News tagged with marathon runners
Even with a greater muscle mass, a sprinter cannot win a marathon. His specially-trained and strengthened muscles will fatigue faster than the endurance-trained muscles of a long distance runner. The research ...
Medical research May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers in the Life Sciences Institute at the University of Michigan have challenged a long-held belief that whitening of skeletal muscle in diabetes is harmful.
Medical research Apr 07, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (7) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—According to an updated Cochrane review on vitamin C and the common cold, vitamin C seems to be particularly beneficial for people under heavy physical stress.
Health Feb 13, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Men's sperm quality may be significantly affected by their levels of physical activity, according to a new study led by researchers at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). They found that healthy young men who were sedentary, ...
Health Feb 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Although regular exercise has been linked to a strong immune system, people with flu symptoms, such as fever, extreme tiredness, muscle aches and swollen lymph glands, should avoid physical ...
Health Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Loyola University Medical Center researchers are conducting a first-of-its kind study of marathon runners to determine if there is link between foot injuries and ill-fitting shoes.
Health Oct 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
While many marathon runners may be preoccupied with shin splints, chafing and blisters come race day, one thing they may not consider is their bladder health.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Drinking enough water is very important during long periods of physical activity or recreational pursuits. But there are rare instances when too much fluid intake can be harmful, and even lead to death.
Health Sep 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1
(HealthDay)—It's safe for older adults to run marathons, a new study finds.
Cardiology Sep 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Sportsmen and women dope with the blood hormone Epo to enhance their performance. Researchers from the University of Zurich now discovered by animal testing that Epo has a performance-enhancing effect in the brain shortly ...
Medications Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A paralysed British woman became the first person to complete a marathon in a bionic suit as she crossed the finishing line in London on Tuesday 16 days after the race began.
Other May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The Olympics are all about the "thrill of victory and the agony of defeat." But for many Summer Games athletes, there's also the agony of skin irritations and conditions that can make the journey to the medal stand more difficult.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Exercise is a plus for women trying to become pregnant, but overdoing workouts might make it harder to conceive -- unless you're overweight, researchers report.
Health Mar 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Romauld Lepers and Thomas Cattagni, researchers at the University of Bourgogone, have analyzed changes in participation and performance of runners aged 20 to 80 in the New York marathon over the last 30 years.
Health Jan 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0