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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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Aerobic exercise: 'A maintenance program for the brain'

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 3:00am
Researchers have found that aerobic exercise can slow down the age-related decrease in brain size and help to prevent cognitive function decline.
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Exercise may protect you from glaucoma

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 10:00am
The results of a new study show that people who engage in moderate- to vigorous-intensity exercise have a 73 percent lower risk of developing glaucoma.
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Brisk walking may help older women live longer

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 10:00am
A study of physical activity in older women tied brisk walking or similar exercise to a 60–70 percent lower risk of early death, compared with inactivity.
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Strength training may lower early death risk

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 3:00am
Emerging research suggests that strength training is at least as important as low-intensity, or aerobic, exercises. It may even help lower death risk.
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What is clenbuterol?

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 12:00pm
Learn all about clenbuterol, a drug that many people use illegally as a weight-loss and bodybuilding agent. This article looks at its uses and risks.
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