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Released: 31-Mar-2020 4:10 PM EDT
Increasing Muscle Size and Strength, Exergames and Older Adults and Treadmills and Cancer Care from Medicine & Science in Sports & Science
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

If you're looking for health and fitness story ideas, view these research highlights from ACSM’s flagship research journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise®.

Newswise: McMaster professor seeks independent agency to tackle abuse in elite youth sport
16-Mar-2020 3:40 PM EDT
McMaster professor seeks independent agency to tackle abuse in elite youth sport
McMaster University

The author calls for the establishment of an independent international safeguarding agency for sports to handle athlete disclosures, investigate and process allegations, and to support victims of abuse. The expertise developed could then be used for preventive efforts. This agency would have to have sufficient cash and clout to be effective.

Released: 10-Mar-2020 9:00 AM EDT
CHOP Study Demonstrates How to Collect True Impact Incidents from Head Impact Sensors in Youth Sports
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

An increased awareness of concussion risks in young athletes has prompted researchers to use a variety of head impact sensors to measure frequency and severity of impacts during sports. A new study from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) shows these head sensors can record a large number of false positive impacts during real game play. The CHOP team’s study emphasizes that an extra step to video-confirm the sensor data is essential for research and for use of this data in injury prevention strategies for player safety.

Released: 9-Mar-2020 3:55 PM EDT
AMSSM Awards $150,000 Stephen I. Katz Bridge to R34 Research Grant
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and its Collaborative Research Network (CRN) are pleased to announce the recipients of a $150,000 research grant.

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Released: 9-Mar-2020 1:15 PM EDT
Study finds athletes who play indoor sports at risk of vitamin D deficiency
George Mason University School of Management

College athletes participating in indoor sports, especially African-Americans, might be vitamin D deficient and put themselves at risk of injury or poor performance according to a study recently published in the journal Nutrients.

Released: 9-Mar-2020 10:25 AM EDT
Two Weeks After Sports-Related Concussion, Most Patients Have Not Recovered
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Less than half of patients with sports-related mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) achieve clinical recovery within two weeks after injury, reports a study in Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 5-Mar-2020 2:05 PM EST
Running in the Cold: Tips to Help You Stay Warm, Healthy and Safe
LifeBridge Health

It’s perfectly fine if you prefer indoor tracks and treadmills to the cold outdoor air for your daily running. But running in cold weather is OK, too—as long as you take the right precautions.

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Released: 2-Mar-2020 8:00 AM EST
Baylor Scott & White Health Opens New Sports and Orthopedic Center in Waco
Baylor Scott and White Health

Baylor Scott & White Health opened a new facility designed to promote the community's health while advancing sports medicine and injury prevention across the region.

Released: 26-Feb-2020 5:35 PM EST
ACSM Foundation Announces New Board Members
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Foundation welcomes recently elected new members to its board of directors.

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