Tag Archives: Sports & Medicine

Broadlands Bike PR – NOT !

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Thinking he had ripped a new PR at today’s Sprint Triathlon, Broadlands bike injury lawyer Doug Landau went through the first loop in 15 minutes and cruised into the transition area at almost exactly 30 minutes. However, the course was slightly shorter than the advertised 12 miles, so instead of 24 MPH average bike speed,

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A day off before a sprint triathlon ? Not exactly

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Tomorrow is the Infinitive Sprint Triathlon in Loudoun County, Virginia. This triathlon, which starts at Broadlands Outdoor Pool off of Village Drive in Broadlands Virginia with a pool swim, then heads out to Claiborne Parkway for the bike and on the Broadlands trails for the run. This is a great first timers event and a

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Pre-Race Packet Pick Up promotes safety, promotes efficiency

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Race Director and TriPerformance Coach Brian Crow runs a smooth race, which starts with a well-staffed pre race packet pick up. Pre-Race Packet pick up, bicycle and helmet safety checks, and course tours and pre-race meetings all help triathletes and bikers avoid injury and crashes. Broadlands, South Riding and Warrenton Sprint Triathlon prizewinner and cyclist

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A concussion is a brain injury. Get the facts.

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In recognition of March as Brain Injury Awareness Month and the Brain Injury Association‘s ongoing commitment to sports and concussions, BIAA and its nationwide network of 44 State Affiliates is launching a year-long, nationwide education and advocacy campaign: “A concussion is a brain injury. Get the facts.” The campaign will launch with public service announcements,

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Sportfit FREE Triathlon Bicycle seminar today !

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Sportfit FREE Triathlon Bicycle seminar today ! As part of the 2010 SportFit TRIATHLON CLINIC SERIES Doug & Beth Baumgarten will once again hold a free clinic at the Worldgate Sport & Health Club in Herndon, Virginia. If you are a first time (or novice) triathlete or an experienced multipart competitor, SPORTFIT LAB is a

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"When in doubt, sit them out" in order to keep teen brains from colliding with the insides of their skulls

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As part of a seminar for football coaches from Virginia, Maryland and Washington, DC reported in yesterday’s Washington Post, high school educators also learned that only 10 percent of concussions involve loss of consciousness. These educators (because learning continues on the playing field) learned that a CT scan might not show any objective physical damage.

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Concussions – just a fancy word for injured brains

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“Prep football coaches get an education on concussions” was the title of today’s excellent “Varsity Letter” high school sports column by Preston Williams. High school football coaches were exposed to current theory and practice with concussions at Redskins Park. Secondary school coaches from Virginia, Maryland and the District filed into a tent at Redskins Park

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