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Whether you’re a running veteran or new to the game, having a solid pair of shoes is crucial to a successful and enjoyable workout.
Don't lose your focus—or should you? Coaches, personal trainers, and our own brains tell us we can improve workout form if we just focus. Put enough mind power behind a burning muscle or agile movement and our technique should improve. Or to use the common saying, put mind over matter.
You don't have to feel guilty if you don't have the time to pack elaborate lunch boxes for your children.
Lunch — a favorite subject for school kids and often a pleasant where-should-we-go dilemma for adults. Whether you’re a parent filling your child’s lunchbox, or a university student on a budget, UNLV instructor and registered dietitian nutritionist Samantha Coogan has tips for keeping that midday meal nutritious, delicious, and affordable.
Lunch - a favorite subject for school kids and often a pleasant where-should-we-go dilemma for adults. Whether you're a parent filling your child's lunchbox, or a university student on a budget, UNLV instructor and registered dietitian nutritionist Samantha Coogan has tips for keeping that midday meal nutritious, delicious, and affordable.
Lunch - a favorite subject for school kids and often a pleasant where-should-we-go dilemma for adults.
John Mercer, a biomechanist in the department of kinesiology and nutrition sciences at UNLV, has dedicated the majority of his adult life to testing the limits of physical abilities.
The significance behind this study helped researchers understand the effects of shock absorption in terms of preventing running injury.
Love a good run, but keep getting leg injuries? That could be because the way we run puts the brunt of jogging’s hard impact shocks on our lower limbs.
In today's podcast, we touch on a variety of topics in biomechanics, from shoe cushioning to children's shoes to pool running...and more...
The Marine Corps' longstanding tradition of having two-tiered fitness requirements for men and women aims to ensure fairness, but a growing chorus of critics say it creates a double standard and implies that female Marines are not as physically capable as men. It’s another political battle inside the Corps over gender and standards that stems in part from last year’s controversial decision to allow women to serve in combat units traditionally restricted to men.
People set all kinds of goals when they work out. Feeling better. Losing a few pounds. Becoming a bit healthier.
If you see a pack of adults crawling around like infants, a stronger core could be the reason why.
Consumers in sporting goods stores today are faced with seemingly countless choices of footwear. But are any of those innovations really helping you run longer or jump higher? And are those expensive sneakers any better?
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The first study of a new kind of thickly cushioned running shoe suggests that this type of footwear may not make running any easier. But it probably also will not make it harder.
In line with the recent trend towards extreme-cushioned running shoes, researchers at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) examined how, and if, more-cushioned shoes affect a person’s running economy.
Researchers at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas took a closer look at the max-cushioned running shoe craze. Specifically, they wondered what larger, more cushioned running shoes can do to a runner’s economy.
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The research he’s done at UNLV has set Eggleston on a path to addressing movement-related impairments in children with developmental disorders or disabilities.
Athletic trainer Chely Arias’ quick actions on a high school ball field turned a harrowing scene into a happy ending.
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