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Doctor insights on: Is Volleyball A Lifetime Sport

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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?

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

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Can I return to volleyball after suffering a spontaneous pneumothorax? My pneumothorax happened during sleep, so sport is not a major cause?

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

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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

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

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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

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

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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.

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

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Can sports make me taller?

Can sports make me taller?

Height: Dr rao is quite correct. Sports are awesome - I hope you are actively involved in sports & exercise but they will not increase your height. Height is primarily determined by your parent's height (genetics). ...Read more

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How can I lose wight by sport?

How can I lose wight by sport?

Sport is exercise.: Participating in the sport and practicing for that support regularly can count for your weekly physical activity, which in conjunction with a healthy meal plan will help you lose weight. ...Read more

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Is sport is good for my body?

Is sport is good for my body?

Sport is exercise.: Participating in the sport and practicing for that support regularly can count for your weekly physical activity, which in conjunction with a healthy meal plan will help you lose weight or just be generally more healthy. ...Read more

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Are sports drinks good for kids?

Are sports drinks good for kids?

Not really: They are just a hair shy of juices, which are nothing more then liquid candy. They serve no great purpose and have lots of sugar. Avoid them as much as you can. ...Read more

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Why is badminton a healthy sport?

Why is badminton a healthy sport?

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

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What's a sports physical consist of?

What's a sports physical consist of?

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

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What do they do in a sports physical?

What do they do in a sports physical?

Screen: A sports physical is designed to screen the athlete for fitness to train and compete in their sport and also look for pre existing injuries/conditions that could be a detriment to them. ...Read more

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In sports, what does "overload" mean?

In sports, what does "overload" mean?

Overload: I have heard that term in relation to overloading muscles to fatigue. ...Read more

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Are sports the best route to success?

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

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What can I use for facial dark sport?

What can I use for facial dark sport?

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

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What is the negative affect of sports?

What is the negative affect of sports?

?: 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

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Does sex affect your sport performance?

Does sex affect your sport performance?

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

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Are sport bra's always supportive bras?

Actually they can: Vary ; some are not that supportive. ...Read more

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Hi can I use mega men sport for growth?

Hi can I use mega men sport for growth?

Myths: It would not work and would be a complete waste of your money. There is nothing in this product that would change your genetics or do anything to stimulate bone growth. ...Read more

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Is kite surfing a static or dynamic sport?

Is kite surfing a static or dynamic sport?

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

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Any advice on the best sports nutrition books?

Any advice on the best sports nutrition books?

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

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What sport nutrition on the market is the best?

What sport nutrition on the market is the best?

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

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Sports category: what kind of foods more healthy?

Sports category: what kind of foods more healthy?

Unanswerable.: 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

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What is the best way to increase sports endurance?

What is the best way to increase sports endurance?

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

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À quel âge l'enfant peut commencer faire du sport?

À quel âge l'enfant peut commencer faire du sport?

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

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What is the best exercise / sport / activity to do?

What is the best exercise / sport / activity to do?

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