Items Tagged ‘Mayo Clinic’s Sports Medicine Center’

April 5, 2013

The Anaerobic Alternative

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Following the success of Cooper’s book, scientists jumped on the bandwagon and started testing all sorts of aerobic exercises to see if they helped reduce the risk of disease and prolonged life. In the meantime, strength training was banished to the wasteland of muscleheads, grunting through sets…Still, cautions Dr. Edward Laskowski, co-director of the Mayo […]

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Tags: aerobic capacity, aerobic exercise, cardiovascular benefit, Dr. Edward Laskowski, four pillars of fitness, Mayo Clinic's Sports Medicine Center, Men's Journal, range of motion, stability, strength, strength training


June 29, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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June 29, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations NPR […]

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Tags: arthritis, CBS, Dr. Edward Laskowski, Dr. Eric Matteson, Dr. James Levine, Dr. Richard Hurt, Dr. Thomas Boyce, heart disease, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic's Sports Medicine Center, nicotine addiction, NPR


June 26, 2012

A Good Stretch or Warm-Up: What’s Best Before Exercise

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To stretch or not to bother? That is the question athletes and weekend warriors ponder, as advice varies on the importance of stretching before a workout… Edward Laskowski, co-director of the Mayo Clinic’s Sports Medicine Center in Rochester, Minn., says you’ll see track-and-field athletes at this summer’s Olympics performing dynamic stretches. “You often see hurdlers […]

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Tags: Dr. Edward Laskowski, Mayo Clinic's Sports Medicine Center, Olympics, stretching, Wall Street Journal


May 15, 2012

Injuries Can Leave You Weak in the Knees

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Some people who face chronic problems grumble that knees are the weak link in the chain. Doctors disagree. “The knee is actually very strong,” said Dr. Ed Laskowski, co-director of the Mayo Clinic’s Sports Medicine Center. “It can handle most physical extremes. We’re all playing sports at a higher level than we used to. We’re […]

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Tags: Dr. Ed Laskowski, knee, Mayo Clinic's Sports Medicine Center, Miami Herald


February 8, 2012

The Concussion Discussion: State of Hockey changing the game

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There are few sports so thrilling as hockey, and few states that love it so much as Minnesota. The sport has a special place in our hearts, but now it is also on our minds…”Players are bigger, and faster, and stronger, and there may be more contact or collisions that are leading to an increased […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Stuart, Hockey, Mayo Clinic's Sports Medicine Center


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