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Exercise Physiology for health

 

Clinical exercise interventions may help in the management of various health issues, including those outlined below.

 

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Exercise and the Aging Person

Exercise benefits persons of all ages:

There are numerous benefits of following a regular exercise program - even for individuals who are challenged by such conditions as joint pain, back pain, arthritis, or osteoporosis - or individuals who are recovering from an injury or surgery (i.e., joint replacement, arthroscopy). Exercise has also been shown to be beneficial to people of all ages, as it helps to lower blood pressure, lower the risks of falls and serious injuries (such as hip or wrist fractures)

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What is Molecular Biology?

Molecular biology is the study of biology at a molecular level. The field overlaps with other areas of biology and chemistry, particularly genetics and biochemistry. Molecular biology chiefly concerns itself with understanding the interactions between the various systems of a cell, including the interactions between DNA, RNA and protein biosynthesis as well as learning how these interactions are regulated.

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Sports Cardiology

Sudden death prevention is one of the biggest challenges for the sport medicine. As in the general population, the majority of sudden deaths in athletes accounts for cardiac origin.

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Nutrition for the Athlete

Quick Facts...

  • Athletes achieve peak performance by training and eating a variety of foods.
  • Athletes gain most from the amount of carbohydrates stored in the body.
  • Fat also provides body fuel; use of fat as fuel depends on the duration of the exercise and the condition of the athlete.
  • Exercise may increase the athlete's need for protein.
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Genetic Determinants of Sports Participation and Daily Physical Activity

Clinicians and researchers are hopeful that by better understanding how genetics and physical activity are associated with health related outcomes, they can develop more effective preventative approaches for the treatment of people at risk of developing cardiovascular and cognitive diseases.

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Sports-related Injuries of the Hip

Management of sports-related hip injuries is currently one of the fastest growing, challenging, and dynamic fields in sports medicine. Interest in this field has risen due to greater comprehension of the hip’s normal function, biomechanics, and pathologic states.

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Injuries in Sport/Prevention

Most sports injuries are due to either traumatic injury or overuse of muscles or joints. Many sports injuries can be prevented with proper conditioning and training, wearing appropriate protective gear, and using proper equipment.

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Mental Training

Over the past 50 years, sport psychology has become one of the most popular fields of study within the discipline of psychology. The term sports psychologist has been used to describe practitioners who teach sports psychology to performers, specifically how they can enhance their performance. MTI has trademarked the term Mental Trainer® to distinguish their performance enhancement services for other "rehabilitative counseling" services. Many sports psychology books have been written, including Roadmap to the Zone written by MTI Founder Dr. Robert Neff that offers a sports psychology consultation in a book.

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