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To gain muscle and lose fat, drink milk: study
...me as drinking 600 to 700 milliliters of a typical sports
drink. Upon the studys conclusion, researchers found that the milk drinking group had lost nearly twice as much fat - two pounds - while the carbohydrate beverage group lost one pound of fat. Those drinking soy lost no fat. At the same time, the ...
Baby DVDs, videos may hinder, not help, infants' language development
... adult television such as The Simpsons, Oprah, and sports
programming. The researchers found no positive or negative effects on infants of either age group from viewing educational and non-educational media or adult television programs. The results surprised us, but they make sense. There are only a fixe...
Sports concussion research using fMRI provides insight for safe return-to-play decisions
...ontrol and Prevention, between 1.4 and 3.6 million sports
and recreation-related concussions occur each year...public awareness and significantly changed the way sports
concussions are managed. Importantly, much of this research has included data that proves the useful...
Backache sufferers who fear pain change movements
...game of racquetball," Thomas said, noting that the sports
use different muscle groups. "The next day you suddenly feel like you've been run over by a bus." The latest findings are part of a larger study that also is tracking 100 subjects in Athens and Columbus, Ohio, for a year after their recovery from ...
Heat-related deaths in middle, high school football players spikes in 2006
...very year, Fred Mueller, professor of exercise and sports
science atthe University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, compiles a sports
list,but unlike popular pre-season picks or a glamorous hot-recruit sheet,nobody envies him this tas...
Childhood sun exposure may lower risk of MS
...e sun tanning, going to the beach and playing team sports
as a child. The study found the twin with MS spent less time in the sun as a child than the twin who did not have MS. Depending on the activity, the twin who spent more hours outdoors had a 25 to 57 percent reduced risk of developing MS. For exam...
Swing or take on 3-0?
...xas A&M University will discuss decision-making in sports
in "Applying O.R. across the Baseball Decision Hierarchy." Operations research can be applied at all levels of baseball decision making from the field to the front office. At the field level, he will consider the decision of whether or not to take a...
What's the fat content? Whether or not you notice depends on how you think
...ore individualistic categorize low-fat cookies or sports
cars differently than consumers in eastern societies, considered more collectivistic" In a study forthcoming in the June issue of the Journal of Consumer Research, the authors tested categorization tendencies through a series of experiments. In th...
Study examines characteristics of female high school students who report steroid use
...mpleted the survey, which included questions about sports
participation as well as steroids, ecstasy use and...rior or ongoing steroid use. Participating in team sports
was negatively related to anabolic steroid use, such that those who were members of sports
Female teen steroid use not limited to athletes
... M.D., professor of medicine (health promotion and sports
medicine), OHSU School of Medicine, and colleagues... around the country. The questionnaire asked about sports
participation, anabolic steroid and drug use, and other illegal or unhealthy behaviors. Approximatel...
Mayo researchers discover overdiagnosis of long QT heart syndrome
...or implanted, or being restricted from competitive sports
-- can have a profound effect on quality of life. Dr. Ackerman emphasizes that this subset of patients seen at Mayo Clinic may not be representative of all LQTS patients. Their cases may not have been clear in the first place, prompting the famili...
Risk of Parkinson's disease increases with pesticide exposure and head trauma
...e authors say. Head trauma resulting from contact sports
such as boxing can be avoided and further research could identify more specifically which pesticides are associated with this effect, so that these agents can be substituted. People who had been exposed to low levels of pesticides were found to be ...
Dynamic sonography accurate in diagnosing muscle tears
...d radiation free imaging modality available in all sports
medicine emergency rooms. It is a very important tool to diagnose, follow-up and document muscle tears for proper management," said Ashok Kumar Nath, MD, lead author of the study. Of the 50 patients, 46 had muscle tears and/or hematomas in the thig...
Parents and schools, major factors in China obesity boom
...ded: living in urban districts limited use of sports
facilities in schools wealthier households havin...ivity during the school day. Limited use of school sports
facilities increased the risk of obesity by 70%." "In addition, adolescents were more likely to be...
Curb the pocket money, curb the problem drinking
... alcohol, providing and promoting participation in sports
and social activities, and identifying and closing all retailers selling to those underage. Alcohol-related health and social problems amongst youths are an international problem, and these interventions are not expensive, complicated or difficult to...
RAND study finds alcohol advertising and marketing associated with adolescent drinking
...nd that television ads, which mostly appear during sports
programming, are a key factor. But the RAND study also found that the 19 percent of children who owned a hat, poster or T-shirt promoting alcohol were nearly twice as likely to drink or intend to drink as other youngsters. "We were a little surpri...
Exercise science principles strengthen swallowing rehabilitation
...ise principles used in physical rehabilitation and sports
training have been gaining attention in dysphagia rehabilitation, Dr. Burkhead proposes more emphasis on these theories and more studies to learn to optimize these principles. Dr. Burkhead asserts that many of the treatment techniques used in physi...
Depression among retired NFL players: Rates mirror the general public, but pain compounds symptoms
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- As the sports
world prepares for this weekend's National Football League draft and the excitement of promising young players entering the league, a new study from the University of Michigan Health System highlights the issues faced at the other end of the career s...
Sporting research aims to reduce childhood obesity
... itself increases childrens interest in particular sports
and whether that interesttranslates into increased long-term activity. The Forum General Manager, Samantha Martin-Williams, said that the partnership was built upon strong linksbetween HMRI and the Hunters health and fitness sector. Our relationship ...
Professors named Fulbright scholars
...titute of Sports in Patiala, Punjab, Asias largest sports
institute, will host Kalinski, who has enjoyed collaborative research with scientists in Ukraine, Poland, Russia and Spain for more than a decade. He also served as a visiting professor in Italy and Spain in 2006. Holm will use his scholarship to ...
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