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Superfoods A-Z: Lentils

With more than 30% of its calories coming from muscle-building protein (more per serving than you'll find in beef) and prices that are pocket-friend...

Gauging Nutrition for a Half or Full Marathon

How you fuel for a marathon or half marathon is just as important as how you train. Without adequate nutrition, you're at risk for fatigue, injury, ...

Soccer Injuries: The Psychological Response

The majority of competitive soccer players suffer an injury at some point in their careers. Each soccer injury is unique, presenting its own set of ...

Topical Gear Products for Volleyball Players and Female Athletes

It should come as no surprise that the Sports Injury Clinic reports a high injury rate among high school volleyball players. Volleyball is one of th...

Concussions Are an Epidemic in Women's Sports Too

"You play like a girl." That schoolyard taunt and others like it have fueled the popular perception that women's sports are not as aggressive or a...

Holding Your Breath? It Could Be Harming Your Health and Weightlifting Form

Are you holding your breath during weightlifting? Although it might not seem like a huge deal, proper breathing technique is a tremendously importan...

Sports Performance Warm-Up for Preventing Injuries

Did you know that the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM 2010) recommends a minimum of a five- to 10-minute warm-up before exercise? What you...

ACL Injury Prevention Tips for Female Athletes

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears are common in female athletes, and they have serious consequences. Most of these injuries require surgery a...

Female Athletes Should Hit the Weights

For male athletes, when it comes to conditioning, strength training is a no brainer. Unfortunately, though, many female athletes still shy away from...

Running May Help You Live Longer

Need an additional incentive to hit the track this summer, besides staying in shape? A new study by the American College of Sports Medicine found th...

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