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Ice hockey players should dress in layers, use the proper equipment and wear helmets to avoid injuries. (Photo: angel-beil/Instagram)

Use Your Head

Know Concussion Signs for Winter Sports Winter sports are underway, and with a recent increase in national attention on the possible dangers of head trauma for athletes, it is important for coaches, parents and players to recognize symptoms of a concussion and also help lessen
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A woman lying on a table using a band to do leg stretches while a male physical therapist looks on. (Photo: Getty Images)

Proactive Prevention

Consider Physical Therapy Before Injures Both professional and amateur athletes often end up in physical therapy after an injury. But recently, there has been a shift toward proactive physical therapy, as it can help correct imbalances to prevent injury and improve athletic
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Ice hockey players should dress in layers, use the proper equipment and wear helmets to avoid injuries. (Photo: angel-beil/Instagram)

Weekend Warriors

Training Helps Avoid Winter Sports Injuries Watching Olympic athletes zoom down the slopes or tear up the rink can inspire you to get involved in winter sports. But when you strap on skis or lace up skates, it is important to remember that you have not trained like an Olympian,
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