FITTEST & FATTEST CITIES

By | 2017-08-08T09:28:00+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Parent Category I|

Ranking of the fittest cities and the fattest cities: Omaha sits mid-pack at #23... So yes, we could be way worse like Memphis # 50 where 71% of the adult population is either overweight or obese ... or Indianapolis #46 where 26.4% of the residents smoke an average of 15.5 cigarettes per day. But we could be WAY better...#1: Portland: 86% of the population gets regular exercise.  #2: San Francisco residents eat more than 5 servings of fruits [...]

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Technology & Sports: Preventing Injuries

By | 2016-12-15T15:20:10+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Parent Category I|

As youth sports participation increases there is more single sport focus at a younger age. Seasons and practices have lengthened and the young developing athlete is not given adequate time to rest and is often prone to overuse injuries. Ever emerging research continues to stress pitch counts, practice limits, and rest. 2 Rice University Students, Senthil Natarajan and Alex Dzeda, recently developed a "baseball sleeve" to alert you to potential arm injuries. Tommy John surgery (ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction), rotator [...]

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