In every sport, athletes risk injury. Athletic trainers support and assist these athletes to lower that possibility. They help them warm up, stretch and prepare the body for rigorous action. Dr. David Carr, associate professor in the department of sports medicine and athletic training at Missouri State University, shares a story about a tragedy that highlights why adequate … [Read more...] about Sideline assistance: From stretching to saving lives
The Zone Diet has been around for a while. It’s known as “a calorie-restricted diet that is protein-adequate, carbohydrate-moderate, and low in fat” (Dr. Sears.com). It won’t cause hunger or fatigue. How does the diet work? Is it safe? Is it effective? Natalie Allen, a registered dietitian and clinical instructor of biomedical sciences at Missouri State … [Read more...] about What the Zone Diet is all about
What species of ticks live in Missouri and in what quantities? Dr. David Claborn, director of the Master of Public Health program at Missouri State University, is trying to answer these questions through his latest tick surveillance project. It’s made possible through a grant from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Claborn highlights his research and shares … [Read more...] about Looking for ticks in Missouri
There are many diet plans you can try today. But it’s tough to stick to one long term and if you don’t, it’s likely you’ll pack on the pounds you lost. Natalie Allen, a registered dietitian and clinical instructor of biomedical sciences at Missouri State University, shares with Reader’s Digest why people often fail to maintain a diet plan, as well … [Read more...] about Can you maintain diet plans long term?
What is the Paleo diet? What can you eat on this diet plan and does it help with weight loss? Natalie Allen, a registered dietitian and clinical instructor of biomedical sciences at Missouri State University, answers these questions and more on Openfit. … [Read more...] about Breaking down the Paleo diet