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Why exercise is the best tennis elbow treatment—and how to do it right

The cure for the repetitive motion injury of the tendons that join the forearm muscles on the outside of the elbow, colloquially known as tennis or golfer's elbow, is more use.

Health

Eight hours of interval sprinting can reverse negative effects of menopause

A study in menopausal women found that participating in interval sprinting three times a week over two months resulted in significant health benefits.

Sports Medicine & Kinesiology

Expert tips for reducing running injuries

(HealthDay)—Most runners are enthusiastic about their sport and take steps to work out safely. But injuries like stress fractures and muscle strains, among others, are common and can sideline you, sometimes for weeks if ...

Health

The 7-minute workout

(HealthDay)—Are you in a time crunch for even a short workout? Experts at the American College of Sports Medicine created a 7-minute plan that can fit into almost anyone's schedule.

Sports Medicine & Kinesiology

Think female race car drivers aren't fit enough? Think again

In the world of racing, the debate on whether women are as fit as men behind the wheel can often become heated. Just last year, Carmen Jorda, a member of the FIA Women in Motorsport Commission, was criticized for encouraging ...

Neuroscience

What and where in the processing of body-part information

The brain tracks the location of body limbs in space. This is called proprioception or body localization. Additionally, the brain is aware of its ownership of body parts, and can can control extremities because they are sensed ...

Sports Medicine & Kinesiology

Running upright: The minuscule movements that keep us from falling

Maybe running comes easy, each stride pleasant and light. Maybe it comes hard, each step a slog to the finish. Either way, the human body is constantly calibrating, making microscopic adjustments to keep us from falling as ...