Exercise Induced Asthma and Winter Sports

By Carrie Needham PhD
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The Winter Olympic Games are right around the corner, and the world is getting excited to watch all of the amazing performances that are sure to come. Each Olympic athlete has prepared for years for this moment, but for some, their training has been hindered by a condition called exercise induced bronchospasm (EIB) or exercise induced asthma (EIA).

How to Handle a Concussion

By Anne Russo, PhD
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A concussion is a traumatic brain injury and should always be taken seriously. While in the past, athletes in particular would be encouraged to “walk it off,” current research demonstrates the dangers of this practice. Here's what you SHOULD do in the event of a concussion (and how to recognize that you have one).

Hamstring Injuries

By Jake Veigel MD
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If you've been following the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team at the World Cup, you know how big a deal hamstring injuries can be. Here's what you need to know, from sports medicine expert Jake Veigel, MD, at the Intermountain Memorial Clinic and Sports Medicine Specialty Group.