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Medical Experts for Media - Physiology

Michael Joyner, M.D. Gary Sieck, Ph.D. __________________________________________________________________________ Michael Joyner, M.D., a specialist in exercise science, specifically with track and field, world records, doping and the older athlete Author of more than 150 scientific articles Media Experience: Interview experience with national print and broadcast media, including CBS, USA Today and The [...]

Created by Shawn Bishop

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 [...]

Created by Bryan Anderson

Should Doctors Treat Lack of Exercise as a Medical Condition? Mayo Expert Says 'Yes'

ROCHESTER, Minn. — August 13, 2012.  A sedentary lifestyle is a common cause of obesity, and excessive body weight and fat in turn are considered catalysts for diabetes, high blood pressure, joint damage and other serious health problems. But what if lack of exercise itself were treated as a medical [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

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 [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

How Genetic Variation, Gender Play Out in Olympics

ROCHESTER, Minn. — June 4, 2012.  With the 2012 Summer Olympics fast approaching, two Mayo Clinic researchers have penned a timely and thought-provoking editorial in the June issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings that explores genetic variation and how it plays out in professional athletic competition. The authors, Mayo Clinic's J. [...]

Created by Nick Hanson

Why Do Everest Climbers Matter to Patients Near Sea Level? Mayo Experts Explain

ROCHESTER, Minn. — May 3, 2012.  Mayo Clinic's Mount Everest expedition is exploring heart problems, sleep apnea, muscle wasting, calorie burning and other health issues faced by patients and high-altitude climbers alike. The work Mayo researchers are currently doing with climbers on the mountain has practical and conceptual tie-ins to [...]

Created by Bob Nellis