Cool Air Blown Under Pads May Protect Footballers From Illness
Reduced core body temperatures could limit deaths from heat stroke, study says
THURSDAY, July 10 (HealthDay News) -- Blowing cool dry air under a football player's uniform may prevent heat-related illness, University of Florida researchers report.
Forcing the cool air between a play...
High school footballers wearing special helmets to monitor brain injuries
As they root for the home team from the bleachers this fall, high school gridiron fans in the small Illinois town of Tolono dont necessarily see anything out of the ordinary down on the field.
But just out of sight, tucked inside many of the maroon helmets worn by the Unity High School Rockets,...
Budding Footballers at Risk from Blood Infection
The Birmingham Children's Hospital doctors warn that children playing football are at risk of developing toxic shock syndrome from blisters caused by football boots // .
According to the British Medical Journal most cases of toxic shock syndrome in the UK have been attributed to tampon use. The...
WAG Wedding Extravaganza for England Footballers
Some of England's top footballers
woke up as married men Sunday after a clutch of extravagant, glitzy nuptials dubbed the ultimate WAG wedding weekend.
The off-field antics of the so-called WAGs -- wives and girlfriends -- of England's footballers
were as much the focus as their husbands and b...
“Don’t compromise–get your asthma under control” is the messge!
... asthmatic people to control their symptoms will be stressed upon, this month.//
Asthmatic people like Martin Comerford, a hurler from Kilkenny, footballers
Colin Moran from Dublin, Tommy Griffin from Kerry and referee Brian Gavin have not let the problem have a negative impact on their lives.
Give Me Red: Call for the Warm Blooded, Donate Blood and Infuse Life
...tuation of Life. Hospitals are in need of nearly 8,000 units// of blood on a daily basis to cater to patients who are critically in need of blood. The footballers
of Sunderland have set the ball rolling, campaigning and urging people to donate blood that will surely offset shortages, especially during the run-up...
Increase in Waist Size Contributes To Increased Risk of Heart Disease
...ve committee said that this would help in identifying patients most at risk. Body mass index, is not a proper indicator of a person's weight. American footballers
weighing upwards of 300lbs may cross the boundary for obesity as measured by their BMI, but be healthy because they carry most of their weight as musc...