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January 24, 2013
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UCLA Study First to Image Concussion-Related Abnormal Brain Proteins in Retired NFL Players

Technique may lead to earlier diagnosis, tracking of brain disorders in athletes Sports-related concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries have grabbed headlines in recent months, as the long-term damage they can cause becomes increasingly evident among both current and former … Continue reading

July 25, 2012
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‘Weakest Links’ Show Greatest Gains in Relay Races

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The inferior members of swimming or running relay teams – those athletes who fared poorest in individual races – showed the greatest gains when performing as part of a team, and those gains were even greater … Continue reading

March 23, 2012
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‘Runner’s High’ Played a Role in Human Evolution

Aerobic exercise triggers a reward system in the body of long-distance running creatures like humans and dogs, but not ferrets, a study led by UA anthropologist David Raichlen suggests. In the last century, something unexpected happened: Humans became sedentary. We … Continue reading

November 12, 2011
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Former Football Players Prone to Late-Life Health Problems, MU Study Finds

*Healthy dietary habits can improve long-term health of collision-sport athletes* COLUMBIA, Mo. – Football players experience repeated head trauma throughout their careers, which results in short and long-term effects to their cognitive function, physical and mental health. University of Missouri … Continue reading

July 1, 2011
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Research Reveals New Secret Weapon For Le Tour

Winning margins in the Tour de France can be tight. In 2010 just 39 seconds separated the top two after more than 90 hours in the saddle. When every second counts, riders do all they can to gain competitive advantage, … Continue reading

January 6, 2011
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Beetroot Juice Could Help People Live More Active Lives

New research into the health benefits of beetroot juice suggests it’s not only athletes who can benefit from its performance enhancing properties – its physiological effects could help the elderly or people with heart or lung-conditions enjoy more active lives.  … Continue reading