Sports Doc Archive: October, 2012

Weathering disruptions to your exercise routine

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It’s safe to say Hurricane Sandy has thrown a wrench into at least the next week for the Philadelphia region—whether you’re... Read more

Eat more, weigh less

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By Justin D’Ancona A study done by Indiana University found that over an 18-month period, students who drank soda, spent excessive time... Read more

Prevent Choking Under Pressure

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Squeezing left hand can help athletes avoid choking under pressure By Justin D’Ancona “Choking” is something all sports... Read more

Who is really the biggest loser?

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Watching TV about exercise may do more harm than good By Justin D’Ancona How’s this for an oxymoron? Watching TV about exercising... Read more

Will lockout lead to more NHL injuries?

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by Peter F. DeLuca, M.D. Ah, October, one of my favorite months. Crisp fall weather is here, football is in full swing, the Major League Baseball... Read more

Prevent choking under pressure

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Squeezing left hand can help athletes avoid choking under pressure By Justin D’Ancona “Choking” is something all sports... Read more

Get in the Game: The benefits of exercise

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by Michael G. Ciccotti, M.D. Exercise is an activity that takes on a wide variety of forms from throwing a ball to climbing a mountain. It’s... Read more

A behavior as dangerous as smoking and obesity

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by Robert Senior As the winter months approach, the traps of sedentary behavior are beginning to present themselves—shorter daylight... Read more