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Children giving endurance athletes a run for their money
Children giving endurance athletes a run for their money (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Researchers have discovered how young children seem to be able to run around all day without getting tired: their muscles resist fatigue in the same way as elite endurance athletes. Researchers from Edith Cowan University and the Université Clermont Auvergne ... Read More »

Kids graded D-minus in physical activity report card
Kids graded D-minus in physical activity report card (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Australia’s first report card on physical activity for children and young people has been released today – and its broad message is “sport is not enough”. The report has found that while a large number of children are obtaining some ... Read More »

Happy, healthy children develop on the playing field
Happy, healthy children develop on the playing field (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Playing a team sport at an early age can improve the health and wellbeing of children, particularly for young girls. Girls who take up a team sport before the age of eight and continue for at least two years are ... Read More »

Don’t ignore hip pain: Impingement is a growing problem among young, active
Don’t ignore hip pain: Impingement is a growing problem among young, active (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Hip preservation specialists at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center see patients from their teens through their sixties who have femoral acetabular impingement, or FAI. This condition occurs when the ball of the femur doesn’t fit perfectly into the ... Read More »

Preventing sports-related brain injury in youngsters
Preventing sports-related brain injury in youngsters (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Ice hockey accounts for nearly half of all traumatic brain injuries among children and youth participating in organized sports who required a trip to an emergency department in Canada, according to a new study out of St. Michael’s Hospital. The ... Read More »

Single concussion may cause lasting brain damage
Single concussion may cause lasting brain damage (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A single concussion may cause lasting structural damage to the brain, according to a new study. “This is the first study that shows brain areas undergo measureable volume loss after concussion,” said Yvonne W. Lui, M.D., Neuroradiology section chief and ... Read More »

No good evidence that mouthguards and helmets ward off concussion
No good evidence that mouthguards and helmets ward off concussion (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Mouthguards and helmets can help ward off other serious head and facial injuries, but there is no good evidence that they can help prevent concussion, and paradoxically, they may even encourage players to take greater risks. But that is precisely ... Read More »

Quad-bike safety this Christmas
Quad-bike safety this Christmas (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

With Christmas and summer holidays approaching, it’s time for people in country areas to think carefully about the potential dangers of quad-bikes. A literature review completed in 2012 found that the fitting of crush protection devices to quad-bikes had some ... Read More »

Preschool movement skills programs could lead to life-long benefits
Preschool movement skills programs could lead to life-long benefits (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Preschools could hold the key to kids developing a life-long interest in physical activity. Researchers with Deakin University’s School of Health and Social Development, with colleagues from Northern NSW Local Health District, evaluated a movement skills program run by NSW ... Read More »

Sport provides swell times for Indigenous youth
Sport provides swell times for Indigenous youth (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new report released today has shed light on how sport programs for Indigenous youth can help lead to more fulfilling lifestyles for participants. The report, a joint venture between the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, The University of Queensland’s ... Read More »

 
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