Sports Shorts

CHKD Sports Med_Concussion Myths_Large Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Five Myths About Concussions

Millions of sports-related concussions occur annually in the United States. Let's dispel some of the common myths about concussions. Read full post>>

CHKD Sports Med_Squats_Small Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine
Wednesday, February 01, 2017

5 Common Technical Errors Performed During Squats

A squat is one of the most common exercises used in strength and conditioning. Avoid these common movement patterns to get the most out of your workout. Read full post>>

CHKD Sports Med_Williams_Sports and Cramps_Small Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Exercise-associated Muscle Cramps

Most athletes have experienced the excruciating pain of a muscle cramp, and as with most injuries, prevention is much easier than the alternative. Read full post>>

Legner_Substance Abuse and Athletes_Small Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine
Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Substance Abuse in Student Athletes

Drug abuse occurs for many reasons, across many levels of sports participation. Know the signs and symptoms of substance abuse in athletes. Read full post>>

Basketball player small Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine
Wednesday, October 19, 2016

NBA and USA Basketball Release Youth Participation Guidelines

Dr. Joel Brenner of Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters helped draft youth basketball participation guidelines. Read full post>>

Brenner_Sports Specialization_Small Posted By: Joel Brenner, M.D.
Friday, September 02, 2016

Sports Specialization May Do More Harm Than Good

The American Academy of Pediatrics warns that sports specialization at early ages can be harmful and lead to burnout in a report authored by CHKD's Dr. Joel Brenner. Read full post>>