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Health

Flakes are falling again: Here's the safe way to shovel snow

Shoveling snow is a strenuous workout that poses risks for people with heart conditions.

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

World Cup concussion rules may be putting players' lives at risk

In the eighth minute of their Fifa men's World Cup match against England, Iranian goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand collided face-first with a teammate. The clash left the keeper bloodied, unsteady on his feet, and apparently ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Elite sports linked with osteoarthritis risk

Competing at the elite level in sports is linked with an increased risk of developing osteoarthritis and joint pain in later life, a study suggests.

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Helping wasting muscles build back better

Muscles waste as a result of not being exercised enough, as happens quickly with a broken limb that has been immobilized in a cast, and more slowly in people reaching an advanced age. Muscle atrophy, how clinicians refer ...

Surgery

Ruptured ACLs can heal without surgery, study finds

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) ruptures can heal without surgery and this could be key to better patient outcomes, according to new findings challenging the common notion that an ACL injury cannot heal.

Health

Having trouble sleeping? Try exercise

The vast majority of people have trouble sleeping from time to time. However, 10 to 20% of the population struggle more than the rest of us and have serious long-term sleep problems.

Health

The importance of exercise as you age

As you age, it is important to create healthy habits and make exercise a priority in your daily life. It is never too late to begin! Regular physical activity and exercise helps improve both mental and physical health, which ...