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 •  October 25, 2017

As she looked at herself in the mirror, Landolus Black, 74, could see that her stomach was growing. “I looked five to six months pregnant,” Black recalls. Half a dozen hernia repair surgeries, with the most recent in 2015 resulting in complications, had weakened her abdominal muscles over time. Her surgeon used a skin graft across her abdomen when...

Cincinnati

 •  August 11, 2017

Thomas More College and the University of Alaska Fairbanks have entered into an exciting collaboration regarding their athletic training programs that affords unique educational opportunities for students and faculty at both institutions. As part of the agreement, students in the Thomas More College athletic training program will intern at the...

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 •  July 13, 2017

A new study from the University of Cincinnati, published online in The Journal of Athletic Training, found the use of colored lenses in post-concussion patients might be a good alternative to dark sunglasses. Researchers looked at 51 concussion patients to determine if certain hues provided relief from light sensitivity. Eighty-five percent of...

Cincinnati

 •  May 9, 2017

LUDLOW - Haley Warndorf was one of countless girls basketball players who were privileged to be in the Cintas Center Nov. 2, 2014. That was the Sunday afternoon few locals will forget anytime soon, when Lauren Hill, then a freshman at Mount St. Joseph, scored her first collegiate layup in front of a sold-out crowd and a TV audience at Xavier. Hill,...

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 •  February 1, 2017

The Enquirer/Phil Didion Derrick Barnes High school: Holy Cross Position: Linebacker College: Purdue University Barnes received his first FBS offer on Feb. 16 from Toledo, on Aug. 2 he decided to commit to the Rockets. But on Wednesday, he switched to Purdue. In front of a packed gymnasium at Holy Cross, Barnes kept the student body in suspense as...

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 •  December 22, 2016

(Photo: Thanks to St. Ursula Academy) Saint Ursula Academy announced the return of Dave Ruehl as varsity soccer coach for the school’s renowned program. Ruehl coached the SUA Bulldogs 2007 through 2011, where he led the SUA Bulldogs to consecutive state championships in 2007 and 2008. He is a Cincinnati native with extensive playing, coaching and...

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 •  September 8, 2016

The gold medal winning performance by the U.S. women’s gymnastics team at the Olympics is inspiring many young athletes to explore this popular sport. At Cincinnati Children’s, a common condition we see in gymnasts is wrist pain. It affects up to 79 percent of gymnasts, mainly females ages 12-14 who train more than 35 hours per week. Gymnast’s...

Cincinnati

 •  July 8, 2016

Scott Springer reports on Mercy Health performing baseline lower extremity testing on student-athletes in area high schools. The testing was done in an NFL combine-type environment. Buy Photo Though the NFL Combine took place in April, a number of area high school student-athletes have had a taste of the routine at a number of sessions at local...

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 •  June 17, 2016

(Photo: Provided) The often harsh reality of sports is that ligaments tear and body parts can bend in ways they’re not supposed to. Injuries have always been there, and always will be. But in the last two decades, there’s been a dramatic shift in the way injuries are handled and treated, particularly at the high school level. Dr. Timothy Kremchek...

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 •  June 2, 2016

Heel pain is a common complaint among the pediatric population that we see in the Division of Sports Medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Calcaneal apophysitis, or Sever’s disease, is an inflammation at the growth center of the heel. There are many risk factors for Sever’s disease including a recent growth spurt, an increase...