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cdc
January 20, 2022

CDC Recommends Schools Cancel High-Risk Sports & Activities

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is facing criticism after suggesting schools should cancel sports and extracurricular activities – including football, wrestling, choir, and band – due to an increase in COVID-19 cases. The ...


immune
January 13, 2022

4 Tips to Boost Your Immune System

The immune system protects your child's body from outside invaders. These include germs such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, and toxins (chemicals made by microbes). The immune system is made up of different organs, cells, and proteins that work togethe...


eating disorders
January 10, 2022

Are Male Athletes Affected by Eating Disorders?

Eating disorders are not just a female athletes’ issue. According to an article in the Journal of Clinical Sports Psychology, an estimated 8% of male athletes, as compared to 33% of female athletes, also have serious eating disorders (anorexia, ...


gators
January 10, 2022

Gators Add Tiger Jones, Paul Silvestri to Football Staff

Tiger Jones was announced as the Gators director of speed improvement and skill development by head coach Billy Napier on Saturday while announcing Paul Silvestri's hiring as the team's director of sports health. Jones arrives at The Swamp after s...


barbell
December 20, 2021

Building a Culture of Trust through the Barbell Back Squat

On fourth and one, with the game on the line, the stronger team has an advantage. Anyone who has been in that situation knows that what matters goes beyond physical strength. Strength of mind, and the strength of bonds between teammates, often determ...


als
December 20, 2021

NFL Players May Be At Higher Risk for ALS

Professional athletes who play American football appear to have a higher-than-average risk for developing and dying from the neurological disorder amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and that risk may increase with more years on the field, according...


jackson
December 20, 2021

Study: Vincent Jackson Had Stage 2 CTE Prior to Death

Researchers diagnosed former NFL receiver and two-sport collegiate standout Vincent Jackson, who was found dead in a Florida hotel room in February, as suffering from stage 2 chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Jackson played 12 seasons wi...


australian
December 6, 2021

Australian Athletes Making Most of Digital Technology in Training

Griffith University biomechanical researchers have produced what could be the ultimate coaching tool for elite sport, partnering with the film industry to create a next-generation ‘Digital Athlete’ that replicates an individual’s anatomy, both ...


implant
December 6, 2021

Implant to Help Torn ACLs Heal Now Available

Miach Orthopaedics, Inc., a privately held company dedicated to developing bio-engineered surgical implants for connective tissue restoration, today announced the BEAR® Implant is now commercially available in select U.S. cities for the treatment of...


colorado
December 6, 2021

Colorado Study to Explore Marijuana’s Effects on Workouts

A University of Colorado Boulder study will look to examine the effects of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) on the body during athletic performance. “Cannabis is often associated with a decrease in motivation. But at the same tim...