Friday, November 27, 2015

Sports Medicine & Fitness

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Have you ever walked into a gym, seen someone doing squats on a Bosu ball and wondered “What makes that different from a regular squat”?
When Kristina Hanrahan crossed the finish line, she turned to her boyfriend, Brad Verrico, who met her at the last mile and ran alongside to cheer her on. She gave him a kiss.
Achilles tendon ruptures seem to be on the rise this NFL season. No new Achilles injuries occurred in week 9, but week 8 had 3. So far this season, including summer work outs and pre-season, there have been a total of 15 Achilles ruptures. Is it bad luck or is there a higher incidence this season?
We asked a personal trainer for a no-equipment workout using only one exercise.
Sports Doc: These injuries are usually the result of an eccentric overload on an outstretched arm.
With fall sports in full swing and winter sports on the way, it’s important to discuss concussion management.
When wearing a stiff orthopedic boot to recover from a foot or ankle injury, patients are commonly told to put less weight on the limb in question.
Are you knee deep in concern on how to bounce back after arthroscopic surgery?
Study of women suggests boosting walking force, speed pays mental dividends as you age
Thus far we've handled skills - burpees, running, grip strength, and bodyweight manipulation. These prepare you for Spartan Race specific movements, but you can't coast on skill alone.
The first runners pushed off the starting line for the 2015 Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon in Philadelphia at 7:30 a.m. on October 31, 2015. Stay tuned for the latest news, photos, videos and more.
Vigorous exercise, nutritious diet lower odds for deadly forms of the disease, research suggests
Try replacing sugar and butter with fruit, vegetable oil
Doctors' group offers tips on dealing with joint damage
Hall of Famer passed away in August at 84; CTE diagnosis can only be made after death
Hall of Famer passed away in August at 84; CTE diagnosis can only be made after death
Babies this young are also three times more likely to die of their injuries than those hurt accidentally
Risk of fire, burns high during the holiday, expert warns
Obesity can lead to complications for both mom and baby, experts say
Device boosts brain fluid to create a cushioning effect, developers say
Some kids don't even get the hour-a-day minimum, researchers report
Over 500 wheelchair-using Americans died in such accidents over 6 years, researchers report
Regular physical activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases.
Are you ready to rise and grind? The fitness fairy is here to give you a workout wakeup call.
This time last year, I was soaking in a bath full of Epsom salts and convincing myself that the soreness in my legs, my hips and my back would be gone...
We all know that Thanksgiving is primarily a food holiday. Yes, we love slowing down from our hectic paces and spending time with family and friends, but what is at the centerpiece of it all? Yes, the turkey and all those side dishes.
Allie Ilagan usually would have run about 150 training miles before hitting the pavement in the Broad Street Run. But by Sunday, she had covered less than 50. So after some soul-searching, she decided to skip the race and spend the day cheering on her husband, Mikey.
Two first-time participants enjoyed successful debuts at the 22nd annual Philadelphia Marathon while also enjoying the hospitality of the fans. Having...