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Experts Available To Discuss Sports-Related Head Injuries, CTE and Helmetless Tackling

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Fitbits Could Lead to Negative Impact on Pupils’ Well-Being, Study Finds

Pupils in secondary schools are reluctant to see fitness and health tracking devices such as Fitbits introduced into Physical Exercise lessons in schools and the device could potentially cause a negative impact on students’ overall well-being, research led by the University of Birmingham has found.

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Temple University Expert Available to Discuss Supreme Court Case on New Jersey Sports Betting

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Altitude Training for Cancer-Fighting Cells

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Training at altitude – meaning under low-oxygen conditions – turns athletes into super-performers. Likewise, Prof. Guy Shakhar has found, oxygen-starved T cells become super-effective at attacking cancer. These T cells could provide an immediate way to improve cancer immunotherapy.

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Collaborative Partnership at Pacific University (Ore.) Benefits Football Student-Athletes and Health Program Students

Collaboration Between Academic Programs and Intercollegiate Athletics Benefits Pacific University (Ore.) Football Student-Athletes

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Brandon’s Book Released – Going the Distance

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Brandon Hudgins, professional long-distance runner, GPA/Wegener’s patient and leader of VF Team Brandon, has shared his story in his recently released book, “Going the Distance: The Journey of a Vasculitis Patient on the Road to Olympic Glory.”

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Sportspeople Can Face Retirement Identity Crisis

New research shows how top-level sportspeople can struggle to adjust to life after retirement, with their identities continuing to be defined by their former careers.

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Exposure to Head Impacts in Youth Football Practice Drills

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Researchers examined differences in the number, location, and magnitude of head impacts sustained by young athletes during various youth football practice drills. Such information could lead to recommendations for football practices, including modification of some high-intensity drills in order to reduce players’ exposure to head impacts and, consequently, lessen the risks of injury.

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Protect Student Athletes from Sports Injuries This Fall

ACA offers sports injury prevention tips for the student athlete

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Vélez Named Athletic Director at NYIT

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Following an extensive national search, Dan Vélez has been selected as New York Institute of Technology's director of athletics and recreation.







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