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Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Do compression garments facilitate muscle recovery after exercise?

Compression garments are an elastic cloth fitting that people wear on their arms, legs, or hips during or after physical exercise. Their use has gained popularity over the last few decades because they are thought to enhance ...

Surgery

Does a home-based exercise program benefit patients after hip fracture surgery?

A study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society indicates that a 12-month home-based progressive and supervised exercise program can help to improve functioning and physical performance after patients ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Using math to improve your workout

Interval training is the best way to improve your cardiorespiratory fitness and overall sports performance. It works for everyone, from the elite athlete preparing for the Olympics to the regular weekend athlete to the patient ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Consumer health: Osteoporosis and exercise

May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about this bone disease. Osteoporosis affects approximately 10 million people in the U.S., 80% of whom are women, according ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Treating knee osteoarthritis without surgery

Dr. Prakash Jayabalan has long pondered why more non-operative treatment options aren't available to patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA), particularly because it is the most common cause of disability in the U.S.

Cardiology

A sports cardiologist's guide to running

The weather's finally warming up, and you're eager to grab those dust-covered shoes out of the closet and hit the running path. But hold on just a second.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Excessive sports training may have negative effects on mood state

建立健康s, athletes must apply stress to the body, and then through recovery, the body adapts and is able to accommodate greater stress in the next round of training. Controlling the adequate amounts of stress and ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Power training, strength training compared for older adults

For older adults, power training (PT) is associated with a modest improvement in physical function compared with traditional strength training, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published online May 11 in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Benefits of exercise may vary greatly in primary mitochondrial disease

Mitochondria serve as the main source of energy production in our cells, and endurance exercise is generally known to improve the function of mitochondria. However, the benefits of exercise in patients with primary mitochondrial ...