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Sports medicine bridges the gap between science and practice in the promotion of exercise and health, and in the scientific assessment, study and understanding of sports performance. Sports medicine covers subjects such as sports injury prevention and treatment, exercise for health, drugs in sport, recommendations for training and nutrition and maximizing peak performance and exercise physiology.
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Bikram yoga does not have to be hot to benefit health

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:00am
Doing 12 weeks of Bikram yoga in a hot room results in similar improvement to vascular health as doing the same program at normal temperature, study shows.
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All you need to know about hip flexor strain

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 3:00am
A look at hip flexor strain that can occur when the hip flexor muscles are overstretched or injured. Included is detail on surgery and prevention.
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Do any weight loss pills really work?

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 12:00pm
In this article, we take a look at nine types of pills and supplements that are proposed to help support weight loss, examining the evidence for each one.
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What to know about iliopsoas bursitis

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 12:00pm
A look at iliopsoas bursitis, a condition that can cause pain in the hip joint. Included is detail on recovery time and exercises for prevention.
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What to know about supination of the foot

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 2:00pm
A look at supination and pronation of the foot — normal functions of the stride. Included is detail on complications, diagnosis, and how to prevent it.
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What is tendinosis?

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 8:00am
In this article, learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatments for tendinosis, as well as what makes it different from tendinitis.
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Heart failure risk could be reversed with exercise program

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 10:00am
For middle-aged people, 2 years of high- and moderate-intensity exercise on 4 or 5 days per week can reduce heart failure risk from years of sitting.
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What causes muscle soreness and stiffness?

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 8:00am
Muscle stiffness is when the muscles feel tight and difficult to move. Most cases can be treated with home remedies, but some require medical attention.
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