Monday, March 30, 2015

Sports Medicine & Fitness

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People over 30 may take more time to safely adjust to 'minimalist' shoes, study suggests
Any day above ground is a good one. Or is it?
From blisters to burns, what to watch out for
The first runners of The Love Run cross the starting line at 8 a.m. on Sunday, March 29, 2015. Stay tuned for the latest news, photos, video and more.
Majority of parents are unaware of safe throwing guidelines, researchers find
What's your excuse? For not exercising, that is.
ESPN has just reported that NFL owners approved five new safety rules and one replay rule change including a medical time out for disoriented players.
Five days a week, without fail, the three men meet at 3 p.m. at the Aquatic & Fitness Center in Jenkintown and exercise for about two hours. They have been working out together for at least 15 years.
Anxieties over performance transmit easily from parent to child, study suggests
Poor training decisions are one of the biggest contributing factors to development of a running-related injury. So be the smart runner in your neighborhood, group or club, or on your team.
Here's what you can do to make rainy runs less painful, and safer too.
Study finds repeat problems common after early ACL repair
Adding special procedure during operation loosened joint, reduced risk of re-tears
Connection is likely due to limited mobility, researcher says
People do just as well with in-home physical therapy, study finds
Study shows lower risk of lung, colon tumors at 65 and older
Only two-thirds return to major league play, and performance drops, study finds
From blisters to burns, what to watch out for
People over 30 may take more time to safely adjust to 'minimalist' shoes, study suggests
Majority of parents are unaware of safe throwing guidelines, researchers find
Study authors and expert say better supervision, less smartphone use might cut the risk
Neither worked to cut odds for any type of falls, but exercise may help prevent injury if a tumble occurs
Men who get the most physical activity report more erections, orgasms, study says
Regular physical activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases.
In celebration of National Athletic Training Month, I had the opportunity to interview professional baseball athletic trainer, Mark Shires. Mark has been a certified athletic trainer (ATC) for 17 years and provided great insight into the required education and responsibilities for an athletic trainer (AT) in professional baseball.
Alon Abramson, founder of the West Philly Runners, has launched a new running incident database in an effort to help city decision-makers improve infrastructure and safety as well as to keep runners informed of any areas they might need to be more vigilant in.
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.