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2011-06-11 00:00:30

The Endurance Paradox: Bone Health for the Endurance Athlete is a new book that explains how athletes can balance endurance exercise and bone health so they can arrive at the start line healthy. Thomas Whipple and Robert Eckhardt provide holistic, simple and effective workout and nutritional strategies in this essential guide for endurance athletes, fitness enthusiasts, coaches and exercise physiologists. State College, PA (PRWEB) June 10, 2011 A new book explains why endurance athletes do...

2011-05-28 00:00:50

Maryland personal injury lawyer Robert K. Jenner says trendy toning shoes might bring in big profits for manufacturers, but studies show injury risks outweigh purported health benefits. Baltimore, Md (PRWEB) May 27, 2011 Consumer Reports offered important advice earlier this week when the independent, nonprofit publication advised its readers to avoid trendy toning shoes, according to Baltimore defective products attorney Robert K. Jenner. "No less an authority than Consumer Reports has...

2011-04-05 00:23:31

Researchers call for more cross-training, less early sports specialization, and early recognition of fractures Children are urged to participate in sports at younger and younger ages and at greater levels of intensity. While weight-bearing activity is generally thought to increase bone density, a study from Children's Hospital Boston finds that for preadolescent and adolescent girls, too much high-impact activity can lead to stress fractures. If these are detected too late in children and...

2011-04-05 00:18:33

Adolescent girls participating in high-impact physical activity, specifically basketball, running and gymnastics/cheerleading, appear to be at increased risk for developing stress fractures, according to a report posted online today that will appear in the August print issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. "Weight-bearing activity stimulates bone remodeling and thus increases bone mass density, but very high levels of activity may be...

2011-03-29 10:47:00

Orthopaedic surgeons offer dance safety tips ROSEMONT, Ill., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The plot of the Academy Award-nominated film, Black Swan ventures well beyond ballet, but does not ignore the pressure and intensity of a performers' dance regimen. The physical demands of ballet and other dance styles are intensive, which is why it is so important to practice proper positions and techniques, and adequate warm-ups and cool-downs before and after classes or performances....

2011-02-17 00:00:51

Baltimore personal injury lawyer Robert K. Jenner says toning shoes' benefits are outweighed by serious risks, which include stress fractures, broken bones, broken or sprained ankles and broken hips from falls. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) February 16, 2011 "” Toning shoes, touted for their value during exercise, were featured this week on Good Morning America, and a Maryland product liability lawyer praised the TV show's focus on the serious injuries toning shoes have caused for some users....

2011-01-18 07:31:00

SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Soccer season is in full swing and a local foot and ankle surgeon strongly urges parents and coaches to think twice before coaxing young, injury-prone soccer players to "play through" foot and ankle pain. "Skeletally immature kids, starting and stopping and moving side to side on cleats that are little more than moccasins with spikes - that's a recipe for foot and ankle sprains and worse," cautions Davis, a member of the American College of Foot...

2010-12-20 09:00:00

The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society offers injury prevention advice ROSEMONT, Ill., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) has a message for previously sedentary Americans who will head to the gym this New Year: take it slow. Stress fractures are the most common overuse injuries of the foot and ankle. They occur with a rapid increase in physical activity (too much too quickly). Stress fractures result from a series...

2010-10-07 13:39:00

Orthopaedic surgeons offer safety tips just in time for major marathon in Chicago ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the brink of Chicago's popular marathon, 45,000 marathon runners from all 50 states and more than 100 countries will turn corners and pick up their pace for the big race in October. But training for a 26.2-mile race is no easy feat, which is why it is so important to take precaution and keep your body in tow to prevent injury before, during and after the...

2010-10-05 14:02:00

Foot surgeons urge patients not to ignore foot pain CHICAGO, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Unexplained foot fractures may be the first sign of osteoporosis, a bone thinning disease which affects over 28 million Americans and accounts for 1.5 million bone fractures a year. According to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, osteoporosis is frequently referred to as the "silent crippler" since it often progresses without any symptoms or isn't diagnosed until a person experiences pain...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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