Entries Tagged as 'Sports'

Sports Safety Glasses

June 18th, 2012 · Comments Off

Prevent Blindness America, a volunteer eye health and safety organization dedicated to fighting blindness, reports that more than 100,000 sports-related eye injuries occur each year in the United States. With spring approaching and people heading outside to play, it is a good time to remember how precious the gift of sight is and to learn [...]

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Sports Participation Trends for Women, Men and Seniors

February 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off

The Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association (SGMA) has recently released new information on the sports participation trends and most popular activities among women, men and seniors. According to SGMA¹s Superstudy, women prefer non-competitive activities, men favor fitness-related activities, and seniors over the age of 55 seem to prefer fitness and individual sports activities.

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Plantar Fascitis a Common Runner’s Ailment

September 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off

Plantar fascitis is the inflammation of the plantar fascia, the ligament-like muscle band that runs from the heel of the foot to the ball of the foot. The plantar fascia provides the foot with the support necessary to lift the foot off the ground and is necessary for balance and foot stability.

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