Q: Are weight vests worth it, and when should they be used? — Hugo, Salt Lake City, UT
Q: Since many exercises are designed to strengthen the core, I sometimes feel my abdominal muscles tighten up and wanted to know what stretches or regeneration exercises you recommend specifically for abdominal muscles.
Arthroscopic treatment of tennis elbow has shown to be successful after a long-term follow-up, according to new research presented at the 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.
Tennis elbow can be successfully managed without surgery in almost 90 percent of cases. When it cannot be controlled by non-surgical measures, the arthroscopic technique used in this study is one of the many different surgical options that have good outcomes.
A study published in the International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance found that static stretching offers no benefit to the vertical jump when compared to a standing control protocol.
Repetitive twisting and turning by hockey, soccer, and tennis players, as well as by those who ski, run, or hurdle, may cause a sports hernia, according to a recent study in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. The exact incidence of sports hernias is unknown, but previous studies have indicated that 40 to 85 percent of chronic groin pain may be due to the condition.
Q: I'm training for a half-marathon and keep getting shin splints. Is there anything I can do to help prevent them?
Researchers at the University of Kentucky followed 32 male baseball players between the ages of 13 and 21 for six years to study changes in the shoulder's range of motion, strength and growth plates. Their conclusions:
A research team writing in the New England Journal of Medicine found that running or jogging while being exposed to diesel exhaust caused a reduction in the amount of blood reaching the heart.
Q: What's the best way to lose weight and look "cut" at the same time?
Q: I broke my clavicle. I need help maintaining my weight and muscle mass while I'm out of commission for eight weeks. Any advice?
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