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2014-08-18 08:27:45

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImPACT Applications, Inc., developer of the ImPACT(©) Test and ImPACT Concussion Management Model, has entered into a partnership with University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center to improve concussion prevention, identification and treatment for athletes and individuals in the Cleveland area. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140815/136645 UH, located in Cleveland, Ohio, has begun using ImPACT neurocognitive baseline and...

2014-08-14 23:11:49

Medicine in Motion discusses the benefits of minimalist or barefoot running and what runners should do to adequately prepare for the transition from the traditional running shoe. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Over the last few years, footwear manufacturers have attempted to mimic barefoot running with lines of minimalistic running shoes. But what exactly is minimal footwear? According to Harvard University, it is “any footwear that lacks high-cushioned heels, stiff soles and...

2014-08-14 12:27:49

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE: HLS) today announced it will participate in the Baird 2014 Healthcare Conference in New York on September 3, 2014. HealthSouth President and Chief Executive Officer, Jay Grinney, will participate in a fireside chat presentation on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 2:55 p.m. ET. The presentation will be webcast live and will be available at http://investor.healthsouth.com by clicking on an available link....

2014-08-13 23:08:54

Orthopaedic Associates is proud to add Justin Chronister, M.D. to their practice. Dr. Chronister practices general orthopaedics which includes treatment of all types of sports related injuries, arthritic conditions and complex traumatic injuries of the extremities. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Orthopaedic Associates is proud to add Justin Chronister, M.D. to their practice. Dr. Chronister practices general orthopaedics which includes treatment of all types of sports related...

2014-08-13 16:23:52

HOUSTON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of physicians and athletic trainers from Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital provided continuous medical support during the 27th Annual Challenge Soccer Club's Texas Shootout tournament recently held in Houston. The tournament is the top women's college recruiting event of the year and drew players from state, regional and national level teams from across the country. "With the time our physicians and athletic trainers...

2014-08-13 12:25:42

Exercise treatment significantly reduced pain after other conservative treatments failed. AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from the Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma in New York City found that a simple exercise using an inexpensive rubber bar is effective at reducing pain associated with medial epicondylosis, a.k.a., golfer's elbow. "The success and popularity of the 'Tyler Twist' led us to develop and evaluate an exercise for...

2014-08-12 12:26:39

Student-Athlete Injury Clinic, 8-10 a.m. each Saturday, Aug. 23-Nov. 8 GULF BREEZE, Fla., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Student athletes will soon have access to free injury evaluations by an orthopaedic physician on Saturdays at the Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine. The Student-Athlete Injury Clinic will be available each Saturday morning from 8-10 a.m., Aug. 23-Nov. 8. No appointment is necessary. The clinic is open to student athletes, ages five...

2014-08-10 23:01:44

Dynamic Path offers nearly 500 practice test questions for students seeking careers as personal trainers. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 10, 2014 Dynamic Path announced that the NASM Personal Trainer certification exam is the next test students can prepare for with free practice tests provided by the education company. Students preparing to take the National Academy of Sports Medicine’s Certified Personal Trainer Certification Exam can work through nearly 500 NASM practice test questions...

2014-08-08 16:23:12

Simon's Fund Expected to Reach Major Milestone: 10,000 Students and Young Adults Screened BETHLEHEM, Pa., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon's Fund, a non-profit dedicated to raising awareness about the conditions that lead to sudden cardiac arrest and death in children and student athletes, is holding a free heart screening tomorrow in partnership with specialized hospital network Coordinated Health. The screenings, to be provided at Coordinated Health's Bethlehem hospital at 2300...

2014-08-04 12:27:15

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The start of a new school year in the Keystone State typically means a new Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) fall sports season is here. With plenty of energy after a summer of training, student-athletes and coaches are eager to hit the fields and courts for official practices, while fans start to make plans for Friday Night Lights. The fall months are an exciting time for those who enjoy sports whether...


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