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Massage after exercise myth busted

A Queen's University research team has blown open the myth that massage after exercise improves circulation to the muscle and assists in the removal of lactic acid and other waste products.

May 07, 2009
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Chocolate milk is a 'natural' for post-exercise recovery

One of the best post-exercise recovery drinks could already be in your refrigerator, according to new research presented at the American College of Sports Medicine conference this week. In a series of four studies, researchers ...

Jun 02, 2010
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Is cherry juice a new 'sports drink?'

Drinking cherry juice could help ease the pain for people who run, according to new research from Oregon Health & Science University presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Conference in Seattle, Wash. The study ...

May 28, 2009
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Get moving: Cancer survivors urged to exercise

(AP) -- Cancer survivors, better work up a sweat. New guidelines are urging survivors to exercise more, even - hard as it may sound - those who haven't yet finished their treatment.

Jun 28, 2010
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Platelet-rich plasma: Does it work?

Platelet -rich plasma (PRP) is currently used as an alternative treatment method for several common orthopaedic-related sports medicine conditions. According to a new study in the October issue of the Journal of the American Ac ...

Oct 01, 2009
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Exercise therapy for low back pain

Low back pain (or lumbago) is a common ailment often triggered by something as simple as lifting a suitcase. What is the best way to remedy the situation? An exercise machine designed specifically for back muscles could be ...

Apr 19, 2010
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