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2014-06-17 08:25:55

SANTA ANA, Calif., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MERET® products recently partnered with sports medicine industry leader MUELLER SPORTS MEDICINE to provide premium athletic training kits to the US and international markets. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140616/118650 MERET®, an acronym representing Medical Emergency Response Equipment and Technology, manufactures professional response products for emergency markets, fire, police, and the military. "MERET® is...

2014-06-16 12:26:37

Northwestern Medicine sports medicine expert offers injury prevention tips for throwing athletes CHICAGO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With summer approaching, youth baseball and softball leagues are getting into full swing across the Chicago area. As these leagues become increasingly competitive, training and conditioning takes on even greater importance for young athletes. Northwestern Medicine(®) sports medicine specialist Sakina Kadakia, MD, offers her expertise on...

2014-06-16 08:29:04

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE: HLS) today announced it will report results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2014, after the market closes on July 28, 2014. The Company will host an investor conference call at 9 a.m. ET on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, to discuss its results. The conference call may be accessed by dialing 877 587-6761 and giving the pass code 55539778. International callers should dial 706 679-1635 and give the same pass...

2014-06-14 23:00:38

Walsingham Academy is pleased to launch a new Strength and Conditioning program June 2014. This yearlong program is sponsored by Walsingham’s Athletic Booster Club and run in conjunction with Tidewater Performance, the program is available free of charge for all rising eighth through twelfth grade Trojan athletes. Williamsburg, VA (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 Walsingham Academy is pleased to launch a new Strength and Conditioning program June 2014. This yearlong program is sponsored by...

2014-06-12 23:11:20

First of its kind initiative expands on successful Concussion Wise online courses, will provide standardized concussion instructor education, tools and educational materials for face-to-face education. Wayne, NJ (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Having educated over 93,000 people from 23 countries in over 120,000 online sport safety courses since 2011, Sport Safety International announced today that it has launched a new initiative that a will arm those who provide concussion education with new tools...

2014-06-12 08:25:04

Daniel V. Sheerin, M.D., to serve as official medical director EUGENE, Ore., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Slocum Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is the official sports medicine provider and a signature sponsor of the Oregon Triple Crown Series. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140611/117180 Consisting of three races, the Oregon Gran Fondo on June 1, Tour of Aufderheide on July 13 and Oregon Coast Gravel Epic on August 23, the Triple Crown Series is an...

2014-06-11 23:01:20

With financial commitments for future research nearing the $100 millions and a recent summit at the White House to discuss future initiatives, concussion in youth sport remains a hot topic both on and off the athletic fields. Susquehanna Health Sports Medicine’s Dr. Edward Gusick believes the timing is right for researching ways to improve safety in youth sports, especially now that concussions are becoming more common. Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 With financial commitments...

2014-06-11 16:26:47

Northwestern Medicine orthopaedic expert offers tips for safely returning to sports and activity after a long winter CHICAGO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With temperatures finally rising after a long and frigid winter, Chicago area residents are brushing the cobwebs off their running shoes and getting active. While exercise and activity are important for a healthy lifestyle, many people are unconditioned and fail to take precautionary steps that can reduce the risk of...

2014-06-10 23:16:12

The one-day program will lead coaches through sessions on dynamic warm-ups, ACL injury prevention, and speed and agility. Newport News, Va. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Calling all coaches looking to prepare their athletes for success next season on their fields and courts of play! Tidewater Physical Therapy’s Newport News Performance Center will host a daylong seminar for high school and college coaches of all sports June 24 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The seminar, free to attend, will combine...

2014-06-09 12:30:29

LONDON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: US Orthopedic Soft Tissue and Sports Medicine Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/us_orthopedic_soft_tissue_sports_medicine_market.html In 2012, the U.S. market for orthopedic soft tissue repair exceeded $1.5 billion.The orthopedic soft tissue repair market in the U.S. consists of anterior and posterior cruciate ligament(ACL/PCL) reconstruction and...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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