Fitness
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Knee Care Quiz
Learning how to prevent knee injuries and treating them if they occur can help you stay active at work and play.
Sprains and Strains Quiz
Sprain? Strain? The terms for these injuries sound so similar, what's the difference? Find out by taking this quiz.
Avoid Mistakes and Injuries
Preventing Sports Injuries
Good preventive steps: Warm up before you work out, alternate days for exercising certain muscle groups, and cool down when you're done.
An Ounce of Caution Prevents Heat-Related Illness
The four most common heat-related emergencies are cramps, fainting, exhaustion, and heat strokes. These illnesses occur when the body can no longer cool itself properly.
Dehydration and Heat Stroke
Dehydration and heat stroke are two very common heat-related diseases that can be life threatening if left untreated.
How to Avoid Sports Injuries
Sports injury rates could be reduced by 25 percent if all athletes — professionals and amateurs — followed essential safety, conditioning, and preventive strategies.
Sprained Ankles Need Attention
When you sprain an ankle, one or more ligaments on the outside of your ankle become stretched or torn.
Play it Safe
A Heads-Up for Football Safety
Coaches should tell players not to tackle or block with their heads or run head-down with the ball.
Basketball: Make Safety a Point
Experts say players can avoid injury by strengthening muscles through a supervised weight-training program before the season. That helps prevent injuries to knees and ankles, the most common court injuries.
Keep Clear of Golf's Hazards
While many view golf as a leisure activity, more golfers are becoming fitness-minded. The sport demands superior flexibility, strength and cardiovascular fitness.
Sports Injuries: When to Call the Doctor
Sports injuries can be either acute traumatic, which require immediate medical care, or chronic overuse injuries.