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Athletes' testosterone surges not tied to winning, study finds (11/28/2014)

A higher surge of testosterone in competition, the so-called 'winner effect,' is not actually related to winning, suggests a new study of intercollegiate cross country runners. ...> Full Article



Missing piece found to help solve concussion puzzle (9/14/2014)

Missing piece found to help solve concussion puzzleResearchers at UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh have created a new, 5- to 10-minute test that could be added to a clinician's concussion evaluation toolkit for a more comprehensive assessment of the injury. ...> Full Article



Recovery reversal seen in Oregon study of returning concussed athletes (8/28/2014)

Recovery reversal seen in Oregon study of returning concussed athletesWhen are athletes who have suffered concussions ready to return to action? A new University of Oregon study has found that high school athletes who head back on the field with medical clearance within 60 days experience a significant regression in their abilities to simultaneously walk and do simple mental tasks. ...> Full Article


What's a concussion? Review identifies four evidence-based indicators (7/18/2014)

A research review identifying the clinical indicators most strongly associated with concussion is an important first step in the process of developing evidence-based guidelines for concussion diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment, according to a new report published by Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health. ...> Full Article


Street football boosts fitness and health in socially deprived men (6/30/2014)

Research carried out by the Copenhagen Centre for Team Sport and Health in Denmark shows that street football (soccer) improves fitness and multiple health markers in homeless men. After only 12 weeks, the participants had better postural balance and higher muscle mass and bone mineralization, along with lower fat percentage and LDL cholesterol and higher aerobic fitness and exercise capacity. ...> Full Article


Off-season doesn't allow brain to recover from football hits, study says (4/17/2014)

Six months off may not be long enough for the brains of football players to completely heal after a single season, putting them at even greater risk of head injury the next season. ...> Full Article


No link between years of football play and cognitive function in adolescent athletes (3/16/2014)

A new study presented today at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons found no link between neurocognitive function and years of football play in adolescent athletes. ...> Full Article


More evidence that vision test on sidelines may help diagnose concussion (3/1/2014)

A simple vision test performed on the sidelines may help determine whether athletes have suffered a concussion, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, April 26-May 3, 2014. ...> Full Article


Study finds age doesn't impact concussion symptoms (10/16/2013)

Recent scientific findings have raised the fear that young athletes may fare worse after sustaining a sports-related concussion than older athletes. Researchers in the Vanderbilt Sports Concussion Center compared symptoms associated with concussion in middle- and high-school aged athletes with those in college-age athletes and found no significant differences between the two age groups. ...> Full Article


Combating concussions (8/31/2013)

There are millions of sports-related concussions each year, but many go undiagnosed because the fear of being benched often trumps the fear of permanent brain damage, and there is no objective test available to accurately diagnose concussions on the sidelines. Researchers at SDSU have set out to change that by developing software and an inexpensive balance board that can measure balance with 99 percent accuracy on the field and in the clinic. ...> Full Article


Use caution with computerized concussion test, researcher says (6/6/2013)

Use caution with computerized concussion test, researcher saysNewly published research from an international team featuring UT Arlington assistant professor Jacob Resch has reaffirmed questions about portions of the popular computerized concussion assessment tool ImPACT. When administered as it is in a clinical setting, the test possessed strong reliability on some evaluation factors. But, on other factors, it miscategorized healthy participants as impaired as much as 46 percent of the time. ...> Full Article


Basic physical capability can predict mortality in later life (9/13/2010)

People who are better at simple physical acts such as gripping, walking, rising from a chair and balancing on one leg are more likely to live longer, according to a new study published on bmj.com today. ...> Full Article

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