Is high-impact physical activity beneficial for older adults? | American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)

A lot of people are concerned that high-impact exercise might harm adults older 30 or so. Turns out that not only is high-impact exercise not harmful, it actually does a lot of good. So it’s time to get hopping.

Is high-impact physical activity beneficial for older adults? | American Council on Science and Health (ACSH).

Concussions: Getting Your Head in the Game Isn’t Always Smart

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heading soccer ball can cause brain damageIf you’re a soccer fan, nothing can compare with the sight of a player “heading” the ball into the goal. Being able to do that takes years of practice—practice that aside from improving skills, may be causing brain damage–even if it doesn’t cause a concussion.  [Read more...]