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Prevent back pain like a pro athlete

<b>(CNN) —</b> Whether you're a corporate desk jockey or a major league baseball player, chances are you've experienced back pain that impacted job performance. It's one of the most common reasons for missing work, and according to a report recently published in JAMA Internal Medicine, more than 80% of us …

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Groin Injuries in Hockey Players

• 49shares<br>• 9<p>Today’s guest post on Groin Injuries in Hockey Players is from Peter Nelson. Peter is currently working in collegiate hockey and has shown …

Resolution of Stiff-Man Syndrome with Cortisol Replacement in a Patient with Deficiencies of ACTH, Growth Hormone, and Prolactin

This article has no abstract; the first 100 words appear below.<p>THE stiff-man syndrome is an unusual affliction of adults that is characterized by …

How to supercharge your brain by drinking butter and re-engineering your morning routine

If you’re like most modern professionals, your typical morning consists being jarred awake by a blaring alarm, taking a quick shower, wolfing down …

Super Simple Ironman 70.3 Triathlon Training Plan | Triathlete.com

<i>Matt Fitzgerald provides a simple-to-follow 16 week training plan for the half Ironman distance.</i><p>Variety is overrated in triathlon training. It’s …

TheraTryke combines upper and lower body exercise for paraplegics

After taking a look at the Jet Blade hydroplaning watercraft last week, we were alerted to another senior design project from Calvin College, …

3 Keys To Running With Better Form

Jay Dicharry watches Lauren Fleshman run on the force plate treadmill at the REP Lab in Bend, Ore. Photo: Tyler Roemer<i>Jay Dicharry, MPT, SCS, is one</i> …

7 Muscle-Building, Testosterone-Boosting Tips for Guys Over 40 (& All Hardgainers)

Here’s a question that was asked recently in The Renegade Strength Club Forum, followed by my response. I’m posting it here because it could help a …

My 10 Commandments for Physiotherapists

<b>Now a commandment is a divine rule, a decree given by a higher power, God’s words… and although I have been accused of having a God complex from time</b> …

3D printed cast could heal bones 40 per cent faster

Turkish designer creates medical cast using 3D printing which could heal broken bones faster<p>A 3d printed medical cast could help bones to heal up to 40 per cent faster.<p>The black cast, known as the Osteoid, uses an ultrasound system which makes bones heal more quickly.<p>With a lattice pattern, it is …

TIME 100: The People in Health You Need to Know

The 2014 TIME 100 list–the annual determination of people who influenced the world in the past year for better or worse–is here, and we highlight the …

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As novice runners hit the open road, experts say take it slow

NEW YORK (Reuters) - As the days lengthen and the weather warms and novice runners cast an eye outdoors, fitness experts suggest they take a slow start to find their outdoor rhythm and pace to avoid injuries.<p>The Washington Monument looms above blooming cherry blossoms and a jogger, out for an early …

Breath in Motion: Why Exhaling Matters Most

Have you been in a yoga class wondering, "Why is my breathing so shallow?" Have you been singing or performing on stage and suddenly realized you're running out of breath? Have you been exercising, or even texting, and noticed you're holding your breath?<p>We limit our breath for many reasons. Maybe …

Alex Ovechkin Injury: Updates on Capitals Star's Lower Body and Return

<b>Updates from Saturday, Jan. 25</b><p>Mike Vogel of WashingtonCaps.com provides a synopsis of Capitals head coach Adam Oates discussing Alex Ovechkin's availability for tonight's game:<p>Kate Carrera of <i>The Washington Post previously</i> provided a synopsis of Ovechkin discussing his potential return to the …

Want To Become A Better Athlete? Train Your Brain

<i>By Joe Vennare for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Elite athletes stand head and shoulders above the rest -- and that's not just because of their impressive size and stature. Physique and fitness aside, there's more to gaining a competitive edge than meets the eye. While it's true that good genetics and plenty of …

I’ve Seen The Future Of Health Tech And It’s Going To Improve Your Life In 2014

I just returned from the most exciting Consumer Electronics Show I’ve ever covered. Thanks to extraordinary demand for gadgets that make us healthier, stronger, and smarter, the technology industry is putting some serious brain power behind the next generation of wearable health devices. Over the …

Lumo BodyTech Introduces The Lift: A Small, Stylish Wearable For Better Posture

Palo Alto-based Lumo BodyTech is revealing its second product today, the Lumo Lift. The Lift, like its original Lumo Back, is a device designed to enhance a user’s posture, but with a radically different take. The Lift is small and stylish, and is designed to be placed unobtrusively on the collar …

How to Hip Hinge Like a Boss

<i>Or, in other words: Learn how to groove the hip hinge and then be able to train like a boss.</i><p>Quick question/observation: Have you ever wondered why, …

Physical, Mental Job Strain Could Have Long-Term Effects On Health

<i>By Flor Cianchetti</i><p>The physical and mental demands imposed by our job may deteriorate our health not only during the time we are working, but also after retirement.<p>According to the authors of this recent study, physical and mental job strain may have long-term effects on people's health, …

Crossing Swords with CrossFit

In its December issue, <i>Outside</i> published “Is CrossFit Killing Us?” The piece set out to address, and quantify, the risk of injury associated with the popular fitness phenomenon. CrossFit entails a high-intensity regimen of complex weightlifting and ballistic bodyweight exercises, and stories of …

The Best of 2013: Strength and Conditioning Articles

Written on December 26, 2013 at 7:43 am, by Eric Cressey<p>With the end of 2013 at hand, I’ll be devoting this week to the best content of the year, …

More Evidence To Make Your Transition To Barefoot Running Shoes A Gradual One

A small new study adds to the body of evidence that switching to barefoot running shoes isn't as simple as it sounds.<p>During a 12-week training program, runners wearing minimalist shoes were more likely to experience an injury than runners in neutral sneakers. They were also more likely to report …

How Can I Overcome Knee Pain?

<i>A:</i><p>We posed your question to Joel M. Kary, a sports medicine doctor at St. Vincent Sports Performance in Indianapolis, and a consultant physician for USA Track and Field. Obviously, he recommends seeing your doctor, but here are a few things to consider:<p>Older athletes should be screened for …

New Study Examines Tough Mudder Injuries

A new study on Tough Mudder and obstacle races takes a closer look at the injuries sustained during these events. "Unique Obstacle Race Injuries at an Extreme Sports Event: A Case Series," published by the <i>Annals of Emergency Medicine</i> in November<i>,</i> looks closely at five patients who suffered injuries …

Exercise May Help Knees More Than Glucosamine And Chondroitin

If you're among the estimated 27 million Americans who suffer from osteoarthritis of the knee or hip, then perhaps you've tried the nutritional supplements glucosamine and chondroitin. They've been marketed for joint health for about 20 years, and sales are still brisk. But do they help?<p>Some horses …