Sports Medicine

Agent exposed by the Telegraph faces Athletics Integrity Unit doping investigation

An athletics agent caught offering to supply and help administer performance-enhancing drugs in a Telegraph investigation last December has been named as one of 109 people in the sport facing disciplinary action for doping offences.<p>Robert Wagner, an Austrian agent who has worked with world 100m …

Doping

Paper: Heatstroke victim may not have gotten proper care

Jordan McNair, the University of Maryland football offensive lineman who died in June two weeks after suffering from heatstroke during a team …

Heatstroke

Proper Form, Fit Can Prevent Common Cycling Injuries

More and more American cyclists are hitting the road as the sport gains in popularity.<p>In fact, an estimated 80 million people in the U.S. use …

Exercise

Sporty science and partying way out west: News from the College

Here’s a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial.

Medicine

UNC coach under fire over his remarks on football's link to brain illness

<b>(CNN) —</b> University of North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora is under fire after he questioned the validity of studies on a degenerative brain illness that affects players.<p>Fedora also said that football is "under attack" while answering questions Wednesday during the Atlantic Coast Conference …

Sports

Why Exercise Isn’t Enough to Keep Your Heart Healthy

You may know how much you exercise every day. You might even know exactly how many steps you’re taking on a daily basis. But have you ever tallied up …

Medicine

Selecting a Personal Trainer

THURSDAY, July 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A personal trainer can design an exercise program to meet your fitness goals, keep you motivated and …

Exercise

Around the Soccer World in Six Years

+<p>Provided by Mueller Sports Medicine<p><i>Kristen Edmonds always dreamed of becoming a professional soccer player, and even a devastating ankle injury</i> …

Physiotherapy

Billions on top of billions: Here’s how much the Dallas Cowboys are worth

For the third straight year, Forbes has listed the Dallas Cowboys as the most valuable professional sports franchise in the world.<p>This year, the …

Jerry Jones

Champion bodybuilder died of sepsis, aged 39, because of his secret cocaine use

A bodybuilding champion died from sepsis aged just 39 after he contracted the virus through his secret cocaine use, an inquest heard.<p>Fit and healthy …

Medicine

Gold’s Gym and FitnessGenes Revolutionize Personal Training – Company Announcement

<i>World’s first training professional optimized plans based on fitness genomics</i><p>LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 11, 2018-- Gold’s Gym, the world's …

Exercise

College sophomore: How do I become a sports medicine physician?

<b>Q:</b> I am college sophomore and very interested in becoming a sports medicine physician. What do I have to do to accomplish my goal and what advice can …

Medicine

Northwell to provide medical care for Hofstra student-athletes

More than 300 student-athletes at Hofstra University will receive coordinated health care and orthopedic services from Northwell Health.<p>The Northwell …

Student Athletes

An In-Depth Guide to Deep Tissue Massage

​According to the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, approximately 15.4 million American adults (6.9 percent) and 385,000 …

Massage Therapy

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Amino acids are necessary compounds for life, and they play many roles in the human body. Among those roles is their ability to enhance workout performance, promote recovery and help build muscle. By increasing dietary protein, to a certain point, or supplementing amino acids such as branched-chain …

Nutrition

Report: Celtics rookie, former A&M standout Robert Williams has artery condition in legs

During Robert Williams' two years on Texas A&M's men's basketball team, the recent NBA draft pick was playing with an artery condition in both legs, …

Sports

Hawks make another hire from Warriors

The Hawks have – again – taken a key piece from the Warriors.<p>Chelsea Lane is taking a position of Executive Director of Athletic Performance and …

NBA

What You Need to Know About Sports Medicine

Photo credit: Getty Images<p>If you or your child is an athlete, you’re probably painfully familiar with bumps and bruises. But when something serious …

New England

Rep. Jim Jordan returns to Washington as scrutiny over alleged sexual abuse at Ohio State intensifies

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) is under intense scrutiny over claims he knew about alleged sexual abuse three decades ago at Ohio State University. Now, the influential congressman and former wrestling coach will face new pressures as lawmakers return to Washington this week.<p>Jordan’s Fourth of July …

U.S. Politics

Surgery offers young patients long-term benefits after meniscus tears

SAN DIEGO, CA - Young patients who underwent surgery for isolated meniscus tears between 1990 and 2005 showed positive long-term clinical results, …

Medicine

Following pitch count guidelines may help young baseball players prevent injuries

Young pitchers who exceed pitch count limits are more prone to elbow injuries. Season statistics of players were compared relative to pitch count …

Sports Science

Amid fallout from Larry Nassar scandal, MSU's former medical school dean retires

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- The former dean of Michigan State University's College of Osteopathic Medicine has retired amid criminal charges stemming from …

College Sports

Young athletes with shoulder instability might benefit from arthroscopy

Young athletes with shoulder instability are considered to be a high-risk group of patients following arthroscopic shoulder stabilization given the …

Medicine

Limited shoulder function is leading factor for rotator cuff surgery, research shows

For patients with rotator cuff tears, improving shoulder function is the most important reason for moving forward with surgical repair. Researchers …

Biomechanics

Results for female ACL graft repair methods differ among younger athletes

Female athletes are two to eight more times likely to injure their ACL than males, however utilizing one graft repair treatment method in females may …

Repairs

Current ACL return to sport criteria fails to identify second injury risk

Returning to your sport after an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury and not suffering a second injury is often difficult but for a kid who …

Medicine

England promoted and Polanski joins Athletic Training Staff

<b>FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. –</b> Arkansas has named longtime athletic trainer Dave England the interim Director of Athletic Training and Dave Polanski as the …

Student Athletes

Young athletes' ACL injury risk increases with fatigue, new research shows

SAN DIEGO, CA - ACL injuries are one of the most common sports injuries affecting adolescent athletes, leading to lost playing time and high …

Kinesiology

Sports Medicine Devices Market is Forecast to Cross US$ 9.5 Billion by 2022

Jul 03, 2018 (Heraldkeeper via COMTEX) -- New York, July 3, 2018: The scope of the report includes a detailed study of global and regional markets …

Sports Science

These charts reveal America's complicated relationship with exercise

New data shows just how few of us are meeting the recommended guidelines.<p>We all already know that America, as a country, is pretty inactive. Not nearly enough of us exercise nearly as often as we should. But talking about averages in a country as populous and diverse as the U.S. is also kind of …

Medicine