While the U.S. women's national soccer team competes in the FIFA Women's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, many amateur players may be inspired to kick up the soccer ball at home. A Baylor College of Medicine athletic trainer offers tips on how to play safely and prevent injuries.
Patients with hip or knee osteoarthritis who exercise fare better than patients who do not, with those demonstrating worse severity and function at baseline benefitting most acutely, according to data published in The Lancet Rheumatology.
Swimming isn’t just good exercise, it’s great exercise. That’s thanks to the water itself, which offers buoyancy and resistance that makes it easier on your whole body than other forms of exercise.
Discover why many exercise programs fail, from the perspective of a dual doctorate holder in physical therapy and health sciences. Learn about the importance of fun and enjoyment in your exercise routine.
Competing as part of a school activity can be a great way to instill the exercise habit. But parents and coaches know it's not as simple as handing a student a football, pompom or clarinet and saying, "Go play." So, we asked experts for advice on keeping things as safe and healthy as possible. Here's what they said
Objectives: To estimate the economic benefit of evidence-based patient-initiated virtual physical therapy (PIVPT) service among a nationally representative sample of commercially insured patients with musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions.
Swimming is a fun, relaxing activity that fuels brain health and builds strong bodies. It's great for growing children, since learning to move in the water improves coordination and flexibility.