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New report shares details about the sports medicine market

Sports medicine is a branch of medicine that deals with physical fitness and treatment or prevention of injuries which is related to sports and exercise. Sports medicine aids to improve athletic performance, provide recovery from injury and prevent future ...

Source: WhaTech
Published: 14 May 2018

Health Matters: Exercise is medicine

NASS has a very vigorous exercise committee. One of its campaigns is “Exercise is Medicine.” It is also a global health initiative of the American College of Sports Medicine, which believes that, “physical activity promotes optimal health ...

Source: The Daily Star
Published: 11 May 2018

Sports Medicine Devices Market Research Report 2018, Market Overview and Forecast up to 2025

source=shekhar-email Sports medicine devices are used to treat wounds and injuries caused by the sport activities and exercise. Treatment for a sports injury can consist of pain relievers and protecting the injured area with a cast or suspended by support.

Published: 19 May 2018

Prescribe Exercise to All Cancer Patients, Says New Guideline

Dr Catherine Alfano However, Alfano observed that guidance from both the ACS and the American College of Sports Medicine already recommends exercise, but she pointed out that those guidelines are for patients with cancer and not for physicians and other ...

Source: Medscape
Published: 16 May 2018

‘Exercise Is Medicine Day’ had WCU’s campus moving and shaking

A national effort, Exercise is Medicine Month is a joint initiative between the American Medical Association and the American College of Sports Medicine to promote physical activity as prevention and treatment of chronic disease. Enrolling over 17,000 ...

Source: Daily Local News
Published: 09 May 2018

Take Time Out Now for School Sports Physicals

He's a professor of medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. "They help us determine the health of students, their ability to participate in the sport ... Students are also asked about exercise-related symptoms -- such as ...

Published: 21 May 2018

High Occupational Exercise Level Tied to Early Mortality in Men

HealthDay News — High levels of occupational physical activity in men are associated with an increased risk of early mortality, according to a review published online May 14 in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Pieter Coenen, PhD, from the VU ...

Source: Monthly Prescribing Reference
Published: 15 May 2018

Exercise is good for you – unless it's part of your job

published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, Coenen believes more should be done to encourage people in manual work to follow the standard guidelines on exercise, and not be fooled into thinking that they got enough at work. “Even if you are ...

Source: The Guardian
Published: 14 May 2018

Pioneer Spine & Sports Physicians Helps Patients Get Back to Their Various Fields

That ‘play’ factor — sports medicine — is a niche PSSP is well-known for ... we want them to engage in exercise, and when they do that, they may encounter some injuries and have some problems, and we’re here to address that.”

Source: BusinessWest
Published: 15 May 2018

How Much Exercise Will Keep Your Heart Healthy? Scientists May Have the Answer

Researchers from the Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, the John Peter Smith Health Network, Texas Christian University and ...

Source: Newsweek
Published: 21 May 2018

This Amount of Exercise Keeps Your Heart Young

However, the research team only counted the exercise sessions if it was of a moderate intensity, meaning the person would’ve been somewhat out of breath while doing it, says study author Dr. Benjamin Levine, a professor of internal medicine at UT ...

Source: YAHOO!
Published: 21 May 2018

Lifelong exercise can slow aging of heart, blood vessels

He's director of the Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. Levine's team only looked into how often a person exercised, but not the type of exercise or its intensity. Those factors could have played ...

Published: 21 May 2018

How Exercise Can Contribute To A Healthy State Of Mind

Larger movements like walking, a certain sport or exercises for better flexibility can release hormones the provide a sense of well-being. The important thing is to choose a form of exercise you enjoy. "When exercise is done on a regular basis," Bryant ...

Source: KERA News
Published: 21 May 2018

Scientists May Have Pinpointed How Much Exercise Your Heart Needs to Stay Healthy

There’s really no limit to the benefits of exercise, from cognitive improvement to increased cardiovascular capacity to more energy. But one of the biggest reasons to maintain a fitness regimen is to ward off chronic conditions. For example, exercise ...

Source: Mental Floss
Published: 21 May 2018

What 6 years of exercise mean for heart failure risk

What 6 years of exercise mean for heart failure risk Middle age can come with certain anxieties about aging that might prompt someone to buy a sports car, unnecessarily. But a new study found that you should be actually investing in a gym membership.Susana ...

Source: USA Today
Published: 21 May 2018

MEDICAL INSIGHTS: Three more reasons to exercise

It also appears that in this case more exercise is better than less. The national recommendations are for 30 minutes of exercise a day. Those who exercise for at least 30 minutes daily were 30 percent more likely to consider themselves happy compared to ...

Source: Aiken Standard
Published: 20 May 2018

Study: Exercise 4 Times a Week for a Healthy Heart

(Caiaimage/Sam Edwards/Getty Images) Four to five days of exercise per week is the optimal amount of physical activity to maintain a healthy heart, according to new research. A study published Sunday in The Journal of Physiology found varying amounts of ...

Source: U.S. News & World Report
Published: 21 May 2018

Exercise to stay young: 4-5 days a week to slow down your heart's aging

Participating in exercise 4-5 days per week is necessary to keep your heart young, according to new research published in The Journal of Physiology. These findings could be an important step to develop exercise strategies to slow down such ageing.

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 21 May 2018

Morning or evening? When’s the best time to exercise?

I get asked this question a lot: “What time of day is the best time to exercise? Morning or afternoon?” My answer is always the same. “It is best to exercise when you will do it.” Plain and simple. What works for you is what you should do.

Source: Index-Journal
Published: 20 May 2018

Middle-age adults may reduce heart failure risk through exercise

Researchers found that middle-age adults who received the recommended 150 minutes of moderate physical activity per week had a 31% reduced risk of developing heart failure over six years, compared with those who did not exercise. The findings in the ...

Source: SmartBrief
Published: 21 May 2018

Physical exercise doesn’t slow down dementia once it appears, study shows

Physical exercise is a key piece of the brain health puzzle, but certainly not a magic pill. ___ Exercise ‘doesn’t slow’ progression of dementia (NHS Choices): A trial in which people with dementia took part in a moderately intense exercise programme ...

Source: Lifeboat
Published: 21 May 2018

Students combine love for sports, medicine in athletic trainer camp

High school students who love sports and medicine, and want to learn about career opportunities that involve both, are encouraged to attend the Student Athletic Trainer Camp, hosted by Southeast Georgia Health System. During the three-day comprehensive ...

Source: Brunswick News
Published: 14 May 2018

Precision Medicine Could Help Narrow Down Treatment For Depression, But It Will Be Tricky

Researchers want to use precision medicine to try to tackle depression in the way they ... Treatments are often marketed as cures or with a promise for vastly improved health. (Tanner, 5/8) Exercise changes the brains and sperm of male animals in ways ...

Source: Kaiser Health News
Published: 09 May 2018

An exercise scientist says Silicon Valley's favorite diet is a scary 'experiment that the population is doing on itself'

In a small-scale study reported in The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness ... high-intensity bursts of exercise. There are several caveats. It's hard to say anything for sure about the overarching effects of a diet based on such a small ...

Source: Business Insider
Published: 07 May 2018


Scientists have for the first time fixed a protein defect that causes Huntington's disease by injecting a drug into the spine. Stressing on more research in this field, Naidu said yoga was a science of well-being that needed to be studied and practiced ...

Source: Economic Times
Published: 24 Apr 2018

Which is more important – sleep, diet or exercise?

However, exercising to lose weight takes longer, often a few months. The American College of Sports Medicine recommends getting at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise or 75 minutes of intense exercise per week. Alternating aerobic and resistance ...

Source: Knowridge
Published: 19 Apr 2018

Stellenbosch University, Institute of Sport and Exercise Medicine, South Africa

Through the Institute of Sport and Exercise Medicine and partnering institutions, a world-class multidisciplinary service is offered to athletes. These services include: A complete suite of sports and exercise medicine services available in primary care ...

Source: FIFA
Published: 15 Aug 2017