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  1. Outdoor Recreation May Lead to ER

    June 10, 2008 -- Injuries from outdoor recreational activities send an estimated 212,708 Americans to emergency rooms every year. That's according to the CDC's first estimate of injuries sustained during outdoor recreational activities. Highlights from the study, published in June's edition of Wilde

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  2. Kids Feel the Burn With Virtual Exercise

    May 30, 2008 (Indianapolis) -- They're still no substitute for outdoor sports, but active video games like Nintendo Wii can help your kids break a sweat and burn calories. That's the bottom line of two new studies presented at the 55th Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine. "If y

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  3. San Francisco Fittest Big City in America

    May 29, 2008 (Indianapolis) -- San Francisco edged out Seattle for the title of the fittest big city in America, according to a new report released by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Detroit was ranked at the bottom of the 16 cities studied. For the survey, a panel of health and fitn

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  4. Playing Football Makes You Shorter

    May 28, 2008 (Indianapolis) -- Winning the big game may bring your football team to new heights, but it may also make your physical stature just a little bit smaller. Researchers report that repetitive blocking and tackling -- coupled with the weight of helmets and pads -- can temporarily shave near

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  5. Wii Fit Rides the Virtual Exercise Wave

    May 19, 2008 (New York) -- The U.S. debut of Nintendo's Wii Fit system suggests that the trend of breaking a sweat and raising your heart rate while twirling a virtual hula hoop or fighting off avatars is most definitely here to stay. Nintendo on Monday released Wii Fit, the latest addition to the v

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  6. How Fit Are You? New Test Tells

    May 14, 2008 -- Remember running the 600-yard dash as part of fitness tests in grade school? Now there's a grown-up version of that test for adults. The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports today launched its Adult Fitness Test to gauge aerobic fitness, strength, and flexibility. The c

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  7. High School Sports: Football Riskiest?

    March 21, 2008 -- High school football players are more likely to get injured in practice or competition than high school athletes who wrestle or play soccer, basketball, volleyball, or softball. That's according to a study published in April's edition of the Journal of Athletic Training. The study

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  8. Growth Hormones Flex Little Muscle

    March 18, 2008 -- Athletes who risk their careers and reputations by taking human growth hormones may be getting little in return, a new research review suggests. Combined results from 27 studies did not support the claim that taking human growth hormones boosts athletic performance. Short-term use

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  9. Belly Fat Booms When Activity Stops

    March 18, 2008 -- Belly fat doesn't waste any time in gathering, given the chance. And a few weeks of inactivity may be all the chance it takes. So say researchers including Rasmus Olsen, MD, of Denmark's Centre of Inflammation and Metabolism. They studied 10 healthy young men who were active, but n

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  10. Lawmakers Want New Exercise Guidelines

    March 12, 2008 -- The federal government would generate new physical activity recommendations for Americans of all age groups under a bill introduced in Congress this week. Rising obesity rates caught the attention of public health experts years ago. More recently lawmakers have begun focusing on th

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