Jennifer A Stone

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OBJECTIVE To present recommendations to optimize the fluid-replacement practices of athletes. BACKGROUND Dehydration can compromise athletic performance and increase the risk of exertional heat injury. Athletes do not voluntarily drink sufficient water to prevent dehydration during physical activity. Drinking behavior can be modified by education,(More)
OBJECTIVE To present recommendations for the prevention, recognition, and treatment of environmental cold injuries. BACKGROUND Individuals engaged in sport-related or work-related physical activity in cold, wet, or windy conditions are at risk for environmental cold injuries. An understanding of the physiology and pathophysiology, risk management,(More)
Proprioception following lower extremity injuries is commonly recommended, but there is little information on proprioception training following upper extremity injuries. No studies have evaluated whether proprioception programs for athletes in open kinetic chain activities (throwing, shot putting) should be different than programs for athletes in closed(More)
We examined the incidence of health problems in elite-level amateur boxing athletes who sparred, trained, or competed at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado from January 1, 1977 through June 30, 1992. We think this is the first study to examine both injuries and illnesses in a population of elite-level athletes. We(More)
In brief Treatment of a patient with a brief musculoskeletal injury should include a rehabilitation program. Physicians can help patients who have relatively minor injuries rehabilitate at home by directing them through seven basic steps in which the patients regain normal range of motion, strength, endurance, power and speed, proprioception, and individual(More)
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