Written by Dr. David Geier, The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) 

Summer football practices are underway and preparation for fall sports make it important to pay attention to the heat. The hot and humid summer conditions can place tremendous stress on the bodies of young athletes. They also pose a risk for serious heat-related medical illness.…

Written by Dr. David Geier, The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) 

With the heat and humidity on the rise this summer, many people turn to water skiing and wake boarding for recreation. These activities provide both fun and physical activity.

As participants travel at high speeds during these water activities, the risk for injuries is certainly an issue.…

Written by Patty Kestell, 2013 SHAPE America National Elementary PE Teacher

Only two weeks into summer and you might have already noticed a new routine creeping into your household – a little more time spent sitting around. Off of the daily school routine, children often fall victims of too much screen time and sedentary habits begin to kick in.…

Guest post from Dorothea Vafiadis, MS, FAHA, Director of Healthy Living at the American Heart Association

Why do we sometimes get the blues at the end of summer? Is it because of the long, hot days beating down and drying out the landscape? Watching the days shorten and the mornings and evenings darken?…

Written by the NEA Health Information Network

After the Polar Vortex that seemed to never want to end, summer is just around the corner! If you’re like us, you probably can’t wait to head outdoors and shake off those winter blues.

Who says that resolutions are only for January? Set a fitness goal to accomplish by summer’s end!…