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Summer Injuries - MU Health - SMSG

Summer-Related Injuries

Athletes run the risk of injury in any sport. However, during summer, a higher risk of heat-related illnesses and head injuries calls for extra caution.   Heat-related illnesses include: Dehydration: dry mouth, thirstiness, dry lips, fatigue, lightheadedness and headache. Drink plenty of water or liquids such as sports beverages that hydrate and replace electrolytes. Heat … Continued

Volunteer for the Show-Me State Games

Did you know that the Show-Me State Games utilizes more than 500 volunteers over the course of the Summer? That’s right! As the LARGEST state games in the nation, the Show-Me State Games relies on its outstanding volunteers to make the Games a success! The Games would not be possible without the amazing individuals and groups … Continued

SMSG February Events In Photos

February was a busy month for the Show-Me State Games. We hosted 116 basketball teams and over 1,000 archers! Thanks to Mpix for sponsoring our February Hoopin’ It Up event. This tournament brought 116 teams to compete in six different facilities over 3 days! Our second annual MoNASP State Qualifier was held at the Hearnes Center and … Continued

Spring Clean Health with MU Health - SMSG Sponsor

3 Tips To Spring Clean Your Health

Oftentimes we think of spring cleaning in terms of house cleaning, but it’s a great time to spruce up your health as well. Here are three quick tips to get you started:   Make Sure You’re Up to Date on Doctor Appointments If you haven’t had a health check-up in a while, scheduling an appointment … Continued

Show-Me State Games MoNASP

Don’t miss one of the largest NASP tournaments in Missouri!

The Show-Me State Games is excited to announce the 2nd annual MoNASP Archery State Qualifier! The Missouri National Archery in the Schools Program (MoNASP) is designed to help build strong, confident and accomplished youth. The Show-Me State Games has partnered with the Missouri Department of Conservation to host the 2nd annual MoNASP State Qualifier on … Continued

MU Health Tips for SMSG

New Hip Offers Pain-Free, High-Quality Life

Mary Mason is an athlete who enjoys a bevy of exercises. Several years ago, she and her husband moved to Linn Creek near the Lake of the Ozarks so they could spend their days waterskiing. Her desire to stay fit took a serious turn in 2013 when she experienced a brain aneurysm. Surgery kept her … Continued

Accomplish your New Year’s Resolution with SMSG

With a new year, comes the tradition of making a resolution to achieve personal goals or improve some aspect of your life. According to a survey by Inc., this year’s top 10 resolutions in order are: 1. Diet or eat healthier 2. Exercise more 3. Lose weight 4. Save more and spend less 5. Learn a … Continued

Winter Running Tips

Winter Running Tips from MU Health Care

Staying safe during cold-weather workouts Protect your feet and hands. Keep your feet as warm as possible with comfortable socks that remove sweat so that moisture can evaporate. Also, wear light gloves to keep fingers warm. Dress in layers. A rule of thumb: Dress as if the temperature were 20 degrees warmer. You should be … Continued

Remembering George H.W. Bush at the Opening Ceremonies

The Show-Me State Games has been honored to have some amazing speakers and special guests at our Opening Ceremonies, from Olympic Athletes to Hall of Fame honorees, but none more memorable and prestigious than the President of the United States. George H.W. Bush spoke at the Show-Me State Games Opening Ceremonies in 1992. We are … Continued

Show-Me State Games Hoopin It Up Basketball Tournament

Hoopin’ It Up Basketball is back!

The 2019 Hoopin’ It Up Basketball events are set for February 22-24 and March 29-31. Our February event, sponsored by Mpix, gives 3rd-8th grade boys and girls the opportunity to participate in a recreational or competitive basketball tournament. The March weekend also includes 9th grade and high school divisions. Games will take place at various locations around Columbia, … Continued

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