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Revista Brasileira de Medicina do Esporte
To spread the scientific production in the areas of exercise and sport sciences, through the publication of results of original research and other document forms that contribute for the basic and applied knowledge in physical activity, exercise and sport in the scope of Biological Science... Leia mais.

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The myth of the running shoe
A decade ago, an Australian sports-medicine physician named Craig Richards launched a ferocious broadside at the running-shoe industry. Writing in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, he and two colleagues argued that there was no evidence whatsoever that modern running shoes prevented injuries – and that, as a result, such shoes should be considered "unproven technology with the potential to cause harm."

Janeiro Dourado

Janeiro Dourado

Para alertar a população com relação à necessidade da avaliação realizada por um médico do esporte antes de inserir o exercício físico em sua rotina, a Sociedade Paulista de Medicina Desportiva (Spamde) lançou a campanha Janeiro Dourado – “Porque sua Vida Vale Ouro”, um mês para a conscientização da saúde do esportista e que acontecerá anualmente. O mês de janeiro foi escolhido por ser o início de temporada para a maioria das equipes esportivas e também porque é o primeiro mês do ano, quando a maioria das pessoas promete mudar de vida, ser mais ativa e mais saudável, mas nem sempre consegue. Já a cor dourada remete à medalha, ao primeiro lugar, ao pódio, que representa aquilo que cada um de nós pode ganhar ao mudar o estilo de vida, comparando o valor de nossas vidas ao ouro.

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Blow to low carb diet as landmark study finds high fibre cuts heart disease risk
Review commissioned by WHO says fibre in `good´ carbohydrates such as wholegrain bread and oats has protective effect

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Can Exercise Prevent Depression? Here´s What the Science Says
Ask anyone who´s ever felt better after a workout, and they´ll tell you that exercise and mental health are related. Science backs up that gut feeling. Many studies have found that physical activity is linked to a lower risk of developing depression, and better outcomes for people who have it.

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Muscle memory discovery ends `use it or lose it´ dogma
Exercise physiologists agree: muscle memory is real. But how are these `memories´ stored? A review has a simple answer: nuclei gained during training persist even when muscle cells shrink due to disuse or start to break down. This means we can `bank´ nuclei in our youth to prevent frailty in old age -- and makes steroid use in competitive sport a perfect but irredeemable crime.

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Physical activity in the evening does not cause sleep problems
Contrary to popular belief, there is no reason to avoid exercising in the evening, an analysis of the scientific literature has revealed.