Swimming Deaths and the Triathlon

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photoTwenty of the total 25 deaths associated with triathlons as recorded by USA Triathlon occurred during the swim portion of the events. So, what’s the deal with swimming?

The Biomechanics of Overuse Injuries in Endurance Athletes

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photoDiscussions on common types of overuse injuries in endurance athletes including treatment guidelines and prevention. Injuries include swimmer's shoulder, achilles tendonitis and more.

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.

Iliotibial Band (IT Band) Syndrome

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photoThe symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, recovery and prevention of iliotibial band syndrome caused by excessive friction of the distal portion of the iliotibial band during activities like running.

Knee Me – Felix’s Tale of Injury Recovery

author : Team BT
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photoIn their own words, triathletes give their take on the issue of the day. Today, Felix talks about how he recovered from the usually devastating ITBS injury.

Smart Moves on the Bike

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

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.

Ask a B.T. Sports Doc!

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

Saddle Sores

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photoWhile not the most pleasant topic, saddles sores are a common phenomenon within the cycling community. Learn what causes saddle sores and how to prevent them from occurring.

Achilles Tendinopathy: Everything You Need to Know (And More)

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photoWhat you should know about Achilles tendinopathy to prevent its occurrence and to stop it in its tracks before it stops you.

A Runner's "Calftastrophy"

author : AMSSM
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photoCalf injuries can occur from a sudden overload or from repetitive microtrauma. If not treated appropriately and promptly, an acute injury can lead to chronic pain.

Training through illness; Maybe not such a great idea?

author : jsanko
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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?”

Shin Splints - Causes and How to Prevent

author : Team BT
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photoShin splints occur in up to 13.1% of all runners. Sixty-percent of those presented with this complaint have errors in training.

Triathlon Training with High Blood Pressure

author : AMSSM
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photoElevated blood pressure is the most common cardiovascular disease in the United States. There are many things to consider in the recommendation of training for individuals with high blood pressure.

Video Case Study: Iliotibial Band Syndrome ITBS

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photoIliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS) is one of the most common running injuries due to overtraining. In this video, a sports medicine doctor diagnoses and provides a treatment plan for a patient with ITBS.
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