Focus on Sports Medicine


    Tackling Concussions in Youth Football: Are Children Safe?

    Host: David Weisman, Dr. Dr. David Weisman explores a study from Wake Forest School of Medicine that examined the effects of concussions for youth f... Read more

    January 17, 2017 | 5 min

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    Muhammed Ali's Death Prompts Questions Linking CTE and Parkinson's Disease

    Host: Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP Muhammed Ali died on June 3rd, 2016. The cause of death was respiratory complications from septic shock, but his... Read more

    June 6, 2016 | 1 min

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    Rates of Obesity and Diabetes Lower in More Walkable Neighborhoods

    [Read the Article] Despite targeted efforts to reduce obesity through diet and exercise, these rates continue to rise. A new study from Ontario, Canad... Read more

    May 30, 2016 | 1 min

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    Optimal Nutrition Planning for Marathon Runners

    Host: Kathy King Traditionally, marathon runners eat a high carbohydrate meal before a race to maximize the storage of glycogen in their muscles. Bu... Read more

    May 25, 2016 | 15 min

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