Why women’s ice hockey has a higher concussion rate than football

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A new finding revealed that rates of concussion are higher in women’s collegiate sports than in men’s. This sparked my interest and brings up the question; Why do female athletes, who play the same sport at the same level as men, report higher concussion rates? There are several reasons that have been suggested including reporting […]

Your Purse Is Too Heavy

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A woman’s purse carries everything; it’s a big black hole of random items and must-haves that we search for a year for, only to have them show up randomly when we least expect to find them. Most women’s purses weigh about 6 pounds- even more in some cases. Because of this, we have to lean […]

What I Want My Daughters to Know About Working Out

I enjoyed this article – these are definitely things I want my daughters to know about health and exercise. 10 Things I Want My Daughter to Know About Working Out | wellfesto Mid-way through a recent group exercise class, the teacher lost me.  She didn’t lose me because of some complicated step sequence or insanely […]

Why Women Are More Likely to Tear Their ACL

This article correctly explains that women are more likely to tear their ACL, because they fire their quads rather than their hamstrings when suddenly stopping, and land with their knees closer together. It also states that the second reason women are at risk for knee injury is fatigue. I’m not sure that is fair or […]