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News from ISPRM 2020

14th International Society of Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine (ISPRM) World Congress and 53rd AAP Annual Meeting

March 4-9, 2019

Orlando, Florida

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Exercise Habits Set Early in Life May Lead to Better Physical Fitness, BMI & Performance in Adulthood

Good exercise habits formed in adolescence correlate positively with exercise habits in adults, and adults with good exercise habits have better physical performance and appropriate body-mass index scores for their age, according to a new study prese...

– Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP)

ISPRM 2020, March 2020


Gender & Ethnic Diversity Still Lacking in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Professional Ranks

Women and members of various ethnic groups are still significantly underrepresented in the medical field of physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R), with only 39.23 percent of current residents being women and 10.59 percent identifying as Hispani...

– Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP)

ISPRM 2020, March 2020


Extreme Sports Training Reduces Helplessness in People with Chronic Disability Even Months Later

Physical training for an extreme sporting event can decrease feelings of helplessness in individuals with chronic disability as long as four months after the event’s completion, according to a new study presented this week at the Association of Aca...

– Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP)

ISPRM 2020, March 2020


Vocational Interventions Help Unemployed People with Long-Term Health Conditions or Disabilities Find & Keep Work

Vocational interventions effectively help unemployed adults with long-term health conditions or disabilities find and maintain employment, according to a new study presented this week at the Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting in Orla...

– Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP)

ISPRM 2020, March 2020


Opioid Risk Reduction Program Helps Reduce Suicide Rate at VHA Facility

A reduction in suicides among patients at a Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facility may be due to a multispecialty opioid risk reduction program that included addiction management treatment, according to a new study presented this week at the A...

– Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP)

ISPRM 2020, March 2020


Bilateral Amputee Sprinters Outperform Unilateral Competitors in Paralympic Games

Bilateral lower extremity amputee sprinters outperformed their unilateral competitors in all race finals at recent Paralympics Games, suggesting that high-tech prosthetics provide a distinct athletic advantage, according to a new study presented this...

– Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP)

ISPRM 2020, March 2020


Aerobic Exercise May Treat Persistent Post-Concussive Symptoms in Adults

A new study will evaluate whether persistent symptoms following concussion, also known as post-concussion syndrome, can be treated using a personalized, progressive aerobic exercise program. Data from this ongoing study by researchers at the Universi...

– Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP)

ISPRM 2020, March 2020


Alternative Medicine Improves Quality of Life in Acute Rehab, Study Shows

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies show effectiveness at improving quality of life for patients of various diagnoses in acute rehabilitation, in-patient facilities, according to preliminary data from a new study presented this wee...

– Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP)

ISPRM 2020, March 2020


Older Women May Reduce Urinary Incontinence Symptoms with Physical Therapy

Physical therapy interventions effectively reduce urinary incontinence symptoms in older women and should be a first-line treatment intervention for patients with this chronic condition, according to a new study presented this week at the Association...

– Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP)

ISPRM 2020, March 2020

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