Sports Center

Sports Center

Body Basics

Bones, Muscles, and Joints
Brain and Nervous System
Digestive System
Endocrine System
Female Reproductive System
Heart and Circulatory System
Immune System
Kidneys and Urinary Tract
Lungs and Respiratory System
Male Reproductive System
Mouth and Teeth
Skin, Hair, and Nails
Spleen and Lymphatic System

Personal Stories

Asthma: Samantha's Story
Fitness: Liz's Story
Knee Injury: Caroline's Story
Losing Weight: Brandon's Story


Can I Work Out Without Breast Pain?
Did My Period Stop Because of Too Much Exercise?
How Can I Decide Between Two Sports?
How Can I Run Without Pain?
I Got Blisters From a Sunburn. What Should I Do?
I Got Dizzy Playing Sports: What's Going On?
Is It Dangerous to Run in the Heat?
Is It Possible to Work Out Too Much?
Is It Safe to Lift Weights?
My Asthma Inhaler Doesn't Help. What Can I Do?
Should I Exercise If I Feel Sore?
Should I Exercise if I'm Feeling Tired?
What Happens If You Keep Playing Sports When You're Injured?
What's a Healthy Alternative to Water?
Which Foods Will Give Me Energy?

Sports Basics

5 Facts About Goal Setting
5 Reasons for Girls to Play Sports
5 Ways to Prepare for Your Sports Season
Advice for Athletes From a Gold-Medal Coach
Choosing the Right Sport for You
Connecting With Your Coach
Sports Physicals
Why Exercise Is Wise

Sports Injuries

Achilles Tendonitis
Ankle Sprains
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
Athlete's Foot
Burner (Stinger)
Casts and Splints
Clavicle Fracture
Compulsive Exercise
Dealing With Sports Injuries
Female Athlete Triad
Groin Strain
Hamstring Strain
Hip Pointer
Jock Itch
Jumper's Knee
Knee Injuries
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Injuries
Meniscus Tears
Osgood-Schlatter Disease
Plantar Fasciitis
Quadriceps Contusion
Repetitive Stress Injuries
Runner's Knee
Sinding-Larsen-Johansson Syndrome
Stress Fractures
Testicular Injuries
What to Expect When Your Cast Comes Off

Sports Psychology

Advice for Athletes From a Gold-Medal Coach
Handling Sports Pressure and Competition
Making a Change in Your Life
Motivation and the Power of Not Giving Up
Yoga: Meditation and Breathing

Training and Performance

5 Ways to Prepare for Your Sports Season
A Guide to Eating for Sports
Are Steroids Worth the Risk?
Cold-Weather Sports
Connecting With Your Coach
Dynamic Stretching (Video)
Energy Drinks and Food Bars: Power or Hype?
Safety Tips: Baseball
Safety Tips: Basketball
Safety Tips: Cheerleading
Safety Tips: Football
Safety Tips: Golf
Safety Tips: Gymnastics
Safety Tips: Hockey
Safety Tips: Inline Skating
Safety Tips: Running
Safety Tips: Skateboarding
Safety Tips: Skiing
Safety Tips: Sledding
Safety Tips: Snowboarding
Safety Tips: Soccer
Safety Tips: Tennis
Sports and Exercise Safety
Sports Physicals
Sports Supplements
Stop Smoking: Your Personal Plan
Strength Training

Words to Know

Words to Know (Sports Medicine Glossary)