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ACSM, Honor Award, Arthur Leon

Arthur Leon Receives ACSM Honor Award

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Recognized at organization’s national meeting in Boston, Mass.

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ACSM, American College of Sports Medicine, Citation Award

Francis O’Connor Receives ACSM Citation Award

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Recognized at organization’s national meeting in Boston, Mass.

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Rodney Dishman Receives ACSM Citation Award

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Recognized at organization’s national meeting in Boston, Mass.

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Chicago Sports Summit, Joel Quenneville, Ted Phillips, Sports, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, Athletico , White Sox, Chicago Bears, Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago Fire

First-Ever Chicago Sports Summit Slated for October 5

Net proceeds will benefit After School Matters

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Olympics, Russia, IAAF, Doping

WashU Expert: The Impact of Russia’s Rio Ban

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Today, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) upheld its ban on Russia’s track and field teams, rendering them unable to take part in the in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.The suspension of Russia’s track teams first came in November, after a report from the World Anti-Doping Agency alleged widespread cheating.

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Olympic Games, Olimpics, Brazil, Brazil economy, Brazil politics, Brazil protests, Japan, Development

Olympics Create Image of Successful Brazil, Not Reality

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Dallas Cowboys, Baylor Scott & White Health, Sports Medicine, Research, Athletes, Brain Injury, Rehabilitation

Cowboys and Baylor Scott & White Health Team Up, Unveil Plans for Sports Health Centric Facility

Baylor Scott & White Health—the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas—together with the Dallas Cowboys, today broke ground on a game-changing sports medicine, research and performance facility that will be located at The Star in Frisco, home of the new Dallas Cowboys World Corporate Headquarters.

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Bill Rasmussen: Rutgers Alumnus Founded ESPN, Created First 24-Hour TV Network

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The self-proclaimed 'sports junkie' changed sports broadcasting, how the world watches television

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Sports, Practice, 10, 000-year clock, Malcolm Gladwell, Athletes, Basketball, Baseball, Football, Soccer, Tennis

Sports Practice Accounts for Just 1 Percent of the Performance Differences Among Elite Athletes

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Among elite athletes, practice accounts for a scant 1 percent of the difference in their performances—and starting sports at an early age does not necessarily provide athletes an upper hand—according to new research.

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Olympic Games, zika virus

Tip Sheet: Vanderbilt Experts Can Comment on Olympics in Brazil

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Questions are cropping up about the Summer Games of the XXXI Olympiad, scheduled for Aug. 5 to 21 in Rio de Janeiro. More than 100 doctors, researchers and health experts signed an open letter published June 3 urging the World Health Organization to either move the summer games from Rio de Janeiro or to delay them, saying they are concerned about the Zika virus’ potential impact on global health.

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FAU’s Sport Management MBA Ranked Best in Florida and Among Top Three Programs in the World

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FAU's College of Business MBA in Sport Management program is among the best in the world and first in Florida, according to the latest rankings from SportBusiness International.

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Lewis University Flight Team Coach Is NIFA Coach of the Year

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Lewis University Flight Team soared to 11th place at the National Intercollegiate Flying Association SAFECON competition. Lewis was among 25 schools invited to compete out of the total 75 NIFA teams.

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golf, golf clubs, noisy club, Vibrations, Driver, Daniel A. Russell, Pennsylvania State University, 171st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA), ASA

High Performance Golf Club Comes with Annoying Sound

In 2007, a new golf club hit the market. The distribution of mass in the club head made it less likely to twist, making an off-center hit less likely, but it had a drawback: a loud noise when it struck the ball, piercing through the tranquility of a golf course. The club never grew popular among players, with many saying they disliked the noise. Researchers at Penn State set out to find the cause of the offensive clang.

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ADHA, IOH, Fun Run, In Motion: 5K Run-Walk-Fun, Ann Battrell, Kelli Swanson Jaecks

ADHA Announces Final Details For Inaugural In Motion: 5K Run-Walk-Fun

As the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) gears up for CLL at the 93rd Annual Session, it announces its final details pertaining to the inaugural running of the In Motion: 5K Run-Walk-Fun.

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ACSM, AFI, Fit Cities, American College of Sports Medicine, American Fitness Index

Washington, D.C., Is Most Fit City for 3rd Consecutive Year, New Rankings Reveal

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Ninth annual American Fitness Index® finds rise in people exercising, drop in smoking

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Cycling, Fundraiser

Cancer Research Institute Hosts Answer to Cancer Cycling Event

One-day, multi-distance ride through the Lower Hudson Valley’s breathtaking landscape to raise funds for the nonprofit Cancer Research Institute and increase awareness of the potential of immunotherapy to cure all cancers.

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U.S. Olympic Committee Adds the University of Utah to National Medical Network to Support Elite U.S. Athletes

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The United States Olympic Committee today announced the addition of the University of Utah Health Care (UUHC) to the National Medical Network. UUHC will serve as a national medical center, specializing in orthopedic medicine, physical medicine, primary care, dentistry, psychiatry, ophthalmology and neurosurgery for elite U.S. athletes. The partnership will also include collaborative research and educational opportunities for athletes at the University of Utah.

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Is It Possible to Cry a River?

University of Leicester students examine plausibility of all the humans on Earth shedding enough tears to form a river -- and fill an Olympic size swimming pool.

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How Families with Seriously-Ill Children Manage Social Interactions, How Migraines Affect the Family, Families with Kids Increasingly Live Near Families Just Like Them, and More in the Family and Parenting channel

How Families with Seriously-Ill Children Manage Social Interactions, How Migraines Affect the Family, Families with Kids Increasingly Live Near Families Just Like Them, and more in the Family and Parenting channel

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Snowmobile, Snowmobiles, Climate Change, Winter Sports, Vermont, VAST, Winter

Snowmobiling Could Be Hard Hit by Climate Change, New Study Says

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A warming climate resulting in reduced snow cover at normal elevations could seriously impact snowmobiling in Vermont, one of the state's major industries, according to a comprehensive survey snowmobilers in and out of the state.







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