Jogging and Running Health News

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8/17/2011
Health Tip: Get the Right Fit for Athletic Shoes

Suggestions for choosing the right pair

6/9/2011
Health Tip: Prevent Runner's Knee

Help protect this sensitive joint

6/8/2011
Exercise May Protect the Brain From 'Silent Strokes'

Moderate to intense physical activity cuts seniors' risk by 40 percent, study finds

5/26/2011
Speed, Size Predict Teen Football Players' Rankings

On average, highly recruited high schoolers' 40-yard sprint time was 0.08 seconds faster

5/19/2011
Health Tip: Remind Children and Teens of Pedestrian Safety

Suggestions to help prevent an accident

5/6/2011
4/8/2011
Hormone Linked to Absence of Periods in Women With Low Body Fat

Lack of leptin contributes to condition, but a synthetic hormone may help, study suggests

2/17/2011
Pre-Run Stretching Doesn't Prevent Injuries, Study Finds

But switching your routine could get you hurt, expert says

2/17/2011
Knee Replacements Still Work 20 Years Later

Study showed most recipients remained active and pain-free

1/30/2011
Running-Related Injuries on the Rise in U.S. Kids: Study

Formal guidelines needed to help adults teach children the proper way to run, expert suggests

1/5/2011
Exercise May Improve Odds Against Prostate Cancer Death

Study found three hours or more of vigorous activity a week upped patients' long-term survival

12/21/2010
Weight Loss During Marathon Linked to Quicker Finish Time

Runners who shed more pounds along the way completed race faster, study finds

11/30/2010
Endurance Runners Lost 50% of Body Fat During 2-Month Race

In addition, muscle volume in legs was reduced by 7%, analysis found

10/28/2010
Artificial Turf Helps Football Players With Agility Drills

But for the collegians studied, the 40-yard dash was just as fast on natural grass

10/25/2010
Marathons Affect Heart, but Runners Bounce Back

Those less fit at higher risk, researcher says

10/16/2010
Winter Runners Reap Physical, Mental Benefits: Expert

Outdoor run on cold days may even help prevent seasonal affective disorder, specialist says

9/18/2010
Most Americans Don't Get Daily Exercise

Only 5% reported vigorous physical activity within preceding 24-hour period, researchers found

8/31/2010
In Triathletes, Heart Adapts for Efficiency, Scans Show

Combining endurance and resistance training best for optimal cardiac health, study suggests

8/26/2010
Record Heat Requires Exercise Precautions

Expert offers tips for safe workouts on scorching days

8/15/2010
Proper Training for Marathon Run Takes Time, Experts Say

Advice includes building up mileage slowly and avoiding overtraining

6/30/2010
Mouse Study Suggests Caffeine Boosts Athletic Performance

Increased output in lower leg muscles could make difference in elite performers, researcher says

6/4/2010
Help for Women Runners With Knee Pain

Hip-strengthening exercises may relieve discomfort, study finds

6/4/2010
Compression Garments Don't Boost Athletic Performance

Two studies show they don't improve running economy, efficiency

5/27/2010
Fit People Release More Fat-Burning Molecules During Exercise

And marathon runners generate far more than those who do moderate exercise, study shows

5/11/2010
Strenuous Exercise May Stop Cellular Death

Running a marathon appears to halt the natural death of cells, researchers say

4/17/2010
Are Male Marathoners More Competitive Than Women?

Men cite faster times as the goal, while females hope to 'feel good,' study found

3/13/2010
Air Pollution Slows Women's Marathon Times

Men aren't significantly hindered, researchers say

3/12/2010
High-Impact Sports Might Not Harm Knee Replacements

More active patients had better joint function, study found

2/18/2010
Long-Distance Runners May Have Endurance in Their Genes

'Some of us are truly born to run,' researcher says

2/12/2010
Heel-First Walking Conserves Energy

Touching down toe-first is less economical in humans, research shows

1/27/2010
Barefoot Best for Running?

Study finds people are more likely to strike forefoot first, easing impact

1/8/2010
For Fitness, Cutting Calories May Not Be Enough

Study found better health outcomes in those who worked out while dieting

12/31/2009
Add Some Woof! to Your Workout

Dogs are joining humans at fitness 'boot camps'

12/29/2009
Winter Exercise Can Lift Your Spirits

Creativity will help you stick to your workout routine, even in foul weather

12/16/2009
Amputee Athlete Tells Her Story

Sarah Reinertsen has run marathons, competed in triathalons and appeared on The Amazing Race

12/1/2009
Weak Muscles May Cause 'Runner's Knee'

Hamstrings, quadriceps and fallen arches take the blame in new study

11/30/2009
Lots of Exercise in Midlife May Lead to Osteoarthritis

Like a pothole that worsens over time, so do knees' internal injuries, study finds

11/23/2009
Vigorous Exercise Cuts Stroke Risk for Men, Not Women

Older males saw their odds drop by 63 percent with moderate-to-high intensity workouts

11/16/2009
Experts Urge School Screening of Athletes' Hearts

Inexpensive EKGs would reduce risk of sudden death, study finds

11/14/2009
High-Impact Activity May Be Good for Old Bones

Sampling of senior athletes finds better density with some sports

10/28/2009
Even Light Smoking Affects Young Adults' Arteries

Damage makes it harder to run and climb steps, researcher says

10/6/2009
Pain Robs Years From Folks at Mid-Life

People in their 50s act more like 80 if they're suffering: study

9/22/2009
Health Tip: Ward Off Runner's Knee

A dull pain in the front of the knee

8/25/2009
8/16/2009
Web Is Becoming One-Stop Shopping for Health Help

For support, advice or treatment, online interventions now await

8/3/2009
Gym Class Injuries Up 150 Percent

Lack of movement skills increase the risk of trouble, expert says

7/29/2009
Intense Daily Workout May Keep Cancer at Bay

Thirty minutes a day cut risk in half in study of Finnish men

7/14/2009
Get the Most Out of Your Run

Simple steps can prevent injuries, experts say

7/6/2009
Kids of Parents Who Value Exercise Are More Active

Study found parents still show a gender bias, however

5/31/2009
Women Who Run May Benefit From Extra Folic Acid

In athletes who stop menstruating, supplements boost vascular function, study finds