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sports medicine

May 11, 2015

A continued looked a vitamins, minerals

Athletes are expected to work hard to reach their athletic goals, and it’s assumed they will stick to the training program and eat right. Nevertheless, to want a winning edge is a common theme among those involved in the pursuit of athletic success...


April 27, 2015

The importance of athletic trainers

Athletic trainers are health-care personnel who are specifically trained to help diagnose, treat and prevent sports injuries in various settings. Their involvement in school sports and the care of athletes is evidence based to improve outcomes in gen...


April 7, 2015

Study: Parents, coaches need more concussion education

Despite efforts by medical experts to educate coaches about concussions and their effects, there's still plenty of work to be done, according to a recent survey. Nemours KidsHealth.org found that following a blow to the head, 40 percent of coaches...


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What is XLNTbrain Sport?

Dr. Harry Kerasidis of XLNTbrain talks about his product and how it can help student-athletes in the fight against head injuries. ...


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Is high school football unsafe?

Dr. Harry Kerasidis of XLNTbrain talks about why concussions seem more prevalent at the high school level and what programs can do about it. ...


March 19, 2015

SportsMed: The science of hydration

The total water content of the human body, which is composed primarily of water, is tightly regulated. The size of the body’s cells must remain relatively constant throughout activity, and the body accomplishes this through various processes of hom...


March 9, 2015

Fitness made easier with new technology

Coaches want the most from their players during training sessions, but there’s a fine line between maximum effort and overexertion. Cross it, and athletes could be lost to injury. The development of new technology has made lives easier for coach...


February 26, 2015

SportsMed: Updates on sports concussions

A concussion consists of clinical symptoms stemming from a brain shaken by external forces. It is a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and is sometimes called a “mild TBI,” although this term is used for injuries other than those sustained in s...