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Fans Reluctant to Treat College Athletes as Paid Professionals

While many Americans are open to compensating college athletes in some form, more Americans prefer to see colleges continue to treat athletes as amateurs who compete primarily for love of the sport and educational opportunities, not for pay. That’s according to a new national survey by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute

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Why Treating Shoulder Pain in Baseball Pitchers And Other Throwing Athletes is so Difficult

Despite increasing medical knowledge, treating shoulder pain in baseball pitchers and other throwing athletes remains one of the most challenging tasks in sports medicine. Results of treatment as not as predictable as patients, doctors or coaches would like to think.

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How Are CTE and Behavior Linked? The Answer Requires More in-Depth Research, Scientists Say

Media reports routinely link chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), the neurodegenerative brain disease, with behavioral symptoms in former football players. But just how CTE and behavioral changes are related is poorly understood, researchers write.

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Expert From ACSM Available on Concussions/Head Injuries in Sports

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OSU Player & Effects of Multiple Concussions. Concussion Expert Kevin Crutchfield Available for Interviews

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Full Speed Ahead: The Physical Art of Sailing

Olympic sailors tip their masts precariously close to the water's surface while turning, right their vessels at what looks like the last possible moment, and bounce up and down over the edge of their boats on the straightaways. Every aspiring Olympic sailor must master these unsteady sail propulsion techniques, but there is no scientific literature that explains exactly how the moves increase a boat's speed. A team of researchers from Cornell University is working to change that.

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Turkey Bowl Football Games Cause Spike in Injuries

Traditional pick-up football games on Thanksgiving cause a spike in sprains, contusions, broken bones and other injuries.

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New Study: Jogging Keeps You Young

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A new study by researchers at Humboldt State University and the University of Colorado, Boulder is shedding light on an unexpected benefit of jogging in older adults.

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Running Does Not Lead to Knee Osteoarthritis and May Protect People From Developing the Disease

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Running as a habitual exercise at any stage in life not only does not increase a person’s risk of developing knee osteoarthritis and may even help protect a person from developing the painful disease, according to new research findings presented this week at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting in Boston.

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Want to Improve Your Putt? Try Listening to Jazz

Listening to jazz music while putting can boost your performance on the putting green, according to new university research. While any kind of music improves performance compared to listening to no music at all, jazz is the most effective musical genre for improving putting.

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