sports and fitness
Information on the topics of exercise, sports nutrition, sports-related injuries, fitness and performance
“The Biggest Loser”: Secret to Success 6 Years Later
With over 70% of US adults overweight or obese, weight loss methods that are effective and sustainable over the long-term are critically needed. A recent National Institutes of Health (NIH) study led by Kevin D. Hall, PhD investigated how physical activity (PA) and energy intake (EI) impacted long-term weight loss in participants from “The Biggest Loser” TV competition..
FDA Approves Blood Test for Concussion Diagnosis
As part of its Breakthrough Devices Program, the FDA recently authorized marketing for the Brain Trauma Indicator, the first blood test to evaluate mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) in adults.
On the Growing Interest in Ketogenic Diet for Weight Loss and T2D – JAMA Perspective
Many people successfully lose weight via diet over the short haul; however, because of physiological adaptations, it becomes much more difficult to maintain that weight loss in the long run. As a result, a majority of people regain their weight—and sometimes more. Interestingly, accumulating evidence suggests that the ketogenic diet may be different from other diets.