Training through illness; Maybe not such a great idea?

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photoExercise performance will invariably be negatively affected. Add to this the feelings of malaise and weakness and one might wonder, “Why bother?”

Hyponatremia in the Long Distance Athlete

author : AMSSM
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photoExercise-related hyponatremia (low sodium in the blood) is a rare cause of death in endurance athletes. Symptoms include headache, nausea, vomiting, confusion, difficulty breathing and seizure.

How can Heat Harm the Athlete?

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photoThe weather is warming and the season is getting started for many triathletes. Keep these tips in mind to avoid heat cramps, exhaustion and stroke.

Understanding Injury: Knowing when to stop may help make your season a success.

author : jsanko
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photoInjury prevention strategies that all new triathletes should be familiar with prior to embarking on a training regimen.

Stress Fractures: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

author : AMSSM
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photoEarly diagnosis and proper care from a sports medicine trained physician are essential for good management of a stress fracture. This will help avoid complications in the future.

Staying Motivated During Rehabilitation

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photoTry to view your injury as another athletic challenge and an opportunity for personal learning and growth. Identify the skills that help you succeed as an athlete.

Member Question: Tri-Sympathetic Family Doctor

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photoHow do I find a GP/family doctor that also understands swimming/running/biking

Smart Moves on the Bike

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photoProper Bicycle Fit and Treatment of Common Cycling-related Medical Problems

Fevers During Training - Member Case Study

author : AMSSM
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photoCould these fevers be related to my training and increased fatigue? Is there anything I can do to help prevent future occurrences? Or could it just be allergies combined with increased fatigue?

Getting a Physical in Preparation for Strenuous Training

author : AMSSM
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photoMales should be screened from their twenties onward with a fasting lipid profile to assess overall cardiovascular disease risk.

Ask a B.T. Sports Doc!

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photoNew athlete injury Q&A with the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.

Dealing with Overuse Injuries

author : infosteward
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photoAs triathletes, we’re lucky enough to worry not about just one injury but many. Most of these injuries will be common overuse injuries.
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