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medicine

September 3, 2015

The value of vitamins and minerals for athletes

Many athletes believe that their success hinges on taking “extra” of certain nutrients, including potassium, calcium, iron and zinc. Coaches, trainers and parents often advise athletic-minded teens to take supplements to meet the extra demands pl...


July 2, 2015

Soft-tissue therapy for athletes

Injury prevention isn’t all about knee braces and shin guards. Athletic programs are exploring all avenues when it comes to keeping players healthy, and soft tissue mobilization is among those gaining popularity. For coaches that don’t have fo...