Sunday, April 19, 2015

Sports Medicine & Fitness

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Ghanasyam "Sam" Adhikari was an athlete in his youth. At Jadavpur University in his native Calcutta, he excelled in cricket, soccer, and volleyball, and he captained both the soccer and volleyball squads. But there was friction between him and his soccer coach. Though Adhikari hustled on the field, he hated to run. He especially loathed running laps after practice.
When it comes to repairing pulled abdominal muscles or aching abductors, William Meyers is the go-to guy. The 65-year-old surgeon is the founder of the Vincera Institute at Philadelphia's Navy Yard, where marquee athletic stars and weekend warriors travel from across the country to fix core and hip injuries. The rehabbed USO building houses services from diagnosis to imaging to rehabilitation.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans who want to eat right and stay fit like Michelle Obama can now find how and where to get 'moving' in their own neighborhoods.
Can eating fast-food actually benefit you after a grueling workout?
Although we may have overcome race in the White House, I'm not so sure we have overcome obesity.
If you're not too thrilled with your normal gym routine, there are a few innovative websites that can help you make a change.
Researchers use computer simulation to show what contributes to elbow problems
Is your workout in need of a revival? Sick of the same old routine or losing interest in your current one? Philly trainers experienced in a variety of fitness styles give you workouts to rejuvenate your mind and body the next time you hit the gym.
Sports medicine specialist offers tips to help keep teens and adults moving
Intense workouts seem more beneficial than less-intense ones, researchers say
Please join us on Thursday, April 23 at 12 p.m. as Crozer-Keystone's Richard Zamarin, M.D. fields your questions on joint pain and orthopedics.
Finding challenges common belief that they can boost performance
Study found real improvements in quality of life once men got active
New report also suggests quitting smoking, managing health conditions and socializing
Suggestions to help strengthen without straining
Researchers use computer simulation to show what contributes to elbow problems
Sports medicine specialist offers tips to help keep teens and adults moving
Gradually increasing player's workload won't help either, researcher says
Ancient hunter-gatherers may have equated running skills with reproductive potential
Take precautions to stay healthy
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers safety tips
Applying it to the inner lid raises risk of particles getting into eye, possible vision problems
Regular physical activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases.
At Breakaway Bikes in Center City, they have created a training center (located on the second floor above the bike shop) geared toward the weekend warrior.
Kim Lewullis and Nikki Watts have a lot of things in common. This makes sense because they were born minutes apart: they're twins. They do one more thing together, too: Run. On Monday, they'll run their second Boston Marathon.
So many spring vegetables, so little time. The radish is probably not the most popular spring vegetable, but it brings some great flavor and healthy nutrients to many dishes. Try one of these healthy recipes using radishes this week.
Be prepared to set your alarm clock for a little earlier if you are running the Broad Street Run this May. Due to requests from the Philadelphia Police Department and the Stadium Complex Management, the start time of the race has been moved from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Dan Vassallo said the final goal in his running career was to qualify for the Olympic trials in the marathon.