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  • The Female Athlete Triad (Care of the Young Athlete)

    Female athlete triad refers to the combination of 3 medical conditions—eating problems, menstrual problems, and weak bones—seen in competitive female athletes. Prevention of the female athlete triad is important because it can interfere with normal

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  • Treatment of Sports Injuries (Care of the Young Athlete)

    There is often more than one way to effectively treat an injury. Treatment programs are always adjusted to meet the individual needs of the athlete and the unique requirements of the athlete's sport or activity.

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  • Use of Ice and Heat (Care of the Young Athlete)

    Ice and heat are often used in treating injuries.

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  • Use of Medicines in Sports (Care of the Young Athlete)

    The primary use of medicines in sports is to treat pain and inflammation. Athletes may also take medicines to treat specific medical conditions, such as asthma or diabetes, or to treat common illnesses, like colds, congestion, cough, allergies,

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  • Water Polo (Care of the Young Athlete)

    Water polo is an intense sport that requires athletes to tread water and swim for long periods. There is a version for younger athletes that allows them to stand in shallow water or hang onto the side of the pool, but this is illegal in competitive

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  • When is an Athlete Ready to Return to Play? (Care of the Young Athlete)

    One of the first questions an athlete will ask following injury or illness is, "When can I play again?" The answer is rarely quick or simple. Return-to-play decisions can be controversial and a source of conflict between health care providers

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  • When to See a Doctor (Care of the Young Athlete)

    A safe and speedy return to activity following a sports injury or an illness depends on early recognition and treatment. Knowing when to see your doctor is an important step in this process. With major injuries or illnesses, there is little

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  • Wrestling (Care of the Young Athlete)

    Wrestling is the oldest known sport, dating back to prehistoric times. Today it's the fourth most common sport in which athletes from different schools compete against each other. There are more than 50 kinds of wrestling. The most common types

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