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Topic: Sport

More and more of us are enjoying the benefits and freedom of running outside, especially since the coronavirus pandemic has meant that many of us have been spending more time outdoors. Running is free, requires no equipment, can be done anywhere, at any time and is a great way to burn calories, manage your weight and get fit. read more about The beginner’s guide to running
In this article, we speak to King Edward VII’s Hospital consultant, Professor David Barrett, about getting back into your favourite sport after lockdown and how to avoid potential injuries. read more about Avoiding tennis injuries
Geraint Thomas, Welsh cyclist and defending Tour de France champion, was involved in a cycling crash during the Tour de Suisse last month, which forced him to drop out of the race and threatened his chances to compete in this year’s Tour. read more about Cycling: 12 ways to prevent common injuries
Strawberries and cream for breakfast, Pimms and lemonade for refreshment and a buzz of anticipation and excitement in the air. It can only mean one thing — Wimbledon is about to begin. The oldest tennis tournament in the world, and one of the most celebrated, it continues to attract thousands of spectators and TV viewers across the globe. read more about Grand slam: common injuries on the road to Wimbledon glory
We spoke to our expert physiotherapists at the King Edward VII’s Hospital Physiotherapy Unit and discovered their top tips for guiding your marathon preparation for the best results. read more about 13 top tips for improving your marathon performance
If you’ve returned from a skiing holiday with an injury that’s causing you discomfort, you’re probably considering what you should do next. read more about Injured on my ski holiday: what are my next steps?
Marathon or half marathon distance running can be invigorating and rewarding. But it can also be mentally and physically challenging. read more about Long distance running training: how to avoid injury
Surgery can be incredibly daunting for anyone — especially if it’s your very first experience of being in hospital. read more about Patient stories: my ACL surgery
Some hernias can be symptomless. Others can grow in size, become more painful and impact day to day life. read more about Guide to hernia: everything you need to know