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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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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 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

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 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

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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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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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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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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

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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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

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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

Dr. Robert Moore Dr. Moore
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Avoiding sports injuries (Tip)

Ankle joint pain is easily diagnosed with an injection and treated with an arthroscopic procedure. ...See 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

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Should I do sports if my kidney are colds?

Should I do sports if my kidney are colds?

Sorry: The question is not understood. Please rephrase. ...Read more

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Avoiding sports injuries (Tip)

Rice is for treatment of injuries which is an acronym for rest, ice, compression, elevation. ...See more

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What does a girls sports physical include?

What does a girls sports physical include?

A heart exam!!!: Any sports physical for a boy or girl should include a thorough clinal heart exam. The heart should be listened to sitting, lying down, lying on the left side, after jumping on one foot 25 times, squatting, squeezing examiners hand, as well as what has already been mentioned. ...Read more

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Can circulation be cut off by sports tape?

Can circulation be cut off by sports tape?

Absolutely: Sports tape can be great if properly applied. If too tight it will restrict venous return and cause swelling. This is especially true on the wrist and ankle in general tape should not be circumferential around the whole limb above the wrist or above the ankle. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey Dr. Namey
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Avoiding sports injuries (Tip)

Athletes need time to heal to avoid re-injury! ...See more

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What sports are good for a child diabetic?

What sports are good for a child diabetic?

Any: A child with diabetes can play any sports. Exercise can affect blood sugar level, so there may be changes from his/her usual number. If child uses an Insulin pump, talk to his/her doctor about Insulin delivery if device cannot be worn during sports. Remember to keep hydrated while playing, educate the coaches/trainers about signs of hyper/hypoglycemia, and have diabetes supplies available. ...Read more

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Which is the best sport for loosing weight?

Which is the best sport for loosing weight?

Swimming.: Swimming affords us a tremendous calorie burn in a no-impact exercise. ...Read more

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Avoiding sports injuries (Tip)

Injuries are scars; scars are worn unseen for life; life better without scars. ...See 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