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Shirley Archer

Shirley Archer, JD, MA, is an internationally acknowledged integrative health and mindfulness specialist, best-selling author of 16 fitness and wellness books translated into multiple languages and sold worldwide, award-winning health journalist, contributing editor to Fitness Journal, media spokesperson, and IDEA's 2008 Fitness Instructor of the Year. She's a 25-year industry veteran and former health and fitness educator at the Stanford Prevention Research Center, who has served on multiple industry committees and co-authored trade books and manuals for ACE, ACSM and YMCA of the USA. She has appeared on TV worldwide and was a featured trainer on America's Next Top Model.

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Woman with a shoulder injury

Shoulder Injury Prevention

April 15, 2022

The 2022 Bern Consensus Statement provides best practice guidelines for clinicians, athletes and coaches for managing a shoulder injury.

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Run Pacing and Gender

April 15, 2022

Gender does not alter run pacing strategy in world-record–breaking events at championship and meet races, according to a study.

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Cryotherapy Update

April 1, 2022

Cryotherapy is the application of cold temperatures with ice, cold water or cold air for therapeutic, health and recovery purposes.

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