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Article ID: 699029

The Medical Minute: Lessen the Risk of ACL Injury for High School Athletes

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

An athlete is sailing through the air or making a quick turn when all of a sudden he or she hears a “pop” in the knee. An athlete who experiences this followed by sudden pain and swelling often receives the much-feared diagnosis of an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear.

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Article ID: 698891

Better Conditioning, Pitching Mechanics Key to Fewer Youth Pitching Elbow Injuries

Henry Ford Health System

Young baseball pitchers can reduce their risk for elbow injuries with better conditioning and throwing mechanics. That’s the takeaway of a pair of recent research studies conducted by sports medicine orthopedic researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit and published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.

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Article ID: 698717

Hydration Strategy Key as High School Athletes Begin Practice

Iowa State University

The first week of high school sports practices is a particularly vulnerable time for athletes, says an Iowa State University assistant professor of kinesiology. James Lang says being proactive about hydration, rather than reactive, is important to keep athletes safe.

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Article ID: 698642

Retired Pro Football and Hockey Players Learn That CTE Isn't Inevitable

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

An in-depth study of retired football and hockey players—including cognitive, psychological, and brain imaging techniques—finds no increase in the rate of early-onset dementia, reports the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation (JHTR). The official journal of the Brain Injury Association of America, JHTR is published by Wolters Kluwer.

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Article ID: 698443

From the Hospital to a Horse Farm: Patients Go on Therapeutic Horseback Riding Trip

Hospital for Special Surgery

Patients with cerebral palsy or another condition from the Hospital for Special Surgery’s Lerner Children’s Pavilion were treated to a therapeutic horseback riding trip. Studies show that equine-assisted activities and therapies are beneficial for people with a wide range of disabilities.

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Article ID: 698378

Latest News and Research Highlights from the American College of Sports Medicine

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

If you're looking for new health and fitness story ideas, here are some highlights from ACSM programs and recently released research in ACSM’s flagship journal, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise®. The American College of Sports Medicine is the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world.

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Article ID: 697840

Soccer Heading Worse for Women’s Brains than for Men’s

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Women’s brains are much more vulnerable than men’s to injury from repeated soccer heading, according to a new study by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, part of Montefiore. The study found that regions of damaged brain tissue were five times more extensive in female soccer players than in males, suggesting that sex-specific guidelines may be warranted for preventing soccer-related head injuries. The results were published online today in Radiology.

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As NFL preps for preseason, experts available for media interviews on national anthem rule, concussions

University of Colorado Boulder

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Article ID: 697541

Why Athletes Should Include Massage in Their Fitness Regimen

LifeBridge Health

The overexertion of muscles through rigorous physical training and exercise can affect athletes’ performance and increase their risk for injury. In between those strenuous workouts, the body could use some pampering.

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