News tagged with athletes

Type of shoe changes how people run, researchers find

The style of your running shoes isn't just making a fashion statement. It may be controlling the way you run and setting you up for injuries down the road. That's what researchers at the University of Kansas Hospital found ...

Apr 05, 2013
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Cervical cord contusions in athletes characterized

(HealthDay)—In professional athletes, cervical spinal cord contusion may be due, in part, to congenital stenosis, the horizontal facet orientation of the cervical C3-C4 level, and the relative hypermobility ...

Mar 19, 2013
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Why your brain tires when exercising

A marathon runner approaches the finishing line, but suddenly the sweaty athlete collapses to the ground. Everyone probably assumes that this is because he has expended all energy in his muscles. What few people know is that ...

Mar 04, 2013
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Female athletes overcome adversity

Elite female athletes often feel a sense of isolation and pressure to tackle personal and professional adversity on their own—even while struggling with issues such as bullying, eating disorders, depression ...

Feb 11, 2013
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