Age-limited spot has long been limited by the veracity of birth certificates but MR imaging appears to provide a safe, reliable way of levelling the playing field. This blog post contains an article from the African press providing the background, MR images of a young, and mature, wrist, and a photo of the team that […]
Category: Young Athletes
Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death in Young Athletes: Special Theme Issue, June 2009!
Sudden cardiac death has always been at the apex of ‘serious’ sports medicine conditions. We all agree that one death is one too many. Sports physicians with expertise in cardiac issues — Jon Drezner and Babette Pluim — will guest edit a 2009 Themed Issue that will include, but not be limited to, original data […]
Should elite child athletes run marathons and lift heavy weights?
One of the questions that is always asked of sports medicine clinicians is how much training kids should be doing. At a time where physical inactivity is the major childhood disease, we also have the paradox of parents encouraging 3-yr old golfers and 4 yr-old tennis players. After all, the earning potential of those children […]