Feature Channels

Sports

Filters:

  • (Press "esc" to clear)

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

New Study Finds 2.5 Million Basketball Injuries to High School Athletes in Six Seasons

BasketballInjuries.jpg

Basketball is a popular high school sport in the United States with 1 million participants annually. A recently published study by researchers in the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is the first to compare and describe the occurrence and distribution patterns of basketball-related injuries treated in emergency departments and the high school athletic training setting among adolescents and teens.

View | Comment

Life

Arts and Humanities

Channels:

Keywords:

Blindness Doesn’t Keep This Birmingham Golfer Off the Links

KerryStein.JPG

Kerry Stein plays golf recreationally and participates annually in the UAB School of Optometry tournament to support the needs of the school — needs he understands well as a staunch supporter who happens to be blind.

View | Comment

Medicine

Life

Law and Public Policy

Channels:

Keywords:

EMBARGOED

A reporter's PressPass is required to access this story until the embargo expires on 4/29/2014 2:30 PM EDT

Medicine

Life

Law and Public Policy

Channels:

Keywords:

Advisory: Is America Making the Grade?

Release of 2014 U.S. Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth

View | Comment

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Study Shows Brand/Type of Helmet and Mouthguard May Not Significantly Reduce Risk of Sport-Related Concussion in High School Football Players

Alison Brooks, MD, MPH, a sports medicine physician and faculty member at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, will present, “Incidence of Sport-Related Concussion in High School Football Players: Effect of Helmets, Mouthguards, Previous Concussions, Years Playing Experience” last week at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, La.

View | Comment

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Which Obesity Measure Best Predicts Lower Extremity Injury Risk?

Nathaniel S. Nye, MD, a sports medicine fellow at the National Capital Consortium Sports Medicine Fellowship in Bethesda, Maryland, presented, “Does Abdominal Circumference (AC) or Body Mass Index (BMI) Better Predict Lower Extremity Injury Risk?” lass week at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Nye is an AMSSM member.

View | Comment

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Study Suggests Physical Therapy (PT) Instructional Video May be as Good as an In-Person PT Visit for Teaching Proper Technique in Shoulder Rehabilitation Exercises

David J. Berkoff, MD, sports medicine physician and associate professor of orthopaedics at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, presented, “Corrected Error Video vs PT-Instructed home Exercise Program: Accuracy of Performing Therapeutic Exercises” last week at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, La.

View | Comment

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

New Management and Return-to-Play Guidelines for Female Athlete Triad Examined at AMSSM Annual Meeting

New evidence-based guidelines on management and return to play of the Female Athlete Triad, published recently in both the Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine and the British Journal of Sports Medicine, was discussed last week at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, La.

View | Comment

Life

Pop Culture

Channels:

Keywords:

As Jackie Robinson Day Nears, Texas Tech Professor Questions the Impact Robinson's Biopic Has Had Since Its Release

42_film_poster-MED.jpg

View

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Young Athletes From Higher Income Families More Likely to Suffer Serious Overuse Injuries

Young athletes from higher income families are more likely to specialize in one sport, and also more likely to suffer serious overuse injuries such as stress fractures, according to the first study of its kind.

View | Comment