Posts Tagged ‘sports’

Study: Muscle-Building Benefits of Steroid Use Last for Decades

“Three months after withdrawal from steroid use,  the mice were put on a strength-training exercise program and researchers found their muscles grew by 30 per cent over a six day period.  The growth of muscles in the mice that were never given steroids was found to be insignificant.” In a study conducted at the University…

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Study – Hitting a Soccer Ball with Head Causes Brain Shrinkage

A study has found College-age soccer players may show some degree of brain-tissue shrinkage – adding to evidence that the sport carries a risk of long-term brain injury. Using high-resolution MRI brain scans, researchers found evidence of reduced gray matter in the brains of 10 male college soccer players, compared with 10 young men who…

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