Ball sports bolster bones

istockphoto.com #17886090 High-impact history benefits runners By Jordana Bieze Foster Preliminary findings from Stanford Uni­versity add to the growing body of evi­dence suggesting that playing soccer or basketball at an early age helps lower the risk of stress fracture in athletes who go on to become dedicated runners. In 800 high school runners, investigators found that those who experienced stress fractures averaged 4.5 years playing ball sports, compared to 7.7 years in those without stress fracture. The average age at initial participation in ball sports was 8.6 years in those with stress fracture and seven years in those without

istockphoto.com #17886090 High-impact history benefits runners By Jordana Bieze Foster Preliminary findings from Stanford Uni­versity add to the growing body of evi­dence suggesting that playing soccer or basketball at an early age helps lower the risk of stress fracture in athletes who go on to become dedicated runners. In 800 high school runners, investigators found that those who experienced stress fractures averaged 4.5 years playing ball sports, compared to 7.7 years in those without stress fracture. The average age at initial participation in ball sports was 8.6 years in those with stress fracture and seven years in those without

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Ball sports bolster bones