David Garrard

Jets QB Garrard Quits Due To Knee Injury

By | Thu, 05/16/2013 - 09:12

Jets quarterback David Garrard said Wednesday that he will have to quit football due to his knee injury, narrowing the Jets quarterback roster to four.

olympic

Why Olympians Live Almost 3 Years Longer Than the General Population

By | Fri, 12/14/2012 - 14:36

Medal-winning Olympians live longer than the general population, regardless of what country they are from, what medal they won, or what type of sport they played.

soccer

Soccer Players Without Head Injuries Still Have Brain Changes

By | Wed, 11/14/2012 - 15:45

Researchers compared brain scans of a group of professional soccer players who had no symptoms and no known concussions to a group a swimmers and found significant white matter changes in the brains of the soccer players.

Baseball Pitch Counts Don't Predict Injuries

By | Sat, 10/27/2012 - 11:03

New study looked at data from every Major League Baseball pitcher from 2002 to 2007, focusing on a given year's pitch count, innings pitched and whether the player ended up injured the following year.

concussion

Young Athletes Still Choose to Ignore Concussion Symptoms

By | Mon, 10/22/2012 - 15:38

Despite more attention on concussions in the NFL, a new survey reveals that many high school athletes are not concerned about concussions.

cheerleaders

Docs Call for Changes to Prevent Cheer Injuries

By | Mon, 10/22/2012 - 11:13

A group of U.S. pediatricians on Monday recommended that cheerleading be designated an official sport, mainly to help prevent injuries

Brazilian rower Beltrame

Skiers, Rowers May Not Have More Back Pain

By | Fri, 09/21/2012 - 10:21

Competitive rowers and cross-country skiers may not have any more chronic lower back pain than the rest of us despite putting constant stress on their backs.

football

NFL Players Are 3 Times More Likely to Die of Brain Disease

By | Wed, 09/05/2012 - 18:36

Government health officials released a new study revealing that NFL players are three times more likely to die of neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson's disease and four times more likely to die of Alzheimer's disease compared to the general population.