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Is Volleyball A Lifetime Sport
How do I know if I have a natural talent in any sports? How to identify if I'm a natural volleyball, basketball, swimmer, and other sports? Any hints?
Should be obvious: For some, height is a basic component, so if you are 5 foot I wouldn't expect volleyball or basketball to be a good choice. For all, you get out there and try them surrounded by others doing the same thing. If you are any good, you excel compared to the others, if not, you do not. ...Read more
Can I return to volleyball after suffering a spontaneous pneumothorax? My pneumothorax happened during sleep, so sport is not a major cause?
Yes: But be cautious. Any symptom similar to those your experienced during the first pneumothorax, then you should seek emergent medical care. A repeat pneumothorax should prompt a surgical procedure to prevent this problem so that you can resume your normal life and volleyball. ...Read more
I just found out I have a curve in my spine at a sports physical. How will this affect me? In general and as an athlete? I play volleyball and tennis
Curvature is common: Curvature of the spine is a common finding and most people compensate in their stance and posture and never really have many problems. It should not affect you dramatically in the pursuit of sports unless it is a severe curvature. Focus on stretching and strengthening of your core muscles that support the spine. You may benefit from custom orthotics in your shoes to provide maximum support. ...Read more
I play 2 sports on most days I do both. Volleyball and tennis however I cannot lose weight. I don't over eat and I very rarely eat junk food. 5'10 168
One reason for: Your current weight may be increased muscle mass in an athlete. Eat healthfully & be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. Upper range for your height is about 165 pounds ...Read more
I hasd shoulder anthroscopy surgery 7 weeks ago and my docor is refusing to let me play sports. I play volleyball and all I wanna do is underhand pass? Can I do that?
Is it alright to play sports like volleyball and baseball with a nail left inside my wrist? (scaphoid fracture)my doctor says it need not be taken out.
Scaphoid fractures: Can be treated with a screw that is commonly "buried' in the bone so that after it is healed and the OK is officially given (that is VERY IMPORTANT) one can use the wrsit and the hand normally. These screws are generally not taken out though sometimes screws can shift and fractures can settle a little but that is the exception. ANY SCAPHOID FRACTURE MUST BE OK'd by treatingDOC to resume activity ...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
The one you enjoy: If not presently active, starting with walking is a good approach. If involved in activities in the past, getting back into those that had best all-around benefits would be an option if physician agrees. Just working around the house or yard counts as an activity, burning calories and adding muscle tone or strength and joint flexibility. The point is to take a break from usual lifestyle and go/do. ...Read more