News tagged with sports medicine

Global consensus on concussion in sport

An international panel of concussion experts has provided new guidelines on evaluating and treating concussions during sporting events and in clinical settings.

Mar 11, 2013
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Short bouts of exercise boost self control

Short bouts of moderately intense exercise seem to boost self control, indicates an analysis of the published evidence in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

Mar 06, 2013
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Shingles vaccination is a must, says microbiologist

Terry D. Connell, PhD, knows a lot about the immune system: he's a University at Buffalo professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences who conducts research on ...

Feb 07, 2013
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AMSSM issues position statement on sport-related concussions

Athletes with concussions must be held out of practice or play until all symptoms have resolved, to avoid the risk of further injury during the vulnerable period before the brain has recovered. That's among the key recommendations ...

Jan 07, 2013
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Fit kids finish first in the classroom

Fit kids aren't only first picked for kickball. New research from Michigan State University shows middle school students in the best physical shape outscore their classmates on standardized tests and take home better report ...

Dec 06, 2012
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