Sports Medicine

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Cardiorespiratory endurance is an indication of a person’s overall physical health. Cardiorespiratory endurance tests monitor how well the heart, lungs, and muscles perform during moderate to high-intensity exercise. Increasing cardiorespiratory endurance improves oxygen uptake in the lungs and heart and can help a person sustain physical activity for longer. Other names for cardiorespiratory endurance include
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Proponents of vegan and vegetarian diets often promote them on the basis of their potential health benefits, but, in the past, dieticians worried that these diets might not adequately meet people’s nutritional needs. Protein is typically the nutrient that people are most concerned about when they consider adopting a plant based diet, although studies have
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Many people with asthma find that their symptoms get worse when they exercise, especially in cold weather. With effective treatment and management, however, people can usually exercise without symptoms arising. Exercise does not cause asthma, but it can trigger symptoms in people who already have the condition. According to the Allergy and Asthma Foundation of
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Scoliosis causes the spine to curve sideways, causing pain, weakness, and changes in the way a person walks. Exercise and stretching are vital components of treatment. In mild cases, people can treat scoliosis with specific exercises and stretches alone, eliminating the need for surgery. While some medical conditions can cause scoliosis, the most typical form
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Slow wave sleep, also called deep sleep, is an important stage in the sleep cycle that enables proper brain function and memory. While most adults are aware that they should aim for between 7 and 9 hours of sleep each night, the science of sleep is quite complex. The two main categories of sleep are
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Posture is the positioning of the body when a person is sitting, standing, lying down, or performing different tasks. Researchers have linked bad posture with some uncomfortable health conditions and a high risk of injury, especially during exercise. Having good posture is very important. Poor body positioning and alignment can cause various health problems, such
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Getting enough sleep is essential for people’s mental and physical wellbeing. However, there are times when a person needs to stay up all night for homework, studying, or work. Staying up very late disrupts the body’s natural sleep-wake cycle, which can affect a person’s mental functioning and energy levels the next day. Frequently staying up
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The shoulder is a very flexible joint that is made up of several tendons, ligaments, and muscles that all work together. Should pain can result from injuries, general wear and tear, and a number of inflammatory conditions. The shoulder comprises three bones: the humerus, which is the upper arm bone the scapula, which is the
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Many people squat regularly as part of their workout routine or during everyday tasks. Squatting correctly should not cause knee pain. However, people who squat incorrectly and those with a knee injury or existing knee condition may experience knee pain. In this article, learn about the causes of knee pain from squatting, how to treat
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