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On SAGE Insight: Biological Sex, Gender, and Public Policy

From Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences Biological sex is increasingly cited as a basis for making policy. This policy is used to define sex and gender, differentiate men and women from each other, and clarify who is … Continue reading

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Achilles tendon injuries more likely in male “Weekend Warriors” than others

Achilles Tendon Injuries in a United States Population From Foot & Ankle International Male athletes are the group most likely to tear their Achilles tendon, according to this study. The activity most likely to cause the injury was basketball, and … Continue reading

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One third of NFL players with Achilles tendon injuries sidelined

Epidemiology and Outcomes of Achilles Tendon Ruptures in the National Football League From Foot & Ankle Specialist A quarter of all athletic injuries, irrespective of the specific sport or level of play, involve the foot and ankle.  Over recent years … Continue reading

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