sports medicine

UCLA Health to provide comprehensive medical care for the WNBA team

By Sandy Cohen • April 27, 2022

Make sure you ease back in so as to reduce your risk of injury, UCLA Health experts advise

By Sandy Cohen • February 28, 2022

Find out the best approach to get back in shape

By Chayil Champion • May 5, 2021

Marissa Vasquez, MD, is forging a path for women in sports medicine.

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • April 5, 2021

Regardless of age, both quarterbacks leave many in awe over their mental and physical abilities

By Chayil Champion • February 5, 2021

Adapting to a new sports world

By Sandy Cohen • October 9, 2020

Before you start training for that next half marathon or dedicate yourself to a new kettlebell routine, there's one thing you should do first, says Philip H. Cohen, MD, a primary care sports medicine physician, and that's to clearly define some health and fitness [...]

By uclahealth • August 1, 2018

Story highlights Brain injury program provides diagnosis and treatment for all levels of [...]

By uclahealth • June 1, 2018

Scientists are learning more all the time about the differences between the female and male brain. So it’s perhaps not too surprising to know that athletes of different gender are impacted differently by brain injuries, such as concussions. Mayumi Prins, a professor of neurosurgery at the David Geffen [...]

By David Olmos • September 6, 2017

During exercise, most of us hydrate by drinking as much as feels right in the moment. While drinking to satisfy your thirst is generally fine, UCLA’s Dr. Daniel Vigil recommends following a more precise regimen for peak athletic performance. Proper hydration follows the Goldilocks principle: not too little, [...]

By Ryan Hatoum • June 23, 2017