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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A small change to the starting stance offensive linemen use could avoid the effects of repeated head impacts, which include brain damage.
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Boys who are inattentive and hyperactive at age 10 are more likely to experience traumatic brain injury in their teenage and adult years, research finds.
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The French Adrian military helmet from WWI outdid modern helmets in shock wave tests—a surprising result that could improve today's military equipment.
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Scientists thought bone healing was the domain of skeletal stem cells, but another kind of cell steps up after an injury, research in mice shows.
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Head and neck injuries related to phone distraction are on the rise, researchers report. They found a couple notable spikes in the last 20 years, too.
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A new, cheap sensor patch could keep patients recovering from joint injuries honest in their physical therapy and improve assessment of their recovery.
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