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Newswise: Need a Personal Trainer? Here's Why New and Experienced Exercisers Should Have One.

Need a Personal Trainer? Here's Why New and Experienced Exercisers Should Have One.

LifeBridge Health

“Exercise can be dangerous if done incorrectly. Most people can get away with horrible form for only a short time before an injury occurs,” says William Wunderlich, personal training coordinator at LifeBridge Health & Fitness. “Why waste your time with trial and error when you can find a personal trainer who can help make sure your workouts are being done the right way?”

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Released:
18-Feb-2020 11:10 AM EST
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AMSSM Releases Position Statement on Mental Health Issues and Psychological Factors in Athletes

American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

AMSSM has released a position statement regarding “Mental Health Issues and Psychological Factors in Athletes: Detection, Management, Effect on Performance, and Prevention

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Released:
12-Feb-2020 2:55 PM EST
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Newswise: Injury study charts the unknown: Ultimate Frisbee

Injury study charts the unknown: Ultimate Frisbee

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Researchers at UAB have published the first look at injury rates of professional Ultimate athletes. As the flying disc sport surges in popularity, especially in children, understanding injury risk is vital.

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Released:
12-Feb-2020 9:55 AM EST
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Newswise: Red card! Depression linked to low sports activity

Red card! Depression linked to low sports activity

University of South Australia

From a friendly game of soccer to sweating it solo in the gym, most of us know that exercise is good for our health. But beyond the obvious physical benefits, research led by UniSA expert in sports sociology Dr Katja Siefken shows that sport can also protect us from developing serious mental health disorders.

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Released:
12-Feb-2020 8:35 AM EST
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When to Pull the Goalie? NYU Researcher Offers Risk-Based Analysis

New York University

New York University’s Aaron Brown, who has co-authored an analysis outlining optimal times for teams to pull their goalies when trailing in a game, is available for comment on this aspect of hockey strategy.

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Released:
11-Feb-2020 1:35 PM EST
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Herstory Being Made During Super Bowl LIV: Women Play Prominent Roles in Sports Medicine, Coaching and Entertainment

National Athletic Trainers' Association

While Super Bowl LIV occurs during the NFL’s 100th anniversary, it also marks another historic achievement: the first time, three female athletic trainers (ATs) will provide medical care during a Super Bowl. They will join other powerhouse females instrumental to Super Bowl Sunday: offensive assistant coach for the 49ers, Katie Sowers, and international sensations Jennifer Lopez, Demi Lovato and Shakira. They are in good company with female viewers of last year’s game comprising nearly 50% of Super Bowl viewers.

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Released:
31-Jan-2020 11:45 AM EST
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