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How a half-hour of daily exercise can prevent death during old age

How a half-hour of daily exercise can prevent death during old age | Sports Medicine | Scoop.it
Taking up just half an hour of light exercise, six days a week during old age, can give a health boost comparable to the effect of quitting smoking, a new study has claimed.
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No excuses for not exercising

No excuses for not exercising | Sports Medicine | Scoop.it
If you asked 100 random people on the street whether they would like to be in good physical shape, most would answer with a resounding "yes." Though many people want to exercise, too many of us reason our way off the treadmill and onto the couch.
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The best way to prevent arthritis stiffness and pain through exercise

The best way to prevent arthritis stiffness and pain through exercise | Sports Medicine | Scoop.it
Proformance fitness expert Carlos Rivas shows how to increase flexibility, strength and endurance.
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Overuse injuries among young athletes on the rise

Overuse injuries among young athletes on the rise | Sports Medicine | Scoop.it
High rate of youth sports injuries due in part to an increase in overuse & trauma injuries
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Risk of secondary meniscal, chondral injuries increases with delayed ACL reconstruction

Risk of secondary meniscal, chondral injuries increases with delayed ACL reconstruction | Sports Medicine | Scoop.it
In pediatric patients, delayed ACL reconstruction increased the risks of secondary meniscal and chondral injuries, according to study results.Researchers reviewed the medical records for 130 patients younger than 17 years who had 135 ACL reconstructions. Patients were assigned to either acute, subacute or chronic surgical groups. The International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and
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Stay mobile through the day

Stay mobile through the day | Sports Medicine | Scoop.it
Physical activity throughout the day is far more important than a short concentrated workout
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Studies find exercise is the best medicine for many ills

Studies find exercise is the best medicine for many ills | Sports Medicine | Scoop.it
The next time you visit your doctor’s office, don’t be surprised if you get a “prescription” to walk a mile each day or take the stairs instead of the elevator in your office building. More and more studies are demonstrating the benefits of exercise. And as awareness grows, more doctors are urging patients to incorporate exercise in their daily routines as a cheap and effective treatment for a wide assortment of ailments and diseases.  “Exercise is one of the most effective, accessible and affor
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Is Football Nearing a Cultural Crossroads as Concussions Grow?

Is Football Nearing a Cultural Crossroads as Concussions Grow? | Sports Medicine | Scoop.it
Football, the game that sacked baseball as the national pastime, may not exist as we know it in 10 years — as evidence mounts that brain damage from big hits...
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Should You Exercise While Sick?

Should You Exercise While Sick? | Sports Medicine | Scoop.it
What happens to your workout when you're under the weather? Do you hit the couch or suck it up and exercise anyway? Dr. John Berardi has the answer.
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Leading Doctor Changes Tune, Says You Shouldn’t Ice Injuries or for Recovery

Leading Doctor Changes Tune, Says You Shouldn’t Ice Injuries or for Recovery | Sports Medicine | Scoop.it
Learn why the doctor who coined the term R.I.C.E. (rest, ice, compression, elevation) now believes ice should be removed from the equation.
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Examining common sports injury myths

Examining common sports injury myths | Sports Medicine | Scoop.it
If one is active, stuff starts to hurt. We dispel common sports injury myths that could make matters worse.
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Why you need to keep exercising past age 50

Why you need to keep exercising past age 50 | Sports Medicine | Scoop.it
According to the American College of Sports Medicine, even adults 65 and older should aim to exercise four to five days per week for approximately 20 to 45 minutes at a time.
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SportMedBC: Iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS)

SportMedBC: Iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS) | Sports Medicine | Scoop.it
Iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS) ITBS is one of the leading causes of lateral knee pain. The terminology sounds scary, but never fear … We’re here to explain!
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When to Ice, When to Heat

When to Ice, When to Heat | Sports Medicine | Scoop.it
Sports medicine experts lay out guidelines for injuries, sore muscles
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for some old habits die hard - update RICE is now RCE, drop the intensive icing, slows down inflammation which is the first stage of healing in an acute injury

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Women and Sports Injuries: Why It's a Different Game

Women and Sports Injuries: Why It's a Different Game | Sports Medicine | Scoop.it
It's a fact: women athletes are more prone to suffering certain sports injuries than their male counterparts, particularly when it comes to knee and ACL problems.
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Playing Two Different Sports Does a Mind and Body Good

Playing Two Different Sports Does a Mind and Body Good | Sports Medicine | Scoop.it
There’s a lot of value in doing other sports that are seemingly unrelated, says Jordan Metzl, a sports-medicine physician at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York.
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Avoid no pain, no gain myth

Avoid no pain, no gain myth | Sports Medicine | Scoop.it
This is one of a series of columns about health issues written by staff members of ProMedica, Mercy, Toledo Clinic, and the University of Toledo Medical Center, the former Medical College of Ohio. The concept of no pain, no
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Is exercise during pregnancy safe?

Is exercise during pregnancy safe? | Sports Medicine | Scoop.it
The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends that healthy, pregnant women should engage in 30 minutes or more of exercise per day for most days of the week.
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MEDICAL INSIGHTS: The best time to exercise

MEDICAL INSIGHTS: The best time to exercise | Sports Medicine | Scoop.it
It has been more than 20 years since organizations such as the American College of Sports Medicine and The American Heart Association made their recommendations regarding the minimal amount of time that adults between the age of 18 and 65 years shoul
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Study finds need for better concussion prevention in youth sports

Study finds need for better concussion prevention in youth sports | Sports Medicine | Scoop.it
Dina Morrissey, M.D., M.P.H., research associate for The Injury Prevention Center at Hasbro Children's Hospital, recently led a study that found that while compliance with mandated provisions in youth sports concussion laws was high among Rhode Island Interscholastic League (RIIL) high schools, compliance ...
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Kids’ exercise guidelines need more focus on brain development, experts say

Kids’ exercise guidelines need more focus on brain development, experts say | Sports Medicine | Scoop.it
Sports medicine experts say physical activity guidelines for kids should address the best types of exercise, not just the duration.
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Medical Matters: Let’s feel good about the exercise we actually do

Medical Matters: Let’s feel good about the exercise  we actually do | Sports Medicine | Scoop.it
Dr Muiris Houston writes about the recent report saying we should do 20 minutes a day
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Running: Don't let injuries stop your momentum

Running: Don't let injuries stop your momentum | Sports Medicine | Scoop.it
January brings a fresh start, and with it a great opportunity to start running, or kick on with your training. But don’t let injury bring a premature end to your new year resolution, suggests chartered physiotherapist,Frank Kenny.
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Guidelines for Young Athletes to Reduce Injuries

Guidelines for Young Athletes to Reduce Injuries | Sports Medicine | Scoop.it
Children who specialize in a single sport too early and spend too much time playing it risk overuse injuries, experts say. How to set age-specific time limits.
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Many Athletes Receive Little Education on Concussion

Many Athletes Receive Little Education on Concussion | Sports Medicine | Scoop.it
Nearly one-quarter of respondents to a survey of NCAA colleges said their institutions did not properly teach players about the risk of head injuries.
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