News tagged with sports medicine

Safety tips for holiday football games

(HealthDay)—Pick-up football games are a Thanksgiving tradition for many people, but they can lead to injuries if you're not careful, an expert says.

Nov 28, 2013
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Exercise key to a longer, happier life

(Medical Xpress)—Sustained physical activity can add years to life and substantially improve the quality of those years, according to the latest results of a long-term study into more than 12,000 elderly Western Australian ...

Sep 05, 2013
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Type of helmet, may not lower concussion risk

40,000 high school football kids get a concussion every year, but contrary to equipment manufacturers' claims, the specific brand of helmet and helmet age were not associated with lower risk of concussion, say researchers ...

Jul 13, 2013
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Getting enough ZZZs may play a part in concussion testing

Athletes who didn't get enough sleep the night before undergoing baseline concussion testing didn't perform as well as expected, say researchers presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's ...

Jul 13, 2013
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