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2014-08-28 16:26:47

NEW PROGRAM PREVENTS AND MENDS ACL DAMAGE CHICAGO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fall sports have begun and, for many young athletes, painful anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries will follow. According to a recent study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics, ACL injuries in athletes who are under 18 years of age have increased over the past two decades, especially among those who play football, soccer and basketball. The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons estimates that...

2014-06-28 23:03:22

Physical Therapist Explains the Hamstring Injury that Sidelined United States Striker Jozy Altidore Astoria, NY (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 When 24-year-old Striker Jozy Altidore fell to the ground in the Americans’ World Cup opener against Ghana, he was felled by the most common injury in all of sports. Contact sports such as football, rugby, cricket, basketball, and soccer all see their share of hamstring injuries as do non-contact sports such as marathon running, tennis and even bowling....

2014-02-26 23:02:44

Australia's top Pilates instructor Tamara Gollan has this week shared another incredibly easy exercise designed to improve flexibility in the body's hamstrings. (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Gollan, a devoted Pilates fan herself after discovering its benefits during her dance career, says the exercise will be of use to many people as tight hamstrings are a very common problem amongst the population in general. The two studios she manages in Adelaide see many clients with walking and...

2013-11-23 23:02:43

Zensah® has developed a new and improved thigh sleeve to help those dealing with quad and hamstring strains, as well improve muscle recovery. Miami, FL (PRWEB) November 23, 2013 Zensah®, a leading manufacturer of athletic compression apparel, has announced the release of their new thigh compression sleeve. The new thigh sleeve provides athletes with superior muscle support and recovery in the upper leg area. The Zensah® Thigh Compression Sleeve features pin-point...

2013-09-10 23:02:09

Recent study evaluated the effectiveness of Active Muscle Therapy, a combined intervention of deep stripping massage and eccentric resistance on hamstring flexibility, announces Performance Health. Akron, OH (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Hamstring flexibility, critical to sports performance and injury risk reduction, significantly improved in study participants after a massage treatment that combined a soft tissue technique and eccentric elastic resistance. The results of this study should...

2013-06-17 23:23:26

Hamstring Treatment created by Loris Bertolacci is a new program that provides people with an effective hamstring injury treatment, and detailed instructions on how to stop hamstring strains quickly. A full Hamstring Treatment review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 Hamstring Treatment created by Loris Bertolacci is a new hamstring rehab program that provides people with an effective hamstring injury treatment,...

2013-06-10 23:16:39

Exercise and weight loss, not surgery, are generally the first line of defense for people with painful knees and hips due to arthritis. Boston MA (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 As summer beckons people outdoors for a bevy of activities, those limited by hip and knee pain due to arthritis may be wondering if it's time for joint replacement surgery so they can be active again. But surgery isn't generally the initial go-to method of treatment, reports the June 2013 Harvard Health Letter. "Exercise and...

2013-03-15 23:02:38

Cybex International, Inc. launches the latest addition to the plate-loaded equipment line with the Plate-Loaded Kneeling Leg Curl to target the hamstrings in strength training. Medway, MA (PRWEB) March 15, 2013 Cybex International, Inc., a leading manufacturer of premium exercise equipment, is pleased to be launching its Plate-Loaded Kneeling Leg Curl, the latest release in the company´s line of innovative strength-training machines. The Plate-Loaded Kneeling Leg Curl is intended for...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.