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Hi I ask Q 's before and u keep saying steroids are bad there's been hundred study's that say they are safe in sports at low doses I never ad probs?

Hi I ask Q 's before and u keep saying steroids are bad there's been hundred study's that say they are safe in sports at low doses I never ad probs?

What kind of studies: is the question. All companies will say that studies show the wonderful benefits of their product. 'the problem is: are the studies good ones? There are good and bad ways to do a study.When looking at results, see who paid to have the study done? Check that there is no conflict of interest. A study with only a few people is not definitive. Good study results will be reported by reputable groups. ...Read more

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What's a sports physical consist of?

What's a sports physical consist of?

Sports physical: Medical history and general medical exam of eyes, ears, mouth, heart, lungs, musculoskeletal and nervous systems. Particular attention is given to major joint range of motion and stability. Ordinarily takes 15-20 minutes. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Are sport bra's always supportive bras?

Actually they can: Vary ; some are not that supportive. ...Read more

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Are sports drinks actually beneficial for athletes?

Are sports drinks actually beneficial for athletes?

Can be: There are so many on the market so replenishing electrolytes is good, the problem with many brands is they contain high amounts of sugars. So, like anythign else you have to make your purchase wisely. Stay away from the ones that have the high fructose corn syrup. As a rule of thumb, when thats the first ingredient, stay away. ...Read more

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What sports require helmets?

What sports require helmets?

Collision sports: Most collision sports require participants to wear helmets. Some of the more typical team sports that fall in to this category are: football, lacrosse, hockey, other individual sports such as skiing, snowboarding, snow machine racing, and even auto racing (all types) require helmets to help protect your head from injury. ...Read more

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Anyone ever use sports oxygen?

Anyone ever use sports oxygen?

For an inury?: Here's the state of the art review: doug http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3382683/. ...Read more

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How common are sports injuries?

How common are sports injuries?

Varies by sport: The most common sports injuries really depends on the sport you play. To prevent injuries, stretch and building appropriate strength for your sport and level of participation. Also be sure to get adequate nutrition and hydration before and after any physical activity. Work with a sports medicine trained physician to develop an individualized prevention program. ...Read more

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Is swimming a good cardio sport?

Is swimming a good cardio sport?

Yes: Excellent low impact cardio exercise. You can vary tempo to increase heart rate as needed. Enjoy. ...Read more

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Is cricket considered a contact sport?

No: While there are times when cricket players bump into each other and you can be hit by the bat or ball, contact is not a routine part of the action and is only incidental. ...Read more