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Sportsmen – Beware of Hepatitis
...vent the spreading of this dangerous disease among sportsmen
and women. The virus is passed on through infected blood and also via other contaminated body fluids putting drug users and people having unprotected sex most at risk. The virus attacks the liver and can cause liver cirrhosis, liver cancer, liver f...
Philippoussis' Knee Operation a Success
...up. Cross said the injury was common among elite sportsmen
like such as cricket fast bowlers, netballers and rugby league players. He cited a rugby player who was back in action after six days following a similar operation. The prognosis for Philippoussis is closer to a month or more. Source-IANS...
All in the name of Fitness
...ood for you but exercise of the kind done by elite sportsmen
and women can be detrimental to your health." Prof Whyte added, : "There is no doubt that moderate physical exercise can be beneficial and not doing any is detrimental to health. "But there is a cohort of individuals from these 'weekend warriors' t...
Soccer Fans Seek Comfort From Alcohol
... in other masculine behaviors. For instance, ‘good sportsmen
said that they were able to resist pressure to drink or drink excessively,’ according to de Visser. ‘The flip side of this is that men who feel that they are not masculine could use unhealthy behaviors like drinking to gain 'masculine' credit,’ he ...
Efficacy Of Sports-Formulated Jelly Beans In Warding Off Fatigue To Be Studied
...g fatigue. The researchers plan to use competitive sportsmen
as subjects in the study and compare the carbohydrates efficacy with plain water. Around 16 competitive endurance cyclists and triathletes have already been recruited for this purpose, which also tests the efficiency of sports drinks and gels. Previo...
Chocolate milk may Be Good For Athletes
...uel tired musclesTo maximise glycogen replacement, sportsmen
use to take a serving of carbohydrates within 30 minutes after a long and vigorous workout. Common sports drinks such as Gatorade supply those carbohydrates, as well as fluids and electrolytes lost through sweat. More recent research suggests that a...
Tennis elbow not new among cricketers, say experts
...n the fact that the condition cannot be ignored in sportsmen
because of the necessity for a 110 % physical fitness. "The problem can occur in anyone who is involved in a regular cyclical physical action with his arms. So I do not think it is a new problem among cricketers. There are some strong bands of tis...
Athletes Are More Prone To Environmental Pollutants Due To Choice Of Diet
...ave been also assessed. Athletes, and in general, sportsmen
and sportswomen have been detected as population g...mium, mercury, lead, and other pollutants by elite sportsmen
and sportswomen of Catalonia, Spain, was assessed, and was found higher than the general population....