Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Compression garments reduce strength loss after training

Regular training enhances your strength, but recovery is equally important. Elastic bandages and compression garments are widely used in sports to facilitate recovery and prevent injuries. Now, a research team from Tohoku ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Brazilian researchers discover how muscle regenerates after exercise

Researchers at the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil have discovered that the muscle regeneration promoted by aerobic exercise is mediated by changes in oxygen consumption by satellite cells, also known as skeletal ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Rugby can play key health role, study finds

Playing rugby union can significantly improve health and wellbeing, despite the risks associated with the game, a study suggests.

Cardiology

A new playbook: COVID-19, athletes' hearts and return to play

Reports have indicated that COVID-19 may cause heart damage in hospitalized patients with severe cases of the disease, but it's unclear whether cardiac injury also occurs in infected patients who are asymptomatic or experience ...

Health

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Running for better health

A few neighbors formed a running group to train for a marathon in 2021. I'm thinking about joining them as I know that running can be good exercise, but I've never run before. Is running a marathon actually good for my health? ...

Pediatrics

Team Gemini gives disabled children something to cheer about

When Presley LeGrande was a member of the competitive cheer team NorCal Elite All Stars in San Jose, California, one of their biggest fans was a teammate's sister. She had her own NorCal uniform and would try to copy the ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Exercising one arm has twice the benefits

New research from Edith Cowan University (ECU) has revealed that training one arm can improve strength and decrease muscle loss in the other arm—without even moving it.

Neuroscience

Q&A: Countering concussion complacency

With the pandemic possibly having temporarily shifted some of the questions about the safety of football away from concussions, out comes a study of college football players with potentially encouraging—and potentially ...

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