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For altitude training, a narrow window for success

Researchers and athletes have long known that living at altitude holds the potential to improve athletic performance. Many competitive endurance athletes follow a "Live High – Train Low" training regimen, in which they ...

Dec 12, 2013
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Reappraisal of hydration guidelines

Surprising results of a study on dehydration and athletic performance will encourage greater analysis of the subject among the science community, according to researchers involved.

Dec 02, 2013
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Elite female athletes' health risk

Young female athletes representing South Australia in aesthetics sports such as gymnastics are putting their health at risk due to calcium and iron deficiencies, a Flinders University study has found.

Nov 18, 2013
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Teen athletes at risk for medication misuse

Teen athletes derive many positive benefits from participating in sports, but their increased risk of sports-related injuries may also heighten their risk for medication misuse and abuse, especially for boys, finds a recent ...

Nov 11, 2013
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