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Getting Fit Fast?  . . . CAUTION: RHABDOMYOLYSIS ALERT

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By Doyice Cotten

What is Rhabdomyolysis? Regular readers of SportWaiver.com will know that this is a disease that can result from extreme exercise. The ailment is often found in sedentary adults who attempt to “get in shape” overnight. However, the disease is also found sometimes in more active and younger individuals.

There have been a number of cases in recent years in which college athletes have been afflicted. Courtney Cameron in a recent AthleticBusiness.com post cites a number of cases resulting from indoor cycling and spinning classes.

CAUTION! You Can’t Hurry Conditioning

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By Doyice Cotten

 Incident Summary

WILLIAMS v THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA SYSTEM, 2014 La. App. LEXIS 460.

Facts and Relevant Procedural History:

Henry White, III was given a scholarship to play basketball at Grambling State University in the fall of 2009. Henry arrived on campus three days past the mandated reporting time for basketball players. Players who reported to campus late were required to attend an “unorganized”

More News Regarding Rhabdomyolysis.

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Personal Trainers NEED to Know About Rhabdomyolysis

By Doyice Cotten

Check out the following link to athleticbusiness.com for a recent article telling more about the potentially deadly disease caused when participants train too hard too quickly.

http://www.athleticbusiness.com/articles/article.aspx?articleid=4022&zoneid=11

See also two previous articles that appeared on this site:

http://www.sportwaiver.com/killer-disease-caused-by-exercise/

http://www.sportwaiver.com/do-you-know-about-rhabdomyolysis-it-is-a-must/

Help spread the word to other trainers. Email this post to them.

Killer Disease Caused by Exercise!

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By Doyice Cotten

In January, 2012, this site published an article, Do You Know About Rhabdomyolysis? It is a Must! The article introduced the illness, Rhabdomyolysis, to readers and explained the effects of the illness. Risk management suggestions were also included.

In a recent article, AthleticBusiness.com presented a news item that appeared in the Columbus Dispatch. The article stated:

Rhabdomyolysis, an ailment long known in the medical community,

Do You Know About Rhabdomyolysis? It is a Must!

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By Doyice Cotten

What is Rhabdomyolysis and why should I know about it? Rhabdomyolysis (sometimes referred to as Exertional Rhabdomyolysis) is a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down rapidly and enters the bloodstream, bringing on a potentially debilitating or life threatening illness. Byproducts of damaged muscle cells are released into the bloodstream and can lead to kidney damage or even kidney failure.  Why should you know about it? Anyone connected with conditioning – whether as a coach,