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Latest Warming up Stories

2011-11-07 19:46:00

Integrating a coach-led neuromuscular warm-up prior to sports practice appeared to reduce the risk of lower extremity injuries in female high school soccer and basketball athletes.

2011-10-05 07:00:00

KORT Physical Therapy Launches New Android Stretching App and October is National Physical Therapy month and to celebrate, all KORT Physical Therapy locations are providing a complimentary stretching

2011-06-16 20:53:47

Coaches, physiologists and athletes alike will attest to the importance of warming up before athletic competition.

2010-12-15 00:00:45

Multiple research studies show that stretching before physical activity alone does not help prevent injury.

2010-11-25 00:00:46

Recent studies have shown that stretching alone does not help prevent injury.

2009-07-27 14:50:22

A U.S. expert in emergency nursing advises those coaching young athletes that no pain, no gain is a myth. Mary Kamienski of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey says sports should not be painful.

2008-07-14 09:00:14

A bout of arthritis can often leave a person feeling unable to perform even simple routine tasks. Studies have shown however, that exercise can help relieve the pain, stiffness and swelling in joints caused by arthritis.

2006-08-24 14:29:37

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Forget tedious warm-up exercises. Athletes may be able to ready their muscles using pulses of infrared light, a study suggests.

2004-11-30 00:00:20

In our time-crunched lives, it's easy to skip steps we feel aren't essential to our workouts, but forgoing a warm-up is never a wise move. Before you take an aerobics class or lift a single dumbbell, you should always warm up, say fitness experts.


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deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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