Am I too old to build muscle?
What science says about sarcopenia and building strength later in life
Female football players are at much higher risk of career-ending ACL injuries – the science on why
Females have a wider pelvis relative to leg length, which results in increased angulation at the knee. The shape of the bones is also different in women in that the ACL passes through a narrower space to attach to the thigh bone, which may make it more susceptible to injury. The actual size of the ACL is also often smaller in females, so may be less able to withstand high forces.
Washington launches first 988 crisis line for American Indian and Alaska Native people
Calls are answered by Native crisis counselors who are tribal members and descendants closely tied to their communities.
In Hard-Hit Indian Country, Tribes Rapidly Roll Out Vaccines
By Alex Brown, Stateline When the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma began receiving its first doses of COVID-19 vaccines in December, tribal leaders knew exactly who would be getting the first shots. “We put Cherokee-fluent speakers at the front of the…
Should you stretch before exercise?
To stretch or not to stretch before exercise: What you need to know about warm-ups
A School on Navajo Nation Stayed Open. Then People Started Showing Symptoms.
As some schools on the largest reservations were closing on account of the coronavirus, students at Rocky Ridge Boarding School continued attending class.
About 1 in 3 Americans have recently had low back pain
In 2018, 28.0% of men and 31.6% of women aged ≥18 years had lower back pain in the previous 3 months, the CDC said.