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Newswise: Just Two Weeks Away from ACSM Annual Meeting!
Released: 18-May-2022 3:25 PM EDT
Just Two Weeks Away from ACSM Annual Meeting!
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

The 2022 ACSM Annual Meeting will be held May 31 – June 4 at the San Diego, CA Convention Center alongside the beautiful San Diego Bay. Join us!

Released: 17-May-2022 1:45 PM EDT
Stress could make us more likable, and other Behavioral Science news tips
Newswise

Here are some of the latest articles added to the Behavioral Science channel on Newswise.

Released: 6-May-2022 10:05 AM EDT
Media Alert: American College of Sports Medicine’s Annual Meeting
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

After two years, we’re back and better than ever! Join us as we gather at the American College of Sports Medicine’s Annual Meeting, World Congress on Exercise is Medicine, and World Congress on the Basic Science of Exercise and Vascular Health.

Released: 13-Apr-2022 12:05 PM EDT
2022 Award Winners Announced at 31st AMSSM Annual Meeting
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine presented the following awards during its Annual Meeting on April 12, 2022, in Austin, TX.

Released: 6-Apr-2022 10:35 AM EDT
AOSSM Unveils New Website: www.sportsmed.org — with Powerful OnePlace™ Search Function
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)

The American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine today unveiled its new website—www.sportsmed.org—a dynamic and modern website experience combining state-of-the-art technology with enhanced functionality that will improve access to sports medicine research and information.

Released: 5-Apr-2022 3:55 PM EDT
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Newswise

Here are some of the latest articles that have been added to the Clinical Trials channel on Newswise.

Released: 1-Apr-2022 12:05 PM EDT
ACSM Names Alexis Batrakoulis 2022 Certified Fitness Professional of the Year
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) today announced Alexis Batrakoulis, Ph.D., ACSM-EP, ACSM-CPT, EIM-II, as the 2022 ACSM Certified Professional of the Year during its annual International Health & Fitness Summit in Dallas, Texas. ACSM created the Certified Professional of the Year award to recognize excellence in the exercise profession.

Newswise: From Michigan to Beijing: An athletic trainer’s journey to Olympic hockey
Released: 18-Mar-2022 6:00 AM EDT
From Michigan to Beijing: An athletic trainer’s journey to Olympic hockey
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

An athletic trainer from University of Michigan Health received a call to join USA Hockey at the 2022 Winter Olympics last February. He has spent 24 years working with the USA Hockey National Team Development Program.

Newswise: Tip Sheet: Orthopaedic Experts to Discuss Advances in Care
Released: 17-Mar-2022 2:55 PM EDT
Tip Sheet: Orthopaedic Experts to Discuss Advances in Care
Cedars-Sinai

Cedars-Sinai orthopaedic experts will present their latest advances in treatments and research at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) in Chicago March 22-26, sharing innovations to improve the quality of patient care and diversify the ranks of surgeons.

Newswise: New Collaborative Human Performance Facility to Open on Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital Campus
Released: 15-Mar-2022 1:05 PM EDT
New Collaborative Human Performance Facility to Open on Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital Campus
Memorial Hermann Health System

Memorial Hermann Health System will soon be breaking ground on Memorial Hermann Sports Park-Pearland, a new sports medicine and human performance facility on the campus of Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital.

Released: 11-Mar-2022 9:00 AM EST
Eating disorders in elite athletes pose 'unique complexities' in care
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Elite-level athletes face special risks and risk factors for eating disorders – posing unique challenges at every level of care, according to a review in the March issue of Current Sports Medicine Reports, official journal of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 1-Mar-2022 5:05 PM EST
30-60 mins of weekly muscle strengthening activity linked to 10-20% lower death risk
BMJ

Between 30 and 60 minutes of muscle strengthening activity every week is linked to a 10-20% lower risk of death from all causes, and from cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer, in particular, finds a pooled data analysis of the available evidence, published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

Released: 28-Feb-2022 9:00 AM EST
The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) and the National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS) today announced a major partnership to prevent youth sports injuries
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) and the National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS) today announced a major partnership to prevent youth sports injuries. Through the partnership, AOSSM has made a generous financial donation to NCYS to support the STOP (Sports Trauma and Overuse Prevention) Sports Injuries program.

17-Feb-2022 3:35 PM EST
The Latest Research News in Cardiovascular Health
Newswise

The Latest Research News in Cardiovascular Health

Newswise: UT Southwestern reports foot problems increasing due to pandemic habits
Released: 15-Feb-2022 12:05 PM EST
UT Southwestern reports foot problems increasing due to pandemic habits
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Changes in habits during the pandemic can lead to unexpected health issues with feet and ankles. Orthopedic surgeon Kshitij Manchanda, M.D. at UT Southwestern Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine has seen an increase in both reported injuries and chronic problems.

Newswise: Older people in good shape have fitter brains
Released: 10-Feb-2022 2:05 PM EST
Older people in good shape have fitter brains
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

“Our findings suggest that being fit can protect against mild cognitive impairment in older people,” says Ekaterina Zotcheva.

Newswise: Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Specialist Dr. Mark A. Slabaugh Appears on Mercy's Ongoing
Released: 7-Feb-2022 4:05 PM EST
Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Specialist Dr. Mark A. Slabaugh Appears on Mercy's Ongoing "MEDOSCOPY" Series
Mercy Medical Center

Mark A. Slabaugh, M.D., an orthopedic sports medicine surgeon with Orthopedics and Joint Replacement at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, MD, appears as the latest guest of Mercy Medical Center’s ongoing talk show series, “Medoscopy,” airing on Facebook Watch.

Newswise:Video Embedded supporting-athletes-of-all-levels-with-comprehensive-mental-health-care
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Released: 7-Feb-2022 12:05 PM EST
Supporting athletes of all levels with comprehensive mental health care
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

As the world shifts its attention to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, it brings another opportunity to shine a spotlight on the mental health of athletes. Experts at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center stress the importance of combining the care of sports psychologists and sports psychiatrists to support the unique mental health challenges athletes face, whether it’s recovering from an injury or coping with the pressures of competition.

Released: 4-Feb-2022 1:05 PM EST
American College of Sports Medicine to Publish Official Pronouncements Regarding Athletes Who Are Transgender
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) is an organization of more than 50,000 members and certified professionals devoted to inclusive and safe physical activity, sport participation and competition for all. We acknowledge that there are conversations happening among various organizations related to the inclusion of athletes who are transgender in physical activity and sport.

Newswise: Advice from Loyola Sports Medicine Physicians for Avoiding Hockey Injuries Ahead of the Beijing Olympics
Released: 3-Feb-2022 2:45 PM EST
Advice from Loyola Sports Medicine Physicians for Avoiding Hockey Injuries Ahead of the Beijing Olympics
Loyola Medicine

As Team USA prepares to take the ice in Beijing, Loyola Medicine sports medicine physicians have advice for hockey players at every level who want to stay healthy and in peak physical condition. Haemi Choi, MD, and Douglas Evans, MD, who served as team physicians for the U.S. men's and women's ice hockey teams for past World University Games held in Siberia, Spain, Turkey, Kazakhstan and Italy, have tips on avoiding injuries for athletes and their parents.

Released: 2-Feb-2022 12:40 PM EST
Multiple Societies Provide Support for New Consensus Statement on Musculoskeletal and Sports Ultrasound Terminology
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

Leading organizations representing sports medicine, radiology, orthopedics, anesthesia and pain medicine, and physical medicine and rehabilitation have provided support for a position statement on the Recommended Musculoskeletal and Sports Ultrasound Terminology.

Newswise: Later Hit: Does Cannabis Ease Pain, Speed Recovery in Injured Athletes?
Released: 1-Feb-2022 1:05 PM EST
Later Hit: Does Cannabis Ease Pain, Speed Recovery in Injured Athletes?
University of California San Diego Health

The National Football League is funding a novel clinical trial by UC San Diego researchers to assess whether cannabis or CBD provide any post-game pain relief caused by athletic injury. Trial participants will be professional rugby players.

Newswise: Winter Olympics wipeouts: Top orthopaedic doctors discuss which injuries will dominate the 2022 games and how injuries are treated and prevented
Released: 1-Feb-2022 8:05 AM EST
Winter Olympics wipeouts: Top orthopaedic doctors discuss which injuries will dominate the 2022 games and how injuries are treated and prevented
Keck Medicine of USC

Winter Olympic wipeouts: Top orthopaedic doctors discuss which injuries will dominate the 2022 games and how injuries are treated and prevented

Released: 28-Jan-2022 10:10 AM EST
Expert Alert: Mayo Clinic physician to lead US men's ice hockey medical staff at Winter Olympics in Beijing
Mayo Clinic

Michael J. Stuart, M.D., a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon, will be the team physician for the U.S. men's ice hockey team at the Winter Olympics in Beijing. The games will be held Feb. 3–20.

Newswise: Henry Ford Sports Medicine Physician Weighs Health Risks, Benefits of Virtual Sports Gaming
Released: 17-Jan-2022 11:30 AM EST
Henry Ford Sports Medicine Physician Weighs Health Risks, Benefits of Virtual Sports Gaming
Henry Ford Health

Participation in virtual sports gaming has grown exponentially in the last couple of years as young athletes looked for an escape after their physical sports were sidelined during the pandemic. Henry Ford family and sports medicine physician Nithin Natwa talks about risks and benefits from E-sports and video gaming.

Newswise: Wearable Tech Named Top Fitness Trend for 2022
Released: 29-Dec-2021 7:00 AM EST
Wearable Tech Named Top Fitness Trend for 2022
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

ACSM's 16th annual fitness trend forecast predicts what you'll see in fitness in the next year and will help the health and fitness industry make programming and business decisions that affect consumers.

Released: 27-Dec-2021 4:05 PM EST
ACSM to Reveal Top Fitness Trends for 2022
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

COVID-19 continues to affect people and industries around the world. How will the pandemic alter fitness trends and programming in 2022? Will online training claim the top spot for the second year in a row or will another trend emerge on top? ACSM will release the results of its 16th annual fitness trend forecast.

Newswise: Henry Ford Study Shows Non-Opioids Provide Effective Pain Relief After Knee Surgery
Released: 17-Nov-2021 2:35 PM EST
Henry Ford Study Shows Non-Opioids Provide Effective Pain Relief After Knee Surgery
Henry Ford Health

Henry Ford Health System Sports Medicine team research shows that non-opioids provide effective pain relief following ACL reconstruction surgery. The study was recently published in The American Journal of Sports Medicine and lead researcher Dr. Vasilios (Bill) Moutzouros says the study's data is 'practice changing'.

Newswise: The Medical Minute: Aerobic exercise speeds recovery for adolescents with sports-related concussions
Released: 11-Nov-2021 8:35 AM EST
The Medical Minute: Aerobic exercise speeds recovery for adolescents with sports-related concussions
Penn State Health

Concussion patients are getting out of bed, coming back into the daylight and engaging in protected exercise earlier to stave off the effects of a concussion.

Released: 1-Nov-2021 3:20 PM EDT
AMSSM Releases Position Statement on Regenerative Medicine in Sports Medicine
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) has released a position statement on Principles for the Responsible Use of Regenerative Medicine in Sports Medicine.

Released: 27-Oct-2021 8:05 AM EDT
Does Playing High School Football Lead to Increased Risk of Suicide Later in Life?
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Young men who play football in high school are not at increased risk of suicidal thoughts or depression in young adulthood, suggests a study in Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 15-Oct-2021 2:35 PM EDT
Genes play key role in exercise outcomes - study
Anglia Ruskin University

A new study has found that genes play a significant role in how our bodies respond to exercise and has identified a number of specific genes that influence the outcomes of different kinds of physical activity.

Newswise:Video Embedded amssm-supports-vaccine-requirements-for-high-school-and-youth-sports
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Released: 21-Sep-2021 4:35 PM EDT
AMSSM Supports Vaccine Requirements for High School and Youth Sports
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine recently released a statement supporting COVID-19 vaccine requirements for high school and youth sports athletes for those who are eligible.

Released: 8-Sep-2021 2:05 PM EDT
Returning to School Sports Runs Low Risk for COVID-19 Infection, Say Loyola Medicine Experts
Loyola Medicine

As students head back to school this fall, sports medicine physicians with Loyola Medicine say the risk of COVID-19 exposure among student athletes is low. As the Delta variant of COVID-19 continues to spread across the U.S., Nathaniel Jones, MD, a sports medicine physician for Loyola Medicine, emphasizes the importance of getting vaccinated.

Released: 8-Sep-2021 11:30 AM EDT
AACN Offers Scholarships for CCRN, PCCN Certification Applicants
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

Contributions from PBATS and MLBTPA fund special scholarships for nurses ready to pursue CCRN or PCCN certification. This is the first time AACN professional development scholarships have been available to support its nursing certification programs.

Newswise:Video Embedded study-normal-concussion-recovery-could-take-up-to-a-month
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Released: 2-Sep-2021 12:15 PM EDT
Study: Normal Concussion Recovery Could Take Up to a Month
University of Michigan

The largest study of concussion ever conducted in college athletes is redefining the timeline for recovery as a process taking up to 28 days, up from the suggested normal recovery time of up to 14 days.

Newswise:Video Embedded breakthrough-cases-and-covid-boosters-live-expert-panel-for-august-18-2021
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Released: 19-Aug-2021 3:00 PM EDT
VIDEO AND TRANSCRIPT AVAILABLE: Breakthrough Cases and COVID Boosters: Live Expert Panel for August 18, 2021
Newswise

Expert Q&A: Do breakthrough cases mean we will soon need COVID boosters? The extremely contagious Delta variant continues to spread, prompting mask mandates, proof of vaccination, and other measures. Media invited to ask the experts about these and related topics.


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