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Focus on Sports Medicine

Focus on Sports Medicine

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The Battle Continues Against Pharmacological Cheating in Sports

Hosted by: Bruce Japsen Guest: Gary Wadler Even after steroids scandals in Major League Baseball and more than 30 athletes were withheld from the winter Olympics in Vancouver for breaking anti-doping rules, why do athletes still engage in pharmacological cheating? The latest concern among sport officials is a new erythropoietin called Hematide, st...

July 14, 2014 | 13 min

Insulin-Like Effects on Exercising Muscles

Hosted by: Larry Kaskel Guest: Laurie Goodyear Dr. Laurie Goodyear, a senior investigator and head of the section on metabolism at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, discusses with host Dr. Larry Kaskel how exercise impedes the development of type 2 diabetes. Tune in to hear the implications of Dr. Goodyear's research on exercise and how it work...

July 14, 2014 | 13 min

Knee Resurfacing: Another Option for Early Osteoarthritis?

Hosted by: Mark Nolan Hill Guest: Anthony Miniaci Early arthritis of the knee is a frustrating and painful condition, especially for our more active patients. Some will begrudgingly accept the end of their adult sports league careers, others will be less inclined to hang up their sneakers. In this case, depending on the severity of the condition, t...

July 7, 2014 | 15 min

Strength Training for Children?

Hosted by: Bill Rutenberg Guest: Paul Stricker We regularly field questions on this topic: Is there an appropriate age for young patients to begin a strength training regimen? Can they use machines, or free weights? Should they work on muscle tone, or bulk? What are the risks? Dr. Paul Stricker, team physician for the 2000 US Olympic swim team in S...

July 7, 2014 | 15 min

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