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Just a few minutes of light intensity exercise linked to lower death risk in older men

Clocking up just a few minutes at a time of any level of physical activity, including of light intensity, is linked to a lower risk of death in older men, suggests research published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

Source: ScienceNewsline

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Study uncovers potential key to preventing back pain in runners

The study, published in the Journal of Biomechanics, suggests that runners with weak deep core muscles are at higher risk of developing low back pain. And, unfortunately, most people's deep core muscles aren't nearly as strong as they should be.

Source: ScienceNewsline

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Getting back in shape in 2018? Great, but do it safely

Getting into shape or losing a few pounds is a worthy New Year's resolution, but one that comes with a warning: Take it slow. Jumping whole-hog into an exercise regime is a good way to get yourself hurt if you haven't worked out for a while, experts say.

Source: Health Media Ventures, Inc

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Why do my muscles feel sore after exercise?

Whether you are cramming in some last-minute exercise before the holidays or trying a new workout, beware of aching muscles. But why does your body feel so sore, and what can you do to speed up recovery?

Source: Medical news today

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Athletes with limited range of hip motion had increased progressive degenerative changes

Results published in The American Journal of Sports Medicine showed increased progressive degenerative changes on MRI and radiographs at 5 years among young athletes with limited range of motion of the hip.

Source: Healio

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What is slipping rib syndrome?

Slipping rib syndrome is a condition where the ribs slip away from their usual position. It occurs because the ligaments that help to hold the ribs in the correct place are pulled out of position, causing the ribs to shift.

Source: Medical news today

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UAH study investigates effects of hot yoga on bone mineral density

Bikram yoga, the most commonly practiced type of hot yoga, offers practitioners a vigorous workout in a studio kept at 100°F or more. But is working out in that much heat good for you? That's what Dr. Shannon Mathis and Dr. Gordon MacGregor, two professors at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), decided to find out with a cross-college research project entitled "Calcium Lost Through Sweat: Is There Evidence of Bone Remodeling Due to Cutaneous Calcium Loss during Bikram Hot Yoga?"

Source: News-Medical.net

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Hamstring injuries in baseball may be preventable

Creating a program to prevent hamstring injuries in minor league and major league baseball players might be a possibility say researchers presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine's (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO.

Source: Medical Xpress

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Is traumatic brain injury associated with late-life neurodegenerative conditions?

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) with loss of consciousness was not associated with late-life mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer disease or dementia but it appeared to be associated with increased risk for other neurodegenerative and neuropathologic findings, according to a new article published online by JAMA Neurology.

Source: Medical Xpress

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Concussions on the rise for adolescents, researchers say

Sustaining a concussion during adolescence may be more common than previous estimates, according to researchers presenting their study at the American Orhopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO today. time to recover between throws, say researchers who have analyzed the impact of fatigue.

Source: Medical Xpress

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Composition of artificial turf surfaces key to preventing high school football injuries

A study presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO, shows how the infill weight of artificial turf surfaces can directly affect the number of injuries to high school football players.

Source: Medical Xpress

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Osteochondral allograft transplantation effective for treating knee cartilage injuries

For athletes and highly active patients who sustain cartilage injuries to their knee, an osteochondral allograft transplantation can be a successful treatment option, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO.

Source: Medical Xpress

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