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Dealing with a Pesky Knee Pain: 4 Ways to Keep Moving after Meniscus Injury

By Christina Prevett | September 19, 2015

Knee pain is one of the most common orthopaedic injuries that I see in older adults. The two most common injuries are knee osteoarthritis or issues with the meniscus in the knee. Both are often degenerative in nature. Knee pain can be extremely debilitating, affecting everything from walking around the mall to be able to […]

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Published Article: Competing in your Prime: Supplements for Performance in the Master's Category

By Christina Prevett | September 16, 2015

Young athletes use a variety of sports nutrition supplements to help them with recovery from their sport. As more Master’s athletes are competing into their prime years, the question becomes what supplements work? Does it change with age? Check out my article on E-Nutrition about supplements for the Master’s athlete!

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And we're off! The start of my PhD studies

By Christina Prevett | September 13, 2015

This week technically launched the beginning of my Doctoral studies. I say technically because throughout the summer I have been in contact with Dr. Tang (my supervisor), working on grant proposals and letters of intent for my project. I’m going to be completely honest … working on these was both a stress and a stress […]

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Published Article: Changing with the Times? Nutritional Considerations for the Masters Athlete

By Christina Prevett | September 10, 2015

As more of us continue working out into our 50s, 60s and beyond. What needs to change for you in terms of your nutrition? Check out my new article on E-Nutrition!

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Strength training recommendations for older adults? They need more muscle!

By Christina Prevett | September 8, 2015

Age is inevitable. We are in a society where we know that physical activity and a healthy diet can help stave off the signs of aging. So persons turn to the exercise guidelines to get an idea of what they should be doing for cardio and strength training. The current exercise guidelines set out by the […]

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Introducing STAVE Off

By Christina Prevett | August 25, 2015

Welcome to STAVE Off! Check out this short introductory video that talks about the objectives and themes of STAVE Off. Stay Tuned! Great things to come! Christina

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