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repair
July 25, 2022

What’s Best for ACL Tears — Repair or Reconstruction?

Adults who tear a key ligament in the knee can fare well with a less extensive type of surgery, preliminary research suggests. A recent article from HealthDay News outlined the findings of the study. Below is an excerpt from the HealthDay News ...


toledo
June 15, 2022

Toledo Basketball Player Saves Ref’s Life During Game

An off-duty Ohio firefighter's instincts kicked in to save a life while playing in a men's league basketball game over the weekend. Myles Copeland is a firefighter for the Toledo (OH) Fire and Rescue Department and found himself in New York playin...


cardiovascular
June 13, 2022

Adapting Preparticipation Cardiovascular Screening to the COVID-19 Pandemic

A joint paper of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) has been published in the May issue of ASCM’s clinician-focused journal, Current Sports Medicine Reports. This call-to-a...


antibiotics
June 13, 2022

Study Suggests Antibiotics Weaken Athletic Performance

New research demonstrates that by killing essential gut bacteria, antibiotics ravage athletes’ motivation and endurance. The UC Riverside-led mouse study suggests the microbiome is a big factor separating athletes from couch potatoes. Other studie...


cardiovascular
June 6, 2022

Adapting Preparticipation Cardiovascular Screening to the COVID-19 Pandemic

A joint paper of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) has been published in the May issue of ASCM’s clinician-focused journal, Current Sports Medicine Reports. This call-to-a...


seton hall
June 6, 2022

Seton Hall Launches New Health Sciences Degree

Beginning with the fall 2022 semester, Seton Hall University will welcome incoming freshmen to its new Bachelor of Science in Interprofessional Health Sciences (B.S. in IPHS) program. Enrollment for the upcoming school year remains open to graduati...


June 1, 2022

Psych Safety — The Number One Area Coaches Need to Develop

by Bill Eckstrom, CEO & Founder of Ecsell Sports

If a coach only looks at their team through their own eyes, they may as well be wearing a blindfold. A coach’s vision alone will never provide the most important view. That comes through the eyes of the student-athletes — it has to. Only they ca...


ncaa
May 26, 2022

Study: Mental Health Issues On Minds of NCAA Athletes

As a follow-up to two NCAA student-athlete well-being studies conducted in 2020, student-athletes continue to report elevated levels of mental health concerns. The data indicated rates of mental exhaustion, anxiety, and depression have seen li...


blazepod
May 23, 2022

BlazePod Announces Partnership with Leading Sports Medicine Distributor

BlazePods, the founders of the revolutionary Flash Reflex (FRX) training method designed to improve reaction time and performance through unique cognitive and physical exercises, have partnered with Medco Sports Medicine, a subsidiary of Performance ...


endurance
May 23, 2022

University of Leeds Study Heart Health in Endurance Athletes

The University of Leeds project will see the men, all aged over 50, fitted with a small monitor under the skin on their chest to record their heartbeat. Below is an excerpt from a BBC News report on the University of Leeds study. ...