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An Opponent Like No Other

Focusing too much on shedding weight to improve performance on the field or court can have major health consequences for ...

Expert Advice

Multiple Sport Advantage

Children are encouraged to be physically active from a young age. For some children, physical activity may include team or ...

Mom Docs

Returning to Sports in the COVID-19 Era

The pandemic has changed life as we know it. Everything looks different than it did six months ago, and that ...

News

St. Louis Children's Ranks No. 1 Among Missouri Children's Hospitals

U.S. News & World Report has again ranked St. Louis Children’s Hospital-Washington University School of Medicine among America’s Best Children’s ...

Expert Advice

How to Train during a Global Pandemic

Tips for those in the soccer community — players, parents, coaches and referees — to stay active, and even improve ...

Mom Docs

Burnout Prevention for Young Athletes

A few weeks ago, my eight-year-old joined a baseball team. I am now a baseball Mom. Wait, that made it ...

Mom Docs

Exercise for Injury Prevention

Recently I was giving a talk to a group of elementary-aged girls about injury prevention in sports. My first thoughts ...

Departments

Meet the Future of Injury Prevention

Young athletes can now benefit from a new frontier of motion analysis technology to potentially prevent injuries that frequently leave ...

Departments

Neurocritical Care Program: Taking the Fear Out of Going Home

Madi Allen’s life took a dramatic turn on Feb. 21, 2011. When the 12-year-old started feeling ill with a cough ...