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New study finds lowfat chocolate milk is effective post-exercise recovery aid for soccer players

... University presented at the American College of sports Medicine annual meeting. Post-exercise ... milk may be just as effective as some commercial sports drinks in helping athletes recover and rehydrate. ... nutrients not found in most traditional sports drinks. Studies suggest that when consumed after ...

Athletes with asthma need more help from their team trainers

... report is published in the American College of sports Medicine's journal, Medicine & Science in sports & Exercise . "We wanted to see how well asthma ... State University Medical Center. Pulmonary and sports medicine researchers sent electronic surveys, ...

Athletes not spared from health risks of metabolic syndrome

... football players, said Jackie Buell, director of sports nutrition at Ohio State University and lead ... is what happens when they stop participating in sports that are a positive influence physiologically ... it might be best to help athletes after their sports careers have ended. The researchers said the ...

Low-gravity training machine reduces joint, muscle impacts, says CU-Boulder study

... Although G-Trainers have been used in some sports clinics and college and professional sports training rooms since 2006, the new study is the ... the process, said Grabowski. In the past, sports trainers and researchers have used climbing ...

Sharper image: UH optometrist establishes sports vision clinic

... University of Houston optometrist has founded the sports Vision Performance Center, a facility where ... with the UH College of Optometry. Gee opened the sports Vision Performance Center in January to ... has worked with several amateur and professional sports clubs and has been testing the skills of the UH ...

Knee injuries may start with strain on the brain, not the muscles

... untangle the brain's role in movements in a random, realistic and complex sports environments. The findings could have big implications for training ... shorter stimulus-response times could improve reaction time in random sports settings. "If you expose them to more scenarios, and train the brain ...

Is cherry juice a new 'sports drink?'

... Oregon Health & Science University presented at the American College of sports Medicine Conference in Seattle, Wash. The study showed people who drank ... NSAIDS (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs)," said Kerry Kuehl, M.D., a sports medicine physician and principal study investigator. "But NSAIDS can have ...

UGA licenses new Bermuda grass that thrives in sun and shade

... homeowners for planting lawns; to developers for recreational facilities, sports complexes and golf courses; and to urban area landscapers. TifGrand ... These grasses now grow on golf courses around the world and in major sports stadiums. Hanna has spearheaded the screening of Bermudagrass for hybrids ...

Researchers win award for best clinical paper in orthopedic physical therapy

... in 2008. Their study focused on one of the most controversial topics in sports medicine-the management of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries. ... was published in the January 2008 issue of the American Journal of sports Medicine. It was one of three papers from the team that reported on a ...

NTU undergrad is first Singapore champion of an internationally acclaimed engineering competition

... design of a retractable roof that can be deployed for example, in sports venues to allow for indoor sports during bad weather. At this year's URECA exhibition and competition in ...

New dummy design and development wins US Department of Defense award

... that the FOCUS headform has civilian applications in automobile safety and sports biomechanics. For example, we are currently working with the Virginia Tech sports Medicine Department to develop advanced face guards for baseball and ...

Guidelines urge physical activity during pregnancy

... and Human Services. Pivarnik, president-elect of the American College of sports Medicine, attended the event and spoke on behalf of the organization and ... That study, published this month in the journal Medicine and Science in sports and Exercise, used a broader approach toward calculating compliance with ...

'Small' research at MSU leads to advances in energy, electronics

... more fuel-efficient airplanes and cars as well as more durable medical and sports equipment. The material xGnP Exfoliated Graphite NanoPlatelets will ... aircraft and car parts, and stronger wind turbines, medical implants and sports equipment. Is a good electrical conductor attractive for lithium ion ...

Wearable Sensors Conceived at Harvard Robotics Lab Measure Hand Forces

... video provides a complete representation of user interaction with tools, sports equipment, new product designs, or medical applications. "The FingerTPS ... featured in programming on the National Geographic Channel and Fox sports Net. Episodes of "SportScience" and "FightScience" called on PPS and ...

Establishing faster-growing, durable football fields

... help schools and contractors get outdoor athletic fields ready for fall sports more quickly. Results of the research study will help schools and ... school systems to prepare better bids for construction and renovation of sports fields, making the fields more likely to meet expected performance ...

The myth of runner's high revisited with brain imaging

... the scientific journal 'Cerebral Cortex'. Runner's high Endurance sports have long been seen as reducing stress, relieving anxiety, enhancing mood ... will also impress our pain patients and will motivate them to take up sports training within their available limits.' Running down the pain? It ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac - Oct. 10, 2007

... steroids in urine Analytical Chemistry Amid growing concerns about sports doping, researchers in Indiana and China report development of a faster ... to build muscle and gain a competitive advantage is a growing problem in sports such as track and field, baseball, football and cycling. Although ...

Soccer burns more fat than jogging

... improvements in blood pressure, insulin sensitivity and balance. The sports scientist believes that it is the shifts between walking, running and ... for various age groups. The researchers also consider examining other sports such as handball, volleyball and basketball. Facts about the project: ...

Holding breath for several minutes elevates marker for brain damage

... circulation. The blood-brain barrier controls what passes between the brain and the circulation. S100B would normally remain in the brain. Other sports have also been associated with a similar transient increase in S100B, the researchers noted, including boxing, headings in soccer, running and ...

K-State researchers say after-school programs should promote activity, healthy nutrition

... Activity and Health , Nutrition Reviews and Journal of School Health . Preliminary outcomes were presented at the 2009 American College of sports Medicine annual meeting in Seattle, Wash. The study was supported by a National Research Initiative Grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture ...

Army study improves ability to predict drinking water needs

... provide for more accurate sweat predictions over a broader range of conditions with applications to public heath, military, occupational and sports medicine settings," the authors wrote. The equation can be used in temperatures of 70-125 F, the same temperature range as the old equation, but now ...

OJ worse for teeth than whitening says Eastman Institute researchers

... percent hydrogen peroxide. In the meantime, Ren advises that consumers be aware of the acidic nature of beverages, including sodas, fruit juices, sports and energy drinks. The longer teeth are in contact with the acidic drinks, the more severe the erosion will be. People who sip their drinks slowly ...

Mice run faster on high-grade oil

... other vertebrates, including humans" says Dr Turbill. "The application of this research to the performance of elite athletes (specifically those in sports that involve short distance sprints, including cycling) is uncertain, but in my opinion certainly deserves some further attention" he says. ...

Europe and China watching Earth together

... renewable resources, oceanography, hazards, atmospheric studies, topographic mapping, hydrology, sea-ice monitoring, coastal-zones monitoring, large sports events and the calibration and validation of satellite data. Like Dragon 1, Dragon 2 pairs lead scientists with young researchers so that ...

Design input accelerates new technologies' route to market

... of the body, will potentially lead to new or improved monitoring products across a number of sectors including clinical, domestic, health & safety, sports & leisure and also veterinary. It could eventually replace the traditional stethoscope method of monitoring heart rate during childbirth, which is ...

MIT: New tissue scaffold regrows cartilage and bone

... can stimulate bone and cartilage growth when transplanted into the knees and other joints. The scaffold could offer a potential new treatment for sports injuries and other cartilage damage, such as arthritis, says Lorna Gibson, the Matoula S. Salapatas Professor of Materials Science and Engineering ...

Study finds children's activity levels not influenced by more PE time in school

... anti-obesity policies because they challenge the assumption that creating more opportunity for children to be active by providing more playgrounds, sports facilities and more physical education time in schools will mean more physical activity," said the study's analyst, Alissa Frmeaux, a ...

Sugar, spice and puppy dog tails: Developing sex-typed personality traits and interests

... and boys showing higher levels of instrumental traits (such as independence and adventurousness) and interest in "masculine" activities (such as sports and math). Girls' stereotypically feminine, expressive traits didn't change over time. In contrast, boys' sensitivity and warmth declined ...

Changing climate will lead to devastating loss of phosphorus from soil

... Crop growth, drinking water and recreational water sports could all be adversely affected if predicted changes in rainfall patterns over the coming years prove true, according to research published this ...

UW-Madison study reveals new options for people with PKU

... volunteered to consume an all-GMP diet for 10 weeks. As the paper explains, not only did the subject enjoy the GMP-fortified snack bar, pudding and sports beverage that supplied most of his daily protein, but the amount of phenylalanine in his blood actually starting going down after he ate these items ...

Team IDs genesis of mass migrations

... resulting in the synchronized movement of millions of individuals over a large area. The phenomenon is akin to a human "wave" moving around a sports stadium. "As far as we know, this is the first time we've quantified this behavior in nature and over such a huge ecosystem," said Nicholas C. ...

Children who are dissatisfied with their appearance often have problems with their peer group

... that they find it difficult to think of anything else. Avoiding situations that make them feel self-conscious and uncomfortable, getting changed for sports activities at school for example, is also common. Carolina Lunde says that the title of the thesis "What people tell you gets to you" is a direct ...

Story tips from the Departments of Energy's Oak Ridge National Lab -- March 2009

... the structure of the complex alloy comprising zirconium, copper, nickel, aluminum and titanium with potential applications from biomedical devices to sports equipment to aerospace structures. When fabricated under exact conditions, the alloy, which would normally be crystalline, becomes amorphous--a ...

Mass media often failing in its coverage of global warming, says climate researcher

... reporters, who understand what is credible. "The problem is CNN just fired their science team. Why didn't they fire their economics team or their sports team?" "Why don't they send their general assignment reporters out to cover the Superbowl?" Schneider said. Researchers have to do their part, too, ...

Gardening gives older adults benefits like hand strength and self-esteem

... the physical benefits of gardening is important for older adults because gardening is a physically active hobby that provides an alternative to sports or other exercise. "There's a lot of natural motivation in gardening," Shoemaker said. "For one thing, you know there's a plant you've got to go ...

Gardening gives older adults benefits like hand strength and self esteem

... the physical benefits of gardening is important for older adults because gardening is a physically active hobby that provides an alternative to sports or other exercise. "There's a lot of natural motivation in gardening," Shoemaker said. "For one thing, you know there's a plant you've got to go ...

Sports technology for para-athletes: Closing the gap

... This issue of sports Technology , published by Wiley-Blackwell, spotlights recent developments that seek to close the gap between able-bodied athletes and para-athletes, ...

Exercise no danger for joints

... joint injury there is no increased risk of OA from exercise. "We found that in elite athletes where there was more likelihood of obtaining sports injuries, there was an increased risk of OA in the damaged joints, but in most people vigorous, low-impact exercise is beneficial for both it's ...

Sweetened beverage consumption increases in the US

... among U.S. adults. Bleich, along with colleagues, identified six mutually exclusive beverage categories: sugar-sweetened beverages (soft drinks, sports drinks, fruit drinks and punches, low-calorie drinks, sweetened tea, and other sweetened beverages), 100 percent juice, diet beverages, milk, coffee ...

Wii bit of fun at Rice University has serious intent

... is making use of Nintendo's popular video game technology to codify learning systems in ways that can be used in a range of human endeavors, from sports to surgery. Two Rice professors, Marcia O'Malley and Michael Byrne, are following up on O'Malley's pioneering work using robots to treat stroke ...
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