Sports Medicine

Five minutes of burpees, jump squats and other calisthenics, alternating with rest, improved aerobic endurance in out-of-shape men and women. Five minutes of burpees, jump squats and other calisthenics significantly improve aerobic endurance, according to one of the first randomized, controlled trials to test the effects of brief body-weight workouts. The study’s findings are predictable
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Interview with Dr. Jeremy Alland, Primary Care Physician and Sports Medicine Specialist at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, talks about the importance of wearing a helmet while skiing and how to be aware of concussions. Interview with Jay Jacobson, the Global Director of Education at Optimum Nutrition, BSN, and Isopure. The difference between amino acid supplements
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Would you be willing to spend 90 minutes a week working up a sweat in exchange for a brain that behaves years younger? Drs. Keith McGregor and Joe Nocera from the Emory Department of Neurology have been researching how exercise affects the aging brain for more than a decade, and their findings may just motivate you to lace up your sneakers.
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Hear Podcast Episode 202: Return to Sports during COVID and Keeping Patients Safe when Seeking Care Available Tuesday, January 12, 2021 on SMW Radio Steve Kashul and Dr. Brian Cole discuss these topics with Dr. Nikhil Verma, Head Team Physician for the Chicago White Sox, Sports Medicine Specialist, and Orthopaedic Surgeon with Midwest Orthopaedics at
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Losing weight can be tough, especially if you don’t know how to get started. Fortunately, with the availability of advanced technology today, the process is more convenient for everyone. But, can technology help you lose weight? The answer is yes, but only if you do your part – which is to stick to a regular
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When you think about cardio equipment, treadmills, ellipticals, and stationary bikes may come to mind. But curious to know one of the best tools you can use to get your heart pumping that doesn’t cost hundreds and that you can use anywhere? The jump rope. This inexpensive, portable device can deliver a super efficient and fun workout in
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Online Training is New Top Fitness Trend for 2021 according to ACSM Annual Forecast COVID-19 pandemic alters fitness programming for next year Did the COVID-19 pandemic alter your exercise routine and prompt you to use digital streaming to participate in fitness classes? If you answered yes, you’re not alone. Millions of adults were affected by
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Join Co-hosts Dr. Brian Cole and Steve Kashul bringing you the following topics on Sports Medicine Weekly: -Part Two of Steve & Dr. Cole’s interview with former Chicago Bears safety, Doug Plank, who has had both shoulders and knees replaced, and suffered 30 concussions during his football career. Seeing him hit was spectacular, like the finale
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Steve Kashul and Dr. Cole discuss potential future of Alabama Crimson Tide football player Landon Dickerson, their starting center, suffering torn knee ligaments in the SEC title game. When Landon Dickerson suffered what coach Nick Saban called a “pretty serious” knee injury a week ago, Alabama football  lost more than the center of its offensive line. In some ways, it
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Everyone knows the importance of nutrition, especially if you’re working out on a regular level. However, if you live an active lifestyle, then you know that injuries are quite a common occurrence. They can happen almost anytime: while in the gym, or during the morning run, or even while you’re dealing with household chores. Recovering
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Join Co-hosts Dr. Brian Cole and Steve Kashul bringing you the following topics on Sports Medicine Weekly: -Interview with former NFL star Doug Plank (part one of two): Doug Plank, former NFL safety who played 9 years with the Bears, suffered about 30 concussions and has had both shoulders and knees replaced. There was a time,
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Knee cartilage damage didn’t hold them back. KAYLA, an ER nurse gets back to caring for her patients after treating her damaged knee cartilage. “My MACI procedure had a positive impact on my ability to participate in daily activities. I can now spend long hours on my feet at work with confidence and I’m back
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As the holiday season nears, many people are looking forward to spending time with family  and friends. However, given the current spread of the coronavirus, social gatherings pose  increased transmission risks, so it’s important to remain cautious, limit travel, and practice  responsible behaviors with the goal of keeping everyone in the NBA family healthy. We
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