Assessing the effects of sleep on neurocognitive performance and injury rate in adolescent athletes using actigraphy

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Source: Research in Sports Medicine - Category: Sports Medicine Authors: Source Type: research

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Dr. Matija Snuderl, neuropathologist and molecular pathologist at  New York University Langone Health, was featured ina recent article appearing inNature (March 26, 2020, Vol 579, p S14-S16). The article, which addresses the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in cancer diagnostics, opens with Dr. Snuderl experiencing a moment that many of us neuropathologists have had wherein we hesitate before signing out a case because of a feeling that something might be just a bit different about a particular specimen. That feeling prompts us to do something else (run more ancillary testing, get a consult, sleep on it and ta...
Source: neuropathology blog - Category: Radiology Tags: neuropathologists Source Type: blogs
Publication date: Available online 4 April 2020Source: American Journal of OtolaryngologyAuthor(s): Habib G. Zalzal, Kristin Davis, Michele M. Carr, Steven Coutras
Source: American Journal of Otolaryngology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
Stress about COVID-19, as well as disruptions to routine, add up to increased sleep problems, experts say. Here are some ways to help you sleep easier in this uncertain time.
Source: CBC | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news
Authors: Ford K, Kelly PT, Williamson R, Hlavac M Abstract AIM: Obtain an overview of the current sleep habits and sleep hygiene practices in a group of intermediate-aged students, and establish whether these students achieve adequate sleep according to the New Zealand education and health guidelines. METHODS: A standardised sleep health questionnaire and seven-day sleep diary were completed by 163 participants (aged 11-13; 62% female) from a cross-section of five Christchurch schools. RESULTS: In this group, 71% of students reported 9-11 hours of sleep per night (averaged over seven days). Total sleep time...
Source: New Zealand Medical Journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: N Z Med J Source Type: research
ConclusionsThere is a major inter- and intra-gender variation in percentage apnea and hypopnea times between hypertensive and normotensive patients with severe OSA. OSA is an important risk factor for hypertension and thus, early detection and phenotyping of OSA would allow timely treatment of patients with the highest risk of hypertension.
Source: Sleep and Breathing - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
Right now we’re in the midst of the COVID-19 global pandemic. Just that sentence is stress-inducing! But even when the world isn’t experiencing a health crisis, we’re still bombarded with media, to-do lists, family, work, and all sorts of expectations. I found myself this past week not making any time to take a mental break. I’m up at 5am with the baby to feed him, pump, check the news, talk to my husband, get some work done, feed the baby, check Facebook, pump while watching TV, reply to a text, send some emails, stress about daycare and the Coronavirus, feed the baby, start dinner, brainstorm idea...
Source: Psych Central - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Anxiety Coronavirus Personal Stories Relaxation and Meditation COVID-19 Stress Reduction Source Type: news
This week’s Psychology Around the Net offers tips on keeping your sanity when working from home, the dangers of getting your news from social media platforms, how to use mindfulness to reduce procrastination, and more. How to Focus On Your Work When All You Can Think About Is COVID-19: Five Simple Steps: Work can provide a productive and much needed distraction, but how are you supposed to work when all you can focus on is the latest coronavirus headline? 21 Tips to Survive Working From Home: On that note, whether you’re newly working from home amid the COVID-19 pandemic or you normally work from home but now...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Psychology Around the Net Children coronavirus COVID-19 life skills Mindfulness Procrastination Siblings social media Social Skills Source Type: blogs
Authors: Baser K, Baser HD, Lopez-Candales A PMID: 32233819 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Postgraduate Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Postgrad Med Source Type: research
In conclusion, COPD patients demonstrate a low level of adherence to pharmacotherapy. Adherence is adversely affected by sociodemographic (older age, female gender, being single, and professionally inactive) and clinical factors (more frequent hospitalizations, perception of poor well-being, disordered sleep and daily functioning, and a higher GOLD stage). PMID: 32239444 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology - Category: Research Tags: Adv Exp Med Biol Source Type: research
This study assesses the impact of sleep deprivation and text messaging on pedestrian injury risk. METHODS: Thirty-six university students engaged in a virtual reality pedestrian environment in two conditions: sleep deprived (no sl...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
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