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2014-10-17 08:23:56

ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sophie* is a 15 year old cross country runner who has a history of a foot stress fracture and shin splints. Often she does not eat prior to her workouts. Recently she has felt fatigued and weak during her races, saying her legs feel heavy and she sometimes feels dizzy. She has been running every day, averaging 40-50 miles a week, and has lost 18 pounds in the past year. At times she feels running has become a compulsion....

2014-10-10 23:05:52

When an athlete is recovering from back surgery that player not only needs to heal and rehabilitate the injury at hand, but also has to regain his overall athletic physique. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Spine injuries that require surgical intervention will involve not just a visit to the surgical bay, but also post-op healing time followed by a physical therapy regimen suited to that individual’s rehab needs. For the average person this can take several weeks. In...

2014-10-09 16:25:33

For the first time in five years, basketball topples the NFL for the No. 1 position, with the top ten positions overall revealing a remarkable balance of power among individuals in a range of sports NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (No. 1), Seattle Seahawks' Russell Wilson (No. 2), and Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant (No. 3) top the Horrow Sports Ventures/MVPindex 2014 POWER 100 ranking of the world's most powerful pro athletes in the...

2014-10-02 23:04:24

The Hawks roll out groundbreaking fan platform and conduct Athletic Department Study with Evolution Sports Partners (ESP). Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Damon Evans, Founder and Managing Director of Evolution Sports Partners (“ESP”), and former Athletic Director at the University of Georgia, has announced that the University of Hartford Athletic Department will implement its FanGauge™ program to drive fan engagement, retention and data optimization for the Hawks. In...

2014-09-22 12:26:05

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: Athlete Ally, the nation's largest non-profit organization in LGBT sports, dedicated to eliminating homophobia and transphobia in athletic communities through educational programs of inclusion, respect, and allyship. What: The Inaugural Athlete Ally Action Awards celebrates the pioneering actions by individuals and organizations in 2014 that helped...

2014-09-19 23:07:48

Perfect Play 360 is the affordable new recruiting app designed to put the power back in the hands of the student athlete and their parents. Kalamazoo, MI (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Access Mobility 24 announced the launch of their newest app, Perfect Play 360 (PP360), designed for student athletes to market themselves to college coaches. PP360 provides a cloud-based application where athletes can upload video, pictures, and documents (i.e. transcript, athletic assessments, rosters,...

2014-09-18 12:26:39

True Sport Performance Brand Highlights New Fabrics and All-Terrain Wear with Updated Line of Running, Team and Training Products IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Embarking on a new season of advanced technologies designed to meet the needs of every kind of athlete, ASICS America reveals its Spring 2015 collection with brand new products as well as updates to immortal favorites in footwear, apparel and accessories. With a focus on overcoming the elements and...

2014-09-08 12:26:33

Note to media: Broadcast-quality B-roll is available at SendtoNews.com. MONTREAL, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee is pleased to announce that five--time Paralympian Chantal Petitclerc (Montreal, Que.) has been named Team Canada's Chef de Mission for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, marking exactly two years to go until competition begins in Rio. Petitclerc competed at five Paralympic Games in wheelchair racing (Barcelona, Atlanta, Sydney, Athens and Beijing),...

2014-08-26 12:25:06

World's Leading Helmet Manufacturer Combines Flexibility and Functionality; Latest Offering Aims to Enhance Player Performance and Protection ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The future of football helmets has arrived. Riddell today officially introduced the SpeedFlex, a new helmet that reduces impact force transfer to the athlete by selectively adding flexibility to key helmet components. The latest offering from the world's leading helmet manufacturer also boasts...

2014-08-21 08:33:13

Recent Study and Pro Athlete Demand Influence New Segment for Growing Business. NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Essentia announces the launch of Essentia Athletics and the ProCor(TM) bed, the answer to an increased demand for custom performance sleep products among professional athletes. NHL elite such as Jonathan Toews captain of the Chicago Blackhawks, Matt Duchene of the Colorado Avalanche, the Montreal Canadiens Lars Eller and Jonathan Bernier of the Toronto Maple Leafs,...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.