Successful Back Surgery Propels Olympic Weightlifting Hopeful Melanie Roach to Realize Her Dreams Of Participating in the 2008 Beijing Olympics
Minimally invasive procedure performed by Dr. Robert S. Bray, Jr. of D.I.S.C. Spine and Sports Center
ATLANTA, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Weightlifter Melanie Roach is living
her dream after successfully qualifying for the 2008 Olympics Saturday in
Atlanta thanks to Dr. Robert...
Thirteen Courage Center Youth Athletes Take Top Honors in National Sports Competition
...St. Louis, Mo., June 25-Aug. 2, a yearly stepping-stone to the Paralympics. Events took place in archery, field events, swimming, table tennis, track, weightlifting
and wheelchair basketball.
All 13 Courage Center athletes competed in multiple events and all finished first in at least one of them. Jeff Gart...
Vigorous Treadmill Workout Curbs Appetite Hormones
...session (aerobic exercise), ghrelin levels dropped and peptide YY levels increased, indicating that the hormones were suppressing appetite. During the weightlifting
(non-aerobic) session, ghrelin levels decreased, but there was no significant change in peptide YY levels. The appetite hormone effects of both types ...
Study in Circulation Research details how diabetes drives atherosclerosis
...eries from atherosclerosis. Physical force has emerged recently as a key player in bodily function, capable of kicking off biochemical processes (e.g. weightlifting
Inflammation is blood vessels is one of the main drivers of atherosclerosis, and diabetes makes it much worse, said Jun-ichi Abe,...
Presentation at ISSN Highlights Soy Protein Advantages for Endurance Athletes
...n and sex hormones,"
examined the effects of soy and whey in healthy active weightlifting
over a 12-week period. The study found soy protein was just as effective as
whey in its ability to help weightlifting
males gain muscle. Additional
findings noted soy did not have any negative ...
Kids in Sport—Great for Fitness, but Concern About Injurie
... the factors involved in shoulder injuries in "overhead" athletes, such as baseball and tennis players. Another reports that, with proper supervision, weightlifting
and strength training are safe and improve performance in children and teens. However, questions remain about the safe "dose-response range"—that is, ...
Weightlifting Could Enhance Glaucoma Risk
... According to Geraldo Magela Vieira, MD, and his colleagues, weightlifting
may increase eye pressure, thus risk of glaucoma is also enhanced//.
Their report was published in the Archives of Ophthalmology.
Vieira and h...
IIT Delhi To Display Its Technological Innovations In 'Open House'
... as a warning signal while commuting.
Also on display will be products like eco-friendly sanitary napkins, television antenna holders, robots with weightlifting
capability and an automated mechanical flush for urinals to decrease the wastage of water.
Sen said apart from demonstrations, there will be two s...
A Protein-Rich Diet Combined With Exercise Found To Be More Effective In Weight Loss
...se programmes. The first involved walking two to three times a week, while the second group included five 30-minute walking sessions and two 30-minute weightlifting
sessions per week. In both groups of dieters, the exercise helped spare lean muscle tissue and target fat loss. But, the protein-rich, high-exercise ...
Weight Training Found To Be Effective In Treating MS
...tissue surrounding nerve fibers of the central nervous system. Statistics show that MS is twice as common in women as in men . //
A new study shows weightlifting
can help patients with multiple sclerosis. Since MS causes muscle weakness and fatigue, which leads to loss of mobility and a decreased quality of lif...