Jogging and Running Health News

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7/24/2017
Even a One-Minute Run Might Help a Woman's Bones

Study suggests brief bursts of intense physical activity lowered risk for bone loss

6/23/2017
Being Thin Could Boost Stress Fracture Risk in Female Runners

Researcher says less muscle mass can make leg bones more vulnerable to injury

6/20/2017
Americans Want to Be Fit, But Most Don't Put in the Effort

Survey finds three-quarters think appearance is 'very important,' yet only 31 percent work out regularly

6/16/2017
High-Intensity Exercise May Be Bad for the Bowels

Hydration and proper food intake might help prevent gut trouble, researcher says

6/9/2017
Even Your Bones Can Get Fat, Mouse Study Suggests

But running rodents improved their bone quality in just weeks, researchers say

6/8/2017
Marathon Runs Won't Harm Your Arteries

Age, not mileage, predicted hardening of vessels in study sample

6/2/2017
Compression Tights Won't Trim Running Times

While they kept muscles from vibrating, fatigue still set in, study finds

5/26/2017
Adults Who Love Exercise May Gain 9 'Biological' Years

Regular jogging and other pursuits delay cellular aging, study finds

4/18/2017
Health Tip: Stay Aware While Running

Safety suggestions for sprinters

4/12/2017
Do Marathons' Road Closures Lead to More Local Deaths?

Elderly with heart problems fare worse on race days, perhaps due to delays in care, researchers say

3/31/2017
Elite Runners, Women the First Marathoners to Lose to Father Time

Top athletes begin losing speed around age 35, compared to 50 for average runners, study shows

3/28/2017
Marathon Running May Cause Short-Term Kidney Injury

But recovery is quick, usually within a day or two, researchers find

3/28/2017
Exercise: The Cellular 'Fountain of Youth'

Intense interval training seems to boost older cells, even reversing some of aging's effects, study finds

2/15/2017
Student-Athletes Don't Have to Be Hit By Injuries

Equipment safety, emergency training and time for recovery are key to avoiding trouble, experts say

1/27/2017
High-Mileage Runners Expend Less Energy

Extra movement seems to lead to changes in muscles and tendons, making them more efficient, researchers say

1/9/2017
Scans Hint at Running's Brain Benefits, Even When Young

Researchers suggest that an early boost in mind health may help people stay sharp as they age

1/5/2017
Is Running Bad for Your Knees?

Study suggests it may slow development of osteoarthritis

12/30/2016
Running and the Brain

Runners' brains may be more connected, according to new research

12/13/2016
Cushioned Shoe Inserts Won't Guard Against Injury: Review

But custom-made foot orthotics might help, researchers report

11/28/2016
Health Tip: Preparing for Your First 5k Run

Prep work lays the groundwork for an enjoyable time

11/3/2016
Water: Can It Be Too Much of a Good Thing?

Athletes and non-athletes alike may overdo it, sometimes with tragic consequences

8/31/2016
Health Tip: Make Yourself Seen When Exercising in the Dark

Take precautions so you're visible to drivers

8/11/2016
Health Tip: Buy the Right Running Shoes

How to determine which are best

7/18/2016
3 Health Issues That Can Threaten Young Female Athletes

Pediatricians' group urges members to watch out for the 'female triad'

6/9/2016
Older Runners Can Maintain Their 'Fuel Efficiency'

Rate of oxygen consumption differs little between active seniors and younger runners: study

5/16/2016
Exercise May Cut Risk of 13 Cancers, Study Suggests

Moderate and vigorous activity includes brisk walking, tennis, jogging, swimming

5/14/2016
A Barefoot Run Might Be a Brain Booster

Avoiding injury requires greater concentration and mental power, research suggests

4/11/2016
Cheap Tape May Keep Blisters Off Runners' Feet

Researchers find an easy, effective solution to a perennial problem

3/9/2016
For 'Ironman' Athletes, Study Shows Danger of Too Much Water

Frequent fluid stops entice racers to drink more than they need, expert says

2/26/2016
Recovery From Ultramarathon May Take Up to 5 Days

Researchers expected these elite runners would need the added time to bounce back

2/22/2016
Botox-Like Injection Might Ease Runners' Knee Pain

British researchers used Dysport to bring long-term relief for common ailment of physically active people

2/15/2016
How to Keep Your New Year's Exercise Mojo All Year Long

Set realistic goals, be consistent and understand you're in it for the long haul, expert says

2/1/2016
12/29/2015
Carbs Fuel Long Runs: Study

Researchers show fat isn't necessary for marathons

12/9/2015
Moms-to-Be Smoking Tied to Poorer Fitness in Sons

Higher body mass index in mother also linked to worse performance by young men on running test

12/4/2015
Endurance Athletes May Pay Physical Price

'Ultraman' competitors experience muscle damage and insulin resistance, researchers find

11/30/2015
Long-Distance Running Takes Toll on Joints, But It May Be Temporary

Cartilage between knee, ankle and foot joints has ability to regenerate, study suggests

8/10/2015
Exercise Boosts Obese Kids' Heart Health

Review finds fitness levels, blood vessel function improved quickly, even if no weight was lost

7/29/2015
7/16/2015
More Exercise = More Fat Loss for Older Women, Study Finds

Doubling the amount of time spent in heart-pumping workouts each week paid off after a year

6/28/2015
Overuse Injuries More Common in High School Females

Track, field hockey and lacrosse linked to repetitive use problems in girls, study says

6/22/2015
Health Tip: Competing in Triathalon Races

Suggestions to help you stay well

6/19/2015
Extreme Exercising Can Lead to Blood Poisoning, Study Reveals

Expert says gradual training can help prevent problems

6/3/2015
Test Endurance Athletes for Heart Woes While They Exercise: Study

European researchers report detection of arrhythmias should also focus on right ventricle

4/17/2015
Salt Pills Do Little for Endurance Athletes: Study

Finding challenges common belief that they can boost performance

4/8/2015
Long-Distance Runners May Have More 'Desirable' Genes: Study

Ancient hunter-gatherers may have equated running skills with reproductive potential

3/5/2015
Exercise May Boost Size of Some Brain Regions

But it's not clear if these changes make a difference in aging, researcher says

3/2/2015
Health Tip: Recovering From a Run

Drink fluids and eat a snack

2/17/2015
Achilles Tendon Can Handle Downhill Running: Study

The key is to transition gradually, researcher says

2/4/2015
What Causes Cancer?

Can you correctly identify key cancer risk factors?