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Entries for July 2013

Iron Bars and You
Nina Laidlaw Rumler, B.A. 
Do you know what sport uses weights and is governed by rules published in 17 different languages with participants in 100 different countries, competes males and females of all ages and sizes against others in their divisions – and is not in the Olympics?

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D is for Deficiency- An Overview of Vitamin D Deficiency and Athletes
Caitlin Hendler, M.S. 

"Most commonly known as the “Sunshine Vitamin,” the main source of this fat-soluble vitamin is exposure to sunlight because of few food sources. The benefits of vitamin D go much further than merely a bronze tan ..."

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The Invisible Death Ray – Athletes Under the Gun
John Seawright, B.S.
We’ve all seen it; the vicious collision that leaves a football wide receiver writhing in apparent pain; his strenuous, assisted walk to the locker room; and his eventual return to rejoin his team on the sideline with the accompanying statement from the sideline reporter, “The x-rays are negative.”

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