COVID-19 linked to heart inflammation in college athletes

A small but significant percentage of college athletes with COVID-19 develop myocarditis, a potentially dangerous inflammation of the heart muscle, that can only be seen on cardiac MRI, according to a study being presented ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Breaking the cycle of shame about mental struggles in athletics

Long before sports superstars Naomi Osaka and Simone Biles braved the spotlight to defend their mental health, Graig Chow, a certified mental performance consultant at UC Berkeley, studied the culture that pushes elite athletes ...


Study: Normal concussion recovery could take up to a month

The largest study of concussion ever conducted in college athletes is redefining the timeline for recovery as a process taking up to 28 days, up from the suggested normal recovery time of up to 14 days.


Myocarditis, COVID-19 and mRNA vaccines: Is there a connection?

Myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscle, is a medical condition you may not have heard much about—until recently. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is monitoring a small number of cases of myocarditis ...

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