Cardiology

Should people with heart disease exercise?

It might seem that a steady regimen of rest and relaxation is the best course of action for someone with heart disease, but staying active is essential for the heart and overall health. Elijah Behr, M.D., a cardiologist at ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

More youth report concussions since 2016, study shows

Educating athletes, parents and coaches about concussion treatment and prevention has been a priority during the last decade, but are the intended audiences hearing the message?

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Does it matter what position you play when it comes to CTE?

A position played in collision sports like football and hockey may not raise an athlete's risk for developing brain disease later. Researchers found no link between the position played by football and hockey players, nor ...

Cardiology

Can people with heart disease exercise safely?

The first recommendations on sports and physical activity in all types of heart disease are launched today by the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). The document is published online in European Heart Journal.

Health

Are ACL tears really more common in women?

It may be hard to remember a time when it was uncommon for girls and women to play competitive sports, but it's not exactly ancient history. The 1972 passage of Title IX, which mandated equal access for women to participate ...

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