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body image
March 6, 2023

Study: Body image improves among teens after removing social media

Teens and young adults who reduced their social media use by 50% for just a few weeks saw significant improvement in how they felt about both their weight and their overall appearance compared with peers who maintained consistent levels of social med...


sleep
February 20, 2023

Physical Activity Found to Favor Healthy Sleep Schedule

An adequate amount of good-quality sleep is essential for the physical and emotional well-being of humans. For instance, good-quality sleep helps improve the outcomes of various diseases, including cardiovascular and metabolic disorders, mental di...


movr
February 20, 2023

New App movr Build Offers Evidence-Based Workouts

The movement health company movr (www.movewithmovr.com) announced today the release of movr Build. The fourth B2B SaaS technology released by movr since 2022, Build joins movr Assess, Prescribe and Analyze to round out the company's movement health s...


cte
February 8, 2023

Researchers: 91% of 376 Former NFL Players had CTE

According to recent findings from Boston University researchers, chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) has been found in more than 91% of former NFL players involved in an ongoing study on the degenerative brain disorder. The findings were shared...


fhsaa
February 7, 2023

FHSAA May Require Girl Student-Athletes to Report Menstrual Cycles

The State of Florida is weighing a decision that would force teenage girls who play high school sports to report their menstrual cycles to their respective schools. Governor Ron DeSantis' education commissioner sits on the Florida High School Athl...


cardiac
February 6, 2023

What is Athletic Heart Syndrome?

Heart health and athletic endurance go hand-in-hand. “Exercise strengthens the heart muscle, enabling it to pump a greater volume of blood with each heartbeat,” said Dr. Deepak Bhatt, editor of the Harvard Heart Letter, in a recent Q&a...


upper
February 6, 2023

Dealing with Upper Arm Injuries

Injuries to the upper arm muscles and tendons are most common in men 30–50, but women may also experience them. If the tendon ruptures, you may feel a tearing sensation and actually hear a pop, usually around the elbow but sometimes at the shoul...


youngstown
February 6, 2023

Youngstown State Opens New Sports Medicine Center

In support of the overall student-athlete experience, the Youngstown State Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced the creation of the Korandovich Family Sports Medicine Center in Beeghly Center. This newly-created 3,000-square-foot faci...


vata
January 23, 2023

VATA Holds Annual Conference; Highlights Importance of ATCs at All Levels

The Virginia Athletic Trainers Association (VATA) held its annual conference over the weekend and used the gathering to localize the events of Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin's cardiac arrest two weeks ago. One of the main takeaways highlighted ...


January 23, 2023

Army ATC Saves Hockey Player’s Life after Inadvertent Neck Slash

When an Army hockey player had his neck slashed inadvertently during a hockey game against Sacred Heart, the Black Knights athletic trainer's quick actions saved a life in early January. Rachel Leahy, a second-year athletic trainer with the West P...