sports medicine

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.

Coach talking to football players
April 1, 2019

As lawmakers in a number of states including Massachusetts and Illinois discuss age restrictions for tackle football, researchers just published a survey

Goalkeeper playing soccer
January 31, 2019

Keeping kids in a dark room,  or "cocoon therapy," after a concussion is no longer what's recommended due to research that shows it can actually prolong concussion symptoms.

January 30, 2019

We know more about the injury’s subtleties, but long-term effects data is still lacking, says UW Medicine's lead author.

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