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Released: 3-May-2021 2:45 PM EDT
College athletes in supportive programs coping better with pandemic, study shows
University of Kansas

Like much of society, college athletics were thrown into disarray by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Newswise: AMSSM Announces Launch of Youth Sport Advocacy Toolkit
Released: 30-Apr-2021 3:40 PM EDT
AMSSM Announces Launch of Youth Sport Advocacy Toolkit
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

AMSSM toolkit aims to answer common questions parents have regarding the risks, benefits and appropriate practice habits of sport participation for their young athletes.

Newswise: Should NFL Players Opt for Surgery after Shoulder Injury?
Released: 30-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT
Should NFL Players Opt for Surgery after Shoulder Injury?
Henry Ford Health System

DETROIT (April 30, 2021) – A study by Sports Medicine researchers at Henry Ford Health System determined that NFL players who underwent surgery for their first shoulder dislocation enjoyed a longer career, while those who opted for nonsurgical treatment returned to play faster. Researchers found no differences in performance and games played or started whether a player had surgery or not.

Released: 25-Apr-2021 11:05 PM EDT
تنبيه خبير: 5 نصائح للعودة إلى اللعبة الرياضية
Mayo Clinic

مدينة روتشستر، ولاية مينيسوتا ― يتطلع الناس إلى العودة إلى رياضاتهم وأنشطتهم هذا العام، وربما أكثر من ذلك وسط جائحة فيروس كورونا المستجد (كوفيد-19). سواءً عادوا إلى نشاطهم بعد الإصابة أو فترة تسريح طويلة، يمكن للرياضيين اتخاذ خطوات لتسهيل عودتهم إلى اللعبة الرياضية.

Released: 25-Apr-2021 11:05 PM EDT
专家提醒:重返赛场的5点建议
Mayo Clinic

虽然COVID-19疫情的影响仍在继续,但体育健儿们已经按捺不住回归运动和户外活动的渴望。无论是在受伤后还是经历了长期休养,运动员们都可以通过采取主动措施来确保顺利回归赛场。

Released: 25-Apr-2021 11:05 PM EDT
Advertencia del experto: 5 sugerencias para reanudar los deportes
Mayo Clinic

La gente está anticipando volver este año a hacer deporte y otras actividades, quizás más que antes debido a la pandemia de la COVID-19. Cuando los deportistas reanudan su actividad después de una lesión o de un período prolongado de descanso, hay algunas medidas que pueden tomar para que la transición se produzca sin contratiempos.

Released: 25-Apr-2021 11:05 PM EDT
Alerta dos especialistas: 5 dicas para o retorno às atividades esportivas
Mayo Clinic

As pessoas estão ansiosas para voltar a praticar esportes e outras atividades nesse ano, talvez ainda mais em meio à pandemia de COVID-19. Seja no retorno após uma lesão ou um longo período de afastamento, os atletas podem tomar medidas para tornar essa transição mais suave.

Released: 23-Apr-2021 9:45 AM EDT
ACSM Publishes New Guidance for Safer Practices in Weight-Category Sports
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

American College of Sports Medicine shares new guidelines for safer practices and more equitable competitions for athletes in weight-category sports. New statement updates and replaces previous guidelines released by ACSM in 1996.

20-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT
Dab on Deep Heat Cream to Improve Exercise Performance
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)

Deep heat creams widely used by athletes to soothe sore muscles may also boost performance when applied before exercise, according to new research presented virtually this week at the American Physiological Society’s (APS) annual meeting at Experimental Biology 2021.

Newswise: Drs. Robert Dimeff and Kimberly Harmon Receive AMSSM Founders’ Awards
Released: 19-Apr-2021 8:35 AM EDT
Drs. Robert Dimeff and Kimberly Harmon Receive AMSSM Founders’ Awards
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

AMSSM Past Presidents Kimberly Harmon, MD, FAMSSM and Robert Dimeff, MD, FAMSSM, both received the Founders’ Award on April 17 during the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) Virtual Annual Meeting.

Newswise: 2021 Award Winners Announced at 30th AMSSM Annual Meeting
Released: 19-Apr-2021 8:30 AM EDT
2021 Award Winners Announced at 30th AMSSM Annual Meeting
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine presented the following awards during its 30th Annual Meeting on April 17, 2021.

Released: 15-Apr-2021 9:15 AM EDT
No increase in brain health problems in middle age for men who played football in high school
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Decades after their days on the gridiron, middle-aged men who played football in high school are not experiencing greater problems with concentration, memory, or depression compared to men who did not play football, reports a study in Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 15-Apr-2021 9:05 AM EDT
Visio-Vestibular Examination is a Critical Component of Diagnosing Concussion in Young Athletes, Feasible Across Multiple Care Settings
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Early and accurate diagnosis leads to optimal recovery from concussion. Over the past year across a series of studies, the Minds Matter Concussion Program research team at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has systematically evaluated the use of the visio-vestibular examination (VVE) and its ability to enhance concussion diagnosis and management.

Newswise: Overuse is Contributing to High Rate of Arm Injuries in Youth Baseball Pitchers
Released: 12-Apr-2021 4:05 PM EDT
Overuse is Contributing to High Rate of Arm Injuries in Youth Baseball Pitchers
Henry Ford Health System

Dr. Eric Makhni advocates for avoiding overlapping seasons, controlling pitch counts to reduce the risk for injury.

Newswise: What You Need to Know About Revision Spine Surgery
Released: 12-Apr-2021 10:05 AM EDT
What You Need to Know About Revision Spine Surgery
Hackensack Meridian Health (Mountainside Medical Center)

Spine surgery may sound scary, but for many people living with failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS), revision spine surgery is a welcomed procedure that may improve their quality of life in ways they have not experienced in years.

Newswise: American College of Sports Medicine Announces Kristin Traskie, M.P.H., ACSM-CPT, as Inaugural Certified Fitness Professional of the Year
Released: 12-Apr-2021 7:05 AM EDT
American College of Sports Medicine Announces Kristin Traskie, M.P.H., ACSM-CPT, as Inaugural Certified Fitness Professional of the Year
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) today announced Kristin A. Traskie as the ACSM Certified Professional of the Year during ACSM’s 25th anniversary International Health & Fitness Summit. Traskie is the inaugural recipient of the award. ACSM’s Committee on Certification and Registry Boards (CCRB) selected this year’s winner for demonstrating exceptional leadership, motivation and instructional skills, as well as the ability to inspire clients to achieve health and wellness goals.

Released: 7-Apr-2021 1:40 PM EDT
Losing weight through exercise
Technical University of Munich

Worldwide 39 percent of the adults were overweight in 2016, according to statistics of the World Health Organization. In the US the prevalence of obesity was 42.4 percent in 2017/2018, according to a survey of the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS).

Released: 23-Mar-2021 10:45 AM EDT
ACSM and Technogym Partner to Promote Physical Activity, Improve Quality of Life
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

ACSM and Technogym renew long-standing partnership to promote the importance of physical activity and combat chronic disease and illness. The agreement focuses on expanding impact of global Exercise is Medicine initiative.

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Released: 18-Mar-2021 3:40 PM EDT
Muscle cramp? Drink electrolytes, not water
Edith Cowan University

If you reach for water when a muscle cramp strikes, you might want to think again. New research from Edith Cowan University (ECU) has revealed drinking electrolytes instead of pure water can help prevent muscle cramps.

Released: 17-Mar-2021 9:00 AM EDT
Researchers Identify Head Impact Rates in Four Major High School Sports
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

A new study used head impact sensors in four different sports and studied male and female athletes to determine which of these sports put students at the highest risk for head impacts that could lead to concussions.

Newswise: Pressure Sensors Could Ensure a Proper Helmet Fit to Help Protect the Brain
12-Mar-2021 10:15 AM EST
Pressure Sensors Could Ensure a Proper Helmet Fit to Help Protect the Brain
American Chemical Society (ACS)

Researchers reporting in ACS Sensors have developed a highly sensitive pressure sensor cap that, when worn under a helmet, could help reveal whether the headgear is a perfect fit.

Released: 16-Mar-2021 5:10 PM EDT
The fitter you are the better you burn fat - new research
University of Bath

Females who are fit and healthy tend to burn more fat when they exercise than men, according to new research from a team of sports nutritionists.

Newswise:Video Embedded kinesiology-study-uses-motion-capture-technology-to-examine-swimmer-s-shoulder
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Released: 11-Mar-2021 11:10 AM EST
Kinesiology study uses motion capture technology to examine ‘swimmer’s shoulder’
University of Rhode Island

Graduate students Tabatha Hartshorn and Kendra Graham aim to prevent, treat repetitive motion injuries, especially in swimmers

4-Mar-2021 9:00 AM EST
Steroid abuse by men leads to long-lasting impaired testicular function
Endocrine Society

Illegal use of anabolic steroids not only has dangerous side effects during use but also can harm of men’s testicular function years after they stop abusing steroids, according to a study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

Released: 8-Mar-2021 11:50 AM EST
Study suggests wearing a face mask during intense exercise is safe for healthy people
European Lung Foundation

Wearing a protective face mask has only a modest effect on the ability of healthy people to do vigorous exercise, according to a study published today (Monday) in the European Respiratory Journal.

Released: 8-Mar-2021 9:00 AM EST
No More Sitting in the Dark?
Nationwide Children's Hospital

First study to objectively document self-paced physical and cognitive activity post-concussion among youth suggests they may be able to engage in physical and cognitive activity as soon as tolerated post-concussion

Newswise: Mercy Medical Center to Serve as Community Health Services Provider for Coppermine
Released: 5-Mar-2021 9:35 AM EST
Mercy Medical Center to Serve as Community Health Services Provider for Coppermine
Mercy Medical Center

Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, MD, will serve as Community Health Services Provider for Coppermine, the Baltimore-based sports group providing indoor and outdoor programs including soccer, lacrosse, baseball, football, gymnastics, dance, and more.

Released: 3-Mar-2021 1:45 PM EST
Lack of heat policies can put athletes at risk
University of Georgia

Every year, sports coaches have to navigate how to safely get their teams in shape to compete while temperatures during outdoor practices soar. New research from the University of Georgia aims to help them do just that.

Released: 12-Feb-2021 12:05 PM EST
Research highlights ways to protect astronaut cardiovascular health from space radiation
Frontiers

Space: the final frontier. What's stopping us from exploring it? Well, lots of things, but one of the major issues is space radiation, and the effects it can have on astronaut health during long voyages.

Released: 12-Feb-2021 8:40 AM EST
AAOS recognizes Barry P. Boden, MD, FAAOS for research into the epidemiology, mechanisms and prevention of sports injuries
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

Barry P. Boden, MD, received the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) Clinical Research Award, which recognizes outstanding clinical research related to musculoskeletal disease or injury.

Newswise: Young Athletes Need their Sleep to Achieve Top Performance
Released: 9-Feb-2021 8:35 AM EST
Young Athletes Need their Sleep to Achieve Top Performance
Henry Ford Health System

DETROIT (February 9, 2021) – As Michigan high school student athletes get back to sports competition this week, most are not getting the sleep they need to perform at their best, said Meeta Singh, M.D., a nationally recognized sleep medicine specialist at Henry Ford Health System. Many young athletes simply don’t focus on getting the sleep they need to recover from training and the energy they expend playing their sport, which ultimately affects performance on game day.

Released: 5-Feb-2021 12:00 PM EST
The Controversy over Sen. Rand Paul Remarks Claiming that Trans Inclusion Will 'Destroy Girls' Athletics'
University of Washington

Sen. Paul claimed that allowing biological males to participate in girls’ sports "would completely destroy girls’ athletics." This has not been proven and some say it misses the point of high school athletic programs.

Released: 4-Feb-2021 4:10 PM EST
New guidance on how cardiac patients with diabetes can exercise more safely
Swansea University

Cardiac patients who also have diabetes will be able to do their rehabilitation exercises more safely, thanks to the world's first guidance on the subject, which has been published by international experts including a Swansea University academic.

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Released: 3-Feb-2021 2:20 PM EST
Blink! The link between aerobic fitness and cognition
University of Tsukuba

Although exercise is known to enhance cognitive function and improve mental health, the neurological mechanisms of this link are unknown.

Released: 26-Jan-2021 9:00 AM EST
No Overall Difference in Concussion Recovery Time Seen for Male and Female Collegiate Athletes
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Researchers found female and male collegiate athletes take approximately the same amount of time to recover from a concussion, with subtle differences in recovery time depending on the type of sports being played and the division level of the sport. The findings suggest that equity in access to sports medical care among college athletes may be contributing to these similar outcomes.

Released: 22-Jan-2021 10:30 AM EST
Lack of sleep, stress can lead to symptoms resembling concussion
Ohio State University

A new study suggests that a lot of people might be going through life with symptoms that resemble concussion – a finding supporting researchers’ argument that athletes recovering from a brain injury should be assessed and treated on a highly individualized basis.

Released: 13-Jan-2021 3:35 PM EST
KU studies show breakfast can improve basketball shooting performance
University of Kansas

Parents around the world have long told us that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Soon, basketball coaches may join them.

Released: 12-Jan-2021 1:15 PM EST
Shortening college athlete COVID quarantine may boost adherence without increasing risk
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans

atherine O'Neal, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine's branch campus in Baton Rouge, is a co-author of a paper reporting that shortening the length of quarantine due to COVID exposure when supported by mid-quarantine testing may increase compliance among college athletes without increasing risk.


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