Joshua Wortman

Joshua Wortman

 

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New research shows brief, daily Kirtan Kriya yoga meditations can reduce inflammation in our bodies and help prevent diseases such as cardiovascular disease and depression.
Everyone always tells you to ice an injury. It is generally thought that topical cooling has positive effects. However, new evidence has been presented that suggests this just may not be true.
Recent research based on competitive athletes indicates a person's risk for injury is mainly determined by their sport and gender, not their fitness level.
New surgical technique - ipsilateral iliotibal band autograft - offers hope for athletes suffering from hip injury and chronic hip conditions.
The flu is blamed for approximately 36,000 deaths and 500,000 hospitalizations in the United States every year. What if you could use exercise and meditation to alleviate your flu and cold symptoms?
Pyschologists examine the post-victory gestures of Olympic athletes and discover a new emotion - triumph. How does it differ from pride and how do you recognize it? Science shows us.
Does body type have an effect on your physical capabilities? New research looks at gender and body type in children and may be able to help teachers design better P.E. programs.
New science looks into the causes behind sports hernias. It may actually be related to a hip condition known as Femoral Acetabular Impingement.
Sudden deaths are an all too familiar story in youth sports. Now, new research has led to new suggestions for heart health screenings for young athletes.
Shoulder injuries are common in athletes, especially baseball players. But shoulder surgery is frequently not successful. New research suggests non-surgical treatments may actually be most effective.
Does the menstrual cycle affect a female athlete's endurance abilities? New science looks at female rowers, contraception, and menstruation to determine the relationships.
Participating in track and field is a staple of many children's physical education. But it also comes with a high risk of injury. New research looks at how to best prevent these injuries.