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Skateboarding Professor Available to Talk About Keeping Kids Active During the Summer Break.

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New Study Connects Montmorency Tart Cherry Supplements to Improved Recovery Times in Endurance Athletes

/PRNewswire/ -- Triathletes and runners now have a new weapon in their training and recovery arsenal, Montmorency Tart Cherry supplements. In a recently published clinical study in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, researchers from Texas A&M University® shed light on the benefits of the tasty superfruit on exercise recovery. Results revealed that short-term supplementation of Montmorency powdered tart cherries reduced immune and inflammatory stress, better maintained redox balance, and increased performance in aerobically trained individuals.

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Margot Putukian Receives ACSM Citation Award

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Recognized at organization’s national meeting in Boston, Mass.

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Susan Bloomfield Receives ACSM Citation Award

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Recognized at organization’s national meeting in Boston, Mass.

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Adrian Bauman Receives ACSM Citation Award

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Melinda Manore Receives ACSM Citation Award

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Arthur Leon Receives ACSM Honor Award

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Francis O’Connor Receives ACSM Citation Award

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Rodney Dishman Receives ACSM Citation Award

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First-Ever Chicago Sports Summit Slated for October 5

Net proceeds will benefit After School Matters

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WashU Expert: The Impact of Russia’s Rio Ban

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Today, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) upheld its ban on Russia’s track and field teams, rendering them unable to take part in the in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.The suspension of Russia’s track teams first came in November, after a report from the World Anti-Doping Agency alleged widespread cheating.

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Olympics Create Image of Successful Brazil, Not Reality

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Mount Sinai Health System Names New Chair of Rehabilitation Medicine

Renowned sports medicine expert Joseph Herrera, DO, has been named System Chair for the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the Mount Sinai Health System, with his new role to begin on July 1, 2016.

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Doctors and Athletic Trainers Urge States to Regulate Pitch Count for High School Baseball Players

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Cowboys and Baylor Scott & White Health Team Up, Unveil Plans for Sports Health Centric Facility

Baylor Scott & White Health—the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas—together with the Dallas Cowboys, today broke ground on a game-changing sports medicine, research and performance facility that will be located at The Star in Frisco, home of the new Dallas Cowboys World Corporate Headquarters.

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NFL, NBA, and NHL Teams Have a Disadvantage When Traveling West

A new study found that the NFL, NBA and NHL teams traveling from west to east had a higher winning percentage compared to teams traveling in the opposite direction.

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Bill Rasmussen: Rutgers Alumnus Founded ESPN, Created First 24-Hour TV Network

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The self-proclaimed 'sports junkie' changed sports broadcasting, how the world watches television

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Sports Practice Accounts for Just 1 Percent of the Performance Differences Among Elite Athletes

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Among elite athletes, practice accounts for a scant 1 percent of the difference in their performances—and starting sports at an early age does not necessarily provide athletes an upper hand—according to new research.

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Tip Sheet: Vanderbilt Experts Can Comment on Olympics in Brazil

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Questions are cropping up about the Summer Games of the XXXI Olympiad, scheduled for Aug. 5 to 21 in Rio de Janeiro. More than 100 doctors, researchers and health experts signed an open letter published June 3 urging the World Health Organization to either move the summer games from Rio de Janeiro or to delay them, saying they are concerned about the Zika virus’ potential impact on global health.