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Are the world's religions ready for ET?Are the world's religions ready for ET?

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Biologists delay the aging process by 'remote control'Biologists delay the aging process by 'remote control'

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Athletics Therapy - October 2014 Archives


Backpack physics: Smaller hikers carry heavier loads (10/24/2014)

Backpack physics: Smaller hikers carry heavier loadsHikers are generally advised that the weight of the packs they carry should correspond to their own size, with smaller individuals carrying lighter loads. Although petite backpackers might appreciate the excuse to hand off heavier gear to the larger members of the group, it turns out that they may not need the help. ...> Full Article


Teenage baseball pitchers at risk for permanent shoulder injury (10/23/2014)

Teenage baseball pitchers at risk for permanent shoulder injuryYoung baseball pitchers who throw more than 100 pitches per week are at risk for a newly identified overuse injury that can impede normal shoulder development and lead to additional problems, including rotator cuff tears, according to a new study. ...> Full Article


High carb diet, acidic sports drinks and eating disorders take toll on athletes' teeth (10/22/2014)

A high carb diet, acidic sports drinks and a heightened risk of eating disorders are taking their toll on athletes' teeth, says a Consensus Statement on mouth health and elite sport performance, published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. ...> Full Article


Counting pitches can save young players' arms but not always used consistently (10/15/2014)

Guidelines on how many pitches young athletes should throw have been developed to stem the tide of injuries, but many coaches are not following the recommendations consistently, according to a study. ...> Full Article


College athletes in contact sports more likely to carry MRSA, study finds (10/14/2014)

Even if they don't show signs of infection, college athletes who play football, soccer and other contact sports are more likely to carry the superbug methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. This puts them at higher risk for infection and increases the likelihood of spreading the bug, which can cause serious and even fatal infections. ...> Full Article


Sex differences in distance running participation disappears (10/10/2014)

Sex differences in distance running participation disappearsEven among contemporary US distance runners, men are still much more likely than women to have a competitive orientation, according to researchers at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan. ...> Full Article


Study offers insight into challenges facing college athletes (10/7/2014)

A new study from North Carolina State University sheds light on how some collegiate student-athletes deal with uncertainties ranging from excelling in both school and sports to their career prospects outside of athletics, and urges university athletic programs to adopt new efforts to support student-athletes. ...> Full Article


Study finds acupuncture does not improve chronic knee pain (10/6/2014)

A new research study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that in patients older than 50 years with moderate or severe chronic knee pain, acupuncture did not provide any benefit. ...> Full Article


Revolutionary hamstring tester will keep more players on the field (10/3/2014)

Elite sporting stars can assess and reduce their risk of a hamstring injury thanks to a breakthrough made by researchers from the Queensland University of Technology, in Brisbane, Australia. ...> Full Article


Many elite college athletes return to play after ACL surgery (10/2/2014)

Many elite college athletes return to play after ACL surgeryThe majority of athletes included in a new study by researchers at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine were able to return to play after having knee surgery to repair an anterior cruciate ligament, ACL, injury. ...> Full Article


Does size matter? MRI imaging sheds light on athletes most at risk for severe knee injury (10/1/2014)

With only 200-300,000 per year, ACL injuries are far less common than ankle ligament injuries, which number more than two million annually. But ACL injuries can end sports careers and are proven to lead to the early onset of osteoarthritis, setting young athletes on a track towards joint replacement beginning as early as their 30s. Two Vermont studies provide greater clues about those most at risk. ...> Full Article


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