Could birth control help reduce serious knee injuries in women?

A very interesting study looking at a potential link between birth control and serious knee injuries in women. Birth Control and Knee Injuries in Women

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Age Is No Barrier

No matter how old we are, exercise is an important part of maintaining a healthy body. From improving oxygen uptake and cardiovascular function, to strengthening bones and muscles. Why seniors should lift weights

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Running Medicine – A Clinician’s Overview

Dr. Shannon’s manuscript titled “Running Medicine: A Clinician’s Overview”, has just been published in the peer reviewed Chiropractic Journal of Australia. This manuscript can be accessed via the link below. Running Medicine-A Clinician’s Overview

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Assessing Your Fitness

How do you assess your fitness, this article explains simple ways to monitor your fitness levels, without wearable fitness technology.   Test your fitness level

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Melbourne Chiropractor Nicholas Shannon loves how joints work

Journalist Josh Jennings, writer for Fairfax media (Sydney Morning Herald and The Age newspapers), shines a light on Dr. Shannon’s involvement in the world of Sports Medicine and Chiropractic. Dr. Nicholas Shannon – Sports Chiropractor

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Caffeine improves sports performance

If you are looking for that extra edge in your sporting performance, look no further than your morning coffee. Need a sports performance boost? Fire up the coffee pot

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Variety is the Spice of Life for Performance Gains

If you have ever plateaued or felt stagnate in your training, this article offers ways to help keep you moving forward to be stronger, faster, bigger. For Workout Gains, Embrace Variety

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Exercise and Alzheimer’s Disease

This is a great article looking at some current research supporting the use of exercise in the treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease. Exercise and Alzheimer’s Disease

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To Eat or Not To Eat Before Exercise

A nice little read which helps to explain why it is important to make sure you fuel up before you exercise. Snacking before workout.

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Aerobic Exercise Targets Specific Higher-order Brain Functions

This article reveals some cutting edge research into the link between exercise and brain function. To briefly summarise, this research shows that moderate intensity exercise affects brain systems involved in working memory processes. Brain function improved with cardio.

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