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Health Information For Teens
Swimming is a fun and generally safe sport. Follow these tips for an injury-free season.
Here’s some basic swimming gear to think about:
To prevent injuries during practice and meets, swimmers should:
To help prevent overuse injuries (also called repetitive stress injuries, or RSIs), swimmers should:
How can you get ready to play your best season ever? Read these tips for teen athletes.
You’ve prepared for the game in almost every way possible: but now what should you eat? Read about performance foods, nutritional supplements, and more.
Bob Bowman coaches Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps. He shares his thoughts on improving sports performance in this article for teens.
Here are 5 practical tips on goal setting that can help make it easier to set and reach goals.
You practiced hard and made sure you wore protective gear, but you still got hurt. Read this article to find out how to take care of sports injuries – and how to avoid getting them.
Dehydration is when the amount of water in the body has dropped too low. Read about what causes dehydration, what it does to your body, and how to prevent it.
This site has tips on things like preparing for a new season, handling sports pressure, staying motivated, and dealing with injuries.
Just as professional sports stars need medical care to keep them playing their best, so do student athletes. That’s why it’s important to get a sports physical.
Sports supplements are products used to enhance athletic performance. Lots of people who want to improve their performance have questions about how supplements work and whether they’re safe.
Playing hard doesn’t have to mean getting hurt. The best way to ensure a long and injury-free athletic career is to play it safe from the start. Find out how.
Some people define good sportsmanship as treating the people that you play with and against as you’d like to be treated yourself. Learn more about what good sportsmanship is all about.
Want to avoid summer hazards so you can focus on the fun? This center offers tips for teens.
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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