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Nutrition Study Reshapes Strategies For Athletes
... during theJune trials in Atlanta, a rare error in athletes
at that level. The other key, Houtkooper says, is ...lies in the face of some trainingorthodoxies. Some athletes
feel that if food is cleared out of theirsystems, they will be lighter and perform better. Not so,...
Transgenic Mice Created By Researchers May Shed Light On Human Heart Disease
...argerhearts than normal people, the hearts of most athletes
enlarge normally dueto rigorous exercise, making the condition more difficult to detect, shesaid. The research project is funded primarily by the National Institutesof Health. The CU-Boulder team also has created a mouse that carries a mutan...
Study Shows Athletes Get No Kick From Nasal Strips
...ollege of Sports Medicine meeting. "A lot of athletes
are wearing nasal strips, and most aren't wearing them where recommended," said Frank Cerny, Ph.D., professor and chair of UB Department of Physical Therapy, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences. "We wanted to see if the strips, when worn correctly, have ...
Creatine Works, But Long-Term Effects Are Still Unknown
...ntense exercise. For thepast six years, its use by athletes
and coaches has been growing. Kraemer and Penn State researcher Jeff Volek M.S., R.D., have been atthe forefront of studies on creatine.They recently summarized what is knownabout creatine supplementation for "Current Comment," a publication ...
Science Writers Workshop
...ss recently,particularly in light of the deaths of athletes
like Florence Joyner and ReggieLewis. Genes predisposing us to diseases are being discovered almost daily andheart disease is no exception. The panelists in this workshop will present anoverview from early childhood cardiac disorders and how they ...
Rodent Cancer Data To Be Reviewed On Food Flavoring, Solvent, Cosmetic
Ingredient, Anabolic Steroid And Embalming Fluid
...treat delayed puberty and used, illicitly, by some athletes
to "bulk up." The studies conducted in rats provided what NTP staff called "clear evidence" ofcarcinogenic effects at several sites in female animals; triethanolamine, an ingredient in some cosmetics and detergents aswell as a chemical intermediate ...
Researchers Discover Why Some Athletes' Performances Fail To Improve On A Live-High, Train-Low Regimen
...nMedical Center at Dallas have learned why certain athletes
don't respond to theinternationally accepted "live...oincrease athletic endurance - is not effective in athletes
unable to produce asustained amount of a crucial red blood cell-increasing hormone. "We've figured o...
Swimming Proficiency Of Marine Mammals Ranks Them Among The World's Elite Animal
...se ithighlights the similarities between mammalian athletes
of all kinds."...
Medical Tip Sheet B
...for a major event such as the LosAngeles Marathon, athletes
need to start by first "training" their brain.Research in recent years has elaborated on the key functions the cerebellumplays in our habits, and maintaining a fitness program. Dr. Gilewski offers 7tips for developing -- and sticking with -- a succes...
UF Researcher: Athletes Likely To Have Symptoms Of Eating Disorders
...al andpsychological benefits. However, in general, athletes
are reporting moreeating disorder symptoms than nonathletes, particularly athletes
inaesthetic sports. Further research is needed to determine if athletes
are more at-risk thannonathl...
Very-Low-Fat Diet May Compromise Immune Function, Increase Infection Risk In Trained Runners, UB Study Finds
...e immunesystem. "Since we have shown that athletes
perform better on a higher-fat dietthan on a low-fat diet, it was important to determine if the higher-fat dietwould further compromise the immune system," she said. "We found that it didnot, but the very-low-fat diet did." The study involved...
Dehydration makes exercise-induced asthma worse, study by UB researchers finds
SEATTLE -- If athletes
from elite to novice needed yet another reason tod...st observed this problem in high-school andcollege athletes
-- that as they became dehydrated, they seemed to have moretrouble with their asthma." Asthm...
Heatstroke killed four football players during 1998, expert urges precautions
...se it means theyare getting dehydrated. Overweight athletes
and those who try hardest face thehighest risk of heatstroke. A Yale University faculty member began the yearly football death andinjury survey in 1931. It was moved to Purdue University in 1942 and has been atUNC-CH since 1965. The American...
Creatine may improve performance during short bursts of activity
... one partner took creatine supplements. These athletes
received 20 grams of cre...tates to recommend it to athletes
-- elite or otherwise. There are many other steps that will help a person...
Professor says college athletic departments must pay more attention to eating disorders
...open to lawsuits by not paying enough attention to athletes
with eating disorders, especially young women, acc... at Chapel Hill legal expert. Worse, most allow athletes
to put their health, reproductive ability and, in some cases, lives at risk, says Barbara Bickford, ...
Athletes take note: Not all energy bars built the same
... nutrients, may not always give endurance athletes
the boost they expect. ... candy bar," he suggests. "However, endurance athletes
would do well to consume an energy bar with a moderate carbohydrate ...
Sports massage of little physical benefit
...rformance 2000;34:109-15 Massage, widely used by athletes
to speed up muscle recovery after sportingperformance, confers little physical advantage, although it may be of somepsychological benefit, says research published in the British Journal of SportsMedicine. The effects of massage on muscle power were a...
Honey may be the ideal pre-workout energy source
... the impact of the ingestion of honey on endurance athletes
exercising to exhaustion. These results should be available by December, 2000....
UCSF study finds danger in marathon runners drinking too much water
...cine, treated, or consulted on the cases of, seven athletes
who suffered hyponatremia while running a marathon...e." To avoid hyponatremia, Arieff recommends that athletes
take salt tablets with their water before, and even during, marathons or longer endurance events. I...
Honey : Natures's sweetener may increase recuperation after workouts
...urrent study involved a group of 39 weight-trained athletes
both male and female. Subjects underwent an intensive weight-lifting workout and then immediately consumed a protein supplement blended with sugar, maltodextrin or honey as the carbohydrate source. Only the honey group maintained optimal blood suga...
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