Sports Medicine / Fitness News

The latest Sports Medicine News & Fitness News articles published daily. Includes news on sports injuries, injury prevention, treatment, maximizing peak performance and exercise physiology.

  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 19:00:00 +0000: What are the health benefits of Thai massage? - Sports Medicine / Fitness News From Medical News Today
    Thai massage is an ancient practice wherein a practitioner will bend a person's body into different poses. Learn about the benefits and possible side effects of Thai massage, as well as what the research says about it, here.
  • Fri, 09 Nov 2018 16:00:00 +0000: Which muscles do pushups work? - Sports Medicine / Fitness News From Medical News Today
    Pushups work many of the body's large muscle groups, including those in the upper body and core. A person can use a range of pushup types to focus on different sets of muscles. Here, we describe how to do eight types of pushup.
  • Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 +0000: BMI calculators and charts - Sports Medicine / Fitness News From Medical News Today
    Body mass index or BMI is one way to see if a person can see if they are is underweight, if their weight is appropriate, or if they have excess weight. Use these calculators to check your BMI.
  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 08:00:00 +0000: Can this Amazonian diet offer a solution to heart disease? - Sports Medicine / Fitness News From Medical News Today
    One indigenous population from the Bolivian Amazon may have a lesson or two to teach us about how diet and lifestyle can protect heart health.
  • Wed, 31 Oct 2018 17:00:00 +0000: Letter from the Editor: Trek or treat? - Sports Medicine / Fitness News From Medical News Today
    Attending medical conferences and hiking for charity, the MNT editorial team really has been busy this month! Managing Editor Honor Whiteman reveals more.