Exercise boosts recovery after lung cancer surgery
Patients who underwent surgery for lung cancer benefited from exercising shortly after their procedure. With close guidance and a personal trainer many of the patients improved their physical fitness level beyond their starting point.
Better endurance with strength training
Traditionally, endurance athletes want to avoid gaining muscle mass. But a new study shows that bigger muscles are important to get a positive effect on achievement, especially for cyclists.
Screening footballers for heart risk is no guarantee
Recent findings concerning heart screenings may improve the examinations and reduce costs, but the methods still need to be refined. Mads Stokkelien, of the New York Cosmos, is not convinced screening all footballers is the right way to go.
When sports injuries become permanent
The Norwegian professional footballer Melissa Wiik is cleared to play after her knee injuries, but the effects of the injuries linger on. There is a significantly higher risk of her being injured again, according to a new study.