Post Tagged with: "Diagnostic testing"

A Better Way to Predict ACL Injury Risk

A Better Way to Predict ACL Injury Risk

Who is at risk for ACL injury? This new method can help determine who and it can be performed in a doctor’s office. Learn what’s involved.

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Concussions in Sports

Concussions in Sports

Concussions in sports are on the rise, prompting new strategies for diagnosis and prevention—information that is particularly useful for parents and coaches.

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Concussion Management: Baseline Tests

Concussion Management: Baseline Tests

Dr. James Moriarity, Head Team Physician at the University of Notre Dame, speaks about the role of cogntive baseline testing in concussion management

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What is VO2 Max?

What is VO2 Max?

VO2 Max testing is a good way to measure cardiac fitness, or the ability of the body to use and transport oxygen. Here’s more information.

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Heart Screening for Young Athletes

Heart Screening for Young Athletes

Sudden cardiac death kills more than 3,000 young people each year, many of them athletes. Experts say a dual screening approach is best for detection of cardiac abnormalities in athletes.

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Screening athletes’ hearts hasn’t cut deaths: study

Screening athletes’ hearts hasn’t cut deaths: study

Screening athletes for hidden heart problems may not help prevent sudden deaths, a new study from Israel finds. read full article

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MRI: An Effective Alternative for Diagnosis of Hip Labral Tears

A new study shows that MRI can be used instead of MR arthrography when x-rays are not sufficient to diagnose a hip labral tear. Here are the details

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Sickle Cell May Be Hidden Danger to Young Athletes

Sickle Cell May Be Hidden Danger to Young Athletes

In the past seven years, exertional sickling has killed nine young athletes aged 12 to 19. Learn more about this potentially fatal condition.

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NFL Fighting Head Injuries with Technology

NFL Fighting Head Injuries with Technology

The league is turning to high-tech devices to both measure and mitigate pro football’s impact on players’ brains. Read all about it.

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Neuropsychological Testing after Concussion

Neuropsychological Testing after Concussion

Learn why new research says that neuropsychological testing performed on concussed high school athletes leads to delay in their return to play

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