Elite runners deal with a pandemic ‘wall’ as races are canceled, postponed due to covid-19

Experts say high-level athletes need to seek alternatives to stay active, relieve stress. It’s also a good time to get more sleep, focus on nutrition and foster a recovery mind-set.
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By Matthew Warren As the reality of the coronavirus pandemic set in in March, we looked at the work of psychologists attempting to understand how the crisis is affecting us, and to inform our response to it. A few months later, and hundreds of studies have been conducted or are in progress, examining everything from the spread of conspiracy theories to the characteristics that make people more likely to obey lockdown measures. However, some researchers have raised alarm. They’re worried that many of these rapid new studies are falling prey to methodological issues which could lead to false results and misleading...
Source: BPS RESEARCH DIGEST - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Feature Health Methodological Source Type: blogs
Dear Editor: The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically changed life circumstances worldwide. Among the many negative health effects are concerns about increasing risk of suicide. Suicide risk may increase due to the anxiety, depression and sleep disturbanc...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news
Objective: In early 2020, Italy struggled with an unprecedented health emergency related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Medical care of chronic neurological diseases, such as epilepsy, is being sorely neglected. In this national survey, we aimed at understanding the impact of COVID-19 lockdown on the care of people with epilepsy (PwE) and identifying PwE risk factors for seizure worsening to direct telemedicine efforts.Methods: We administered a 48-items online survey (published on April 11, 2020) including socio-demographic, epilepsy-related, and psychometric variables (BDI-II for depression, GAD-7 for anxiety, and PSQI for sl...
Source: Frontiers in Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Siliquini Italy was the first European country that entered a nationwide lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since quarantine can impact on mental health, this study aimed to estimate the prevalence of depressive symptoms, anxiety symptoms and sleeping disturbances in the Italian population during lockdown. The factors that might influence such outcomes were explored. A national cross-sectional survey was performed during the last 14 days of the Italian lockdown. Questionnaires assessed socio-demographics characteristic, behaviors and healthcare access. The outcomes were assessed using Patient Health Questionnaire-...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
MERRIMACK, N.H. (CBS) – RVs and campers are flying off the lot at Campers Inn of Merrimack in New Hampshire, a sign of the times. “We have folks that don’t want to travel on planes, cruise ships. They want to sleep in a bed that they own. They want to handle their own food. They can do that all in a camper or a motor home,” sales manager Peter Maggraf said. “They probably should hurry up because our inventory is getting really tight.” AAA reports that millions of Americans are hitting the roads this summer, despite the coronavirus pandemic. “People are still going to travel. In fac...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Healthcare Status Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Travel & Outdoors Coronavirus Louisa Moller Source Type: news
Conditions:   Physical Activity;   COVID-19 Intervention:   Other: Questionnaire, phone call Sponsor:   University Hospital, Toulouse Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
The COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful for all of us, and this includes our youngest children. It’s easy, and tempting, to think that infants, toddlers, and preschoolers aren’t affected by the pandemic. The truth is, though, that that life has changed for them, too — and for some of them it has changed dramatically. Even if the change is mostly positive for them — such as having their parents home all the time — it’s still a change that can be confusing and unsettling. Young children are less able to understand the nuances of all of this; for them, the world truly is all about them. An...
Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Anxiety and Depression Behavioral Health Children's Health Parenting Source Type: blogs
Conditions:   Physical Activity;   COVID-19 Intervention:   Other: Questionnaire, phone call Sponsor:   University Hospital, Toulouse Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
CONCLUSION: The COVID-19 pandemic caused mild-level depression in the Turkish society. PMID: 32605422 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The International Journal of Social Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Int J Soc Psychiatry Source Type: research
Source: Neurological Sciences - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
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