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Sidelined by injury, runner Ellen Bouchard turned to science and discovered that proper form, not the perfect shoes, are the key to avoiding pain.

Sidelined by injury, runner Ellen Bouchard turned to science and discovered that proper form, not the perfect shoes, are the key to avoiding pain.

“Exotendon,” a device that is clipped between a runner’s shoes and links them together, may be the secret to running faster.

“Exotendon,” a device that is clipped between a runner’s shoes and links them together, may be the secret to running faster.

A third of young athletes register high blood pressure, raising questions about their health — or about the new U.S. hypertension guidelines.

A third of young athletes register high blood pressure, raising questions about their health — or about the new U.S. hypertension guidelines.

A new study finds tai chi balance training can be more effective than conventional exercise approaches for reducing falls in older adults with a high risk for falling.

A new study finds tai chi balance training can be more effective than conventional exercise approaches for reducing falls in older adults with a high risk for falling.

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When I got a call from Stanford athletic trainer Sarah Lyons recently, I was a bit confused. Sure, Scope covers fitness as it relates to …

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Youth doesn’t mean invincibility, especially when it comes to athletics. In fact, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, young athletes account for …