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Friday, April 27, 2018

Stretching Before And After Exercise Comes Under Scrutiny

We’ve been told for years that stretching is good, even necessary before many activities, especially running or other workouts.  But what is yesterday’s conventional wisdom, sometimes turns out to be today’s nonsense. Stretching may be the latest rule undergoing scrutiny according to the Atlantic. “Unfortunately, there is at best a tenuous connection between stretching and injury risk. […]

August 25, 2014

Education May Help Recovery From Brain Injury, Study Concludes

By Melissa Healy, Los Angeles Times Having spent more years in the classroom is a powerful aid to recovery following a moderate to severe brain trauma, a new study finds. Researchers have long known that cognitive reserve — a level of mental engagement that may come from reading books, staying mentally and socially active and pursuing […]

April 25, 2014