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Is endurance training bad for you?

In 2012, Belgium scientists published a study that concluded that repeated bouts of intensive endurance exercise at the elite level may result in the pathological enlargement of the right ventricle, which, according to the ...

May 31, 2016
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The science of doping in sports

Doping in sports continues making headlines as the U.S. Justice Department investigates state-sponsored doping by dozens of Russian athletes in the Olympic Games. The International Olympic Committee defines doping as "the ...

May 25, 2016
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Sleep disorders common in athletes, but easily fixable

Professional athletes suffer from sleep disorders more frequently than generally thought, however, systematic examination, counselling and individual treatment planning can improve the quality of their sleep. Published in ...

May 19, 2016
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Two-thirds of young swimmers dehydrated, study shows

About two-thirds of young athletes in a local swim club showed up for morning practice already dehydrated and never caught up with optimal hydration levels throughout the day, according to a study published in the Journal ...

May 06, 2016
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