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More than one-third of Division I college athletes may have low vitamin D levels

Male, black and Hispanic athletes at greatest riskA new study presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found that...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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More salt doesn't mean better performance for endurance athletes

SLU researcher recommends caution with sodium supplementationIn a recent study, Saint Louis University researchers found that salt pill consumption neither hurt nor...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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UM study finds fast food just as effective for recovery as sports supplements

University of Montana researchers have good news for endurance athletes hankering for a burger and fries after an intense workout: Dig in.In moderation, that is.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Only 1 of 32 hockey helmets tested earn 3-star rating

Virginia Tech has helped change football for a decade, making the sport safer for athletes without losing the thrill of participating or watching a rugged, intense sport.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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UN News - INTERVIEW: At UN, tennis legend says human rights and sports ‘a perfect fit’

Tennis legend and gender equality activist Billie Jean King has had a stellar career in sports, identifying the boundaries that divide people and tearing them down. She was the first woman athlete to win over $100,000 in prize money in 1971 and, 10 years later, the first professional athlete to be “outed” as gay. She remains a steadfast supporter of issues at the heart of the United Nations – fair play, tolerance and building “a world where we are all united; no borders.”  
un.org
over 4 years ago
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Dr Rien Heijboer on cam lesions of the hip in athletes

Stream Dr Rien Heijboer on cam lesions of the hip in athletes by BMJ talk medicine from desktop or your mobile device  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Elite athletes should get heart screening, says expert - BBC News

Olympic athletes should have tailored heart screening to check for life-threatening conditions before they can compete, a leading Italian doctor says.  
bbc.co.uk
over 4 years ago
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Athletes Colin Jackson and Donovan Bailey urge prostate cancer 'fear factor' - BBC News

Colin Jackson and Donovan Bailey discuss the increased risk of prostate cancer for black men of African and Caribbean descent.  
bbc.co.uk
over 4 years ago
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Sudden cardiac death in athletes

Sudden cardiac death in athletes aged less than 35 years is most commonly caused by an underlying genetic heart disorder, such as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy; however, up to half of all sudden cardiac deaths may be associated with a structurally normal heart at postmortem examination and are referred to as autopsy negative sudden unexplained deaths  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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Cycling to extremes - VeloNews.com

Are endurance athletes hurting their hearts by repeatedly pushing beyond what is normal? The scary science on the damage caused by overtraining  
velonews.competitor.com
about 4 years ago
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Force-Responsive Color-Changing Polymer Crystals Might Detect Traumatic Brain Injuries |

Soldiers and professional athletes often suffer traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) due to severe impacts. Rapid detection of TBIs can be challenging, since tr  
medgadget.com
about 4 years ago
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Immediate care in sport - time for a change

How confident would you be if you are taken out of your emergency room and transported pitchside caring for a critically injured athlete?  
lifeinthefastlane.com
about 4 years ago
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Chronic Head Trauma in Athletes: The Debate Continues CME/CE

: A review describes what is known and what is unknown about chronic traumatic encephalopathy and its association with athletes and repetitive head trauma from contact sports.  
medscape.org
almost 4 years ago
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Sports Practice Sessions an Opportunity to Prevent Concussion?

College sports practice sessions may offer an opportunity to reduce high rates of concussion in young athletes.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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High Intensity Interval Training with Dr. Mike

Dr. Mike explains the amazing benefits from incorporating interval training into your lifestyle. Whether you're a professional athlete or looking to improve ...  
youtube.com
almost 4 years ago
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Vitamins and Supplements for Athletes? Only in Special Cases

Many athletes, seeking a performance edge, turn to vitamins and supplements--without realizing their risks for adverse events. Sports medicine doctors--and all physicians--should set them straight.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Is Long-Term NSAID Use Harmful to Athletes?

Do nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs inhibit muscle repair and regeneration in athletes? The answer remains elusive, but experts still caution against long-term daily use for inflammation relief.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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New Guidelines OK More Sports for Athletes With CV Disorders

They support "a shared decision-making model," an author said. "I think that's appropriate now that we have data showing that patients with long-QT syndrome can participate with a fair degree of safety."  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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High-Carb vs Low-Carb Diet: Which Is Better for Athletes?

While some experts argue that a low-carb diet will help an athlete's metabolism burn fat at a higher rate, others contend that switching to a low-carb diet is unpalatable and ultimately pointless.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago