The Hough Memorial Lecture is given every year to honor Dr. David Hough who was one of the first founders of AMSSM. His career from 1978 to his untimely death in 1996 was filled up with the orderly development of Sports Medicine as a discipline. He was considered a fine teacher, role model and leader at Michigan State University. The AMSSM conference features lectures and study addressing the most demanding topics in sports medicine today including prevention of sudden loss of life, cardiovascular issues in athletes, concussion, biologic therapies, and various other controversies facing the field of sports activities medicine.‘Our study confirms that almonds are a superfood,’ lead researcher Helen Griffiths stated. ‘Previous studies have shown that they keep your heart healthy, but our research proves that it isn’t too late to present them into your daily diet – – adding a good handful each day for a short period might help. You could replace a daytime snack with a bag of almonds or add them to your regular foods like porridge or muesli to help reduce your risk of heart problems.’ Almonds increase antioxidant levelsThe experiment was performed on healthy youthful and middle-aged men, as well as young men at an elevated threat of cardiovascular disease because of high blood circulation pressure, obesity or other risk factors. The men were designated either to continue their normal diet programs or even to supplement their diet plans with a 50-gram snack of almonds daily.