Men have many reasons to add high-impact and resistance training to their exercise regimens; these reasons include building muscle and shedding fat. Now a researcher has determined another significant benefit to these activities: building bone mass. The study found that individuals who continuously participated in high-impact activities, such as jogging and tennis, during adolescence and young adulthood, had greater hip and lumbar spine bone mineral density than those who did not.
A quadriceps isometric contraction exercise method is effective for relieving pain in knee osteoarthritis (OA), according to a study published online May 25 in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases.
Results from this randomized controlled trial showed both low- and high-intensity plyometric exercise for rehabilitation following ACL reconstruction positively affected knee function, knee impairments and psychological status among patients after 8 weeks of intervention.
Extended use of smartphones and other hand-held electronic devices leads to an increased risk of carpal tunnel syndrome, according to a study published online June 21 in Muscle & Nerve.
Pain along the outside of the knee can be debilitating to an athlete causing severe pain during running, squatting, stair climbing, or cycling activities. The iliotibial band (ITB) is a thick connective tissue that runs from the outside of the iliac crest (pelvic bone),...
This topic is dependent on a few factors. First, is this the 1st reconstruction? Most athletes will return to actual competitive play within 9 months, some a little less and others up to a year.