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on Tue, April 19, 2016
I am about as opposite of morning person as one can get. So when I lost a bet to a friend and started going to 5:15 a.m. exercise classes with him, it was a...
AJ Peters
on Tue, April 19, 2016
Of the countless times Wichita teenager AJ Peters has picked up a baseball and played catch, one day in January was quite different. AJ, a sophomore at Bishop...
on Wed, December 02, 2015
The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is the most common knee ligament injury requiring surgery, often as the result of a sports injury.  The ACL, which is...
on Wed, December 02, 2015
NOTE: This is the first in a series detailing the recovery process of Jacy Handy, a Maize High School basketball player who suffered an ACL tear. Jacey Handy...
on Tue, September 29, 2015
Golf is one of the most popular recreational sports the United States. Approximately 28 million golfers participate in the sport on a regular basis, and there...
on Fri, September 25, 2015
I love this time of year. The nights and mornings are a little cooler, and soon a jacket and jeans will be my go-to lounge clothes. But the weather, along with...
on Thu, August 13, 2015
As a new season of fall sports begins, area trainers and sports medicine physicians will turn their focus once again to the danger of concussions. They want...
on Thu, July 30, 2015
When you hear of young athletes suddenly collapsing during practice, many parents undoubtedly became concerned about their own student athletes and the...
EAH
on Mon, July 20, 2015
For athletes, drinking water is especially important. But did you know they can drink too much water? It’s a condition called exercise-associated hyponatremia...
on Wed, July 15, 2015
The term “pitch count” wasn’t prominent when Jim Walker, MD, played youth baseball in the southcentral Kansas town of Nickerson. Schedules that were lean on...

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