- Middle-aged Men, Muscle Mass Is Why You Need To Eat More Meat
People lose muscle mass, and find it harder to maintain, as they age, and so researchers have ben investigating ways to delay or counteract age-related muscle loss. A study conducted by the Exercise Metabolism Research Group at McMaster University suggest ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 4 2013 - 2:30pm
- Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Nerve Compression Disorder In Athletes Gets New Treatment
Two new studies look for ways to improve surgical treatment for a debilitating condition called neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome, which is caused by compressed nerves in the neck and shoulder and causes pain, numbness or tingling in the shoulder, arm ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 8 2013 - 12:03pm
- Dance Injuries Rose 37 Percent In Children And Adolescents Since 1991
Dance is a beautiful form of expression, but it can be physically taxing and strenuous on the human body, particularly for children and adolescents. According to a new analysis, between 1991 and 2007 the annual number of dance-related injuries increased 3 ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 11 2013 - 10:00pm
- Fists Of Fitness
It’s curious, all the press attention lavished on this recent article 1 in Jour. Evolutionary Biology. Noting the differing proportions of human hands versus those of other primates, Michael Morgan and David Carrier of the University of Utah concluded hum ...
Article - Fred Phillips - Aug 9 2017 - 10:10pm
- NFL Concussions Require Long-Term Care
The National Football League is facing lawsuits by 4,000 former players who allege the organizations failed to protect them from the long-term consequences of concussions. A psychologist that consulted with the Montreal Canadiens hockey team and treated p ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 17 2013 - 10:34am
- Do Stuff Together: It's A 'Game Changer' For Dad/Daughter Relationships
Surveys show that the most frequent turning point in father-daughter relationships is shared activities — especially sports. Participating with daughters in sports is even ahead of such pivotal events as when a daughter marries or leaves home, according t ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 19 2013 - 3:00pm
- BallCam: Now You Get To Experience Being A Football
If you liked FoxTrax, that glowing hockey puck shooting around the ice during NHL games, you will love what engineers from Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Electro-Communications (UEC) in Tokyo have done: they put a camera inside a footbal ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 27 2013 - 2:00pm
- Why American Men Will Never Win A World Cup: Heading A Soccer Ball May Hurt Cognitive Performance
America leads the world in science and Nobel prizes but we may never compete in men's soccer. The reason may be because men are too smart to hit things with their heads. A paper on the effects of young women who hit things with their heads is why. Th ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 27 2013 - 7:17pm
- The NHL Is Biased- Against Birthdays?
A new paper says a hockey player's birthday strongly biases how professional teams assess his talent. The authors found that, on average, National Hockey League (NHL) draftees born between July and December are much more likely than those born in th ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 27 2013 - 7:00pm
- Central Fatigue: Why The Brains Of Athletes Give Out Before The Bodies Do
When a marathon runner approaches the finish line of race but suddenly collapses, it's reasonable to assume it is because of a muscle issue. It might also be a braking mechanism in the brain which swings into effect and makes us people tired to conti ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 4 2013 - 8:00pm