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It’s Not Just You, Your Muscles Get Tired Too

Athletes from amateur to professional levels all experience muscle fatigue at some point. The people who tend to suffer the most however, are surprisingly those who are less active. Many regard professional athletes as much more likely to have complications with muscle fatigue, however in terms of how the muscles use energy those who are less active than professionals are at a distinct disadvantage. It is very important to understand that when you are working out, you are slowly wearing down the muscles and burning all of the energy that is provided to the muscles as well. Muscle fatigue happens because the energy that muscles burn is not replaced into the muscle as quickly as it is burned. Sports medicine professionals are knowledgeable in exactly how to help professional athletes reduce the problems they experience from muscle fatigue. In order to really combat the problems of muscle fatigue and keep it from happening, it is important to train the body to supply energy faster. Muscles receive energ...

 


Winning Eating Habits for Athletes

As athletes work to prepare for competitions and tournaments, it is very important that nutritional needs be met. This includes both eating habits, what is consumed, and when it is eaten. The old saying that you should not eat before swimming is a very real concern for athletes regardless of which sport they are involved in. In order to allow the body to fully convert the good foods that you are eating into energy you need to give it time. The amount of time it needs varies depending on the exact foods that you are eating but the process is certainly not instant. In order to achieve the best results it is ideal if you break up your eating habits before competitions and try to limit the amount of food that you are eating right before engaging in sports. For example, if you are going to be running track at 10a.m. you should not eat anything after 9:30a.m. unless it is an emergency. This gives your stomach time to start converting the food you consumed into energy. While it is necessary to drink liquid...

 


Sports Medicine – Past and Present

Sports medicine was initially coordinated in the ancient areas of Greece and Rome where many of the young athletes were not being properly trained. Striving to improve their training and provide better overall supervision of the young athlete’s physical education became a concern for the people of these societies. This coordination of physical education was used to help increase the strength and abilities of the athletes in a carefully controlled way, which would allow their progress to be carefully monitored. In events as far back as the 5th century, it is possible to notice distinct training to help discourage injuries starting with such people as Herodicus, who is credited with using therapeutic exercise to help heal injuries, and also Galen who was a doctor that was assigned to monitor the gladiators of the 2nd Century. Previous attempts at using doctors for preventative training were largely ignored with physicians and doctors only being used in the event that an injury occurred. Despite th...

 




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