Checkup Newsroom (athletes)

2016
June
14,
2016
| 10:28 PM America/Chicago
Since the passage of Title IX, female athletes have made huge strides in gaining equality on the playing field, but there are differences that the female athlete must contend with that their male counterparts do not. Girls are made differently tha...
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2015
August
21,
2015
| 05:50 PM America/Chicago
Have you ever heard the expression that an athlete just had his or her “bell rung”? This is often said when someone is hit in the head during a sporting event. But this type of injury should never be taken lightly. A concussion can occur when a pe...
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April
21,
2015
| 10:45 PM America/Chicago
At some point in time we have probably all seen a sporting event where an athlete goes down with an ankle injury. In a lot of those cases we have probably also heard the commentators or someone at the event say “Hopefully it’s only a sprain.” While o...
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March
31,
2015
| 06:01 PM America/Chicago
Track season is up and running and many of our junior high and high school athletes are training themselves to run faster and jump higher. Physical activity is clearly beneficial for our students. It can lead to increased health, decreased risky beha...
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2014
April
23,
2014
| 10:15 PM America/Chicago
Over the past few years, we have seen a greater emphasis on safety in sports at the professional and collegiate level. The Texas Legislature has also taken action for high school athletes, 14 years and older, passing new regulations aimed and reducin...
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