Summer is winding down, and soon kids will be heading onto the field to play their favorite fall sports. But before they can check into the game, they have to head into the doctor's office for sports screenings.
The estimated prevalence of relative energy deficiencies (REDs) varies by sport, ranging from 15% to 80%. The syndrome often goes unrecognized by athletes themselves, their coaches, and team clinicians, and may unwittingly be exacerbated by the "sports culture," because of the perceived short term gains on performance from intentionally or unintentionally limiting calorie intake, warns the Statement.
Those suffering from chronic neck pain can alleviate the symptoms on the way to full recovery if they adopt optimal posture and spinal alignment, according to a study by the University of Sharjah scientists.
That’s the question a team of Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve researchers tried to answer with a systematic review of the literature.
Neal Glaviano, assistant professor of kinesiology in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, has discovered that rehabilitation to address chronic knee pain may not be targeting all the right muscles.
Moderate to vigorous physical activity early in the day influences weight management, health outcomes
Even though epidemiological evidence has been controversial regarding the optimal timing of physical activity for weight management, the hours of 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. appear to be the most favorable time of day to enhance the association between daily moderate to vigorous physical activity and obesity
While the U.S. women's national soccer team competes in the FIFA Women's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, many amateur players may be inspired to kick up the soccer ball at home. A Baylor College of Medicine athletic trainer offers tips on how to play safely and prevent injuries.
Patients with hip or knee osteoarthritis who exercise fare better than patients who do not, with those demonstrating worse severity and function at baseline benefitting most acutely, according to data published in The Lancet Rheumatology.