Sports Medicine Resources for Track & Field :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Track & Field Resources

Track and field athletes are susceptible to a different kind of stress on their bodies than most other athletes. The many different track and field events allow for many more potential injuries to occur to an athlete, and being smart about injury prevention helps to eliminate these injuries. Below are some helpful ways to keep your body in its best shape.


Tips for New Runners: How Much is Too Much?

The Sprains and Strains of Sporting Injuries
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Swelling: The Body's Reaction to Injury
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How to Choose Orthotics
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How to Choose Running Shoes

Ohio High School Athletic Association Information

OHSAA Rules Governing Uniforms for Track & Field

Personal Best Injury Prevention

Our Personal Best Injury Prevention Programs can be tailored to meet the needs of various sports to help you prevent injuries and improve performance.

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