Sports medicine & Kinesiology

How tapering maximizes your potential on marathon day

The taper is an essential aspect of training that many new runners need to remember to incorporate into their training program. Tapering means reducing your training load before a competition to optimize performance on race ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Parenting a perfectionist? Here's how you can respond

Some children show signs of perfectionism from early on. Young children might become frustrated and rip up their drawing if it's not quite right. Older children might avoid or refuse to do homework because they're afraid ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Professor offers tips for safely returning to exercise postpartum

After giving birth to her first child, Shefali Christopher, an associate professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Tufts University School of Medicine, was disheartened at the lack of guidance for new mothers ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Consumer health: Preventing osteoporosis

Osteoporosis affects approximately 10 million people in the U.S., 80% of whom are women, according to the Office on Women's Health.

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