Sports Doc Archive: January, 2013

Brotherly love? What the Harbaughs teach us about sibling rivalry

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Sunday’s big game between the Ravens and 49ers has dozens of subplots, but not even the final game in the Hall of Fame career of Ray... Read more

The psychology of favorites vs. underdogs

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As they prepare for the Super Bowl, one thing that the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens have in common is that both teams overcame... Read more

Phillies, Rothman Institute collaborate for Sports Medicine conference

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The 5th annual Rothman Institute/Philadelphia Phillies Sports Medicine Conference took place Saturday morning at Citizens Bank Park. A sold-out... Read more

Getting in shape? Avoid ‘weekend warrior’ mentality

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Countless numbers of people ring in every New Year vowing to get in shape. So here we are in late January, and if you’re like many of... Read more

Making Football Safer: Rules to protect defenseless players

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Editorial Note: This is the third installment in a series by Peter F. DeLuca, M.D., Head Team Physician for the Eagles, on increasing player... Read more

Exercising in the cold? Follow these tips to avoid hypothermia

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The winter is officially upon us. That will mean sleet and rain for some, snow and ice for others—but cold weather for all. It is important... Read more

CTE: What we know and what we need to learn

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Last week doctors announced that Junior Seau, the former San Diego Chargers all-pro who took his own life in May, has joined the ever growing... Read more

Making Football Safer: Research, education and legislation

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A recent Harris Poll indicated that the NFL’s popularity is rising, at an all-time high—up 12 percent from just 10 years ago. The... Read more