Unlike typical sports injuries, medical conditions are not always immediately apparent. This post identifies 10 common medical conditions in athletes.
The injury risks of youth rugby have received much attention in recent years, in particular, the risks of concussion have been widely discussed. In a bid to reduce injury in sport the Rugby Football Union (RFU) and the University of Bath have conducted The School Injury Prevention Study.
Psychology of Sport Injury provides a thorough explanation of the elements and effects of sport injuries. Continue reading The psychology of sport injury
A new Canadian study has suggested that strict rest may not be the best medicine for children with concussions. This new research has challenged the idea that physical activity should be avoided until symptoms disappear.
A new comprehensive review published in the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease has found that people living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) may benefit from being physically active. In terms of improving gait and balance and reducing the risk of falling, physical activity proved extremely advantageous.
The International Sport and Exercise Nutrition Conference 2016 will take place at Newcastle University from the 19th – 21st December. This conference presents the latest insights into the effects of diet and exercise on health and performance. Continue reading International Sport and Exercise Nutrition Conference 2016