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Identifying problems may prevent sudden cardiac arrest, new guidelines suggest
NBC News recently did an investigative report on the safety of our children’s playgrounds and sports’ fields.
In 2008, the Atlantic City Marathon celebrated its 50th anniversary. It had been the third-longest continually run marathon in the United States and a fixture on the Jersey Shore race scene. But in 2009, that continuity was threatened when organizers announced they would no longer put on the race.
Dr. John Salvo, Jr. performs a hip preservation on a patient at the Vincera Institute at the Navy Yard in South Philadelphia. The Institute brings together some of the nation’s leading physicians, therapists and trainers to create a one-of-a kind integrated hip and core injury center.
When I ran toward the end of the Jersey Shore Half Marathon on Sunday, I was focused on two things: pass the woman in the alpine-themed shirt, and get to the finish line in under my time goal.
Researchers at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and the University of Pittsburgh have developed a simple new test that can detect symptoms of a concussion current tests often miss.
Many know about pitch counts, but don't keep close track, researchers report
RACING SCHEDULE Saturday Mount St. Joseph Academy's Miles of Magic 5K, 9 a.m., Benefits the Stephanie Leonards Roman Memorial Scholarship. Fee: $25. runtheday.com
Identifying problems may prevent sudden cardiac arrest, new guidelines suggest
Both parents tend to view exercise as a selfish behavior that takes up family time, researcher says
Negativity less likely in people with a positive gait, study says
But low mood can be a barrier to physical activity, study finds
Proper diet, exercise, weight control among factors that may help, experts say
Playing ball year-round is ill-advised, experts say
U.K. research finds no apparent link, but U.S. experts are not convinced
Here are common symptoms
Experts believe lack of knowledge could hinder child's recovery
Many know about pitch counts, but don't keep close track, researchers report
Men in particular would benefit from 5 lifestyle practices, researchers say
College athletes advised to practice good hygiene, and to stop sharing towels, razors
Study cites need to reduce sedentary time
Following 5 healthy habits halved chances of most common kind of brain attack, study suggests
Regular physical activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases.
If you love fitness, but are a little run out from all the 5ks and other races this time of year, Optimal Sport Health Clubs and Performance Coach Erik Strassman are offering a unique competition that combines weight lifting and distance running.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Philadelphia Marathon. Take a look back at past winners of the event and be sure to check out all the latest news in our section.
40,000 runners took to the streets on Sunday, May 4, 2014 to run the 10-mile Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run. Check out the runner results and...
It can be a challenging journey, and many folks find that they get tripped up by a major obstacle: themselves. Here are some common ways dieters sabotage their own efforts.