Archive for Category: "Sports Performance"

Higher Rates Of Knee Injuries In Female Athletes May Be Due To Nerve And Muscle Activity Across Menstrual Cycle

Higher Rates Of Knee Injuries In Female Athletes May Be Due To Nerve And Muscle Activity Across Menstrual Cycle

Numerous studies have shown that female athletes are more likely to get knee injuries, especially anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears and chronic pain, than their male counterparts. While previous research has focused on biomechanical differences as the main source of these problems, a new study suggests another distinction that could play a role: changes across

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Golf Fitness: 5 Golf Fitness Exercises

Golf Fitness: 5 Golf Fitness Exercises

Today’s golfers know the importance of conditioning for their sport. Here are some PSH selected exercises to get you ready for the green, and to improve your overall game

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Proper Hydration for Athletes and Exercisers

Proper Hydration for Athletes and Exercisers

A Points Sports Health original video with tips on how to hydrate correctly during sports and fitness activities.

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Get Stronger at Your Own Pace through APRE

Get Stronger at Your Own Pace through APRE

A strength training technique called autoregulatory progressive resistance exercise (APRE) dispenses with steadily increased resistance and allows athletes to progress at their own pace. Learn how.

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Conditioning Products for the Modern Golfer

Conditioning Products for the Modern Golfer

Working out to increase performance has become a lot more popular among golfers. Check out these golf conditioning products to help you stay on top of your game.

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Understanding Focus in Sports

Learn about the different focus styles and how to best pay attention to certain cues for optimal athletic performance.

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Fresh Air Improves Athletes’ Performance

Fresh Air Improves Athletes’ Performance

Research shows that simple breathing exercises can help the body optimize its use of oxygen during physical activities.

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Practicing Multiple Skills Better than Just One

Cognitive neuroscientists say variable practice improves the brain’s ability to remember skills better than focusing on a single task. Here are the details.

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Returning to Sports after Tissue Transplant Surgery

Returning to Sports after Tissue Transplant Surgery

Eighty-four percent of patients undergoing tissue transplant surgery of the knee can return to some level of athletic activity, says a study, though the amount of participation varies.

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Diabetes Should Not Deter Young Athletes

Researchers find that people with diabetes can compete safely in sports, provided they’re vigilant about monitoring their health and managing their disease.

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