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A heads-up approach to sports safety

Concussions in youth sport have received wide-reaching attention over the past decade. Recent legislation introduced in Ontario aims to set province-wide guidelines for treatment of concussions and return-to-play protocols. ...

Jan 07, 2016
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Eat fat to burn fat and push through

Research from Massey University's School of Sport and Exercise Science has revealed changing what athletes eat can actually change the ability of their muscles to burn different fuels – findings that could help everyday ...

Dec 08, 2015
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Genetics affect concussion recovery

A wide receiver is tackled after catching a pass in a game of football. He hits the ground hard and his brain is jolted from the momentum. The athlete experiences dizziness, nausea, and ringing in his ears and is diagnosed ...

Nov 24, 2015
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Research shows benefits, danger of Ultraman competition

A team of Florida State University researchers found that the endurance competition called the Ultraman can lead to large reductions in body fat, but also causes temporary muscle damage and potentially insulin resistance.

Nov 18, 2015
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