Meat-free athletes–from tennis champion Venus Williams to Formula 1’s Lewis Hamilton to Derrick Morgan of the NFL’s Tennessee Titans–have already proven the performance-boosting power of a plant-based diet. Now, “Plant-Based Diets for Cardiovascular Safety and Performance in Endurance Sports,” a new scientific review published in the journal Nutrients adds further evidence that plant-based athletes benefit […]Continue Reading ...
New Norwegian guidelines are meant to promote good health among athletes and prevent eating disorders among young athletes. Credit: Shutterstock Athletes focus on their weight and carefully control their food intake for obvious reasons. It goes without saying that a long distance runner with a lighter body will run more easily from one point to […]Continue Reading ...
Humon today revealed its latest list of elite coaches and athletes endorsing the company’s muscle oxygen monitor. Included on the list is Jamaican sprinter Briana Williams’s coach, Ato Boldon. This summer, Briana Williams upset the field to win U20 World 200m and 100m gold- Jamaica’s first since 2000. Over the past year, Williams,16, has stunned […]Continue Reading ...
Left atrial fibrosis may explain the increased risk of arrhythmias seen in highly trained endurance athletes, according to research presented today at ESC Congress 2018. Study author Dr David Peritz, of the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, US, said: “Left atrial fibrosis could be the link between endurance training and risk of atrial fibrillation. […]Continue Reading ...
July 12, 2018 Athletes who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be at greater risk for experiencing persistent anxiety and depression after a concussion than people who do not have ADHD, according to a preliminary study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s Sports Concussion Conference in Indianapolis, July […]Continue Reading ...
July 5, 2018 ACL injuries are one of the most common sports injuries affecting adolescent athletes, leading to lost playing time and high healthcare costs. Research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s Annual Meeting in San Diego shows athletes who experience fatigue – tested on a standardized assessment – demonstrated increased […]Continue Reading ...
April 30, 2018 Alison Brooks, MD, MPH presented a research abstract about the impact of concussions on lower extremity injuries in high school athletes at the 27th Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine in Lake Buena Vista, FL. Previous sport-related concussion research has found increased risk of subsequent lower extremity injury […]Continue Reading ...
TUESDAY, Sept. 19, 2017 (HealthDay Information) — Athletes are demise from cardiac arrests that happen all through play as a result of teammates, coaches and different bystanders do not know the way to highest save their lives, a brand new learn about claims. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) carried out in an instant may give those athletes […]Continue Reading ...
We’ve all seen it, after a gruelling and physical rugby many athletes plunge themselves into a bath of icy cold water or even in a cold air chamber, a treatment known as cryotherapy. Despite being freezing, the general idea is that soaking in a sub-zero tub will reduce inflammation leading to reduced soreness and improved […]Continue Reading ...
Middle-aged adults are exercising more and living longer, but new research from the University of British Columbia suggests that even the fittest among them are not immune to cardiovascular disease–and they often don’t have any symptoms. The study, published recently in BMJ Open Sport and Exercise Medicine, highlights how important it is for middle-aged athletes […]Continue Reading ...
Aug 22 2018 To be in top condition for competition young athletes need proper nutrition – even more than their older counterparts do. “Adolescence is the major growth time for everybody, but boys and girls participating in organized sports are depleting their bodies of energy and proteins and carbohydrates while their bodies are trying to […]Continue Reading ...
July 9, 2018 Young athletes with shoulder instability are considered to be a high-risk group of patients following arthroscopic shoulder stabilization given the high recurrence rates and lower rates of return to sport, which have been reported in the literature. However, according to researchers presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports […]Continue Reading ...
June 27, 2018 A new study of injured athletes carried out by the University of Kent found they can benefit from using mindfulness as part of the sport rehabilitation process to improve their pain tolerance and awareness. The research, carried out by Dr Warhel Asim Mohammed and Dr Athanasios Pappous (School of Sport and Exercise […]Continue Reading ...
March 19, 2018 Giving one year of estrogen replacement to female athletes with exercise-induced menstrual irregularities improves drive for thinness, body dissatisfaction and uncontrolled eating, a new study finds. The research results will be presented Saturday, March 17, at ENDO 2018, the annual scientific meeting of the Endocrine Society, in Chicago, Ill. “Female athletes with […]Continue Reading ...
September 14, 2017 New analysis displays how top-level sportspeople can combat to regulate to lifestyles after retirement, with their identities proceeding to be outlined through their former careers. The analysis, printed within the magazine Qualitative Analysis in Game, Workout and Well being, illustrates how some athletes combat to regulate socially and psychologically following retirement. Earlier […]Continue Reading ...
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