Tag: "athletic" at biology news
Growth hormone to boost athletic performance risks diabetes
Use of growth hormone to boost athletic
performance can lead to diabetes, reports a study published ahead of print in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. The study reports the case of a 36 year old professional body-builder who required emergency care for chest pain. He had lost 40...
Poor athletic performance linked to vitamin deficiency
...and Health and Human Sciences. Manore analyzed the athletic
performance of several elite and collegiate athletes in her research, as well as less competitive individuals. The stress on the body's energy producing pathways during exercise, the changes in the body's tissues resulting from training, an increas...
Virginia Tech football player uses prototype cast
...met with Mike Goforth, Virginia Tech's director of athletic
training shortly after Humes' accident, which was less than three weeks before the Boston game. The engineering class offered to work on an alternate bracing system that they thought could provide a much stiffer support than the currently available p...
15 generations of untrained jocks, couch potatoes show big physiological adaptations
...rt of the oxygen to the muscle mitochondria of the athletic
rats." according to Richard A. Howlett, lead author of one of three papers on the experiment. Howlett and the other two lead authors, Scott D. Kirkton and Patrick G. Giuliano are all from UCSD's Department of Medicine, Division of Physiology. They a...