Meniscus Tears

A meniscus tear is a common knee injury. The meniscus is a rubbery, C-shaped disk that acts as a “shock absorber” between the thighbone and

New Best Practices for Team Physicians Published

Consensus on injury and illness prevention aids physicians and athletes The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and five other professional organizations released a new

Exchanging physical activity for sitting time associated with lower risk of death for less-active older adults

In this study, investigators measured the amount of time older adults spent sitting and in different physical activities. They next used statistical models to estimate

Time on the treadmill may counteract clinical symptoms of Alzheimer disease

Alzheimer?s disease is the most common type of dementia. It interferes with daily life through declines in thought processes, such as learning deficit and memory

Updated recommendations remove barriers to exercise

A team of experts recently concluded that current recommendations may lead healthy people to seek a doctor?s advice before starting an exercise program, creating barriers

Jumping High Can Predict Strong Bones in Adolescents

Every year at least 250,000 older Americans are hospitalized for hip fractures. It is hard to recover from a hip fracture, and many people lose

Physical Activity and Falls in Older Men ? Do Mobility Limitations Make A Difference?

Moderately vigorous physical activity (MVPA) is good for all older men, and according to new research conducted at University College London (UK), it also reduces

Physical Activity and Falls in Older Men �?? Do Mobility Limitations Make A Difference?

Moderately vigorous physical activity (MVPA) is good for all older men, and according to new research conducted at University College London (UK), it also reduces

Might Exercise Reduce Risk for PTSD?

Experiencing a traumatic event often results in an acute stress response and the lingering memory may lead to mental and physical changes that negatively impact

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