Australian Football League injury characteristics differ between matches and training: a longitudinal analysis of changes in the setting, site, and time span from 1997 to 2016 - Hoffman DT, Dwyer DB, Tran J, Clifton P, Gastin PB.

BACKGROUND: Injury surveillance has been used to quantify the scope of the injury burden in Australian football. However, deeper statistical analyses are required to identify major factors that contribute to the injury risk and to understand how these inju...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

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Archaeological dig will be first at building where thousands of Wellington ’s men were treatedA group of 25 British and Dutch military veterans are to join the first excavation of the main field hospital established by the Duke of Wellington during the Battle of Waterloo.The former soldiers, sailors and RAF personnel will work with archaeologists, led by Prof Tony Pollard of Glasgow University, to explore the farm buildings of Mont-St-Jean, where thousands of wounded soldiers received primitive first aid as shot and shell rained down on them.Continue reading...
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Conduct an in-home diary study of Amazon Echo and Google Home smart speakers with military service members with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to assess usability and identify user preferences and opportunities for development of new apps to increase the role of smart speakers as assistive technology (AT).
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Source Type: research
Develop and test an Android Wear smartwatch app, BreatheWell Wear, to assist military service members with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to regulate stress through diaphragmatic breathing.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Source Type: research
MONDAY, June 24, 2019 -- Among veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), all-cause mortality is elevated, especially death from suicide, accidental injury, and viral hepatitis, according to a study published online June 24 in the American...
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MONDAY, June 24, 2019 -- U.S. veterans with PTSD are twice as likely as the general population to die from suicide, accidents and viral hepatitis, a new study finds. Veterans with PTSD also have a higher risk of death from diabetes and liver...
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For many veterans, life in combat is hard, but for those who survive it, the mental stress of war can be deadly, new research shows.
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June isPTSD Awareness Month. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can occur inchildren and adults who've experienced or witnessed a traumatic event. This can include a natural disaster, accident, physical/sexual/emotional abuse, terrorist act, war/combat, rape or other types of violent personal assaults.Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a treatable mental health disorder. Symptoms of PTSDIntrusive memories: Upsetting dreams or reoccurring flashbacks about the event.Avoidance: Avoiding the memory of the event, or places and people that remind you of the event.Negative changes in thinking or mood: Feeling numb...
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Publication date: Available online 24 June 2019Source: American Journal of Preventive MedicineAuthor(s): Jenna A. Forehand, Talya Peltzman, Christine Leonard Westgate, Natalie B. Riblet, Bradley V. Watts, Brian ShinerIntroductionPublished research indicates that posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is associated with increased mortality. However, causes of death among treatment-seeking patients with PTSD remain poorly characterized. The study objective was to describe causes of death among Veterans with PTSD to inform preventive interventions for this treatment population.MethodsA retrospective cohort study was conducted f...
Source: American Journal of Preventive Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Condition:   Stress Disorder, Combat Intervention:   Behavioral: sport Sponsor:   Institut de Recherche Biomedicale des Armees Recruiting
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(Elsevier) According to a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, published by Elsevier, United States Veterans seeking treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are at increased risk of death compared with the general population. Veterans with PTSD are twice as likely to die from suicide, accidental injury, and viral hepatitis than the general population. Veterans with PTSD are also more likely to die from diabetes and chronic liver disease than the general population.
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