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NFL team physicians to host conference on football injury prevention and conditioning
CHICAGO--Baseball season has hardly begun but sports
medicine specialists are already talking about gri...s injuries, rehabilitation and his experience with sports
medicine professionals. This conference is jointly sponsored by the American Orthopaedic Society fo...
Chronic pain hurts both workers and employers, says FSU professor
...is, respiratory conditions, and ailments caused by sports
injuries or other traumas, such as car accidents. Wayne Hochwarter, an associate professor of management in Florida State University's College of Business in Tallahassee, Fla., has conducted several studies to examine the role of chronic pain on wor...
Sociologists find low self-esteem at 11 predicts drug dependency at 20
...g drugs, giving up important activities like work, sports
or seeing family or friends in order to get or use drugs and using increasingly larger amounts of a chosen drug or for a greater period of time than intended when the drug use began. The study sample was randomly drawn from a census of students in th...
Blood center's high-tech help for US's blood shortage
...nors). Techniques such as "Bring a Friend Day" and sports
partnered events will also be used....
The science of lost sleep in teens
...report notes, external forces such as after-school sports
and jobs and early school start times put the squeeze on a full night's sleep. The result: A "profound negative effect" on mood, school performance and cognitive function. Studies also show that young people between 16 and 29 years of age were the mo...
Rodeo cowboys bounce back quicker after suffering whiplash
...said Ferrari. "Now we're teaming up with a Calgary sports
clinic to study injuries rodeo athletes deal with in their sport, including how they are able to continue working after being trampled by a bull. There is a fear of pain with activity in Western culture, but athletes don't seem to have it as much. We...
Teens' herbal product use associated with illicit substance use
... you feel better, or to help you perform better at sports
or school," as asked in the survey. Herbal remedie...ral products--to feel better, or perform better in sports
or school." Overall, 28.6 percent of teens reported using herbal products. Herbal product use increa...
Reducing teens' intake of sugary drinks
...hildren's intake of sugar-sweetened drinks sodas, sports
drinks, "juice drinks," iced teas, lemonades and punches has surged in recent decades, in step with the rise in childhood obesity. Now, in the March issue of Pediatrics, researchers from Children's Hospital Boston report that a novel intervention to...
Problems at World Anti-Doping Agency will 'drive innocent athletes out of sport'
...e practices and procedures used by WADA, a leading sports
scientist from the USA and a top marathon coach fr...tent evidence to suggest that AAS directly enhance sports
performance, yet they remain a key feature of the WADA banned substance list. WADA's clandestine tes...
NFL players show more rapid recovery from concussions than high school players
...in sports, ImPACT also is used throughout numerous sports
including automobile racing, ice hockey, soccer, rugby, skiing and snow boarding. It can precisely measure even the subtle effects of a concussion, such as decline in memory, information processing speed and reaction time, as well as symptom levels. ...
Half of active children pursue non-traditional physical activities
...Or it may result from a culture-driven emphasis on sports
and physical activity for boys, and on participati...ch activities, though they had an average level of sports
participation. The civil engineers also estimated the impact of adding exercise-enticing features to...
Denying joint replacements based on prejudice...and is false economy
...patients with HIV infection, and those who sustain sports
injury." Rationing joint replacements is also false economy and potentially damaging, writes retired doctor, Martin McNicol in another letter. Delaying operations on "punitive" grounds may increase long term costs. Personal experience shows that dela...
Researchers: More women physicians likely to choose pediatric subspecialties
...cal care medicine, gastroenterology, pulmonary and sports
medicine." A report on the study appeared recently in the journal Pediatrics. Along with Mayer, Dr. John S. Preisser, research associate professor of biostatistics in public health, carried out the study. Their work involved analyzing extensive board...
Research suggests making exercise more fun might boost fitness levels of US adolescents
...s were significantly more likely to participate in sports
and other vigorous activities if they enjoyed the process and wanted to improve their fitness and physical skills, she said. It was somewhat surprising that friends, parents and hoping for weight loss showed weaker effects. "People may not think that...
Scientists use stem cells to grow cartilage
...number of injuries and medical problems, including sports
injuries, new cartilage for people having hip replacements, and even for cosmetic surgery. Dr Archana Vats, from Imperial College London and first author of the paper, said: "The ability to grow cartilage using stem cells could have enormous implicat...
Body checking found to cause few youth hockey injuries
...he time the boys were age 14. John Leddy, M.D., a sports
medicine physician and coauthor on the study, said the marked increase in injuries among 13-year-olds was troubling. "We think youth hockey leagues may need greater enforcement of the rules among these adolescents as they adjust to changes in their h...
Family meals cut teenage fatness
... than half of the families had children who played sports
four to seven days a week about 40 percent still found enough time to watch five or more hours of TV a day. Dr Mamun's paper was co-written, with Mater and University of Bristol researchers and fellow UQ researcher and Mater Study founder, Professor...
CHEST 2005 abstract highlights
... 2, 12:30 PM -2:00 PM) Students who are active in sports
are significantly less likely to smoke cigarettes .... Of the students involved in less than 3 hours of sports
per week, 70 percent of the boys smoked and 66 percent of the girls smoked. These smoking rates drop...
Walking and sports linked with heart health benefits in Japan, too
...r Europe, those who walk more or engage in regular sports
activity tend to have lower levels of ischemic str...oke in addition to an inverse relationship between sports
participation and risk of coronary heart disease in Asian countries, where job-related physical acti...
Innovate or perish? Helping developing countries fight neglected diseases
...ering. Every day, 40,000 people --enough to fill a sports
stadium -- die from preventable infectious diseases and malnutrition. Entire generations of human potential are perishing. Given the scope of these challenges, is there a way for developing countries to solve health disparities and bootstrap these e...
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