sports medicine

Person running on a bridge
November 18, 2020

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Seattle Marathon, like many other races, won't take place in person this year.  But if you plan to run 26.2 miles in a virtual event, be mindful that medical tents and nutrition stations won't be along the r

August 25, 2020

Before practice begins, parents must understand COVID-19 protective protocols that coaches will establish and enforce.

Child doing soccer drills
August 25, 2020

Although most youth sports are on hold because of COVID-19, families with athletes that play on teams may be wondering if it's possible to practice safely.

June 29, 2020

National Athletic Trainers' Association releases consensus recommendations for emergency prehospital care.

Mom exercising with child at home
April 10, 2020

With the stay-at-home order due to the COVID-19 pandemic, getting the motivation to work out at home can be tough, especially if you feel like you don't have the right equipment or space to do so. Dr.

September 17, 2019

The Sports Institute at UW Medicine partners with The Daily Mile Foundation to launch school-based activity program. 

Children running
September 17, 2019

Children in the United States are less active than ever before.

a teen soccer player heads the ball
June 27, 2019

Most youth soccer leagues will not introduce purposeful heading to kids until they are at least 11, but there isn't a standardized way to teach the technique. Dr.

Athlete holding knee in pain
May 7, 2019

Tearing the ACL, or anterior cruciate ligament, in the knee is an injury common to sports participants.

April 1, 2019

A study published in Pediatrics shows more than 60 percent of the 1,025 parents surveyed would support age restrictions for tackling in youth football.


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