Water polo helmets might reduce concussions, suggests UCI researcher

sportWater polo helmets might reduce concussions, suggests UCI researcher
Water polo players, particularly goalies, might one day trade their caps for helmets, after a new UC Irvine survey found that more than one-third of players reported suffering a concussion. The researchers described the findings as an important first step …
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Does Cam Newton have future with … USA Water Polo?
Jordan rode the bus. Could Cam jump in the pool? Yep, that’s @CameronNewton playing water polo. #AllinWithCam pic.twitter.com/h9yQHUPsyR â USA Water Polo (@USAWP) April 12, 2016 Don’t panic just yet, Panthers fans. We have no evidence pointing to a …
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Men’s Water Polo Accepted Into Collegiate Water Polo Association
BRIDGEPORT, Pa. — The largest National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) water polo conference grows by one for the second time in six months as the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Board of Directors voted to accept La Salle University for …
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U.S. Water Polo: The Other Olympic Dream Team

sportU.S. Water Polo: The Other Olympic Dream Team
What is the world’s most beautiful but brutal sport? Hockey? Boxing? How about water polo, which combines ripped bodies, broken eye sockets, and hard fouls under water, where refs can’t see them? Not to mention it requires nonstop swimming. Says 36-year …
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View: Court is trying to push patriotism through the words of ‘non-nationalist’
Next were the Johnny Weissmuller Tarzan films. Weissmuller was a champion swimmer: five Olympic golds for swimming and a bronze for water polo. He notched up over 50 world records. Didn’t know any of that till recently, but all his Tarzan movies were …
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Heading off concussions in water polo
A novel probe will be investigating impact injuries in water polo. The goal of the three-pronged study – aided by the popular sport’s national governing body – is to compile scientific data on risk, prevalence and protection. As a result of ongoing …
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Rio 2016, Day One Report: Samba, Speedos and Sexy Water Polo Players

sportRio 2016, Day One Report: Samba, Speedos and Sexy Water Polo Players
Twenty-four hours ago, the world didn’t really know what to expect from this year’s Olympic games in Rio. But once the Olympic torch was lit at the world-famous Maracanã stadium, there was no turning back for Brazil. The 2016 Olympic Games got …
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Immigrants of the Day: Rio Olympics Edition: The Water Polo Team
The US Men’s Water Polo Team has gotten off to a tough 0-2 start, but, hopefully, things will pick up. Two members of Team USA are immigrants. Tony Azevedo is a native of Rio de Janeiro and is captain of Team USA. That’s well deserved considering …
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Rio 2016 USA vs Spain Water Polo Li-ve St-ream
Water polo isn’t a sport that gets Americans on their feet, but they definitely should consider giving it a watch during the 2016 Olympics. Believe it or not, water polo is the oldest team sport in the Olympics, having been a part of the Games since 1900.
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Latest Water Polo News

sportHR Water Polo does well at Sandy tourney
The Empire Spring Scramble in Sandy hosted by Empire Water Polo Club April 30-May 1 kept the 14U co-ed team busy with a total of four games. Hood River Water Polo went 3-for-4 losing only to Tualatin Hills Water Polo comprised of an all-boys roster.
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Team USA Women’s Water Polo Goalie Making Big Waves, In and Out of the Pool
Ashleigh Johnson is the starting goalie for Team USA’s women’s water polo team, and she’s making big waves for the African-American community. If the women’s national team qualifies for the Olympics, Johnson will become the first African-American player to …
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Water polo gives older athletes’ aching joints a break
Mark Boyles’ joints were done with soccer. With little cartilage left in his knees, the Post Falls, Idaho, man needed a new sport, something fun and fast-paced that wouldn’t stress his aging body. The Internet directed him to water polo and local coach …
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Get That KPop Look: Dara’s Country Club Polo Outfit

musicGet That KPop Look: Dara’s Country Club Polo Outfit
Welcome to this week’s Get That K-pop Look, where we showcase an original K-Pop outfit and give you tips on putting together your own similarly styled, affordable outfit. Like Us on Facebook. Dara is at it again, inspiring us via her Instagram.
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How a teenage popstar escalated China-Taiwan row
Cross straits tensions between China and Taiwan are developing into an international drama with a 16-year-old Korean pop (K-pop) singer drawn into the fray, highlighting political minefields facing businesses in the region. The Taiwanese teenager, Chou …
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Responding To Nuclear Test, S. Korea Cranks Up The KPop
On the South Korean side of its 151-mile border with North Korea, banks of loudspeakers are back on, blaring propaganda. It’s the South’s response to the North’s nuclear test last week. The speakers, which broadcast everything from news to K-pop, come …
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Latest Water Polo News

sportLodi wins section water polo championship
Lodi’s Matt Vanderlans takes a shot against Davis goalkeeper Garrett Dawson during Lodi’s 11-10 victory in the Sac-Joaquin Section championship Saturday at Woodcreek High in Roseville. Buy this photo. Woman’s Club of Lodi | Christmas Boutique 2015 …
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Iran water polo team defeated by Georgia in friendly match
Iranian water polo players have been camping in Serbia since October 9, and are slated to play friendly matches against Georgia’s national water polo team and Serbian club Vojvodina during their 10-day-long stay in Novi Sad. Iranian men’s national …
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Ann Arbor Pioneer boys water polo advances to state semifinals, defeats
The Ann Arbor Pioneer boys water polo team defeated Jenison 4-3 Friday to advance to the state semifinals. “It was the best water polo game I’ve seen in a number of years,” Jenison coach Pete Hewett said. “We don’t typically have games finish 4-3.
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Water Polo Nets Hat Trick of Home Victories Over Two Days

sportWater Polo Nets Hat Trick of Home Victories Over Two Days
Momentum certainly carried over from Fordham Water Polo’s thrilling 12-11 sudden death overtime victory at Iona on Wednesday as the Rams swept three home contests this weekend at the Francis B. Messmore Aquatic Center to string together their largest …
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It’s best vs. best in North-South Water Polo Challenge
Sacred Heart Prep senior Finn Banks will lead the Gators into the 10th annual North-South Water Polo Challenge starting Friday in Atherton. Photo by Keith Peters/Palo Alto Online Sports. There’s nothing like a good grudge match. And, when it pits two …
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Men’s Water Polo Splits Two Games on Opening Day of Santa Clara Rodeo
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Stefan Aleksic and Marko Djordjevic had three goals apiece to lead the 14th-ranked Bucknell men’s water polo team to an 11-3 victory over Cal Baptist in its first game at the Santa Clara Rodeo on Saturday. The Bison got back in …
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Men’s Water Polo Caps 3-1 Weekend with Exciting 15-11 Win Over Navy

sportMen’s Water Polo Caps 3-1 Weekend with Exciting 15-11 Win Over Navy
LEWISBURG, Pa. – Jeff Hagen scored four goals, Stefan Aleksic added three and Sean Daley registered five assists to lead the No. 13 Bucknell men’s water polo team to an exciting 15-11 win over Navy Sunday afternoon at Kinney Natatorium. The victory …
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High school roundup: Brunswick water polo team notches two wins; GHS water
The Brunswick School water polo team put two more convincing wins in the books, upending visiting Deerfield Academy and Loomis Chaffee School o n Saturday. The Bruins downed Deerfield, 10-4, then topped Loomis Chaffee, 13-6. Against Deerfield …
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Stanford men shoot past competition at water polo tournament
The third-ranked Stanford men’s water polo team totaled 37 goals in a pair of victories over No. 8 Long Beach State and Concordia to advance to the semifinals of the SoCal Invitational Saturday at Burns Aquatics Center on the campus of Loyola Marymount …
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