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Student-athlete obesity
on Tue, September 06, 2016
A new study finds that high school student-athletes are just as likely as non-athletes to be overweight and have high blood pressure. While the results might...
Running or walking?
on Wed, August 03, 2016
Thinking about starting an inexpensive workout routine but aren’t sure whether walking or running is right for you? Andrew Porter, DO, with Via Christi Sports...
Alter-G treadmill
on Mon, August 01, 2016
When severe shin splints in the 2014-15 basketball season led to a stress fracture that put freshman athlete Jake Dellasega on the bench, he wondered if his...
Exercising in heat
on Mon, June 27, 2016
You might be thinking about going for a long jog in the heat. Or a short jog. Or mowing the lawn. Or maybe just a short stroll at the zoo. Either way, it’s...
Jogging photo
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...

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