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Keeping U.S. Men's Olympic Hockey Team Healthy

The U.S. Men’s Ice Hockey team begins its Sochi Olympic campaign Thurs., Feb. 13, taking on Slovakia. With them is three-time Olympic team physician Michael Stuart, M.D., co-director of the Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center. Dr. Stuart is attending practices, team meetings and meals to help ensure the team stays healthy and [...]

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Heads Up Hockey: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

It's hockey season, and in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Michael Stuart describes an effort to keep players safe while on the ice. To listen, click the link below. Heads Up Hockey

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Mayo Clinic, USA Hockey to Youth Hockey Players: 'Heads Up, Don't Duck'

ROCHESTER, Minn. — As youth hockey players careen toward the boards, it is almost instinctive for them to duck their heads. But that is exactly the wrong thing to do. Experts say that this fast, powerful and physical sport can be safer if players follow some simple advice. USA Hockey, [...]

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Hockey Flywheel

In this Medical Edge episode, we learn about a study that may help some athletes perform better. To listen, click the link below. Hockey Flywheel

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Hockey Flywheel

Helping high school hockey players improve their crossover stride. That's the idea behind what's called the flywheel, a new training device developed in Minnesota, and tested in a study supported by USA Hockey and Mayo Clinic. Sports medicine doctors at Mayo are studying this device to see if it helps [...]

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Hockey Flywheel

Helping high school hockey players improve their crossover stride. That's the idea behind what's called the flywheel, a new training device developed in Minnesota, and tested in a study supported by USA Hockey and Mayo Clinic. Sports medicine doctors at Mayo are studying this device to see if it helps [...]

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'Heads Up, Don't Duck' to Reduce Hockey Injuries (pkg)

More than a half million kids play hockey in the United States and there’s a renewed push to keep them from getting hurt. The national governing body for the sport, USA Hockey, has released a video demonstrating better ways for heads-up play on the ice. Dennis Douda has this report. [TRT 2:02] [...]

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Getting Hip on Ice; Hockey Coach Skates Again (pkg)

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, close to 330,000 hip replacements are performed in the U.S. each year. Many replacements are done to ease the pain of osteoarthritis, also called 'wear and tear' arthritis. While most patients are over the age of 60, younger patients are opting for surgery so they can stay [...]

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Heads Up Hockey (pkg)

More than a half million kids play hockey in the United States and there’s a renewed push to keep them from getting hurt. The national governing body for the sport, USA Hockey just released a new video demonstrating better ways for heads-up play on the ice — that could keep some athletes [...]

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Youth Hockey Players: "Heads Up, Don’t Duck"

With more than a half million U.S. children playing hockey, there's a renewed effort to keep them from getting hurt. As the young players careen toward the boards, it's almost instinctive for them to duck their heads. But experts say that's the wrong thing to do. USA Hockey and Mayo Clinic have released a video [...]

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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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