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Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center to Offer Saturday Morning Injury Clinic

ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center will provide a Saturday morning injury clinic for middle school, high school and college athletes injured during Friday night or Saturday morning sports activities. The clinic will be open each Saturday from Aug. 23 to Oct. 11, from 8 a.m. to [...]

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Arizona Pop Warner and Mayo Spearhead Youth Sports-Related Injuries Research

PHOENIX — In response to growing concerns about concussions and head injuries in youth sports, Arizona Pop Warner Football and Cheer and Mayo Clinic have announced a groundbreaking collaboration that will provide intensive medical research about the effects of sports-related injuries. As part of the program, all participants ages 10 years and [...]

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Healthy Football Players

Now that the season is underway, many young athletes are seeing the fruits of all the off-season work. Often that meant eating more to bulk up. Doctors at Mayo Clinic along with pros in the NFL say paying attention to nutrition now could mean better health for players in the [...]

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Testing Sideline Tele-Concussion Robot at Football Games

  There will be a new face at Northern Arizona University (NAU) football games this fall – only the face of this new "team member" is a robot on wheels. Mayo Clinic researchers are working with NAU to test the feasibility of using a telemedicine robot to assess athletes with suspected concussions during football games. With [...]

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Making the Game Safer With Proper Fitting Helmets (pkg)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_N-4JnfNmLg The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports up to 170,000 young athletes go to the emergency department every year for possible traumatic brain injuries that include concussion. Many of those concussions happen on football fields. So, Mayo Clinic experts are teaming up with high school coaches to help make [...]

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It's a New Season for Sports Injuries

MEDIA ADVISORY:  Mayo Clinic Experts Available to Discuss Football, Fall Sports Injuries  Common football, soccer and other fall sports injuries include concussions, stingers, MCL and ACL sprains/tears, meniscus tears, hip pointers, hamstring pulls, muscle contusions and ankle sprains. As the new season gets underway, Mayo Clinic experts can discuss the full range [...]

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