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New guidance on how cardiac patients with diabetes can exercise more safely

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Cardiac patients who also have diabetes will be able to do their rehabilitation exercises more safely, thanks to the world’s first guidance on the subject, which has been published by international experts including a Swansea University academic.

The guidance will be a crucial resource for healthcare professionals, so they can help the growing number of cardiac rehabilitation patients who also have diabetes.

The guidance, approved by international diabetes organizations, was drawn up by a team including Dr. Richard Bracken of the School of Sports and Exercise Sciences, College of Engineering and the Diabetes Research group, located in the Medical School at Swansea University.

Physical exercise and improving activity levels are central parts of cardiac rehabilitation, which aims to boost the health and fitness of people with heart problems.

At present, around 25% of participants attending cardiac rehabilitation in Europe, North America and Australia also have diabetes.

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Dak Prescott part of group making investment in Plano fitness, sports medicine startup

Dak Prescott has made a deal. No, not that deal.

Plano-based OxeFit announced on Feb. 3 it has successfully closed an oversubscribed A round led by Lydia Partners with additional investors including some of the most prominent professional athletes and sports medicine experts, such as Dallas Cowboys’ Dak Prescott and orthopaedic surgeon James R. Andrews, M.D.

OxeFit, a company offering an integrated fitness ecosystem, will bring advanced robotics and artificial intelligence to the world of strength training. Combining proprietary hardware with smart and targeted content, data-driven workout programs will unlock new possibilities for both elite athletes and fitness enthusiasts.

“There is tremendous untapped potential in leveraging technology to make strength training an easy and critical part of our daily health and fitness, whether optimizing an elite athlete’s performance, recovering from an injury, or advancing your personal wellness journey,” said Co-founder, CEO and Chairman of the Board Mohammed “Rab” Shanableh.

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Professor Greg Whyte OBE Named Director of Sports Science and Performance for Altitude International

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., Feb. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Altitude International, Inc (OTCQB: “ALTD”) announced today that renowned Sports Scientist and Olympian Professor Greg Whyte OBE will become an integral part of the Company’s operations and has been named its Director of Sports Science and Performance. Professor Whyte recently returned to ALTD’s Board of Directors and will now be leading the Company’s research and development initiatives as well as the formulation of unique position specific training protocols for every ALTD client. He will also be monitoring and directing the after-sales of ALTD’s simulated altitude chambers worldwide.

Professor Whyte is a well-known authority on Hypoxic Training, Exercise Physiology and Sports and Exercise Performance. He has extensive professional experience assessing, treating, and improving the performance of patients, sporting enthusiasts and elite athletes. In 2014 Professor Whyte was awarded the Order of the British Empire by The Queen for his services to

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Sports Medicine Devices Market Size Estimated to Reach $11.20 Billion by 2025

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Feb 04, 2021 (The Expresswire) —
Sports Medicine Devices Market size is estimated to reach $11.20 Bn by 2025 and is poised to grow at a CAGR of 5.33% during the forecast period 2020-2025. Sports medicine devices are the specialized devices widely accepted in the fields of physical fitness and sports medicine for the prevention and promotion of rehabilitation for sports-related injuries such as fractures, sprains, soft tissue damage, joint dislocations, strains, and muscle and bone injuries. Portable and wearable sports devices are becoming more popular and readily available to the general public and sports teams owing to increased exposure to commercial media, lower costs, increased availability, and advances in personal computing devices such as smartphones and digital watches. The growth of the global sports medicine devices market is driven by increased demand for sports medicine devices, … Read More