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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Dustin McGowan, Baseball

Dustin McGowan of the Miami Marlins selected as 52nd Hutch Award Winner

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center announced Miami Marlins pitcher Dustin McGowan has been named the 52nd annual Hutch Award winner. The award is given yearly to a Major League Baseball player who best exemplifies the honor, courage and dedication of the legendary baseball player and manager Fred Hutchinson, for whom the cancer research center was named.

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NFL, NFL Play 60, Tom Brady, BMI, Youth Fitness, FitnessGram, new england patriots, Tony Romo, Reggie Bush, UVM, Obesity and Adolescents, Sport

First Study to Measure Effectiveness of NFL PLAY 60 Program Shows Positive Results on Youth Fitness

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The National Football League (NFL) Foundation has invested heavily in its NFL PLAY 60 initiative to promote fitness and health among youth over the past decade. Its impact on childhood fitness and obesity levels, however, has lacked scientific evaluation – until now.

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Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act

Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act Reintroduced, Passes House

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The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act (H.R. 302) by voice vote January 9, 2017. The next step for the bill, which was reintroduced by the U.S. House last week, will be its introduction to the 2017-18 U.S. Senate.

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New Rule for MLB Pitchers Could Lead to Fatigue, Muscle Damage

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Northwestern University, Sport, Medicine, Sports Medicine, Concussion, Brain

Scientists Discover Concussion Biomarker

The secret to reliably diagnosing concussions lies in the brain’s ability to process sound, according to a new study by researchers from Northwestern University’s Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory. Widely considered a crisis in professional sports and youth athletic programs, sports-related concussions have had devastating neurological, physical, social and emotional consequences for millions of athletes.

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Illinois High School Pitch Count Limits Reduced Yesterday -- Is It Enough?

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Nation’s Largest State Effort to Track Concussions in Youth Athletes Under Way in Texas

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The nation’s largest statewide effort to track concussions among youth athletes is under way in Texas with the launch of a registry designed to assess the prevalence of brain injuries in high school sports.

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Concussion, CTE, Football, Mayo Clinic, Rochester Epidemiology Project

High School Football Players, 1956-1970, Did Not Have Increase of Neurodegenerative Diseases

ROCHESTER, Minn. – A Mayo Clinic study published online today in Mayo Clinic Proceedings found that varsity football players from 1956 to 1970 did not have an increased risk of degenerative brain diseases compared with athletes in other varsity sports.

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AMSSM International Traveling Fellows Journey to Italy

The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) is pleased to send a contingent of leaders in the field sports medicine to Italy as part of the International Traveling Fellowship Program, which is in its third year.

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How Much Slower Do You Run with Heavy Shoes?

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Gender Differences Matter When It Comes to Exercise Fatigue

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How Does an Elite Athlete Stay Fit During Breast Cancer Treatment?

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Sedentary Behavior and Obesity: Does Type Matter?

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Is There a Metabolic Advantage for Trail Runners Wearing Minimalist Footwear?

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How Does Fatigue Impact Human Performance?

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concussion in sport, Athletes, Neuro, MRI, cortical thickness, Head Trauma

Study Shows Thinning of Brain Tissue Remains in College Football Players, Five Years After Play

A new study from researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine, suggests that even college-level athletes may be vulnerable to the effects of head trauma, and that even several years after graduation, college football players continue to show evidence of neuropathic brain changes.

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Evidence of Brain Injury Found in Young NFL Players

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In a small study of young or recently retired NFL players, researchers at Johns Hopkins report finding evidence of brain injury and repair that is visible on imaging from the players compared to a control group of men without a history of concussion.

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Yoga related injuries, yoga injuries, Sport Injuries, Aging

UAB Study Finds Yoga Is Relatively Safe, but Know Your Limits

Participating in yoga is relatively safe, according to a new study from UAB which was the first large scale analysis of yoga injuries. Yoga-related Injury rates are rising, especially in older participants.

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Protecting the Players

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A newly released on analysis performed over two years by researchers at Harvard Law School outlines key recommendations to improve structural, ethical and legal factors that affect the health of NFL players

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Achilles, Weekend Warriors, sport injury trends, Achilles tears

Athletic Trainers, Physicians Sound the Alarm on Rising Achilles Injuries







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