Clinical Research: Why Physicians Participate
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Clinical Research: Why Physicians Participate

For the last 150 years almost everywhere around the world, death rates have declined, and life expectancy has increased. One significant reason for this is the development of medical and applied sciences. We have developed ways to detect, diagnose and treat disease. Have you ever considered how this has been accomplished? What are the processes…

The scoop on Jell-O and Collagen for recovery and injury prevention
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The scoop on Jell-O and Collagen for recovery and injury prevention

Dr Andy Reed, Banff Sport Medicine Physician and recently injured ultramarathon runner, gives us the scoop on the scientific evidence behind the use of gelatin and collagen for injury recovery and prevention in his latest Bow Valley Crag and Canyon article!

Overuse or underuse injury?
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Overuse or underuse injury?

You’ve probably had, or know someone who’s had, an injury called an ‘’overuse’’ injury. Maybe it happened after doing seemingly not much, or after having already stopped activities. You may be overly excited at the beginning of the ski season, go for 2 consecutive full days (perhaps you also want to make your $150 daily…

Acute knee injuries in boulderers and rock climbers and how to avoid them.
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Acute knee injuries in boulderers and rock climbers and how to avoid them.

What causes acute knee injuries in bouldering and rock climbing athletes? This was the question that Dr Christoph Lutter and colleagues sought to answer in their recently published research study. Here, we provide a summary of the main findings of the study, as well as expert tips on exercises you can incorporate into your training…