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Effective Recovery in Football

Match-play in contemporary football is becoming increasingly more physically demanding on players. This increase in match intensity is demonstrated by Barnes et al (2015) who found that in the English Premier League between 2006-07 and 2012-13, high-speed running has increased by 30%, sprint distance increased by 35% and the number of sprints performed increased by 80%. 2,453 more words

Athlete Development

Rhodiola rosea


Rhodiola rosea, less commonly known as Rhodiola, Roseroot, Rosenroot, Golden Root, Arctic Root, or Orpin Rose (Panossian, Wikman & Sarria, 2010), grows in high altitudes throughout the mountainous regions of Europe and Asia (Brown, Gerbarg, & Ramazanov, 2002). 601 more words


Rhabdomyolysis: Don't Over Do It

Some people new to exercise push themselves too hard in their journey for fitness. But that can turn to tragedy. Rhabdomyolysis is a serious consequence of too much too soon, requiring hospitalization and sometimes dialysis treatment to prevent kidney failure. 20 more words


Fluoroquinolones and Statins: A Recipe for Rhabdomyolysis

In May, 2017, WSB-TV 2 Atlanta aired the story, “Clark Howard says near-fatal disease possibly caused by popular antibiotic,” in which the story of how Clark Howard, a popular consumer expert and host of the nationally syndicated Clark Howard Show, was hurt by a combination of ciprofloxacin (a fluoroquinolone antibiotic) and generic Lipitor (a statin). 1,044 more words