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Mayo Expert Offers Marathon Tips to Stay Healthy Before the Big Race

ROCHESTER, Minn. — October 1, 2012.  No matter how long or diligently runners train before a marathon, they invariably cross the finish line with some mark of the endurance test they've just experienced. To help alleviate injuries and stay healthy on race day, Ed Laskowski, M.D., co-director of the Mayo [...]

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Mayo Clinic Experts Available to Discuss Football, Fall Sports Injuries

ROCHESTER, Minn. — August 27, 2012.  With the fall sports season getting under way, Mayo Clinic experts are available to discuss the full range of athletic injuries. Common football, soccer and other falls sports injuries include concussions, stingers, MCL and ACL sprains/tears, meniscus tears, hip pointers, hamstring pulls, muscle contusions [...]

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Mayo Clinic Experts Available to Comment on Olympics, Paralympic Games

ROCHESTER, Minn. — July 9, 2012.  Mayo Clinic experts are available to offer comment throughout the Olympics and Paralympic Games on everything from the physiology and psychology of competitive athletes to injuries they may be coping with and controversies such as gender testing and doping. Here is a sampling: Michael [...]

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Former Competitive Skier Turned Doctor is Available to Talk About Avoiding Ski and Snowboarding Injuries

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Even black-diamond skiers and snowboarders enjoying a weekend on the slopes can have their season spoiled by an injury that happens on the last run of the day. But the end-of-the-day tweaks and spills are more common than you'd think, says physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist Ed [...]

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Mayo Clinic Fitness Expert Available to Discuss Safe, Effective Strength Training

ROCHESTER, Minn. — With New Year's resolutions still fresh in mind, many people are taking bold steps to get fit and build strength. But some strength training exercises, which tend to get passed along at the gym like folklore, may not be based on how the body works best. "All [...]

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