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Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki’s Finger Injury

Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki’s Finger Injury

Points Sports Health avidly follows the NBA finals, and marvels at the talented match-ups. Heavily relied-upon is Dallas Maverick player Dirk Nowitzki, who tore a tendon in a finger of his left hand (fortunately, he shoots with his right). See what he has to say about the injury: read full article

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For Women in Sports, A.C.L. Injuries Take Toll

For Women in Sports, A.C.L. Injuries Take Toll

Three times Caroline Doty has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee, an injury that has afflicted sports like basketball and soccer, where women are up to five times more likely than men to have their careers interrupted for reasons that are believed to be anatomical, biomechanical and hormonal.

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3 Health Wins (and 2 Losses) During March Madness

3 Health Wins (and 2 Losses) During March Madness

As March Madness sweeps the nation, fans everywhere may be surprised to learn that the NCAA tournament isn’t just fun and games — it can actually have a significant impact on your health.

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Star’s Heart Condition Keeps L.I.U. on Edge

Star’s Heart Condition Keeps L.I.U. on Edge

Julian Boyd should not be playing basketball. That’s the standard medical advice for people who, like him, have a malformed heart. Because so little is known about his condition — known as left ventricular noncompaction — medical experts recommend against playing most competitive sports

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Two-Ball Dribbling Drills

Two-Ball Dribbling Drills

Duke University shares its developmental drills for point guards—using two balls at the same time.

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