Suzanne S Hecht

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Weight-bearing exercise has been recognized widely to be beneficial for long-term bone health. However inherent differences in bone-loading characteristics and energy expenditure during participation in endurance sports place many endurance athletes at a relative disadvantage with regard to bone health compared with other athletes. Adolescents and adults(More)
Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death in the United States. Football players represent a subpopulation that may have a unique risk profile pattern. Studies have suggested that football players may be at increased risk for cardiovascular disease. Paradoxically, there may be a cardioprotective effect associated with activity in general and,(More)
Medical coverage of gymnastics competitions can be a challenging task for the sports medicine physician and other medical personnel because of the complexity and aerial nature of the sport. A broad understanding of the six gymnastics disciplines, along with the type of competitions, injury epidemiology, and the common acute gymnastics injuries will help(More)
1 1 10 Blood. Vol. 60. No. 5 (November). 1982 The M-2 protocol (vincristine. cyclophosphamide. BCNU. melphalan. and prednisone) was administered monthly to 63 evaluable patients with advanced chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Complete remission (absence of all clinical and bone marrow evidence of leukemia) and partial response (>50% decrease in organ(More)
1 1 10 Blood. Vol. 60. No. 5 (November). 1982 The M-2 protocol (vincristine. cyclophosphamide. BCNU. melphalan. and prednisone) was administered monthly to 63 evaluable patients with advanced chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Complete remission (absence of all clinical and bone marrow evidence of leukemia) and partial response (>50% decrease in organ(More)
Introduction Subdural hematomas (SDH) are caused most commonly by head trauma from motor vehicle accidents, assaults, and falls (1). SDH form between the dura and the arachnoid membranes. Direct head trauma is the most frequent cause of SDH in sports, although a few cases of subacute SDH and chronic SDH without known direct head trauma have been reported(More)
1 1 10 Blood. Vol. 60. No. 5 (November). 1982 The M-2 protocol (vincristine. cyclophosphamide. BCNU. melphalan. and prednisone) was administered monthly to 63 evaluable patients with advanced chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Complete remission (absence of all clinical and bone marrow evidence of leukemia) and partial response (>50% decrease in organ(More)