Almost 25 years ago, the Female Athlete Triad was identified, and it’s become a well-known concept in sports medicine circles. A new paper has proposed that a similar condition presenting with deficits in nutrition, reduction in sex hormones, and/or impaired bone health may also affect male athletes… more »
Athletes who suffer ankle injuries are often given suggestions for treatment that won’t do them any favors. Here is what should be done to help them heal… more »
Cupping is a technique for treating muscle pain, soreness and stiffness that has been around for thousands of years; it's mentioned in one of the oldest medical textbooks in the Western world, The Ebers Papyrus,... more »
The Missouri Western State University athletic department recently added a six-month-old Australian Shepard therapy dog, named Myron, as a new member of the staff to help its student-athletes overcome their challenges.Myron was added to the... more »
Are ice baths really effective as a way to reduce inflammation of those sore muscles? We take a look at what the research is saying… more »
When muscle cramps plagued Liberty University football players on a tough road trip, coaches, athletic trainers, and nutritionists teamed up to make sure it didn’t happen again.
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When muscle cramps plagued Liberty University football players on a tough road trip, coaches, athletic trainers, and nutritionists teamed up to make sure it didn’t happen again… more »
To increase safety in football, NESCAC, an NCAA Division III conference, is implementing an experimental rule with kickoffs.
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