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two women jogging while carrying small dumbells. (Photo: Getty Images)

Pregnancy Prep

Healthy Babies Start with Healthy Moms Athletes invest hours practicing before a big game. Runners train for months leading up to a marathon. A mother-to-be should likewise prepare herself for the mental and physical rigor of pregnancy, labor and caring for a newborn.   Dr.
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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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