Updates from the experts at the UA Health Sciences

 

AHSC Blog: Sports and Exercise

Tags: sports, sun protection, skin cancer, dehydration, heat stroke, nutrition, safety gear, head injuries, eating disorders

The start of a new school year can only mean one thing: fall sports season is here. As a family nurse practitioner with the Mobile Health Program, I am seeing lots of eager, young athletes at our family practice and pediatric... read more

Tags: CPR, defibrillators, sports, young athletes, cardiac arrest

We’ve learned a great deal about improving survival rates and quality of life for sudden cardiac arrest patients, and the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center Resuscitation Research Group has been at the forefront.... read more

Girl in swimming pool
Tags: swimming pool, summer, safety, chlorine, chemicals, acid, pool safety

Nothing says summer like jumping into a swimming pool filled with cool, sparkling water. Nationally, there are more than 10 million swimming pools, which are used for recreation, exercise and cooling off during hot summer weather... read more