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Released: 17-Jun-2021 2:05 PM EDT
Strict Rest Slows Recovery after Sports-Related Concussions
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

Experts from ACSM, five other sports medicine organizations published updated guidance on sports-related concussions for team physicians as part of the Team Physician Consensus Conference

Newswise: Hackensack Meridian Health Medical Group Welcomes Orthopedic Surgeon Stephen G. Silver, M.D.
Released: 17-Jun-2021 9:30 AM EDT
Hackensack Meridian Health Medical Group Welcomes Orthopedic Surgeon Stephen G. Silver, M.D.
Hackensack Meridian Health

Hackensack Meridian Health Medical Group at Hackensack University Medical Center is proud to welcome board-certified orthopedic surgeon Stephen G. Silver, M.D. Dr. Silver specializes in arthroscopic treatment of sports injuries to the shoulder, elbow and knee.

Newswise: Suiting Up to Ensure Safe Environments for All Youth Athletes
Released: 16-Jun-2021 9:40 AM EDT
Suiting Up to Ensure Safe Environments for All Youth Athletes
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

The National Youth Sports Health & Safety Institute, a joint initiative between the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and Sanford Health, launches policy agenda to protect kids participating in sports. The institute to work with state legislators to act on seven critical areas of athlete health.

Newswise: New drug to halt dementia after multiple head injuries
Released: 7-Jun-2021 12:05 AM EDT
New drug to halt dementia after multiple head injuries
University of South Australia

A world-first international study led by the University of South Australia has identified a new drug to stop athletes developing dementia after sustaining repeated head injuries in their career.

Released: 4-Jun-2021 4:50 PM EDT
June 5 Research Highlights for ACSM Annual Meeting
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

ACSM's comprehensive sports medicine and exercise science conference takes place virtually from June 1 to 5 with programming covering the science, practice, public health and policy aspects of sports medicine, exercise science and physical activity. View program highlights.

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Released: 4-Jun-2021 3:30 PM EDT
MLB 'FEVER' -- improved elbow MRI view for Major League Baseball pitchers
American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS)

According to a pilot study published in ARRS' American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), the flexed elbow valgus external rotation (FEVER) view can improve MRI evaluation of the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) in Major League Baseball (MLB) pitchers.

Released: 4-Jun-2021 8:05 AM EDT
June 4 Research Highlights from ACSM Annual Meeting
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

ACSM's comprehensive sports medicine and exercise science conference takes place virtually from June 1 to 5 with programming covering the science, practice, public health and policy aspects of sports medicine, exercise science and physical activity. View program highlights.

Released: 3-Jun-2021 4:35 PM EDT
ACSM Announces 2020 Paper of the Year Selections
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

The ACSM Publications Committee established an annual Paper of the Year Award in 2020 to recognize one scientific article from each of ACSM's five journals. Award-winning articles are selected based on impact, research significance, conceptual design and/or technical innovation.

Released: 3-Jun-2021 7:05 AM EDT
ACSM Annual Meeting Research Highlights for June 3
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

ACSM's comprehensive sports medicine and exercise science conference takes place virtually from June 1 to 5 with programming covering the science, practice, public health and policy aspects of sports medicine, exercise science and physical activity.

Released: 2-Jun-2021 7:05 AM EDT
ACSM Annual Meeting Research Highlights for June 2
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

ACSM's comprehensive sports medicine and exercise science conference takes place virtually from June 1 to 5 with programming covering the science, practice, public health and policy aspects of sports medicine, exercise science and physical activity. View program highlights.

Released: 28-May-2021 4:35 PM EDT
ACSM Annual Meeting Research Highlights for June 1
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

ACSM's comprehensive sports medicine and exercise science conference kicks off June 1 with programming covering the science, practice, public health and policy aspects of sports medicine, exercise science and physical activity. View program highlights.

Released: 27-May-2021 4:20 PM EDT
Study: Cardiac MRI Effective in Detecting Asymptomatic, Symptomatic Myocarditis in Athletes
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A cardiac MRI of athletes who had COVID-19 is seven times more effective in detecting inflammation of the heart than symptom-based testing, according to a study led by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine with 12 other Big Ten programs.

Newswise: The Medical Minute: Can exercise lessen the severity of COVID-19?
Released: 27-May-2021 11:10 AM EDT
The Medical Minute: Can exercise lessen the severity of COVID-19?
Penn State Health

For years, researchers have studied the benefits of exercise in preventing dozens of health conditions. But can regular physical activity also help people lessen the impact of viruses like COVID-19?

Newswise: American College of Sports Medicine and Parkinson’s Foundation Announce Exercise Recommendations for Parkinson’s Disease
Released: 24-May-2021 2:30 PM EDT
American College of Sports Medicine and Parkinson’s Foundation Announce Exercise Recommendations for Parkinson’s Disease
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

ACSM and the Parkinson’s Foundation released new exercise recommendations to provide safe and effective guidance on physical activity to people with Parkinson’s and to certified exercise professionals working with them.

Released: 20-May-2021 2:20 PM EDT
Research Highlights from Upcoming 2021 Virtual ACSM Annual Meeting: Athlete Care and Clinical Medicine
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

If you're looking for new story ideas, here is a selection of talks on athlete care and clinical medicine-based topics that will be presented during ACSM's Virtual Annual Meeting, June 1-5.

Released: 20-May-2021 1:50 PM EDT
Research Highlights from 2021 ACSM Virtual Annual Meeting: Exercise in Regenerative Medicine
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

The 2021 Virtual ACSM Basic Science World Congress focuses on regenerative medicine. Chaired by Marcas M. Bamman, Ph.D., FACSM, from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, this world congress brings together researchers to discuss cutting-edge science in this rapidly developing field.

Released: 19-May-2021 5:25 PM EDT
Journalists: Be our guest at the 2021 Virtual ACSM Research Conference
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

Gain story ideas and learn about cutting-edge science at ACSM's comprehensive sports medicine and exercise science conference that covers the science, practice, public health and policy aspects of sports medicine, exercise science and physical activity.

Released: 12-May-2021 4:45 PM EDT
Pink drinks can help you run faster and further, study finds
University of Westminster

A new study led by the Centre for Nutraceuticals in the University of Westminster shows that pink drinks can help to make you run faster and further compared to clear drinks.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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


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