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Figure _Skating _Blog

Train like an Olympic Figure Skater

Although great figure skaters can make their routines look effortless, they require an exceptional amount of strength, agility, balance and power to spin, jump, and stick their landings. Figure skaters need to spend a significant amount of their training both on and off the ice. Below, NEBH Athletic Trainers describe a few ways that you can train like an Olympic figure skater.

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March _Madness _2016

March Madness: ACL Injuries

With an estimated 70 million people filling out a tournament bracket and the NCAA tournament in full swing, March is an exciting time for college basketball fans. One injury no fan wants their favorite player to suffer is an ACL tear. Here, NEBH orthopedic surgeon Thomas Wuerz, MD, MSc, MS, looks at ACL injuries in basketball players.

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Exercise _Blog _Heart _Month

How Does Exercise Affect Your Heart, and What are the Benefits?

Cardiovascular (heart) disease is the nation’s number one killer of both men and women. However, there are steps you can take to reduce the risk of developing heart disease. Dr. Frederick Basilico, Physician in Chief of Medicine and Chief of Cardiology at NEBH notes that one of these steps includes exercise, which can improve heart health, reverse some of the risk factors of heart disease and help you maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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