Items Tagged ‘athletes’

Concussion care: Helping your child heal

February 21, 2017

Concussion care: Helping your child heal

By uclahealth uclahealth

When it comes to youth sports, concussions have not always been taken seriously. That’s changing rapidly, however, as athletes, coaches and parents are becoming much more aware of the seriousness of these brain injuries. That’s a positive development, because concussions can cause long-term problems with brain function – especially for athletes who resume playing before […]

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Tags: athletes, brain injuries, coaches, concentration, concussions, contact sports, Dr.Christopher Giza, memory, mood, parents, pediatric neurologist, physical activities


Why athletes need to know how much they sweat

August 24, 2016

Why athletes need to know how much they sweat

By Ryan Hatoum Ryan Hatoum

We all know it’s important to stay hydrated when exercising, but just how much should we be drinking? It depends. Sweating is the primary way we lose fluid, but each of us loses it at a different rate – which means each of us has a different amount to drink. Instead of winging it, says […]

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Tags: athletes, dehydration, Dr Daniel Vigil, exercise, fitness, sports, sweat, sweat rate, sweating