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Dr. Pribut's Running Injuries Page

Dr. Pribut's Running and Sports Injuries: A Web Hypertext presents a variety of lower extremity running injuries and both self treatment and office treatment. Also running physiology and how to stay out of the doctor's office. Links to other sports areas are also available.
Medline Plus: Sports Injuries

Exercising and playing sports can lead to a sound mind and body, but sports-related injuries can be frustrating for anyone. This very helpful site, offered as part of the Medline Plus series from the U.S. National Library of Medicine, contains dozens of fact sheets, media presentations, and other items regarding various sports injuries. Visitors who know exactly what they need can click on over to...
The Sports Legacy Institute

Debate about the brain-injuring propensity of American football has been debated lately, and the website of the Sports Legacy Institute (SLI) located outside of Boston aims to discuss the research that suggests that players in certain football positions are at increased risk of dementia, and at an earlier age than most average people might develop symptoms of the disease. Visitors should click on...

Professor Will Hopkins of AUT University in Auckland has been working in the world of sport science for decades, and his website is a crucial resource for people interested in such matters. The Sportscience website features a peer-reviewed journal, information about sport science research methodologies, and thematic areas on sports medicine, sport nutrition, and statistics. On the right-hand side...
League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis

For decades, some watchdog organizations and former NFL players have warned about the possible long-term effects of sustained concussions suffered by professional football players. This recent documentary from Frontline looks closely into this situation by interviewing players, scientists, family members, and others with an interest in the subject. Users can watch the entire program here and they...