Chula physical therapy specialist invites seniors to exercise to boost their immunity against COVID-19 and stay fit even during home quarantine with easy ways to exercise at home during the lockdown.
Exertional heat stroke (EHS) can develop in participants at running events. A runner with EHS overheats beyond their capacity to cool and can suffer organ damage, and even death, if not rapidly cooled. Understanding the factors that may lead to…
A recent study led by Geoff Burns, an elite runner and postdoctoral researcher at the University of Michigan Exercise & Sport Science Initiative, compared the “bouncing behavior”—the underlying spring-like physics of running—in elite-level male runners (sub-four-minute milers) vs. highly trained but not elite runners.
ACSM’s comprehensive sports medicine and exercise science conference takes place virtually from June 1 to 5 with programming covering the science, practice, public health and policy aspects of sports medicine, exercise science and physical activity. View program highlights.
Sedentary lifestyles have been common during the COVID-19 pandemic. But with the availability of vaccines increasing and restrictions starting to ease, it might be a good time to (safely) get into the workout groove.
Intermittent fasting is becoming increasingly popular due to its simple advice: Don’t change what you eat; simply change when you eat. One popular method of intermittent fasting, 16:8 time-restricted eating (TRE), involves 16 hours fasting and eight hours eating each…
“This season is going to be different,” says Grace “Annie” Neurohr, DPT, OCS, CMTPT, a physical therapist and running and bio-motion specialist for the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics running program at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. “You may have set big goals to run your first 5K or qualify for your first marathon. These races may not meet your expectations, or they may not be in the cards at all this season.”
“If your muscles are stronger, they can create forces more effectively, taking pressure off your joints and making you more efficient,” says Grace “Annie” Neurohr, DPT, OCS, CMTPT, a physical therapist and running and bio-motion specialist for the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics running program at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore.
Although running is a low cost and convenient means of obtaining a number of health benefits, these benefits are often not optimized due to injury. Many experts advocate core stability exercises to maintain control of the torso and reduce injury…
BIDMC’s Chief of Podiatric Surgery John Giurini, DPM, shares some insight on avoiding common injuries and knowing when it’s time to see a podiatrist.
As local, state, and federal public health officials continue to urge social distancing as the best way to stay safe from the coronavirus pandemic, Americans across the country are hunkering down in their homes and finding ways to adjust to…
It’s perfectly fine if you prefer indoor tracks and treadmills to the cold outdoor air for your daily running. But running in cold weather is OK, too—as long as you take the right precautions.
Each week, millions of runners around the world lace up their running shoes, spurred on by the psychological, health and social benefits that running delivers. But the obsession with running has a downside, as new research from the University of South Australia shows.
Julie Ruane, a nurse practitioner in the Division of Sports Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), shares tips for running outside in the winter.
This weekend, Kenyan distance runner Eliud Kipchoge will attempt to break the fabled 2-hour marathon barrier. A new CU Boulder study shows the course is ideal to make it happen.