Points Sports Health Blog

Points Sports Health staff bring you the latest on sports and fitness trends, and provocative thoughts on all the current topics being discussed in the sports health community. Whether you are an athlete, coach, fan, parent or a combination, these posts will interest you!

It Really Is About the Bike

It Really Is About the Bike

When the subject of illegal performance enhancing drugs rears its ugly head, as it did for track star Marion Jones, and now, for legendary cyclist Lance Armstrong, we hope for clear air. And yet, we worry, especially for our children.

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PSH Practitioner, Dr. Kripsak on Bartolo Colon’s Treatment

PSH Practitioner, Dr. Kripsak on Bartolo Colon’s Treatment

PSH Practitioner, Dr. Kripsak comments on the treatment Yankees pitcher Bartolo Colon received for ligament damage and a torn rotator cuff in his shoulder.

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Beware of Too Much of a Good Thing

What impressed our observant PSH blogger is that without fanfare (or pre-event anxiety!) PSH CEO Thomas Hofstetter tapered and rested leading up to the big day. And he did that taper as scientifically and as disciplined as he had done months of training.

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Big On Nutrition

Big On Nutrition

A look by Points Sports Health at the importance of good nutrition for sports, and for life

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Sun’s Out!

Sun’s Out!

As soon as the sun begins to be more than a memory—that is, you actually reach for your sunglasses—we at PSH get on the bandwagon for skin protection

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Celebration and Sadness in the World of Marathoning

Celebration and Sadness in the World of Marathoning

On the same day a man ran the fastest marathon ever, the pioneer of women’s marathoning passed away. Kenya’s Geoffrey Mutai and the legendary Grete Waitz of Norway are now linked in history

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Hail to the Chief!

We like to say at PSH that we “practice what we preach.” To that end, we hope you are following the exploits of our hearty CEO, Thomas Hofstetter, on his blog–”From Counch Potato to Ironman.”

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It’s All in the Feet

It’s All in the Feet

So many sports and physical activities depend on the health and strength of the feet, but these appendages more often than not receive no special attention to their own care or fitness

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Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Youth Athletes

Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Youth Athletes

We asked our Advisory Board member, Dr. Merle Myerson, cardiologist, to respond to the recent sudden death of the high school basketball player

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ON THE MOVE–LITERALLY

ON THE MOVE–LITERALLY

There are tons of articles, TV experts, movie stars, trainers to the stars—all with suggestions on staying fit and active during the cold, winter months. True, it is not particularly motivating for many of us to run like a hamster in a cage (i.e. treadmill), and more than a bit ironic– to drive in circles

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