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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

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Safety is a topic that includes recommendations for making the home and outdoor environments safe, especially for kids. This topic includes ideas on childproofing cabinets, keeping dangerous items locked up, ensuring balconies and stairs are safe, covering wiring and outlets, fencing off pools, staying away from cars, watching ...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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Avoiding sports injuries (Tip)

Sports injuries often occur when deconditioned athletes try to rapidly resume prior levels. ...See 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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Avoiding sports injuries (Tip)

If a sports injury is making you blue. If a dr. Allows you to swim, it may be the best thing for you. ...See 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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What sports have the greatest likelihood of injury for amateurs?

What sports have the greatest likelihood of injury for amateurs?

Tough to say: Any activity can be safe or dangerous. Someone who has never skied is more likely to get hurt than an amateur who skis every year, but is this more likely than a person who goes out to play tennis or basketball? The main focus should be on making sure you have the proper conditioning before participating in impact sports. Jumping, bursts of speed put a lot of stress on tendons and ligaments. ...Read more

Dr. Tedde Rinker Dr. Rinker
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Avoiding sports injuries (Tip)

One prevntable sports injury shin splints, prevnt w/arch supports. ...See more

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What sports require helmets?

What sports require helmets?

Collision sports: Most collision sports require participants to wear helmets. Some of the more typical team sports that fall in to this category are: football, lacrosse, hockey, other individual sports such as skiing, snowboarding, snow machine racing, and even auto racing (all types) require helmets to help protect your head from injury. ...Read more

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Anyone ever use sports oxygen?

Anyone ever use sports oxygen?

For an inury?: Here's the state of the art review:
doug

http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3382683/. ...Read more

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Avoiding sports injuries (Tip)

The first phase of any sports injury is the immobilization/anti-inflammatory phase. Listen to it! ...See more

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How common are sports injuries?

How common are sports injuries?

Varies by sport: The most common sports injuries really depends on the sport you play. To prevent injuries, stretch and building appropriate strength for your sport and level of participation. Also be sure to get adequate nutrition and hydration before and after any physical activity. Work with a sports medicine trained physician to develop an individualized prevention program. ...Read more

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Is swimming a good cardio sport?

Is swimming a good cardio sport?

Yes: Excellent low impact cardio exercise. You can vary tempo to increase heart rate as needed. Enjoy. ...Read more

Dr. David Trettin Dr. Trettin
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Avoiding sports injuries (Tip)

Sports injuries that strain or muscle or tendon need to heal completely before return to sport. ...See more

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I have a headache after doing sport?

I have a headache after doing sport?

Probably dehydration: Dehydration is one of the most common causes of headache. If you are getting headaches after participation in sports, try drinking more water before, during, and after participation. ...Read more

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Is cricket considered a contact sport?

No: While there are times when cricket players bump into each other and you can be hit by the bat or ball, contact is not a routine part of the action and is only incidental. ...Read more

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Could the GNC sport vitapak contain dhea?

Could the GNC sport vitapak contain dhea?

Only if they're: Violating the law. Check the label. By the way, it's a waste of money no matter what's in it. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more

Dr. James Eitner
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Sports Safety (Definition)

Sports safety refers to all activities surrounding the safe practice of various sports. This may include wearing proper gear (helmets, goggles, etc.), and setting rules that ...Read more