Last update:

Sports medicine & Kinesiology news

Medical research

New study debunks the assumption that menstrual cycles disqualify women from exercise research

Peruse any women's magazine, and you'll likely find advice on how to boost workouts. But what many don't realize is that the research behind most exercise advice is based almost entirely on men. Female subjects are excluded ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

You can prevent sports overuse injuries

"Move it or lose it" the saying goes, but too much exercise or playing sports can lead to overuse injuries.

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Examining impact of load on mountain rescuers

According to a University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) thesis, it may not be advisable for rescuers to carry loads greater than 20% of their body mass, as this may affect the success of their work

Psychology & Psychiatry

Chronicling the rise in sports parent stresses during the COVID era

Parents increased their involvement with children's sports activities during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic—but new research shows that associated stresses had many parents considering the extent of their continued ...


Five great cardio workouts you can do at home

You might have heard that doing cardio, or aerobic, exercise is one of the best ways to keep your heart, lungs and cardiovascular system healthy and strong.

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Four reasons swimming should be your next workout

When most of us think of exercising, images of long runs on the treadmill or picking up heavy weights often come to mind. But although these are both great ways of keeping fit, they aren't for everyone.


Good news for athletes who are slow to recover from concussion

A new study suggests that athletes who recover more slowly from concussion may be able to return to play with an additional month of recovery beyond the typical recovery time, according to a new study published in the January ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Have arthritis? Design your office to ease the strain

Whether your job is remote or takes you to an office, you'll feel better and offset joint pain by having a workspace that's designed to work for you instead of against you.

Medical research

New research furthers case for exercise promoting youthfulness

A recent paper published in the Journal of Physiology deepened the case for the youthfulness-promoting effects of exercise on aging organisms, building on previous work done with lab mice nearing the end of their natural ...


Q and A: Pediatric pectus excavatum

We've noticed an indent in our son's chest since he was about 6 years old. Our pediatrician diagnosed this as pectus excavatum but said that it was nothing to worry about. Six years later, he's starting to complain that his ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

What it takes to run a marathon a day for a year

For many runners, a marathon is a lifetime achievement. But a British man named Gary McKee took marathon running to another level by running one a day for 365 days in 2022 to raise money for charity.


Why does my shoulder ache?

If you find yourself rubbing your shoulder after reaching up to take a coffee mug off the shelf, hammering in a nail just over your head or climbing into a pickup cab, you're among millions of Americans—particularly those ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Regular aerobic exercise reduces depression in teens

A team of researchers at the University of Hong Kong, working with one colleague from Sun Yat Sen University in China and another from Georgia State University in the U.S., has found that regular aerobic exercise can reduce ...