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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.
Ensure safe start to school with sports physicalAug 15, 2014
Participating in school sports is a great way for kids to get exercise and stay healthy but it’s important they get a sports physical before starting an activity, say experts at Baylor College of Medicine.