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Dr. James Eitner
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Sports Fitness (Overview)

Sports fitness refers to exercise, conditioning, and health surrounding sports.


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Which is more effective for exercising wii fit or ea sports fitness?

Which is more effective for exercising wii fit or ea sports fitness?

Both can be!: Find an activity program that you enjoy with either! get a heart rate monitor to see which raises your heart rate the most, and you can enjoy. I have more exerperience with the wii, but the ea sport are both great at offering a variety of sporting activities that provide good exercise! ...Read more

Dr. James Eitner
183 doctors shared insights

Sports Fitness (Overview)

Sports fitness refers to exercise, conditioning, and health surrounding sports.


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How do sports fitness trainers treat lumbar sciatica?

How do sports fitness trainers treat lumbar sciatica?

Varies: There is probably some variation among trainers, but most would likely work on aerobic fitness, flexibility and core strengthening exercises. She or he may also adjust the program depending on how acute and severe the pain is, your age, your fitness, your tolerance to new exercise. ...Read more

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Sports injuries (Tip)

Sports injuries

Injury is a common consequence of playing sports. Stretch frequently, listen to your body, hydrate! ...See more

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How would sports fitness trainers treat lumbar sciatica, the pain that radiates from hip to toe?

How would sports fitness trainers treat lumbar sciatica, the pain that radiates from hip to toe?

Not recommended: Causes of sciatica should be evaluated by a sports medicine professsional in order to properly direct treatment. Pain may be coming from a herniated disk, arthritis in the neural foramina (opening in the bony spine that the sciatic nerve exits in the low back), or other areas. Physical therapy, medication, injections may be warranted depending on the severity. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat fast food even if you don't get fat/obese and still stay in shape? (and additionally do sports like fitness)

Is it safe to eat fast food even if you don't get fat/obese and still stay in shape? (and additionally do sports like fitness)

Fast food: While it is possible to choose healthy options, by its very nature fast food, is prepared quickly and usually is full of artificial ingredients, preservatives and added sugar. ...Read more

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Sports injuries (Tip)

Sports injuries

Cross train and add lower impact sports like spinning and trx training, to avoid injuries. ...See more

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D I had a stroke two years ago and today is clear that it was caused by patent foramen ovale. Can I keep doing sports like swimming, running, fitness?

D I had a stroke two years ago and today is clear that it was caused by patent foramen ovale. Can I keep doing sports like swimming, running, fitness?

Probably: First, we can rarely guarantee that a stroke is caused by a pfo--20-25% of the general population has a pfo, which means that anyone who has a stroke for any reason has a 20% chance of having a pfo. That being said, the younger and healthier a patient is, the more likely it is that the pfo was related to stroke. There is no contraindication to exercise with pfo. Check with your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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How can I get into health fitness, training and sports medicine?

How can I get into health fitness, training and sports medicine?

SPORTS HEALTH CAREER: Sports medicine fellowship training after medical school and residency. Associates, bachelors, masters or doctorate degrees in kinesiology, exercise science, physical therapy, athletic training. ...Read more

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Sports injuries (Tip)

Sports injuries

Do rehab, think positively, don t refrain from sports within your capabilities. ...See more

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Am a sport instructor grop fitness instructor what supplement are good for me , since i sport a lot , more than 34 hours sport a week ?

Balanced Meals: Supplements, though used by some, are not required, even in this situation. If you experience fatigue, injury or stress because of your work load the first consideration should be adequate rest, water, and meals. It sounds like you might want to think about cutting back on your fitness schedule. Adding supplements may mask or even incur further injury. ...Read more

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Dr. Pam Yoder
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Fitness And Exercise (Definition)

Fitness refers to exercising as a means of maintaining a healthy body. Being physically fit means you have enough vigor to carry out daily tasks, with energy left over for leisure-time ...Read more