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Conditioning critical for success

Year-round conditioning is crucial in tennis today. Athletes of all sports can improve their game with proper fitness and training.Continue Reading

Hydration key in summer heat

In these hot summer months, athletes of all ages and skill levels need to prepare and protect themselves.Continue Reading

Players need different shoes for different courts

What types of shoes are best for different tennis courts and surfaces?Continue Reading

Tips to get into tennis shape

Is your tennis season approaching? Do you want to start playing tennis? If so, you might want to keep in mind some simple tips for preparing your body for the demands of the sport.Continue Reading

Episode 82: Should football players be allowed to play in more than one game per week?

Is it safe for football players to play in more than one game per week? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, New York Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire, Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz, Boston Bruins forward Chris Kelly, and women’s tennis player Sam Stosur. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 78: Can a gluten-free diet improve sports performance?

Can switching to a gluten-free diet actually improve your sports and exercise performance? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose, University of Kentucky forward Nerlens Noel, Boston Celtics guard Leandro Barbosa, Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger, Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson, and Seattle Mariners P Felix Hernandez. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 71: Can exercise be detrimental to weight loss?

Does exercise alone help you lose weight? Can it actually hinder your ability to lose body weight and fat? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney, Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller, Boston Celtics forward Chris Wilcox, San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Mario Manningham, and women’s tennis star Vera Zvonareva. Plus in the Ask Dr. Geier segment, he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Does resting players do a “disservice” to fans?

The NBA fined the San Antonio Spurs $250,000 after head coach Gregg Popovich rested his star players instead of playing them in a prominent regular season television matchup. Continue Reading

Episode 33: Why are meniscus tears so common in athletes and the entire population?

Why does it seem like so many athletes are suffering meniscus tears? What does this common injury mean for high-level athletes, and for everyone else? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of New England Patriots DE Andre Carter, New Jersey Nets C Brook Lopez, Cleveland Indians P Chris Perez, New York Yankees P Michael Pineda, the alleged bounty system of the New Orleans Saints, and an update on Bolton’s Fabrice Muamba. Plus he answers your sports medicine questions.Continue Reading

Episode 32: How have power, speed, and athleticism affected women’s tennis?

The nature of women’s professional tennis has evolved into a sport of power and speed in recent years. Has that shift affected injuries that occur in the sport, and if so, what can be done to prevent them? Dr. Geier also discusses the injuries of Venus and Serena Williams and Kim Clijsters. Plus he answers your tennis injury questions.Continue Reading

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