Tag: "runner" at medical news
Agent slows aging in mice
...rivative of a pungent desert shrub is now a front- runner
in ongoing animal experiments to find out if certain chemicals, known to inhibit inflammation, cancer and other destructive processes, can boost the odds of living longer. Today at the annual meeting of the American Aging Association, University of...
Biofeedback on abnormal mechanics lowers risk for stress fractures, pain under kneecap
...al pain syndrome (pain under the kneecap). Each runner
undergoes an analysis of their gait. Runners then come to the laboratory for two days, take a day off, return for two, until they have had eight retraining sessions on a special treadmill. The first sessions last 15 minutes, and the final ones 30 min...
University student named Young Scientist of the Year
...ng student at the University, has been named joint runner
up in the Future Science category of the awards. A...e realignment of bones during leg surgery. Another runner
up, in the Advancing Human Health category, is Hayley Reynolds, whose research is funded by the Cent...
Making a healthy lunch a greater national priority
Dual Commonwealth Games gold medal marathon runner
and mother of two Kerryn McCann, Celebrity Overhaul star and best-selling author Dr John Tickell, and award-winning chef Michael Moore have teamed up to champion the importance of a nutritious lunch in maintaining a healthy weight. The celebrity trio...
Problems at World Anti-Doping Agency will 'drive innocent athletes out of sport'
...x Jones, a multiple age-group world-record holding runner
who has studied the drugs in sport movement. "The actions and scope of WADA are causes for grave concern for the anti-drugs in sport movement. It is inevitable that if WADA continues its practices, professional athletes will be driven out of the Olym...
Speed and endurance are doled out by the pound
...peeds. Details of the findings linking the speed a runner
needs to achieve and the ideal body mass for perfo...al body mass for running performance to how hard a runner
needed to hit the ground," said Peter Weyand, assistant professor in kinesiology and lead author of ...