British study reveals fall in muscle strength of 10-year-olds

Children becoming physically weaker found team who measured handgrip, arm-hangs and sit-ups in Essex children Schoolchildren are becoming physically weaker, according to researchers who have studied how the muscle strength of 10-year-olds has changed over recent years. The team says 10-year-olds have become heavier and taller since 1998, meaning that…

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Kickoff rule tied to fewer concussions in Ivy League football, new research says

(CNN)A new football study has found that a small change in one area of the sport — kickoff rules — may lead to a significant reduction in concussion rates. Specifically, the average annual concussion rate in the college conference was 10.93 per 1,000 plays during kickoff before the rule change.…

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Serena Williams covers Divinyls hit for breast cancer awareness

Tennis star strips off and sings I Touch Myself to remind women to self-check Serena Williams has produced a new video to promote breast cancer awareness in which she covers her bare chest with her hands and sings a cover of The Divinyls hit I Touch Myself. The video is…

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Fitbit, Garmin, and all of the best fitness trackers in one place

Exercise, am I right? Whether you’re reading this because you genuinely love working out or because Instagram models and your love for pizza force you to exercise, one thing’s for sure: A fitness tracker that fits your needs is a necessity. One problem: The wearable fitness market grows by the…

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Georgia high school football player said, ‘I can’t feel my body,’ then died. But why?

(CNN)Something terrible happened in the third quarter of Pike County High School’s football game. But no one knows exactly what. “We’re in a constant process of evaluating the entire thing to see if we can pinpoint one area that maybe this occurred,” coach Brad Webber said. “There wasn’t anything that…

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UNC coach under fire over his remarks on football’s link to brain illness

(CNN)University of North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora is under fire after he questioned the validity of studies on a degenerative brain illness that affects players. “I can take the data and I can make it look one way, and you can take the data and make it look another…

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How to get help for someone who might be suicidal

(CNN)The recent deaths of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain and fashion designer Kate Spade spotlights the importance of recognizing potential warning signs when someone intends to end their life. When a high-profile person dies by suicide, the “celebrity-suicide effect” can lead to a rise in copycat deaths. In the four months…

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