Press Releases

Nutrition can be important factor in athletic successAug 15, 2016
Roberta Anding, registered dietitian and sports dietitian, says an athlete’s diet is important because food is the fuel athletes use to perform.
Managing indirect referrals of orthopedic trauma patients to safety net hospitalsAug 15, 2016
A study shows that some patients receive repeat care after referral to other hospitals due to inefficiencies in Houston's local system of care for the uninsured.
Win or lose: athletes should be prepared to face outcomeAug 10, 2016
Dr. Asim Shah offers tips on being prepared for negative feelings following an athletic loss.
ESPN sports medicine expert Dr. Mark Adickes joins Baylor College of MedicineAug 8, 2016
NFL offensive lineman turned orthopedic surgeon to lead sports medicine division.
The health risks of doping Aug 8, 2016
Dr. Thomas Kosten examines the effects of doping and discusses why doping is an important issue to address.
Let the Olympics inspire your fitness goalsAug 1, 2016
Sports medicine expert Dr. Theodore Shybut has advice on how to get started in a new sport if Olympic fever has you itching to go for the gold.
Some muscle soreness normal after workoutJul 20, 2016
Sports medicine expert Dr. Theodore Shybut offers advice on what’s normal and what’s not when it comes to soreness after exercise.
Pokémon Go: Health Benefits and Safety Tips Jul 18, 2016
Dr. Irvin Sulapas discusses Pokemon Go's health benefits and offers his tips on how to stay safe while playing the game.
Expert offers tips on developing good mechanics for throwing sportsApr 4, 2016
Training the whole body, with a focus on core strength, is important for throwing sports, according to Dr. Theodore Shybut, sports medicine expert and assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine.
Avoid ski season injuries with these tipsJan 12, 2016
Dr. Theodore Shybut, assistant professor of orthopedic surgery and sports medicine expert, discusses common ski injuries and ways to avoid them.
Stretch the effectiveness of your workout Dec 28, 2015
Sports medicine experts at Baylor College of Medicine say don't confuse stretching with warm-ups before exercise or training.
Female athletes at higher risk of ACL tearsAug 12, 2015
While most back-to-school preparations involve backpacks, pencils and other school supplies, but according to our experts, student athletes should include core strengthening and dynamic warmups, especially for females who play soccer and basketball.
Sports medicine experts applaud new spine injury guidelinesJul 27, 2015
The National Athletic Trainers’ Association recently released new guidelines for treating athletes with potential spinal cord injuries on the field, a decision applauded by a sports medicine expert at Baylor College of Medicine.
Tips help prevent blistersJun 18, 2015
While blisters can be a common occurrence for those leading an active lifestyle, they can be prevented. Our sports medicine experts offer tips for blister prevention.
Thirsty? You’re already dehydratedJun 15, 2015
Summertime means lots of people are outside dealing with the heat – some by choice and some because they have to. Whatever the reason, staying hydrated is the key to dealing with hotter temperatures.
Baylor College of Medicine partners with Texas Southern University to provide healthcare for student athletesApr 27, 2015
Sports medicine physicians at Baylor College of Medicine are now the official team physicians for Texas Southern University men’s and women’s athletic teams. 
Athletic trainers cover all bases for sports teams Mar 17, 2015
Athletic trainers' specialty is centered around appropriate sports medicine care on the field, from pre-injury all the way through post-injury.
Baylor sports medicine expert addresses great debate on running versus walkingMar 9, 2015
Dr. Theodore Shybut examines the benefits of running and walking when it comes to forms of exercise.
Don’t let back pain disrupt your sleepFeb 6, 2015
If back pain has you tossing and turning at night, an expert at Baylor College of Medicine has a few tips that could help you catch some Zs.
Safely, slowly introduce new workout routinesJan 5, 2015
Sports medicine expert Dr. Theodore Shybut offers tips on how to safely participate in new exercises in the new year.