News tagged with sports medicine

As cheerleading evolves, injuries mount

(HealthDay)—Cheerleading is definitely not your grandmother's pastime anymore, injury experts warn, but rather a highly competitive activity that's light on the pom-poms and heavy on risky daredevil acrobatics.

Jun 28, 2013
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Why are there so many youth baseball-throwing injuries?

After three years of research, a multicenter, national research study led by Beaumont orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist, Joseph Guettler, M.D., may have some answers as to why youth baseball ...

Jun 14, 2013
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Researchers explode the myth about running injuries

If you are healthy and plan to start running for the first time, it is perfectly all right to put on a pair of completely ordinary 'neutral' running shoes without any special support. Even though your feet overpronate when ...

Jun 14, 2013
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Preventing injuries to horse racing jockeys

Steps to prevent injuries to racehorses could also reduce the number of jockeys injured or killed in the United States, according to a study by researchers at the University of California, Davis, published ...

Jun 14, 2013
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Elite athletes often shine sooner or later—but not both

An Indiana University study that compared the performance of elite track and field athletes younger than 20 and those 20 and older found that only a minority of the star junior athletes saw similar success as senior athletes.

May 31, 2013
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And america's fittest city is...

(HealthDay)—It's a three-peat. For the third year in a row, the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area is the fittest in America, according to the American College of Sports Medicine's annual rankings released ...

May 29, 2013
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