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Building muscle doesn't require lifting heavy weights, study shows
December 28th 2016

ExerciseDaily - Current gym dogma holds that to build muscle size you need to lift heavy weights. However, a new study conducted at McMaster University has shown that a similar degree of muscle buildi...More Details

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“Some is good, more is better”: Regular exercise can cut your diabetes risk
October 20th 2016

ExerciseDaily - People who carry out an hour of moderate to vigorous exercise every day can reduce their risk of getting type 2 diabetes by 40%. The study also revealed that any amount of physical act...More Details

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Lighter weights just as effective as heavier weights to gain muscle, build strength
September 26th 2016

Exercise Daily - New research from McMaster University is challenging traditional workout wisdom, suggesting that lifting lighter weights many times is as efficient as lifting heavy weights for fewer ...More Details

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Football helmet tests may not account for concussion-prone actions
July 20th 2015

ExerciseDaily - When modern football helmets were introduced, they all but eliminated traumatic skull fractures caused by blunt force impacts. Mounting evidence, however, suggests that concussions are...More Details

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His and her pain circuitry in the spinal cord
June 30th 2015

ExerciseDaily - New research released today in Nature Neuroscience reveals for the first time that pain is processed in male and female mice using different cells. These findings have far-reaching imp...More Details

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Facial structure predicts goals, fouls among World Cup soccer players
November 12th 2014

ExerciseDaily -The structure of a soccer player's face can predict his performance on the field--including his likelihood of scoring goals, making assists and committing fouls--according to a study le...More Details

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Study Offers Insight Into Challenges College Athletes Face
October 1st 2014

ExerciseDaily - A new study from North Carolina State University sheds light on how some collegiate student-athletes deal with uncertainties ranging from excelling in both school and sports to their c...More Details

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Gender equality leads to more Olympic medals for men and women
September 30th 2014

ExerciseDaily - An examination of medal counts from the London 2012 and Sochi 2014 Olympic Games found that nations with greater gender equality had both men and women reach the podium more often. Pho...More Details

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Professional Soccer Injuries Studied to Determine Level of Severity
September 3rd 2014

ExerciseDaily -If you’re a faithful follower of the World Cup games, have you ever wondered if your favorite player is going overboard with an injury or outright faking one? A sports medicine physicia...More Details

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Women appear in only 5 percent of sports newsprint
July 31st 2014

ExerciseDaily-Women are the subject of news in sports papers in only 5.11% of the cases, sometimes alone (2.18%) and others accompanied by men (2.93%). On the other hand, men are the focus of this kin...More Details

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Street football boosts fitness and health in socially deprived men
June 25th 2014

ExerciseDaily - Research carried out by the Copenhagen Centre for Team Sport and Health in Denmark shows that street football (soccer) improves fitness and multiple health markers in homeless men. Aft...More Details

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Sports Teams May Lose Out From Having ‘Too Much Talent’
June 12th 2014

ExerciseDaily - As the FIFA World Cup kicks off and the NBA finals “heat” up, new research suggests that there is such a thing as having “too much talent” on a sports team. The research indicates that...More Details

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Football for untrained 70-year-old men - beneficial effects on heart function, muscle strength and bone mineralization
June 6th 2014

ExerciseDaily - Research carried out by the Copenhagen Centre for Team Sport and Health in Denmark shows that untrained elderly men get markedly fitter and healthier as a result of playing football (s...More Details

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Timing training can increase accuracy in golf and soccer
May 30th 2014

ExerciseDaily - Practicing your timing and rhythmicity can make you a more precise and stable golfer or soccer player. This is the result of findings from Umeå researcher Marius Sommer, who for four ...More Details

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Sports and energy drink consumption linked with negative behaviors
May 24th 2014

ExerciseDaily - Weekly consumption of sports drinks and energy drinks among adolescents is significantly associated with higher consumption of other sugar-sweetened beverages, cigarette smoking, and s...More Details

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In baseball, bigger still better
March 19th 2014

Exercise Daily - Max Scherzer leads Major League Baseball in wins. As a pitcher for the Detroit Tigers, he hasn't lost a game this season. His 6-foot, 3-inch frame is a telling example of construct...More Details

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New study shows most youth football player concussions occur during games, not practice
June 10th 2013

ExerciseDaily - Sports-related concussion has been referred to as an "epidemic" by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Emergency department visits for concussions have increased 62% betwee...More Details

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Shoulder Injuries in Baseball Pitchers Could be Prevented with 3-D Motion Detection System
April 24th 2013

ExerciseDaily - A new 3-D motion detection system could help identify baseball pitchers who are at risk for shoulder injuries, according to a new study. The system can be used on the field and requ...More Details

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Cartilage damaged from exercise may aid in early osteoarthritis detection
April 2nd 2013

ExerciseDaily - Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disorder, affecting about one-third of older adults, and currently there is no cure. A study published by Cell Press April 2nd in the Biophysica...More Details

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What can sports teams learn from the manufacturing industry? Plenty
March 14th 2013

ExerciseDaily - What can sports teams learn from the manufacturing industry? Plenty, according to Timothy Chan of the University of Toronto (U of T) and Douglas Fearing of the Harvard Business School....More Details

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Young footballers show signs of burnout
January 30th 2013

ExerciseDaily - Young elite players at professional soccer clubs are at risk of burnout before they leave school because of the perfectionist standards they feel coaches, parents and team members dema...More Details

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Virginia Tech expands sports concussion-risk studies to include hockey and baseball
January 30th 2013

ExerciseDaily - The Virginia Tech – Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (http://www.sbes.vt.edu/) is expanding its ground-breaking research of testing football helmets...More Details

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GOOOAAALLL! What soccer can teach health researchers
December 25th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Make no mistake, Alex Clark and Lionel Messi were not separated at birth. Both might be stars in their own right, but Clark, associate dean of research in the Faculty of Nursing at ...More Details

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Study spells out hat trick for making hockey safer
December 14th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Mandatory rules such as restricting body checking can limit aggression and reduce injuries in ice hockey, making the game safer for young people, a new study has found. Rule changes...More Details

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Who are sports gamers?
December 13th 2012

ExerciseDaily - From Gran Turismo to WWE Smackdown, sports-based video games represent a wide variety of pursuits. When it comes to the people who actually play those games, however, little is known. ...More Details

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Sport makes middle-aged people smarter
October 29th 2012

ExerciseDaily - High-intensity interval training makes middle-aged people not only healthier but smarter, showed a Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) study led by Dr. Anil Nigam of the MHI and University ...More Details

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Taking the bite out of baseball bats
October 18th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Miss hitting the "sweet spot" on a baseball bat and the resulting vibrations can zing your hands. Bat companies have tried for decades to reduce these painful shocks with limited succe...More Details

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Soccer scores a health hat trick for hypertensive men
October 15th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Playing soccer (football) could be the best way for people with high blood pressure, known as hypertension, to improve their fitness, normalise their blood pressure and reduce their ri...More Details

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Bicycle helmets prevent fatal head injuries
October 15th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Cyclists who died of a head injury were three times as likely to not be wearing a helmet compared with those who died of other injuries, according to a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical ...More Details

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England World Cup wins and losses linked to 30 percent rise in domestic violence
October 11th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Domestic violence rates rose by an average of 30 percent each time England won or lost their games during the 2010 World Cup, but draws had little impact on the statistics. Those ar...More Details

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Does gender affect acute concussive injury in soccer players? 'No' according to this study
October 10th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Much has been printed suggesting gender-related differences in athletes' responses to sports-related concussion, including differences in concussion incidence, symptoms reported, and s...More Details

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Concussion spectrum in college athletes wearing helmets: 'Not so simple,' say researchers
October 4th 2012

ExerciseDaily - What does it mean to have a head concussion? Much has been written in recent years about the short- and long-term consequences of concussions sustained in sports, combat, and accidents...More Details

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Coconut water is an excellent sports drink -- for light exercise
September 25th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Coconut water really does deserve its popular reputation as Mother Nature's own sports drink, a new scientific analysis of the much-hyped natural beverage concluded here today at the 2...More Details

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The IOC Manual of Sports Injuries
September 25th 2012

ExerciseDaily - An illustrated guide to the management of injuries in physical activity Wiley is pleased to announce the publication of Roald Bahr's latest book: The IOC Manual of Sports Injuries: ...More Details

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The NBA league is more equal than the ACB
September 4th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Competitiveness amongst NBA teams is more constant throughout seasons than during the ACB basketball league (Spain), which also falls after every Olympic Games. According to a study fr...More Details

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NCAA football exploits players in ‘invisible labor market’
August 23rd 2012

ExerciseDaily - College football exploits players in an “invisible labor market,” and the only plausible way for student-athletes to address their interests is the credible threat of unionization, acc...More Details

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Sociologist examines the challenges of women in professional football
August 18th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Women playing full-contact tackle football face challenges beyond the playing field—yet there's little research about this niche in athletics. Jennifer Carter, a University of Cincinna...More Details

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Yoga: a cost-effective treatment for back pain sufferers?
August 18th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Specialised group yoga classes could provide a cost-effective way of treating patients with chronic or recurrent low back pain, according to the UK's largest ever study of the benefits...More Details

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Black belts' white matter shows how a powerful punch comes from the brain
August 15th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Brain scans have revealed distinctive features in the brain structure of karate experts, which could be linked to their ability to punch powerfully from close range. Researchers from I...More Details

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The NBA league is more equal than the ACB
August 13th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Competitiveness amongst NBA teams is more constant throughout seasons than during the ACB basketball league (Spain), which also falls after every Olympic Games. According to a study fr...More Details

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Recurring shoulder instability injuries likely among young athletes playing contact sports
August 1st 2012

ExerciseDaily - How to minimize the chances of shoulder injuries Summer is a peak season for many sports, and with that comes sport-related injuries. Among those injuries is shoulder joint dislocat...More Details

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Are Americans ready to solve the weight of the nation?
August 1st 2012

ExerciseDaily - In a Perspective article appearing in this week's New England Journal of Medicine, public health researchers examine how recommendations in a new report from the Institute of Medicine ...More Details

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Americans gaining more weight than they say
August 1st 2012

ExerciseDaily - Despite the increasing awareness of the problem of obesity in the United States, most Americans don’t know whether they are gaining or losing weight, according to new research from the...More Details

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Asthma is the most common chronic disease among Olympic athletes
July 31st 2012

ExerciseDaily - Based on data from the last five Olympic games, a study by the University of Western Australia has identified those athletes with asthma and airway hyper-responsiveness. With a prevale...More Details

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Star power squandered
July 31st 2012

ExerciseDaily - Your best chance to see a female athlete endorsing a product will be during the next few weeks. The commercial breaks during the London Olympic Games may be littered with female swimme...More Details

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Sports Guidelines for Long QT Syndrome Patients May Be Too Strict, Mayo Clinic Finds
July 24th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Participation in competitive sports by people with long QT syndrome — a genetic abnormality in the heart's electrical system — has been a matter of debate among physicians. Current gui...More Details

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Non-surgical treatment of common shoulder injury may increase chances of return-to-play
July 13th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Surgically repairing a painful shoulder injury in baseball players known as a SLAP tear (superior labral) varies widely and often doesn't allow for return to play at the same level as ...More Details

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Summer Olympics go for the green as London prepares to host the world
July 13th 2012

ExerciseDaily - As athletes from around the world compete for medals at the Summer Olympics in London, the city will be striving to meet Olympic-level sustainability goals. A fascinating first-person ...More Details

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Tai Chi increases brain size, benefits cognition in randomized controlled trial of Chinese elderly
June 19th 2012

ExerciseDaily -Scientists from the University of South Florida and Fudan University in Shanghai found increases in brain volume and improvements on tests of memory and thinking in Chinese seniors who ...More Details

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Proposed testosterone testing of some female olympians challenged by Stanford scientists
June 14th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Proposed Olympic policies for testing the testosterone levels of select female athletes could discriminate against women who may not meet traditional notions of femininity and distort...More Details

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Female College Athletes Need Better Screening for Health Problems
June 14th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Female athletes, particularly those involved in high level college sports at the NCAA Division I level, are particularly prone to a trio of medical issues called the “female athlete tr...More Details

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Female college athletes need better screening for health problems, researchers report
June 6th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Female athletes, particularly those involved in high level college sports at the NCAA Division I level, are particularly prone to a trio of medical issues called the "female athlete tr...More Details

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Higher pain tolerance in athletes may hold clues for pain management
May 17th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Stories of athletes bravely "playing through the pain" are relatively common and support the widespread belief that they experience pain differently than non-athletes. Yet, the scienti...More Details

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Study Finds Head Impacts in Contact Sports May Reduce Learning in College Athletes
May 17th 2012

ExerciseDaily - A new study suggests that head impacts experienced during contact sports such as football and hockey may worsen some college athletes’ ability to acquire new information. The research ...More Details

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Pay-to-play sports keeping lower-income kids out of the game
May 14th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Nearly 1 in 5 lower-income parents report costs forced their children to cut back on sports, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health In an era of tight funding, school...More Details

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Lack of basic evidence hampering prevention of sudden heart attacks in sport
May 12th 2012

ExerciseDaily - What can we do to reduce the number of tragic cardiac events in sport? Big gaps in basic knowledge about the numbers and causes of apparently inexplicable heart attacks among young ...More Details

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Female and younger athletes take longer to overcome concussions
May 8th 2012

ExerciseDaily - New research out of Michigan State University reveals female athletes and younger athletes take longer to recover from concussions, findings that call for physicians and athletic trai...More Details

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Only 1 in 5 Bike Share Cyclists Wears A Helmet
April 30th 2012

ExerciseDaily - A national rise in public bike sharing programs could mean less air pollution and more exercise, an environmental and health win-win for people in the cities that host them, but accord...More Details

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How to improve treatment for musculoskeletal ski/snowboard injuries
April 28th 2012

ExerciseDaily - As skiing and snowboarding continue to be the most popular winter sports, they also carry a significant risk of injury. One new exhibit will show how radiologists can meet these injuri...More Details

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Artificial hips find some sports wearing
April 26th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Involvement in high-impact activities such as football, skiing, tennis or martial arts, significantly increases the wear rate and reduces the 'lifespan' of hip implants in adults who h...More Details

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Many athletes with asthma may be using the wrong treatment
April 24th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Many athletes with asthma may not be using the best treatment for their condition and could be putting their long term health at risk, according to a roundup by journalist Sophie Arie ...More Details

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Olympic boxing may damage the brain
April 23rd 2012

ExerciseDaily - Olympic boxers can exhibit changes in brain fluids after bouts, which indicates nerve cell damage. This is shown in a study of 30 top-level Swedish boxers that was conducted at the Sah...More Details

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When does head trauma in sports lead to memory loss?
April 20th 2012

ExerciseDaily - A new study suggests there may be a starting point at which blows to the head or other head trauma suffered in combat sports start to affect memory and thinking abilities and can lead ...More Details

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Markerless motion capture offers a new angle on tennis injuries
April 20th 2012

ExerciseDaily - A new approach to motion capture technology is offering fresh insights into tennis injuries – and orthopedic injuries in general. Researchers studied three types of tennis serves, a...More Details

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Football-related catastrophic brain injuries on the rise
April 16th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Catastrophic brain injuries associated with full-contact football appear to be rising, especially among high school students, according to a new report. The increase is alarming and...More Details

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NJIT mathematician publishes 2012 Major League Baseball projections
April 16th 2012

ExerciseDaily - The Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals and Arizona Diamondbacks should win their divisions, while the Atlanta Braves and the Cincinnati Reds will make it to Major League Baseba...More Details

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30% of all college athlete injuries a result of ‘overuse’
April 12th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Overuse injuries – found most often in low-contact sports that involve long training sessions or where the same movement is repeated numerous times – make up nearly 30 percent of all i...More Details

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Psychological testing may predict success in football
April 5th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Measuring what are known as 'executive functions', which reflect the cognitive ability to deal with sudden problems, may make it possible to predict how good an elite football player w...More Details

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Sports take brain as well as brawn
April 5th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Elite soccer players have superior executive functions relative to non-players, and there is a significant correlation between their cognitive function and number of goals and assists,...More Details

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National sports historian authors new edition of 'Sports in American Life'
April 3rd 2012

ExerciseDaily - When Richard Davies began teaching "The History of American Sports" at the University of Nevada, Reno in 1994, he was one of the first to offer sports as a way to bring American histor...More Details

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The brains behind skaters
March 27th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Specialized training of complex motor skills may induce sports-specific structural changes in the human brain A new study, using brain imaging technology, reveals structural adaptat...More Details

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Get Me Out of this Slump! Visual Illusions Improve Sports Performance
March 13th 2012

ExerciseDaily - With the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament set to begin, college basketball fans around the United States are in the throes of March Madness. Anyone who has seen a game knows th...More Details

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Deaths triple among football players, morning temperatures thought to play a role
February 28th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Heat-related deaths among football players across the country tripled to nearly three per year between 1994 and 2009 after averaging about one per year the previous 15 years, according...More Details

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Weight, height, and experience key to Rugby World Cup success
February 21st 2012

ExerciseDaily - How they won Rugby World Cup through height, mass and collective experience Rugby teams with the tallest backs, heaviest forwards, and greatest amount of collective experience are l...More Details

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Sustainability, College Athletics Don’t Always Connect
February 14th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Large college athletics departments talk the talk when it comes to concern for the environment and environmental sustainability, but only a small percentage of these departments actual...More Details

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Amateur Football Players Not Always Keen on Returning to Play After ACL Injuries
February 13th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Despite the known success rates of reconstructive Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) surgery, the number of high school and collegiate football players returning to play may not be as hi...More Details

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Excessive sporting activity may impair long-term success of hip resurfacing
February 8th 2012

ExerciseDaily - In hip resurfacing the femoral ball in the hip joint is not removed, but instead is trimmed and capped with a smooth metal covering. Young and active patients with arthritis often choo...More Details

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Padded headgear, boxing gloves may offer some protection for fighters
February 7th 2012

ExerciseDaily - The use of padded headgear and gloves reduces the impact that fighters absorb from hits to the head, according to newly published research from Cleveland Clinic. In their biomechani...More Details

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Football findings suggest concussions caused by series of hits
February 3rd 2012

ExerciseDaily - A two-year study of high school football players suggests that concussions are likely caused by many hits over time and not from a single blow to the head, as commonly believed. Pur...More Details

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Foot and ankle structure differs between sprinters and non-sprinters
January 24th 2012

ExerciseDaily - The skeletal structure of the foot and ankle differs significantly between human sprinters and non-sprinters, according to Penn State researchers. Their findings not only help explain ...More Details

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MARKERLESS MOTION CAPTURE OFFERS A NEW ANGLE ON TENNIS INJURIES
January 17th 2012

ExerciseDaily - A new approach to motion capture technology is offering fresh insights into tennis injuries – and orthopedic injuries in general. Researchers studied three types of tennis serves, a...More Details

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Pro athletes bolster star status through team selection, teammates and career evolution
January 17th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Basketball fans in Cleveland may disagree, but two-time NBA Most Valuable Player Lebron James’ decision to play with a higher-profile Miami Heat team and all-star teammates shows sound...More Details

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No pain, no gain? Studies of the ideal way of making jump shots in handball
January 10th 2012

ExerciseDaily - For handball players, ankle sprains are just part of life. But this may be about to change: Christian Peham and colleagues at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna have under...More Details

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Former football players prone to late-life health problems, MU study finds
January 10th 2012

ExerciseDaily - Football players experience repeated head trauma throughout their careers, which results in short and long-term effects to their cognitive function, physical and mental health. Univers...More Details

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Stop the violence and play hockey
December 19th 2011

ExerciseDaily - The tradition of fighting in hockey should be stopped, as research shows that repeated head trauma causes severe and progressive brain damage, states an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Med...More Details

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NCAA mandatory sickle cell screening program not enough to save athletes’ lives
December 12th 2011

ExerciseDaily - In response to a lawsuit after a college football player died from complications due to sickle cell trait (SCT) during a workout, the NCAA implemented mandatory SCT screening of all Di...More Details

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Tiger Woods' superstar status hobbled the competition
December 7th 2011

ExerciseDaily - Tiger Woods's phenomenal talent won him a ton of golf tournaments. But an article published in the latest issue of the Journal of Political Economy shows he has something else going fo...More Details

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'Heading' a soccer ball could lead to brain injury
November 30th 2011

ExerciseDaily - Using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) to study the effects of soccer 'heading,' researchers have found that players who head the ball with high frequency have brain abnormalities simila...More Details

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Routine Head Hits in School Sports May Cause Brain Injury
November 14th 2011

ExerciseDaily - The brain scans of high school football and hockey players showed subtle injury -- even if they did not suffer a concussion – after taking routine hits to the head during the normal co...More Details

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FIFA, ICRS team up to keep soccer players on their feet
November 11th 2011

ExerciseDaily - More than 300 million play soccer across the globe and while the game is one of fast footwork, two organizations are trying to make sure these athletes stay on their feet. Fédération I...More Details

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Former Football Players Prone to Late-Life Health Problems, MU Study Finds
November 10th 2011

ExerciseDaily - Football players experience repeated head trauma throughout their careers, which results in short and long-term effects to their cognitive function, physical and mental health. Univers...More Details

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NBA players not immune to serious illness from norovirus
October 31st 2011

ExerciseDaily - A new study describes a 2010 outbreak involving several NBA teams, the first known report of a norovirus outbreak in a professional sports association. Published in Clinical Infectious...More Details

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Sport tourism development book reveals new insights on growing leisure activity
October 25th 2011

ExerciseDaily - When we travel for sport -- whether to play it or watch it -- we can develop strong bonds with the place we visited to do that. Sport tourism is a fast-growing research area that's int...More Details

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I vs. We: Individuals perform better when focused on team
October 21st 2011

ExerciseDaily - Individuals perform better and are more confident when they practice motivational tactics focused not on them but on the team they belong to, according to a recently published study b...More Details

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Key to avoiding ankle re-injury may be in the hips and knees suggests UGA study
October 17th 2011

ExerciseDaily - Nearly all active people suffer ankle sprains at some point in their lives, and a new University of Georgia study suggests that the different ways people move their hip and knee joints...More Details

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Athletes' winning streaks may not be all in our -- or their -- heads
October 6th 2011

Exercise Daily - When athletes consistently do well, sports commentators may describe them as being "hot" or "on fire." Scientists have debunked these "hot" streaks as being in the eye of the beholder...More Details

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Could soccer give homeless men a health kick?
October 4th 2011

Exercise Daily - Playing street football two or three times a week could halve the risk of early death in homeless men. Research led by the Universities of Exeter and Copenhagen, out today (3 October)...More Details

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Brain autopsies of 4 former football players reveal not all get chronic traumatic encephalopathy
July 26th 2011

ExerciseDaily - Preliminary results from the first four brains donated to the Canadian Sports Concussion Project at the Krembil Neuroscience Centre, TorontoWesternHospital, reveal that two of the four...More Details

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Compared to bloggers, journalists go deeper to cover sports
July 20th 2011

ExerciseDaily - When sports stories become linked with other social and business issues, professional journalists tend to offer deeper and broader coverage than sports bloggers, according to Penn Stat...More Details

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Leaving anger on the field
July 14th 2011

ExerciseDaily - Statistics prove that sports help ease aggression in boys, Tel Aviv University researcher says.... We know that physical education teaches children about fitness and encourages them...More Details

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Goalies Tend to Dive Right in World Cup Penalty Shoot-Outs When Their Team is Behind…Why?
July 12th 2011

ExerciseDaily - In the quarterfinal of the 2006 Soccer World Cup, England and Portugal played for 90 tense minutes and 30 minutes extra time without a single goal being scored. This led them to a pena...More Details

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Vitamin D lower in NFL football players who suffered muscled injuries, study reports
July 10th 2011

ExerciseDaily - Vitamin D deficiency has been known to cause an assortment of health problems, a recent study being presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's (AOSSM) Annual M...More Details

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lace-up ankle braces keep athletes on the court
July 8th 2011

ExerciseDaily - Lace-up ankle braces can reduce the occurrence of acute ankle injuries in male and female high school basketball players, according to research presented at the American Orthopaedic So...More Details

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Women less likely than men to fake soccer injuries
July 7th 2011

ExerciseDaily - With the Women's World Cup in full swing in Germany, soccer fans can now rest assured that women are less likely than men to fake on-field injuries, according to a new study by researc...More Details

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Study Shows Sports Can Help Communities Recover From Disaster
July 6th 2011

ExerciseDaily - Research from North Carolina State University shows that organized sports can be a powerful tool for helping to rebuild communities in the wake of disasters. The research focused speci...More Details

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Evolution of sport performances follows a physiological law
July 1st 2011

ExerciseDaily - Study suggests performance peaks from 20 to 30 years of age, then declines irreversibly... Geoffroy Berthelot and Stephane Len, both researchers at the IRMES (Institut de Recherch...More Details

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Extended sleep improves the athletic performance of collegiate basketball players
July 1st 2011

ExerciseDaily - Stanford study is the first to document how sleep extension affects the performance of actively competing athletes A study in the July 1 issue of the journal SLEEP shows that sleep...More Details

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Study on football ( Soccer ): Women get up faster
June 29th 2011

ExerciseDaily - Sports scientists at the TU Muenchen compare men's and women's football Interruptions are frequent in football: Football players (m/f) spend on average 38 percent of the total game ...More Details

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Former math teacher became world-champion Ultimate fighter
June 29th 2011

ExerciseDaily - University of Cincinnati alum Rich Franklin is 12 years into a professional mixed-martial-arts career highlighted by his 2005 middleweight championship. The former math teacher at Cinc...More Details

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Baseball cheaters can't hide from the laws of physics
June 28th 2011

ExerciseDaily - Some baseball superstitions are accepted as cold, hard truth. But in the world of physics, the most accepted verities are subject to experimentation. A corked bat hits the ball ...More Details

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Positive coaching
June 23rd 2011

ExerciseDaily - In the high stakes world of elite level athletics, coaches are king – but that lofty perch can prove a sword of Damocles. More often than not they're regarded as the undisputed authori...More Details

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Optimal topdressing applications for athletic fields determined
June 22nd 2011

ExerciseDaily - The practice of "topdressing" athletic fields with sand has been used by turfgrass professionals for years. Topdressing is essential to maintaining safe and healthy turf, and using por...More Details

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No injury spike in Bantam bodychecking
June 20th 2011

ExerciseDaily - A new study published today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal by University of Calgary, Faculty of Kinesiology researcher, Dr. Carolyn Emery and colleagues has shown that whe...More Details

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When Warming Up for the Cycling Race, Less is More
June 16th 2011

ExerciseDaily - Coaches, physiologists and athletes alike will attest to the importance of warming up before athletic competition. Warming up increases muscle temperature, accelerates oxygen uptake ki...More Details

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Sport doctors say "Non-Alcoholic" wheat beer boosts athletes' health
June 9th 2011

ExerciseDaily - Many amateur athletes have long suspected what research scientists for the Department of Preventative and Rehabilitative Sports Medicine of the Technische Universitaet Muenchen at Klin...More Details

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Eating a high-fat diet may rapidly injure brain cells that control body weight
June 9th 2011

ExerciseDaily - Obesity among people who eat a high-fat diet may involve injury to neurons, or nerve cells, in a key part of the brain that controls body weight, according to the authors of a new anim...More Details

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Stronger hips improved running mechanics, lessened knee pain
June 2nd 2011

ExerciseDaily - Hip strengthening exercises performed by female runners not only significantly reduced patellofemoral pain -- a common knee pain experienced by runners -- but they also improved the ru...More Details

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DOES BASELINE CONCUSSION TESTING REALLY REDUCE RISKS TO ATHLETES?
June 1st 2011

ExerciseDaily - Baseline concussion tests given to hundreds of thousands of athletes might, paradoxically, increase risks in some cases, according to a Loyola University Health System researcher. T...More Details

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When it comes to warm-up, less is more
May 27th 2011

ExerciseDaily - University of Calgary Kinesiology researcher Elias Tomaras says the idea came to him while watching track and field sprinters warm-up for a race. “If you watch sprinters, short distan...More Details

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USED FOOTBALL FACESHIELDS ARE SUSCEPTIBLE TO BREAKING ON IMPACT
May 23rd 2011

ExerciseDaily - Game-worn football faceshields are more susceptible to breaking when subjected to high-velocity impact than are new faceshields, according to recent research. In the study, research...More Details

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Pro athletes ought to bargain outside federal court, legal scholar says
May 17th 2011

ExerciseDaily - The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that almost 18% of US teens are obese. Although most experts agree that our growing obesity "epidemic" is driven by both ina...More Details

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Virginia Tech announces football helmet ratings for reducing concussion risk
May 10th 2011

ExerciseDaily -Virginia Tech released today the results of a new rating system of adult football helmets that is designed to reduce the risk of concussions. One currently manufactured helmet received ...More Details

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Ban bodychecking in youth hockey to prevent concussions
April 18th 2011

ExerciseDaily - Bodychecking in youth hockey leagues should be banned to prevent concussions which can cause serious repercussions, states an analysis in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (p...More Details

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Professor uses math analytics to project 2011 Major League Baseball winners
March 31st 2011

EexerciseDaily - Chief baseball geek calls the shots on who's gonna win Major League Baseball divisions Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants should win their division...More Details

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Who's the Best Tennis Player Ever?
March 24th 2011

ExerciseDaily - Fans may think of Jimmy Connors as an “old school” tennis player, but according to a new ranking system developed by a Northwestern University researcher, Connors is best player in the...More Details

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Study finds reports of domestic violence rise 10 percent after NFL upsets
March 22nd 2011

ExerciseDaily - NIH researchers suggest unexpected disappointment may underlie loss of control and violent behavior Calls to the police reporting men's assaults on their wives or intimate partners ...More Details

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Tai chi beats back depression in the elderly, study shows
March 16th 2011

Exercise Daily! - The numbers are, well, depressing: More than 2 million people age 65 and older suffer from depression, including 50 percent of those living in nursing homes. The suicide rate among w...More Details

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Brain injuries rise sharply in minor hockey after bodychecking rules relaxed
March 15th 2011

Exercise Daily! - Minor league hockey players in the Atom division are more than 10 times likely to suffer a brain injury since bodychecking was first allowed among the 9 and 10-year-olds, says a stud...More Details

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In the best youth football teams, the first team players develop their bodies more rapidly
March 9th 2011

Exercise Daily! - A number of studies have been undertaken on top younger football players who had already demonstrated that the vigour, rapidity and ability to self-orient themselves and progress are...More Details

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The world’s first surfboard with integrated technology developed by Pukas and Tecnalia
February 24th 2011

Exercise Daily! - Pukas Surf (the leading manufacturer and distributor of high-performance surfboards in Europe) and Tecnalia Research & Innovation have presented their research work into the mechanic...More Details

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New national study finds mountain bike-related injuries down 56 percent
February 3rd 2011

Exercise Daily! - Mountain biking, also known as off-road biking, is a great way to stay physically active while enjoying nature and exploring the outdoors. The good news is that mountain biking-relat...More Details

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Good sports: Coaches help athletes be more ethical
February 3rd 2011

Exercise Daily! - Highly publicized ethical lapses by sports celebrities have raised questions about morality in athletics. If coaches help their athletes achieve peak physical performance, can they a...More Details

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Training the best treatment for tennis elbow
December 20th 2010

Exercise Daily! - Training and ergonomic advice are more effective than anti-inflammatory drugs and cortisone injections in treating tennis elbow, and give fewer side effects. This is the conclusion o...More Details

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Tennis star's hospitalization for altitude sickness
December 16th 2010

Exercise Daily! - Former tennis champion Martina Navratilova was hospitalized for pulmonary edema—fluid build-up in the lungs—while climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, drawing attention to the high risk of ac...More Details

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Boxing -- bad for the brain
December 10th 2010

Exercise Daily! - Up to 20% of professional boxers develop neuropsychiatric sequelae. But which acute complications and which late sequelae can boxers expect throughout the course of their career? The...More Details

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Another Way Kickboxing is Good for the Heart
November 30th 2010

Exercise Daily! - Dr. Barbara Ranscht is a neuroscientist. While studying brain development and cancer for more than 20 years, she has come to know a molecule called T-cadherin. This protein is anchor...More Details

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Any athlete suspected of having concussion should be removed from play
November 29th 2010

Exercise Daily! The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) is calling for any athlete who is suspected of having a concussion to be removed from play until the athlete is evaluated by a physician with tr...More Details

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New national study examines US high school sports-related fractures
November 11th 2010

Exercise Daily!- The popularity of high school sports in the United States has continued to increase over the past decade, with more than 7.5 million athletes participating in school sports during the...More Details

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Frontal lobe of the brain is key to automatic responses to various stimuli, say scientists
October 26th 2010

Exercise Daily! - Some people may excel at riding a bike, tying a tie, or playing the piano, but those same people may find it difficult to explain or teach those skills to someone else. These moto...More Details

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Bioasphalt developed at Iowa State to be used, tested on Des Moines bike trail
October 25th 2010

Exercise Daily ! - Iowa State University's Christopher Williams was just trying to see if adding bio-oil to asphalt would improve the hot- and cold-weather performance of pavements. What he found was ...More Details

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Professional sports persons should drink more water
October 20th 2010

Exercise Daily! - Top sports persons must always perform to their maximum capacity, making them the most vulnerable to the effects of dehydration. Now, a new study conducted by researchers from the Un...More Details

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Brain changes found in football players thought to be concussion-free
October 20th 2010

Exercise Daily! - A study by researchers at Purdue University suggests that some high school football players suffer undiagnosed changes in brain function and continue playing even though they are im...More Details

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Children are not the only ones in the game when it comes to sports
September 26th 2010

Exercise Daily! - Parents who sign their children up for sports as part of an educational experience and to learn about teamwork may be learning some of the same lessons themselves, according to new ...More Details

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“You Kick Like A Girl”
September 26th 2010

Exercise Daily! - Significant differences in knee alignment and muscle activation exist between men and women while kicking a soccer ball, according to a study published this month in the Journal of B...More Details

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Will the new World Cup soccer ball bend?
June 9th 2010

Exercise Daily ! - Physics experts at the University of Adelaide believe the new ball created for the 2010 World Cup, called the Jabulani, will play "harder and faster", bending more unpredictably tha...More Details

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Brand attitudes: How companies can avoid the 'Tiger Woods' effect
May 18th 2010

Exercise Daily! -When a company drafts a single celebrity to represent a brand, it can backfire—in the way Tiger Woods' indiscretions affected Accenture. A new study in the Journal of Consumer Researc...More Details

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Scientists: Soccer improves health, fitness and social abilities
May 3rd 2010

Exercise Daily! Soccer is a pleasurable team sport that provides an all-round fitness and can be used as treatment for lifestyle-related diseases. Men worry less when playing soccer than when running....More Details

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High-altitude climbs may cause corneal swelling, but do not appear to affect vision
February 9th 2010

Exercise Daily! - Swelling commonly occurs in the corneas of mountain climbers, but does not appear to affect vision at altitudes of up to 6,300 meters (about 20,670 feet), according to a report in th...More Details

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Play yourself healthy
February 2nd 2010

Exercise Daily! - A just published research experiment on inactive men with high blood pressure shows that just 3 months of soccer practise twice a week causes a significant fall in blood pressure, re...More Details

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Why England's soccer team keeps losing on penalties
December 15th 2009

Exercise Daily! - A new study may explain why the England soccer team keeps losing in penalty shootouts – and could help the team address the problem in time for the World Cup 2010. Research by the Un...More Details

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL LINEMEN TAKE ONE FOR THE TEAM IN TERMS OF HEALTH
December 7th 2009

Exercise Daily! - The high-intensity exercise performed by college football linemen does not protect them from obesity, related health problems and the potential for cardiovascular disease later in li...More Details

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Soccer burns more fat than jogging
November 11th 2009

Exercise Daily! - The experiment Sports scientist Peter Krustrup and his colleagues from the University of Copenhagen, the Copenhagen University Hospital and Bispebjerg Hospital have followed a soccer...More Details

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Athletes on performance enhancers more likely to abuse alcohol, other drugs
November 11th 2009

Exercise Daily! - College athletes who use performance-enhancing substances may be at heightened risk of misusing alcohol and using recreational drugs as well, according to new research in the Journal...More Details

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High school football, wrestling athletes suffer highest rate of severe injuries
September 22nd 2009

Exercise Daily! - High school football and wrestling athletes experienced the highest rate of severe injuries, according to the first study to examine severe injuries – injuries that caused high schoo...More Details

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Chronic ankle pain may be more than just a sprain
May 5th 2009

Exercise Daily! - Ankle sprains are a common injury after a fall, sudden twist or blow to the ankle joint. Approximately 40 percent of those who suffer an ankle sprain will experience chronic ankle pa...More Details

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The physics of golf balls
November 23rd 2008

Exercise Daily! - At the 61st Meeting of the American Physical Society's Division of Fluid Dynamics this week, a team of researchers from Arizona State University and the University of Maryland is rep...More Details

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Deadly rugby virus spreads in sumo wrestlers
September 29th 2008

Exercise Daily! - Rugby players may get more than just the ball out of a scrum – herpes virus can cause a skin disease called "scrumpox" and it spreads through physical contact. Researchers have studi...More Details

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Size and fitness levels of NHL players have improved, University of Alberta study shows
September 17th 2008

Exercise Daily! - Imagine taking a picture of your favourite sports team every year for a generation. Looking back over a quarter of century, the changes you'd see are significant. Researchers in t...More Details

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Male cyclists risk sexual problems if they don’t choose the right bike
July 8th 2008

Exercise Daily! - Men who take up cycling in an effort to stay fit, do their bit for the environment or avoid spiralling motoring costs, could be harming their health if they don't choose the right bi...More Details

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Baseball diamonds: the lefthander's best friend
July 8th 2008

Exercise Daily! - That's because the game was designed to make a lefty the "Natural," according to David A. Peters, Ph.D., the McDonnell Douglas Professor of Engineering at Washington University in St...More Details

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Soccer Parents: Why They Rage
June 23rd 2008

Exercise Daily! - Wonder if you could be one of "those " parents who rant and rage at their kid's soccer game? Well, you don't have to look much farther than your car's rearview mirror for clues. A...More Details

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Injuries to high school baseball players becoming more serious
June 2nd 2008

Exercise Daily! - Although the overall rate of high school baseball-related injuries has decreased within the last 10 years, the severity of injuries that occur has increased, according to a new study...More Details

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Golf prolongs life
May 30th 2008

Exercise Daily! - Golf can be a good investment for the health, according to a new study from the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet. The death rate for golfers is 40 per cent lower than...More Details

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First of its kind study compares high school knee injuries by sport and gender
May 22nd 2008

Exercise Daily! - Knee injuries, among the most economically costly sports injuries, are the leading cause of high school sports-related surgeries according to a study conducted at the Center for Inju...More Details

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Cycling more intelligently
May 7th 2008

Exercise Daily! - Modern bicycles leave nothing to be desired. 21, 24, 27 gears! For many amateur cyclists, such luxury is too much of a good thing. They change gear too infrequently and too late, get...More Details

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Turning kids on to science through sport
May 7th 2008

Exercise Daily! - UniSA researchers are finding that sport is the new way to turn kids on to science using real world examples that are relevant to the contemporary lives of students. With surveys ...More Details

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Sports machismo may be cue to male teen violence
January 24th 2008

Exercise Daily! – The sports culture surrounding football and wrestling may be fueling aggressive and violent behavior not only among teen male players but also among their male friends and peers on a...More Details

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Make It Your Resolution: Play It Safe On The Slopes And Snow
January 5th 2008

When a celebrity suffers a fatal sports-related head injury, it hits the national news; when the average person does, it may hit the local newspaper. Both hit home and are equally devastating and ofte...More Details

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The 'arms' race: Adult steroid users seek muscles, not medals
October 12th 2007

Exercise Daily! - The majority of non-medical anabolic-androgenic steroid (AAS) users are not cheating athletes or risk-taking teenagers. According to a recent survey, containing the largest sample to...More Details

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High school footballers wearing special helmets to monitor brain injuries
October 1st 2007

ExerciseDaily! - As they root for the home team from their bleacher seats this fall, high school gridiron fans in the small Illinois town of Tolono don’t necessarily see anything out of the ordinary d...More Details

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Speedier Skis On Course for World Cup Glory
September 19th 2007

Exercise Daily! - Skis equipped with an ingenious new self-waxing device that enables them to travel quicker could make a dramatic entry onto the skiing scene in the 2008/09 World Cup season. The d...More Details

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Sports Medicine Physicians Brace for the Injuries of Football Season
August 29th 2007

Exercise Daily! - Football Fever is upon the nation once again. The soaring of the pigskin signals the start of the "busy" season for cheerleaders, marching bands, and inevitably, sports medicine phys...More Details

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Soccer burns more fat than jogging
August 24th 2007

Exercise Daily! - The experiment Sports scientist Peter Krustrup and his colleagues from the University of Copenhagen, the Copenhagen University Hospital and Bispebjerg Hospital have followed a soccer...More Details

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Throwing motion in young baseball players may actually protect shoulder
July 17th 2007

Exercise Daily! - Adaptive changes occur in the arm bone and soft tissue of the shoulders of young athletes participating in youth baseball and help protect them against injury, according to new resea...More Details

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An innovative study on soccer headgear
July 14th 2007

ExerciseDaily! - From small scrapes to hospital emergencies, playing soccer can be painful, and even dangerous. To avoid head injuries and concussions the only effective solution is wearing soft prote...More Details

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Average major league baseball career 5.6 years, says new study
July 9th 2007

ExerciseDaily! - The average career of a Major League Baseball player is 5.6 years, according to a new study by a University of Colorado at Boulder research team. The study also revealed that one in f...More Details

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Engineers prove that ' Hitman' Hatton packs a mighty punch, Ricky' s blows measured at nearly half a tonne and 32mph
June 26th 2007

ExerciseDaily! - Measurements taken at The University of Manchester have shown that local boxing hero Ricky 'The Hitman' Hatton really does live up to his name. The Undefeated Light-Welterweight a...More Details

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England Football Team Best in World - So Say 1.3 Billion Chinese
January 16th 2007

A new study of the strength of interest in international football across China by Warwick Business School shows that not only is the England team shirt the most popular football shirt across China, E...More Details

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Study finds surfing safer than soccer
January 2nd 2007

Providence, RI -- While public perception may frame surfing as a dangerous sport, new research begs to differ. In the first study of its kind, researchers have computed the rate of injury among compet...More Details

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Soccer referees do favor home teams, study shows
October 30th 2006

Academics have proved what Premiership football managers have been complaining about for years – that referees are inconsistent and favour home teams. Analysing over 2,500 English Premiership match...More Details

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Keep your eyes on the puck: Hockey goalies with the Quiet Eye have a better chance of making big saves
October 26th 2006

It happens every night in professional hockey, usually followed by the disbelieving cry of: "How did he save that?" Researchers at the University of Calgary's Faculty of Kinesiology may have found ...More Details

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concussions and other brain/nerve problems in athletes
October 2nd 2006

Migraines, sleep problems, nerve injuries are more common among competitive athletes, says co-director of Michigan NeuroSport clinic ANN ARBOR, MI – As any athlete knows, playing sports isn’t just ...More Details

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Concussion in Athletes: Can They Accurately Evaluate Their Own Condition?
September 18th 2006

What did Trent Green say and when did he say it?,î sports medicine doctors may be asking after the Kansas City Chiefsí starting quarterback suffered a severe head injury in last Sundayís Chiefs-Bengal...More Details

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Dieting Danger: Female Athletes Limiting Calories More Likely to Get Stress Fractures
September 13th 2006

ST. LOUIS ñ Female college athletes on low-calorie diets could be putting themselves at risk for stress fractures, according to new Saint Louis University research published in this monthís The Americ...More Details

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Doctors warn: Do not rely only on what young athletes say when managing concussions
September 11th 2006

When it comes to managing concussions in sports, relying only on an athlete's self report of symptoms is inadequate and likely to result in under-diagnosing the injury and the athlete unsafely returni...More Details

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Wearing a helmet puts cyclists at risk, suggests research
September 11th 2006

Drivers pass closer when overtaking cyclists wearing helmets than when overtaking bare-headed cyclists, increasing the risk of a collision, the research has found. Dr Ian Walker, a traffic psycholo...More Details

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Football "Soccer" Star Ronaldinho honored as PAHO Champion of Health
August 19th 2006

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) today honored Brazilian soccer star Ronaldinho for his humanitarian contributions and support of the Organization's initiatives to increase vaccination cove...More Details

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Skin Cancer Rare—But More Deadly—in People with Darker Skin
July 27th 2006

New research from the University of Cincinnati (UC) shows that dark-skinned people—commonly thought to be “immune” to most skin cancers—are more likely than whites to die from skin cancer and its rela...More Details

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New MRI technique quickly builds 3-D images of knees
July 25th 2006

A faster magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) data-acquisition technique will cut the time many patients spend in a cramped magnetic resonance scanner, yet deliver more precise 3-D images of their bodies....More Details

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SMOKELESS TOBACCO USE DECLINING AMONG PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL PLAYERS
July 14th 2006

INDIANAPOLIS – Fewer professional baseball players are using smokeless tobacco, and consequently reporting fewer unhealthy oral conditions. A 10-year study of a professional baseball club links the ...More Details

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COMMEMORATIVE FINALS GUITAR AUTOGRAPHED BY DWYANE WADE AND NBA LEGENDS UP FOR AUCTION ON NBA.COM
June 29th 2006

NEW YORK – June 29, 2006 – The NBA, which partnered with Gibson Custom, the world’s premiere guitar manufacturer, to produce an NBA Finals Guitar in honor of The Finals, is auctioning off the instrume...More Details

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Beckham’s love life is more on children’s minds than dolls or Playstations
June 19th 2006

David Beckham’s love life is more on the minds of seven-year-old children than their toys or clothing, according to new research from the University of Bath. They also see the England football capt...More Details

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More awareness needed of risks of concussion
June 19th 2006

Not enough New Zealanders, particularly children, are seeking treatment for concussion injuries, says clinical psychologist Joan Norrie of the Palmerston North Concussion Centre. The centre, based ...More Details

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New World Cup football will unsettle goalkeepers, predicts scientist
June 12th 2006

The Adidas ‘Teamgeist’ football has just 14 panels - with fewer seams - making its surface ‘smoother’ than conventional footballs which have a 26 or 32 panel hexagon-based pattern. This makes it ae...More Details

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Germany set to net £300 million from World Cup
June 8th 2006

Germany can celebrate before a ball has even been kicked in this month's World Cup, after experts revealed it stands to score £300 million from hosting the tournament. With just four days to go bef...More Details

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physician helps craft first guidelines
May 19th 2006

DALLAS – May 19, 2006 – Antiseptic or antibiotic ear drops should be the front-line treatment for people suffering from swimmer’s ear, while restraint should be exercised in using oral antibiotics, ac...More Details

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Eyeballs vs Footballs: The Final
May 19th 2006

Limitations of human visual system hinders goalkeepers from predicting free kicks Professional goalkeepers fail to stop free kicks because of shortcomings in their visual system, according to new ...More Details

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Summer sun safety
May 9th 2006

anta Monica, CA ñ May 09, 2006 ñ Fifty years of medical studies show that sun exposure is a primary component in the development of melanoma, the most serious and deadly type of skin cancer, report le...More Details

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New computer model can help NFL coaches call the next play, evaluate player
April 21st 2006

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- It's a cliché in football that every fan thinks he's a coach. Now there's a computer that thinks it's a coach. "Just what I need," groans every harassed head coach. "Another cr...More Details

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Do bicycle helmet laws prevent head injuries and improve health?
March 22nd 2006

Many doctors believe that enforced bicycle helmet laws improve health, but this view remains hotly contested in some quarters. Experts in this week’s BMJ set out their arguments for and against legisl...More Details

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QUESTIONS & ANSWER ABOUT KNEE PROBLEMS
October 5th 2005

This fact sheet contains general information about knee problems. It includes descriptions and a diagram of the different parts of the knee, including bones, cartilage, muscles, ligaments, and tendons...More Details

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Heat stress and injury among young athletes can be prevented
August 19th 2005

Progressively increasing practice time and intensity and ensuring that football players are replacing lost fluids during training are two ways to significantly reduce the risk of heat stress and injur...More Details

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Young Athletes Ignore Skin Cancer Risk
August 15th 2005

Thousands of young athletes are at such high risk for developing skin cancer, a UC dermatologist says, he dreams of the day “when sunscreen is right up there in the locker room next to the Gatorade.” ...More Details

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Three high school football players died
July 30th 2005

CHAPEL HILL – Scorching summer temperatures across much of the nation this month, including record-breaking highs, have prompted a University of North Carolina injury expert to issue a special warning...More Details

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Older footballers more likely to 'do a hamstring'
July 8th 2005

Older footballers and those with previous injuries are most likely to suffer hamstring injuries, a Monash University researcher has found. Dr Belinda Gabbe from Monash's Department of Epidemiology an...More Details

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Catchers' mitts do not adequately protect players' hands from injury
July 8th 2005

Despite improvements in the catchers' mitts used by professional baseball players, the gloves still do not adequately protect players' hands from injury, according to a study by Wake Forest University...More Details

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Tai Chi can reduce falls in older people, says new research
June 27th 2005

Older people who took part in a structured programme of Tai Chi found that their balance and physical strength improved, reducing the risk of falls, according to a paper in the latest Journal of Advan...More Details

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Young athletes' post-concussion migraine may signal greater neurocognitive impairment
June 22nd 2005

PITTSBURGH, June 21 ñ High school and college athletes with migraine headache characteristics after a concussion may have increased neurocognitive impairment, suggests a University of Pittsburgh Sport...More Details

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A good game of golfómind over matter
June 18th 2005

Ever stood on the tee and as you feel the eyes on the other golfers on you, your heart starts to race, your palms become sweaty, and you worry about making a mess of the shot? If this has happened, yo...More Details

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The downside of caffeine use to boost sports performance
June 18th 2005

Does caffeine enhance skilful performance? This is the question Dr Andrew Foskett and the Sports Science team are seeking to answer with research under way at the Albany campus. Caffeine was rem...More Details

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Lance Armstrong through a physiological lens: hard training boosts muscle power 8%
June 13th 2005

BETHESDA, Md. (June 14, 2005) – Catch an athlete with clear potential early in his career, study his physiology over an incredibly eventful seven years including victory in the Tour de France, and you...More Details

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Knee injury causes decrease in lubrication, has implications for arthritis
June 5th 2005

Researchers have found an association between inflammation from knee injuries and a progressive loss of joint lubrication, which may predispose people to arthritis. They have also found a way to quant...More Details

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New MRI techniques may help patients avoid knee surgery
May 22nd 2005

Researchers compared 3-Tesla MRI (a newer version of standard MRI) to arthroscopy and found that 3-Tesla MRI had an accuracy rate of 96% in detecting meniscal tears. The MRI examinations were able to ...More Details

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Portable Tech/Emory Device Checks for Concussions
May 17th 2005

ATLANTA (April 26, 2005) — A player just took a hard knock to the head and is lying on the field. A coach rushes to his side, but the player sits up and seems fine. Biomedical Engineering Assista...More Details

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New bike design for toddlers wins international competition
May 10th 2005

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A new bicycle design created at Purdue University could erase the need for parents to hold on to the back of a two-wheel bicycle as their child learns how to ride. The bik...More Details

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RUNNERS MUST HYDRATE PROPERLY, SAYS ACSM Experts clarify how to balance fluid loss, intake
April 27th 2005

INDIANAPOLIS – Seeking to clarify complex issues involving hydration for athletes, the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) today reiterated its statements on hyponatremia and dehydration for at...More Details

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UT Southwestern sports medicine doctor pedals advice on gearing up for safe cycling season
April 24th 2005

So what if you're no Lance Armstrong, six-time winner of the Tour de France. Even beginning cyclists should be armed with health information that can help reduce strain, injury and infection, says Dr....More Details

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Football is a pain in the neck
April 24th 2005

According to new research published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, football beats hockey and soccer for the dubious distinction of the sport most likely to cause neck injury. The study is ...More Details

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NIH AWARDS $ 1.2M TO STUDY KNEE INJURIES
March 30th 2005

As women play more sports, their injuries multiply. Supported by the National Institutes of Health, USC biokinesiology and physical therapy researchers will study movements that make female athletes m...More Details

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IT'S WINNING, NOT LOSING, THAT TRIGGERS VIOLENCE AT SPORTS EVENTS
March 30th 2005

It is winning, not losing, major sporting events that triggers the risk of violence, suggests research in Injury Prevention. The researchers base their findings on the numbers of people requiring e...More Details

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SPORT CAN PLAY A VITAL ROLE IN ENCOURAGING DEVELOPMENT, UN ADVISER SAYS
March 9th 2005

9 March 2005 – Sport can help nations achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), drawing young people away from risky behaviour into activities that teach skills and values essential to life, a ...More Details

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AMERICAN FOOTBALLERS ARE TOO FAT
March 3rd 2005

A new study by University of North Carolina endocrinologist Joyce Harp and student Lindsay Hecht suggests that as many 56 per cent of players in the National Football League are obese. The claim,...More Details

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WHY WOMAN ARE ARE MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO ACL INJURIES.
February 28th 2005

New research presented today at the 72nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons includes important findings on the causes of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in female...More Details

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NEW RADIO-FREQUENCY TECHNIQUE FOR KNEE INJURIES
February 25th 2005

The application of a new technique for injuries of the cruciate ligament in the knee, involving the use of bipolar radio-frequency plus heat, has proved to be 90% effective in cases and shortens the r...More Details

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MIXING SPORT AND ALCOHOL
February 10th 2005

Former All Black Manager Andrew Martin has maintained a staunch opinion on the role of alcohol at the elite sport level since his public criticism of the drinking habits of some players in 2002. ...More Details

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TEACHING PROPER LANDING TECHNIQUE HELPS PREVENT ACL INJURIES IN WOMEN
February 5th 2005

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. An anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear is one of the most serious injuries in sport, generally requiring surgery and a long rehabilitation period. And it is a startling ...More Details

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DEVELOPING STRENGTH AND POWER FOR FASTPITCH SOFTBALL: THE DRIVING FORCE FOR THE GAME
February 1st 2005

The level of competition in the sport of fastpitch softball has risen sharply over the past decade. This can be attributed in part to the international attention brought to the sport with its addition...More Details

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THE HUMAN EYE CANNOT SPOT THE OFFSIDE RULE
December 30th 2004

The human eye is unable to detect an offside position during a football match, claims a doctor from Spain in this week's Christmas issue of the BMJ. This may explain why so many offside decisions are ...More Details

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SPORTS INDUSTRY TO HONOR TOP FITNESS PRODUCTS
December 25th 2004

Time Inc.’s Health magazine will honor the winners of its first annual "Best of Fitness" awards at The Super Show/2005 (January 17-19) in Orlando, FL. The magazine reviewed hundreds of products -- fro...More Details

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TIPS TO PREVENT WINTER SPORTS INJURIES
December 23rd 2004

At the sight of the first snowfall, kids and adults alike are eager to enjoy the variety of winter sports available.  Hours of recreation are spent on activities ranging from sledding, snow skiing and...More Details

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TIPS ON USING SWIMMING TO IMPROVE GOLF STRENGTH, FLEXIBILITY, CONDITIONING..
December 22nd 2004

You’ve tried instructional videos, swing gadgets and experts’ tips. But can swimming help take strokes off your score, improve your swing and increase your stamina? Yes, says Michael Collins, membe...More Details

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Assuming leadership position on athletic team can help in performance
December 18th 2004

Taking a key leadership role in professional sports such as team captain can actually enhance athletic performance, rather than serve as a distraction, according to a Penn State researcher. Statist...More Details

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NEW TECHNOLOGY PROVIDES REAL-WORLD DATA FOR DISTANCE ATHLETES
December 16th 2004

MADISON - Professional athletes, including cyclists and distance runners, soon will have a powerful new tool to predict energy expenditure and performance during a race, thanks to a collaboration betw...More Details

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Parents Encourage Children To Be Aggressive Athletes
December 16th 2004

COLUMBIA, Mo. - The intensity and unpredictable violence of youth ice hockey can be an exhilarating and dangerous experience, not only on the ice, but in the stands. Players use verbal and physical in...More Details

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Injectable gel could speed repair of torn cartilage
December 13th 2004

In a project that will likely be watched by football players, runners and other athletes, researchers at MIT and Harvard Medical School say they are developing an injectable gel that could speed repai...More Details

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Student-designed wheelchair makes it easier for athletes to maneuver
December 12th 2004

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Dribbling, passing and shooting could become much smoother moves for wheelchair basketball players if a student-designed chair featuring a hands-free braking and turning system makes...More Details

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ACSM PRESIDENT CALLS STEROID USE IN BASEBALL A PUBLIC HEALTH ISSUE IN NEED OF IMMEDIATE ACTION
December 10th 2004

INDIANAPOLIS – William O. Roberts, M.D., FACSM, is a team physician from St. Paul, Minnesota, and president of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Dr. Roberts commented today about the unr...More Details

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NIDA Study Finds High School Program Yields Health Benefits for Female Athletes
December 10th 2004

New research that focuses on a health promotion program supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health, shows the program decreased the abuse of stimulant medi...More Details

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UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH GOLF FITNESS RESEARCHER PRESENTS “QUEST FOR SPEED” AT PGA TEACHING AND COACHING SUMMIT
December 9th 2004

Studies show physical conditioning program can enhance golf performance; and walking vs. cart riding may have significant exercise-related benefits PITTSBURGH, Dec. 9, 2004 – A physical conditionin...More Details

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Wipeout! Surfing creates wave of unique injuries
December 1st 2004

Much as surfers have their own peculiar lingo, they also incur an array of injuries from the sport that can be just as peculiar to physicians, according to research presented at the annual meeting of ...More Details

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Early Detection Reduces Threat of Foot Injury in College Basketball Players
December 1st 2004

Durham, N.C. -- Early identification of potential stress fractures with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can reduce the threat of season-ending injuries for college basketball players, according to a ...More Details

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Preventing Winter Sports Injuries
November 30th 2004

Robert Pedowitz, M.D., Ph.D., is gearing up for the annual stream of winter sports injuries from skiers, snowboarders and other sports enthusiasts. The Chief of Sports Medicine Service for UCSD Health...More Details

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Countdown to Trendcast 2005 SGMA to Unveil Latest Trends, Gear to NYC Media
November 22nd 2004

NORTH PALM BEACH, FLORIDA – November 22, 2004 – What are American’s doing in their free time to keep fit? How is fitness equipment evolving to keep pace. Those are just some of the answers that will b...More Details

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URBAN HOSPITALS BEAR THE BRUNT OF MOTORCYCLE INJURIES
November 22nd 2004

Motorcycle-related injuries and deaths have been on the rise since 1997, and urban teaching hospitals are bearing the brunt of caring for those injured, according to a new nationwide study. Cha...More Details

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BEACH BENEFITS Popular Olympic sport passes on publicity to women's intercollegiate indoor game
November 19th 2004

Can the success of beach volleyball in the Summer Olympics carry over to the women's indoor game at the Division I level? That's what coaches and administrators from around the country are wait...More Details

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Stretch Only If You Want Less Strength? Study indicates static stretching negatively affects muscular force
November 18th 2004

Colorado Springs, Colo. Although we know more about the human body than ever before, it still holds some amazing secrets. Take stretching for example. Static stretching (stretching the muscle to...More Details

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Minding mental health
November 10th 2004

Advocates work to keep emotional side of student-athlete health from being forgotten side When a student-athlete breaks a bone or strains a muscle, athletic trainers and team physicians tend to...More Details

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Study Shows NCAA Rule Change Did Not Reduce Big 10 Injury Rates
November 8th 2004

A new study conducted by the Big Ten Sports Medicine Committee finds that a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rule change, instituted in 1998, limiting the number and type of spring foot...More Details

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Body Shaving and Turf Burns Spread Infection in College Football Team
November 5th 2004

Turf burns and cosmetic body shaving were responsible for the spread of a bacterial skin infection among players on a college football team, according to an article in the November 15 issue of Clinica...More Details

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SPORT TEAM-CENTERED PROGRAM APPEARS EFFECTIVE IN REDUCING DISORDERED EATING AMONG FEMALE HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETES
November 1st 2004

CHICAGO—A peer-led, sport team-centered program reduces eating disordered behavior and body-shaping drug use in female high school athletes, according to an article in the November issue of the Archiv...More Details

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Tennis Tips from Andy Roddick
October 28th 2004

(ARA) - Andy Roddick can blaze a serve at over 150 MPH, but his true success is rooted in the fundamentals of the game. Whether you’re a beginner just taking up the sport, or an occasional player look...More Details

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Preventing sports injuries for weekend warriors
October 24th 2004

Sports and exercise can be fun, but what does one do when an injury gets in the way of safe, comfortable exercise? Better yet, how does one prevent sports-related injuries? A new six-week community...More Details

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SUSTAINED PARTICIPATION IN YOUTH SOCCER REAPS SUBSTANTIAL HEALTH BENEFITS FOR BOYS
October 13th 2004

Engaging in popular sport just a few hours a week during critical years of development improves key health factors INDIANAPOLIS – Regular and long-term participation in soccer greatly improves th...More Details

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Athletes Use New Technologies to Improve Reaction and Gain Competitive Edge
October 11th 2004

(ARA) - Being a great athlete in any sport means playing with speed, and since reaction is the mother of speed, “Improving your reaction -- that first spark between the nerve fibers and the muscle fib...More Details

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Women tracking men in the 100 metre sprint
October 11th 2004

Female athletes have been catching up with men in the race to become the fastest human on the planet. But they may have to wait another 150 years before they finally overtake them, scientists believe....More Details

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Knee injury in women soccer players linked to early osteoarthritis
October 7th 2004

One of the fastest growing team sports in America, particularly on college campuses, is women's soccer. Of the more than 17 million players participating in organized soccer nationwide, 7 million are ...More Details

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Recovery Nutrition for Athletes
October 6th 2004

The ability of athletes to perform at peak levels can be limited by several things, one of them being how quickly their muscles recover and repair themselves after strenuous workouts, practices, and c...More Details

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Parents' injury fears stop kids playing sports
September 29th 2004

More than a quarter of parents of primary school-aged children stop or discourage their children playing sports because of injury fears, new research has found. The University of New South Wales (U...More Details

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Stretching immediately before sport or exercise may actually hinder sport performance
September 26th 2004

Acute stretching immediately before sport or exercise may actually hinder, rather than improve, sport performance, suggests a review of research data published in the September/October Clinical Journa...More Details

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Paintball injuries can happen in the blink of an eye, University of Michigan vision experts warn
September 16th 2004

ANN ARBOR, MI - Paintball injuries are sending more and more patients to the emergency room every year, including one teenager who wandered into his neighbor's backyard at just the wrong moment. ...More Details

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Post-Hiking Pain
September 16th 2004

Calves are burning, knees hurt and legs feel like Jello.  After a major hike, the body is asking, “why the torture?”  How to deal with post-hiking pain and recovery is something every hiker faces a...More Details

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UPMC SPORTS MEDICINE DOCTORS CAUTION HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETES, PARENTS AND COACHES ABOUT DANGERS OF "MILD" CONCUSSIONS
September 10th 2004

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 10 - About one in 10 local high school athletes in contact sports will sustain a concussion during this fall sports season. And, many athletes, coaches and parents do not know how se...More Details

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U-M research looks at obesity problems, exercise challenges in patients with spinal cord injury
September 10th 2004

ANN ARBOR, MI - As Americans face a growing epidemic of obesity, people with spinal cord injuries find themselves particularly vulnerable to the serious complications that come with carrying around...More Details

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Marathon runners vying for the Olympics vary greatly in training
September 7th 2004

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- A survey of athletes training for the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials found little consensus about the best way to train, and as many as 46 percent of the men and 29 percent of the w...More Details

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New life-saving, man overboard boating device wins award
September 6th 2004

The designer of a life-saving, ‘man overboard’ boating device has won the 2004 BeST Product Design Award in the student category. Massey University design graduate Leon Oliver’s ‘Sentinel’ is des...More Details

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Breaking Training Reduces Arrhythmias in Athletes
September 1st 2004

(BETHESDA, MD)—When athletes with irregular heartbeats are advised to stop intensive training, the arrhythmias often subside, and this response may help physicians decide which athletes may reenter ...More Details

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Engineering endurance: The future of the Olympics?
August 24th 2004

Two groups have genetically engineered different pathways that change mice from Sunday morning joggers to Olympic marathoners. Running, like any sustained skeletal muscle activity, consumes large qu...More Details

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NEW YOUTH FOOTBALL RECOMMENDATIONS EMPHASIZE PRACTICE AND TRAINING SAFETY IN THE HEAT
August 20th 2004

Expert Panel: Youth Football Coaches Key to Safety INDIANAPOLIS – Youth football coaches should adopt practice modifications and employ a strategy to acclimatize players to perform in the heat, al...More Details

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BIG BACKPACKS CAUSE BIG BACK PAIN
August 11th 2004

(8-05-04) BOSTON, Mass.—Beyond the obvious academic stress that September brings, heading back to school may literally be a pain in the neck for students. The burden of a heavy backpack can eventually...More Details

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Is David Beckham the New Princess Di?
August 9th 2004

New research from the University of Warwick reveals that in the wake of Diana, Princess of Wales's premature death, David Beckham has stepped into a public role on a par with her place in the celebrit...More Details

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Thorburn's competitive spirit pushes her to pedal for medal in Olympics
August 2nd 2004

Some people take their mind off work with a good book, a jog, video games or maybe a bike ride. Few people expect their downtime activity to lead to a spot in the Olympics. That's certainly not wha...More Details

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UPMC SPORTS CONCUSSION PROGRAM IS FIRST TO PROVIDE BASELINE BRAIN FUNCTION TEST FOR RECREATIONAL ATHLETES, GENERAL PUBLIC
July 21st 2004

Previously available only to scholastic or pro team athletes, the test provides data for better management of sports-related concussion. PITTSBURGH, July 22 - For any recreational athlete or non-a...More Details

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Scientists fear new drugs and genetic doping
July 19th 2004

Can doping athletes be stopped? With the Athens Olympics about to open, scientists are increasingly concerned that sophisticated techniques for evading drug tests will make it difficult for testers to...More Details

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Long-Term Heart Damage May Result From Constant Confrontation And Defeat
July 18th 2004

New study in animals shows that the body may seem to adapt, but long-term damage to the heart may be occurring (July 14, 2004) - Bethesda, MD -- The toughest among us -- combat soldiers, athletes, ...More Details

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Nerve Cells Successfully Regenerated Following Spinal Cord Injury
July 12th 2004

Using a combination of therapies and cell grafts, a team of University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine researchers has promoted significant regeneration of nerve cells in rats with ...More Details

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Get Fit for Golf
July 5th 2004

Golf is an increasingly popular sport among people who want to improve their fitness levels, especially for those over 40, according to Dr. Mark Hutchinson, director of Sports Medicine Services and he...More Details

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TACTICS TECHNOLOGY COULD PRODUCE TOMORROW'S TENNIS CHAMPIONS
July 1st 2004

State-of-the-art computer models could soon help tennis players and other sportsmen and women improve their tactics and gain a competitive edge over opponents. In a world-leading initiative, new mo...More Details

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Thirteen football players died during 2003 season, none from heatstroke, study shows
June 30th 2004

CHAPEL HILL -- For the second year in a row, researchers found no deaths due to heatstroke among young U.S. football players during the 2003 season, a new University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill s...More Details

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Organized Sports Attract Millions of Americans
June 27th 2004

NORTH PALM BEACH, FLORIDA - June 23, 2004 - Courts, diamonds and fields. Those are the three most popular destinations for Americans of all ages with an interest in playing organized sports. According...More Details

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Anabolic steroids may improve surgical repair of torn shoulder tendons, study finds
June 23rd 2004

CHAPEL HILL -- New research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill indicates that treatment with anabolic steroids may improve surgical repair of massive or recurrent tears of the should...More Details

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RECENT ADVANCES HAVE LED TO BETTER MANAGEMENT OF SPORTS-RELATED HIP INJURIES
June 22nd 2004

University of Pittsburgh sports medicine team presents the latest strides in managing hip injuries as the keynote symposium at national athletic trainers meeting PITTSBURGH, June 23 -- Advances in ...More Details

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Agility Training … Creatine Monohydrate Supplementation … Which Factors Determine Success in Soccer? … High Fructose Corn Syrup and Obesity
June 17th 2004

By G. Gregory Haff, PhD, CSCS Does Incorporating Agility Training Improve Soccer Performance? Recently researchers from Leeds Metropolitan University in England examined the effect of 12 weeks o...More Details

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Basic Prevention Techniques to Reduce Soccer Injuries
June 17th 2004

By Rich Bomgardner, CSCS, ATC Since 1999, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission has estimated that there have been approximately 876,364 soccer-related injuries reported in emergency rooms, hos...More Details

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Skatepark pitfalls create 'guerilla tenants'
June 13th 2004

Throughout North America a current debate is raging over the ineffectiveness of skateboard parks--created to curb the loitering of skaters in the streets. Some people argue it is because of location a...More Details

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UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH STUDIES MAY ENHANCE UNDERSTANDING OF CERTAIN SPORTS-RELATED INJURIES AND PERFORMANCE
June 2nd 2004

INDIANAPOLIS, June 3 - Studies conducted at the University of Pittsburgh's Neuromuscular Research Laboratory (NMRL) may provide better understanding of the prevention and treatment of certain sports-r...More Details

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RESEARCHERS DEVELOP STANDARDS FOR COLLEGE AND PRO FOOTBALL READINESS
June 1st 2004

High School Athletes Much Slower, Smaller, and Less Lean than Those in College and Professional Ranks INDIANAPOLIS – High school coaches who routinely test players’ physical characteristics and ab...More Details

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Pool-bound plyometrics help you get stronger with less pain
May 18th 2004

COLUMBUS, Ohio – If you want to turn your workout routine up a notch with the explosive, muscle-building exercises called plyometrics, take your regimen to a swimming pool, researchers at Ohio State U...More Details

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Concussion causes emotional disturbances, say researchers
April 12th 2004

Researchers from the University of Toronto and the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute have documented negative mood disturbances such as depression and confusion resulting from sports concussions for th...More Details

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Athletics, genetic enhancement and ethics
February 15th 2004

SEATTLE, WA – Combining genetic manipulation and weight training in rats yields leg muscles that are bigger and stronger than the muscles of rats exposed to just one of these two muscle-building techn...More Details

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"BELL RINGERS" OR "DINGS" IN YOUNG ATHLETES ARE SERIOUS EVENTS THAT REQUIRE REMOVAL FROM THE GAME, SAY UPMC RESEARCHERS
January 19th 2004

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 20 – As the NFL playoffs wind down and we approach the Superbowl, football fans are likely to hear announcers refer to a player as having a "ding" or "bell-ringer." However, in the hi...More Details

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WOMEN AND FOOTBALL DO MIX, NU PROF SAYS
January 5th 2004

(1-6-04) BOSTON, Mass. – For this year’s Super Bowl XXXVIII, females are the new frontier for advertisers, according to Northeastern University marketing professor Andrew Rohm. “Close to 40 millio...More Details

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Sudden Death Risk Tracked in Large, Long-Running Study of Young Athletes
December 1st 2003

Prospective study lasting more than two decades underscores need for preparticipation screening. (BETHESDA, MD)—A cohort study that followed millions of young Italians over a 21-year period indicat...More Details

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Clinicians need to put heads together on sports concussions
November 17th 2003

It's repeated on gridirons across the country every fall: A football player smashes into an opponent, the whistle blows and the athlete shakily walks off the field and is immediately examined by the m...More Details

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Basketball high on injury list: Orthopaedic surgeons warn of the most common basketball injuries and offer tips to play it safe on the basketball court
October 8th 2003

Basketball is one of the most popular sports in the United States. Over 28 million people participate in the sport at all levels of competition. Whether you are playing for the neighborhood champion...More Details

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Winter Sports Injuries High Among Children Orthopaedic Surgeons Urge Children and Adults to Follow Safety Guidelines to Prevent Injuries this winter
October 2nd 2003

Winter Sports Injuries High Among Children Orthopaedic Surgeons Urge Children and Adults to Follow Safety Guidelines to Prevent Injuries this winter Rosemont, Ill - Snow skiing, ice hockey, snow ...More Details

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Gifted Kids First to Use New Training Aid for Nation’s Soccer Stars
April 7th 2003

Gifted young people studying at the National Academy for Gifted and Talented Youth's Summer School at the University of Warwick will be the among the first to use a new simple but effective t...More Details

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Female Soccer Players Perform Best On A High-Fat Diet, UB Study Finds
April 18th 1999

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Female soccer players were able to perform longer at a higher intensity on a diet composed of 35 percent fat than on diets of 27 percent fat or 24 percent fat, researchers at the U...More Details

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