Arthritis & Rheumatism

Bone marrow edema in lower spine is common in young athletes

New research indicates that young recreational and elite athletes commonly accumulate excess fluid in the bone marrow around the joint that connects the spine with the pelvis. The Arthritis & Rheumatology findings may help ...

Neuroscience

Scientists explain how the brain can lead to Olympic gold

Any athlete who's made it to the Olympics has speed or strength or whatever physical skills it takes to lead the world in their sport. But Johns Hopkins University scientists say those who ultimately bring home gold have ...

Health

Study finds hockey players often underhydrated

One might not think of hockey as a sport that tends to cause dehydration in its players. But a University of Kansas study shows that not only are hockey players at high risk of dehydration, but plans specifically designed ...

Health

Why is osteoarthritis more common among athletes?

Osteoarthritis and reduced range of motion in the hip and groin are more common among athletes and other people who engage in strenuous physical activity. The cause may be microscopic injuries due to high load on the hips ...

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