Athlete vaccine covid-19

COVID-19 implications for Athletes

Should Athletes get the COVID-19 vaccine? Yes (for the most part, but please discuss with your medical provider). Here’s why.  From a practical standpoint, controlling the pandemic can help avoid further cancellation of sporting events and vaccines can help prevent transmission to teammates, opponents, support staff, and spectators.  Though limited, Read more…

female athlete blood hormones

Q&A with Dr. A’nna Roby

Does estrogen play a role in recovery? Estrogen provides benefits during a workout that can help with recovery. For example, it prevents inflammation and limits free radical damage. This is helpful because less damage means quicker recovery from workouts. Furthermore, estrogen limits muscle damage itself, which reduces soreness. In terms Read more…