Tag Archives: Athletes

Why Student Athletes Need a New Playbook to Stay Safe in the COVID-19 Era

By Tamara Hew-Butler, Wayne State University Kids are eager to play ball, and parents are eager to be back on the sidelines supporting them. But COVID-19 cases have risen in places where kids have been playing sports, complicating the issue. Michigan, where I live, is now the epicenter of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. The resumption… Read More »

Should professional athletes get priority in COVID testing?

As COVID-19 continues to surge across the country, with an anticipated death toll reaching 300,000 by the end of the year, the NFL season has just kicked off. Multiple professional and college sports programs have also returned to play. To prevent outbreaks among the athletes, they are tested frequently, sometimes daily, and with quicker results… Read More »

Why are vitamins important for athletes

They also make a for appearance in sports drinks. Inadequate magnesium intake is typically related to overall energy why and an why balance vitamins food groups. Animal foods like liver, milk, salmon and eggs are rich in vitamin Are. In addition, athletes should avoid overcooking vegetables, which causes micronutrients to diminish. Box Sparta, MI, Not… Read More »

Indoor Athletes Often Lacking in Vitamin D

TUESDAY, March 24, 2020 — Indoor athletes may be vitamin D-deficient, putting themselves at risk of injury and poor performance, a small study finds. Researchers assessed vitamin D levels in players on George Mason University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams. For the 2018-2019 season, players were given a supplement with a high dose, low dose… Read More »

Why is yoga good for athletes

Being an athlete meant pushing myself to the limit — racing for a personal best, an age group win, or to outkick my nemesis at the finish line. That said, there are some caveats here, too. To begin, come onto your hands and knees. You can support your knees on cushions to why is yoga good… Read More »