Phys Ed

You Can Skip the Stretching and Still Get More Flexible

Strength training is a remarkably effective way to counteract stiffness.
Christian Finn
Phys Ed

This Is the Effect Working Out Has on Your Bones

How active you are as a kid affects your bones forever.
Matt Jancer

Trying to Be a Perfect Athlete Isn't Worth It

Perfectionism is associated with many psychological problems, including anxiety and depression.
Christine Ro
Doctor's Note

The NBA May Be Pushing its Tallest Players to the Point of Injury

A doctor's theory about this season's injury epidemic.
Jalal Baig, MD
Phys Ed

Many People Who Get Knee Surgery Don't Need It

Studies show physical therapy sometimes works just as well.
Markham Heid
Phys Ed

A Guide to Working Out When Something Really Hurts

Three sports medicine physicians gave us a plan.
Matt Jancer
Phys Ed

Is it Safe to Work Out Twice a Day?

Here’s how you can overachieve without winding up on the IR.
K. Aleisha Fetters
Phys Ed

I'm a Perfectly Healthy Runner—So Why Do I Keep Getting Injured?

The minute I had to forfeit my marathon bib, I knew I had to get to the bottom of this.
Alexandra Spiroff
Phys Ed

Is Running Bad For Your Knees?

Short answer: No.
K. Aleisha Fetters
Asking for a friend

I Hit My Head, How do I Know If It's Serious?

Although most head injuries are not severe and pass in a few hours, there are some serious cases where you're best off seeking emergency care. Here's how to assess the damage if you suffer a serious blow to the head.
Nick Keppler

Wounds Take Longer to Heal If You Get Them at Night

The human body is amazing and also very, very strange.
Denny Watkins

Major League Baseball Sued Over ‘Failure to Protect Fans’

Jay Loos was hit with a foul ball and might lose his eye. He's suing for more protective netting
Jesse Hicks