be solar dyschromias (sun damaged areas), melasma, lentigines, or even melanomas, just to name a few. All are treated differently. You should see a facial plastic surgeon or possibly a dermatologist. ...Read more
I'd have to think about this.
The only thing I can think of is:
- increased injury risks
other than that, like any activity, that is overdone to the detriment of other life responsibilities, there can be negative effects. ...Read more
Probably not: Sexual tensions if relieved prior to sproting activities could be beneficial. If one has prolonged sex and tires themself, this could reduce sports performance. Unless your are a competetive athlete at a high performance level, consider the pros and cons and make your best judgement. I would doubt any serious deleterious effect. ...Read more
IMHO. . .: 1st we need to define static vs dynamic. Http://thesportjournal. Org/article/do-static-sport-athletes-and-dynamic-sport-athletes-differ-in-their-visual-focused-attention/ lists soccer & volleyball as dynamic w/track & field plus gymnastics as static. I have only read about kitesurfing but it appears rather dynamic to me. Check out http://www. Diva-portal. Org/smash/get/diva2:239141/FULLTEXT01.pdf. ...Read more
Fitness Nutrition: I've found a lot of sports nutrition books to be all the same in content with tweaking by the author for uniqueness. I like nutrient timing the best, mad scientist muscle, and feed the muscle by venuto. All the books will sound the same, it's when you put the theories in practice on your own body will you know how things work. You have to be ur own guinea pig. There's no 1 size fits all. ...Read more
Keep it Simple:
Actually, the answer is, eat real food, especially, fruits and vegetables
Colorful fruits and colorful vegetables and lots of green leafy vegetables are some of the best for you.
If you are asking about sport nutrition DRINKS, ** beware ** there is more and more evidence that they may never be as healthy as water....and they may be doing more harm....Look at my picture.... ...Read more
Fats, proteins, and carbohydrates are all necessary for health. Even in a physically active athlete all three types of calories are mandatory for health.
Now, the best diets, even in athletes breaks down these calories to the following is best scenario: 60% of calories should come from protein sources. 25% from carbohydrate sources and 15% from fats. ...Read more
Effort & Patience: The body is amazing because adapts to most things that we throw at it. Each time we push our body a little bit more, it adapts. With slow measured endurance training, the body increases the number of blood vessels going to the needed organ and muscles, and your liver stores more glycogen to give spurts of energy. So, training every muscle group along with patience, will meet your goal. ...Read more
Trois ans: L'age de commencer est dependent surtout quel sport. Et aussi le maturatie de l.Enfant. Utilizer votre intelligence en cette case. ...Read more
I do: But the important question is do you? ...Read more
Yes??: How much and how often are important factors here. ...Read more