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Immediate removal from play linked to faster concussion recovery

Athletes who remain on the field after sustaining a head injury take longer to recover, new research has shown. In a study involving 130 athletes aged between 11 and 19 years, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh investigated the dose-response relationship between continuing to play following a sport related concussion (SRC) and overall outcome. The

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Athletes who play indoor sports at risk of vitamin D deficiency, study finds

Basketball players and others who enjoy indoor sports may be at risk of vitamin D deficiency, researchers have said. Vitamin D is necessary for building and maintaining healthy bones. The body creates vitamin D from direct sunlight on the skin when outdoors, which means that if you spend a lot of time indoors you may

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