Tag Archives: swimming

Jul
26
2013
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During the summer months, the pool is a wonderful place for children to have fun, cool off, spend time with their friends, and get some exercise. Swimming offers tremendous health … More…

Jun
27
2013
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People are living longer than ever and the World Health Organization reported last month that it has seen “dramatic” gains in life expectancy with no signs of slowing down. It’s … More…

Jun
26
2013
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On May 14, Hospital for Special Surgery and the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation hosted a Facebook chat on Lupus and General Health. Participants asked more than 160 questions, but our room full of experts … More…

Jun
20
2013
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June is national Men’s Health Month. Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Amar Ranawat answered questions on preventing and treating joint injuries in adult men.     What are the most common causes … More…

Jun
7
2013
Senior Woman Swimming Blog

A recent study showed a link between physical fitness and dementia. “Higher midlife fitness levels seem to be associated with lower hazards of developing all-cause dementia later in life,” the … More…

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April 19, 2014 at 12:00 pm

The NHL playoffs are underway, and having a strong abdominal and core muscle strength is important for keeping players in top form. Gregory Reinhardt, HSS Physical Therapist, says: "While skating, the activation of a hockey player's oblique muscles is crucial for their ability to constantly push off from their skates." To read more about core strength for hockey players, visit http://hss.edu/onthemove/core-strength-for-hockey-players/.

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