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2011-08-05 20:01:00

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio, Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Canvas Stretching Machine, LLC announced that it is now offering free shipping to customers in the US and Canada. "We wanted to make it very easy for people to order our products," says Canvas Stretching Machine co-founder Greg Moulin. Dave Weaver, Canvas Stretching Machine co-founder, says that free shipping gives US and Canadian customers even more incentive to purchase the company's canvas stretchers. Free FedEx ground shipping is...

2011-06-30 00:00:28

NY Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy offers information and advice aimed at preventing running injuries in a newly published book titled "Running Without Injury" New York, NY (PRWEB) June 29, 2011 NY Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy (NYSM) is pleased to introduce their newly published booklet, Running Without Injury. The booklet is a collaboration between Dr. Michael Neely, a leading NY sports medicine specialist and co-owner of NYSportsMed, and physical therapist Krista Simon,...

2011-05-25 12:21:00

COMMERCE, Calif., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AltaMed Health Services' seven Adult Day Health Care Centers in Los Angeles and Orange Counties offer their more than 1,500 participants a regular schedule of daily activities that encourage fitness, wellness and health education. The workouts are part of a core exercise plan for seniors emphasizing strength, endurance and flexibility. "We want to support our participants in remaining physically active," said Long Term Care...

2011-04-14 08:14:16

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Researchers found that Parkinson's patients who walked on a treadmill at a comfortable speed for a longer duration (low-intensity exercise) improved their walking more than patients who walked for less time but at an increased speed and incline (high-intensity exercise). The investigators also found benefits for stretching and resistance exercises. "Our study showed that low-intensity exercise performed for 50 minutes, three times a week was the most beneficial in terms...

2011-03-04 00:00:29

Author offers remedies for sleep-depriving aches and pains Champaign, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) March 03, 2011 Morning aches and pains leave many reaching for the medicine cabinet and wishing they would have had a restful night's sleep. "If it feels as if somebody has hit you over the head with a baseball bat or tried to break your back, your sleeping posture is probably working against you," says stretching expert Kristian Berg. In his upcoming book, "Prescriptive Stretching" (Human Kinetics,...

2011-02-18 09:00:00

However, runners who typically stretch should continue, or risk injury SAN DIEGO, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stretching before a run neither prevents nor causes injury, according to a study presented today at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). More than 70 million people worldwide run recreationally or competitively, and recently there has been controversy regarding whether runners should stretch before running, or not at all....

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2011-02-18 10:56:08

However, runners who typically stretch should continue, or risk injury Stretching before a run neither prevents nor causes injury, according to a study presented today at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). More than 70 million people worldwide run recreationally or competitively, and recently there has been controversy regarding whether runners should stretch before running, or not at all. This study included 2,729 runners who run 10 or more miles...

2010-12-15 00:00:45

Multiple research studies show that stretching before physical activity alone does not help prevent injury. ProRehab physical therapists are the best choice for patient education and outcomes because they use the latest scientific evidence, rather than myths couched as conventional wisdom. Evansville, IN (Vocus/PRWEB) December 14, 2010 Almost any physical therapist, athletic trainer, or sports medicine physician would answer "yes" if asked if people should stretch before exercise....

2010-11-25 00:00:46

Recent studies have shown that stretching alone does not help prevent injury. Physical therapists at Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) are trained to use the latest scientific evidence, rather than conventional wisdom, to educate patients and provide the best possible outcomes. Austin, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) November 23, 2010 Ask almost any physical therapist, athletic trainer, or sports medicine physician if someone should stretch before exercise, and they would respond with a...

2010-09-01 15:03:00

May Help Explain Higher Risk of ACL Injury in Females; Improve Prevention Approach ROSEMONT, Ill., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Significant differences in knee alignment and muscle activation exist between men and women while kicking a soccer ball, according to a study published this month in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. Data reveals that males activate certain hip and leg muscles more than females during the motion of the instep and side-foot kicks - the most common soccer...


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