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How Much Slower Do You Run with Heavy Shoes?

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Gender Differences Matter When It Comes to Exercise Fatigue

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Sedentary Behavior and Obesity: Does Type Matter?

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How Does an Elite Athlete Stay Fit During Breast Cancer Treatment?

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Is There a Metabolic Advantage for Trail Runners Wearing Minimalist Footwear?

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How Does Fatigue Impact Human Performance?

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concussion in sport, Athletes, Neuro, MRI, cortical thickness, Head Trauma

Study Shows Thinning of Brain Tissue Remains in College Football Players, Five Years After Play

A new study from researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine, suggests that even college-level athletes may be vulnerable to the effects of head trauma, and that even several years after graduation, college football players continue to show evidence of neuropathic brain changes.

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Evidence of Brain Injury Found in Young NFL Players

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In a small study of young or recently retired NFL players, researchers at Johns Hopkins report finding evidence of brain injury and repair that is visible on imaging from the players compared to a control group of men without a history of concussion.

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Yoga related injuries, yoga injuries, Sport Injuries, Aging

UAB Study Finds Yoga Is Relatively Safe, but Know Your Limits

Participating in yoga is relatively safe, according to a new study from UAB which was the first large scale analysis of yoga injuries. Yoga-related Injury rates are rising, especially in older participants.

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Protecting the Players

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A newly released on analysis performed over two years by researchers at Harvard Law School outlines key recommendations to improve structural, ethical and legal factors that affect the health of NFL players

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Athletic Trainers, Physicians Sound the Alarm on Rising Achilles Injuries

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Texans, GE and Houston Methodist Collaborate on Concussion Care

The Houston Texans and GE are collaborating with the Houston Methodist Concussion Center to fund a two-year pilot project to bring specialized concussion care via telemedicine to athletes in rural areas.

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New Blood Test for Concussions Has 90 Percent Success Rate

Scientists from Children's Health Research Institute, a program of Lawson Health Research Institute, and Western University have developed a new blood test that identifies with greater than 90 per cent certainty whether or not an adolescent athlete has suffered a concussion.

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Cardiology, Stroke, Altitude Sickness, Mountain Sickness, Mountaineering, Genetics, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Sports Medicine, Quality Of Life

Andeans with Altitude Sickness Produce Massive Amounts of Red Blood Cells

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To better understand why some people adapt well to life at high altitude while others don’t, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine studied red blood cells derived from representatives of both groups living in the Andes Mountains. The study reveals that high-altitude, low-oxygen dwellers prone to chronic mountain sickness produce massive amounts of red blood cells thanks to overproduction of the enzyme SENP1.

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Research Finds Brain Changes, Needs To Be Retrained After ACL Injury

Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center found that regaining full function after an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury is more than just physical – it requires retraining the brain.

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Kids Most Likely to Suffer Sport-Related Eye Injuries

Roughly 30,000 sports-related eye injuries serious enough to end in a visit to the emergency room occur each year in the United States, and the majority happen to those under the age of 18, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health-led research suggests.

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Stimulating the Brain Makes Exercising the Legs Feel Easier

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Research led by the University of Kent shows stimulation of the brain impacts on endurance exercise performance by decreasing perception of effort.

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TTUHSC El Paso Med Students Win International Space Race Competition

A team of medical students at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) is one of 11 winners of the international Space Race competition. More than 300 individuals from across the globe entered the entrepreneurial challenge. The Space Race is a multi-phase business plan competition that helps launch innovative start-up companies, while encouraging the adoption of NASA technologies.

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Sports Injury App Detects 99% More Health Conditions for College Athletes Than Traditional Medicine

A new cell phone app specializing in sports injury detection captured 99 percent more physical and mental health symptoms for college athletes than traditional sports medicine surveillance, according to new research released today at the American Public Health Association’s 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo in Denver.

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Sports Safety: Avoiding Mouth Injuries

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According to the CDC, sports-related dental injuries account for more than 600,000 emergency room visits each year.







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