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February 2014
 

Finding the Exercise That's Right for You

Exercise

Even for those of us who are active, it can be challenging to find an exercise routine that works best for our lifestyles. UW Health's Fitness Center manager offers suggestions to help you find an exercise you can stick with. Learn the first question you need to ask yourself to get started

 
 

Four Common Injuries Among Youth Basketball Players

Girls Basketball

Approximately 70 percent of the youth population in the U.S. plays sports. And for kids nine and older, basketball is the most popular. Whether playing for a school team or in a rec league, there are four common injuries players experience. Find out what the injuries are and how they're treated

 
 

Pediatric Fitness Clinic Helps Kids Make Positive Changes

Mom and child

The topic of childhood obesity has been a popular topic for the last few years, and with good reason. A greater number of children are experiencing health issues once seen almost exclusively in adults. But the Pediatric Fitness Clinic is helping families create healthy habits for a lifetime. Learn how the clinic helped the Guetschow family

 
 

Improve Your Athletic Performance With Massage

Chair Massage

UW Health Sports Medicine offers sports massage for performance enhancement, injury prevention, recovery assistance and rehabilitation. From weekend warriors to professional athletes, all levels can benefit from sports massage. Learn about our massage and bodywork services

 

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  March 2

Reducing ACL Injuries Among Female Soccer Athletes

Join UW Health Sports Medicine trainers for an interactive session on ACL injury among female soccer players. The free two-hour session will be held at the McClain Center and is open to coaches of female players aged 12-18. Register online for this free session

 
  March 10

Power Up for 2014: Winter Golf Education Series

Every golfer is searching for more club speed and distance. Power is the key. Participants will learn how to improve their power with simple exercises that can be done at home. Sign up for the free session

 
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