Study participants with a history of repetitive head impacts and traumatic brain injury reported greater depression symptoms later than those who didn't.
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Why safely reopening high school sports is going to be a lot harder than opening college and pro ball
Our experts offer safer ways to bring back amateur sports.
June 24, 2020 • ~8 min
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Poor nutrition knowledge among athletes, coaches, and their teams may be putting women at risk for nutritional deficiences, eating disorders, and injury.
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People with ACL injuries can lose up to 40% of the muscle strength in that leg. Eccentric exercises can build it back up, research in rats indicates.
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Why elite athletes may struggle more during self-isolation.
April 14, 2020 • ~5 min
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Electrolyte supplements don't actually prevent imbalances in sodium levels in ultramarathoners, research shows. Here's what they should do instead.
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A watch-sized monitor that uses sweat to monitor body chemistry could help improve athletes' performance and protect them from injury.
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There's a strong link between playing football and CTE, researchers find. After just under 3 years of play, athletes' risk for CTE doubles.
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