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The variables and an equation to consider when starting a physical activity

October 24, 2016

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A common scenario I run into with clients is once a given issue -like a hip, shoulder, knee, etc.- has calmed down and is doing well, or after a long layoff, how does one go about returning to previous, or new, activities? Running was problematic for your knee. Now the knee has calmed down and is […]

Understanding differences in return to play in different sports, after an ACL tear

October 19, 2016

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In NFL players, 63% got back on the field after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction For wide receivers and running backs, for those who return performance is decreased by a third (getting back on the field is not the same as returning to the same level of play) In NHL players, Those who tear their ACL play an average 2.8 […]

Emptying out the mailbag & clearing the history #16

October 12, 2016

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Other mailbags can be found here. Keep in mind a lot of this is email conversations, comment replies, or some random interesting things I’ve found. By their nature they are not as thorough or complete as a post on one topic. Here’s what’s covered in this installment: – There are more homeless people in San Francisco than Bangkok Yet, […]

How much will your weight matter when going to Mars, SpaceX style?

October 3, 2016

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I think space is awesome. I think going to Mars is awesome. I think it’s important to do. I’m not going to make an argument why, but you can see one here. A problem for human spaceflight is countering the negative impacts of moving in an environment where gravity is less than Earth’s. This is the […]

Emptying out the mailbag & clearing the history #15

August 29, 2016

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Other mailbags can be found here. Keep in mind a lot of this is email conversations, comment replies, or some random interesting things I’ve found. By their nature they are not as thorough or complete as a post on one topic. Here’s what’s covered in this installment: – What one million views online gets you in advertising revenue (not […]

Why can white women run and jump better than white men? (why do drugs help you run faster?)

August 24, 2016

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In White men caN jump? Kind of. But they still can’t run. Sort of. it was covered whites do progressively worse in endurance events compared to blacks. A potential reason for this being a difference in ability to get rid of heat. This brings up the question, if steroids make people stronger, and runners get faster from steroids, […]

White men caN jump? Kind of. But they still can’t run. Sort of.

August 22, 2016

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A white person hasn’t won the olympic 100 meters since 1980, and that win has a big asterisk next to it. It was in Moscow where 65 countries boycotted, significantly lessening the competition. Allan Wells, who won the 1980 race with a time of 10.25, would not have even medaled in the olympics before or […]