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The Science Behind Altitude Training Masks

Endurance athletes have long understood the concept of the “live high/train low” mantra to improve erythropoietic pathways and increase hemoglobin in order to enhance...

Exercise in a High-Tech World: How Much is Enough?

Sport, health and physical education, and exercise science professionals are commonly asked: “How much exercise training is enough? Are the benefits worth the cost...

Research: Sports Concussions Linked to Substance Abuse, Suicidal Thoughts

Concussions are connected with substance abuse and suicidal thoughts in adolescents, new research presented at a St. Michael’s Hospital conference on sports-related brain injuries...

Prescription Drugs Number 1 Drug Killer in America

The Digest recently posted a story about a research study on the increase in the occurrence of knee osteoarthritis among older Americans.  The gist...

From Career Ending Injury to College Graduate: the Marcus Lattimore Story

Washington Post columnist Kevin B. Blackistone provides a perspective of what Marcus Lattimore went through in dealing with his career ending football injuries to...

Concussed High School Athletes Who Receive Neuropsychological Testing Sidelined Longer

When computerized neuropsychological testing is used, high school athletes suffering from a sports-related concussion are less likely to be returned to play within one...

Five Amazing Methods that Will Keep You Motivated for Training

Slender and sculpted body is the desire of every woman, while men yearn for a flat stomach and generally defined muscles in their body....

Bolt Blames “Great Start” for Defeat by Gatlin in Rome Diamond League 100 Meter

Usain Bolt blamed his 100-meter defeat by Justin Gatlin in the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Diamond League meeting in Rome yesterday on...

NFL and Retired Players Resolve Concussion Litigation for $765 Million

Former United States District Judge Layn Phillips, the court-appointed mediator in the consolidated concussion-related lawsuits brought by more than 4,500 retired football players against...

Phelps to enter six-week program after second DUI

Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps is entering a six-week, in-patient treatment program following his arrest last Tuesday on a drunken driving charge for the second time....

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