Article - 2 Minute Read
September 25, 2016
Basketball is associated with more than 1.6 million injuries each year. Learn how to prevent injuries on the court with this guide.
Medically Reviewed by Sports Medicine
Categorized as: Health Topics A-Z, Sports Medicine
Tagged with: basketball, basketball injuries, sports injuries, sports medicine
Article - 5 Minute Read
August 7, 2016
A UPMC Sports Medicine athletic trainer has tips on how you can improve your basketball game and stay safe on the court.
Categorized as: Sports Medicine
Tagged with: athletic trainer, back to school, basketball, basketball injuries, sports medicine
Article - 4 Minute Read
April 1, 2016
Learn about common basketball injuries, including ankle sprains, achilles tendonitis, patellar tendonitis, muscle strains, ACL tears, and finger injuries.
Categorized as: Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine
Tagged with: back to school, basketball, basketball injuries, common basketball injuries, common injuries, common knee injury, Finger Injuries, Patellar Tendonitis, sports-related injuries, strain
February 1, 2016
A well-structured and organized youth sports program can provide many benefits and positive experiences for young athletes. Learn more.
Categorized as: Fitness, Pediatrics, Sports Medicine
Tagged with: basketball, golf, hockey, soccer, swimming, tennis, youth sports participation
January 19, 2015
See our tips below for fun indoor—and a few outdoor for those who wish to brave the cold—ideas for keeping your kids active in the winter.
Medically Reviewed by Pediatrics
Categorized as: Fitness, Pediatrics
Tagged with: active, basketball, bowling, energy, exercise, frostbite, gymnastics, ice skating, kids, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, swimming, wellness center, winter, winter sports teams
September 9, 2014
Review this infographic to help choose your next pair of shoes for your favorite physical activities and to learn the benefits of each type of shoe.
Categorized as: Fitness, Sports Medicine
Tagged with: arch, basketball, field, hiking, running, shoe fit, sports, walking