A kinetic model for blood biomarker levels after mild traumatic brain injury - Azizi S, Hier DB, Allen B, Obafemi-Ajayi T, Olbricht GR, Thimgan MS, Wunsch DC.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) imposes a significant economic and social burden. The diagnosis and prognosis of mild TBI, also called concussion, is challenging. Concussions are common among contact sport athletes. After a blow to the head, it is often diffi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Increased C-reactive protein concentration and suicidal behavior in people with psychiatric disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Miola A, Dal Porto V, Tadmor T, Croatto G, Scocco P, Manchia M, Carvalho AF, Maes M, Vieta E, Sambataro F, Solmi M.
OBJECTIVE: Suicide is a leading cause of death worldwide. Identifying factors associated with suicidality (suicidal ideation/suicidal behavior) could increase our understanding of the pathophysiological underpinnings of suicide and improve its prevention. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Neurocognitive function and musculoskeletal injury risk in sports: a systematic review - Wilke J, Groneberg DA.
OBJECTIVES: A variety of modifiable risk factors has been suggested to predict musculoskeletal injury in sports. Screening paradigms and exercise-based prevention programs, so far, frequently focused on physical parameters such as strength, balance or flex... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Neuroepigenetics of psychiatric disorders: Focus on lncRNA - Jov čevska I, Paska AV.
Understanding the pathology of psychiatric disorders is challenging due to their complexity and multifactorial origin. However, development of high-throughput technologies has allowed for better insight into their molecular signatures. Advancement of seque... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Profiling the injuries sustained by police trainees undergoing initial training: a retrospective cohort study - Sawyer S, Schram B, Pope R, Orr R.
The tasks performed by police officers are unique, varied and can be performed in unexpected situations. Initial police college training is used to prepare new police officers to conduct these tasks and is known to be a time when police trainees are at an ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Survey of musculoskeletal injuries, prehike conditioning, and on-trail injury prevention strategies self-reported by long-distance hikers on the Appalachian Trail - Chrusch A, Kavin M.
INTRODUCTION: Studies show that 40 to 60% of long-distance hikers on the Appalachian Trail experience musculoskeletal (MSK) injuries, but these studies are over a decade old. The increasing popularity of hiking and injury prevention advances warrant re-eva... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The bidirectional relationship between body weight and depression across gender: a simultaneous equation approach - Zhang J.
This study investigates the bidirectional relationship between body weight and depression for both males and females in the U.S. METHODS: Data are drawn from the 2019 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), and a simultaneous o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Uterine fibroids and incidence of depression, anxiety and self-directed violence: a cohort study - Chiuve SE, Huisingh C, Petruski-Ivleva N, Owens C, Kuohung W, Wise LA.
BACKGROUND: Depression and anxiety are prevalent among women with uterine fibroids (UF). The rate of mental health diagnoses in women with UF has not been studied. METHODS: Women aged 18-50 years with diagnosed UF were identified in the Optum Clinf... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Unsupervised assessment of balance and falls risk using a smartphone and machine learning - Greene BR, McManus K, Ader LGM, Caulfield B.
Assessment of health and physical function using smartphones (mHealth) has enormous potential due to the ubiquity of smartphones and their potential to provide low cost, scalable access to care as well as frequent, objective measurements, outside of clinic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Design and validation of a device attached to a conventional bicycle to measure the three-dimensional forces applied to a pedal - Mart ín-Sosa E, Chaves V, Alvarado I, Mayo J, Ojeda J.
Knowledge of the forces applied to the pedals during cycling is of great importance both from the point of view of improving sporting performance and medical analysis of injuries. The most common equipment for measuring pedal forces is usually limited to t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy and depression: dancing with wolves? - mini-review and commentary on Alghafri et al. "Screening for depressive symptoms amongst patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy" - Vas PRJ, Papanas N.
The co-existence of diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) and depression in subjects with diabetes is being increasingly recognized. The interaction of these two serious comorbidities may increase morbidity and mortality. An emerging thought is that persist... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Killing conspecific adults in mammals - G ómez JM, Verdú M, González-Megías A.
Mammals kill both conspecific infants and adults. Whereas infanticide has been profusely studied, the killing of non-infants (adulticide) has seldom attracted the attention of researchers. Mammals kill conspecific adults by at least four, non-exclusive rea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The National Academy of Sciences admits IPK scientist Nicolaus von Wir é n as member
(Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research) Great honour for Prof. Dr Nicolaus von Wir é n: The National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina has accepted the Head of the Department of Physiology and Cell Biology at the IPK Leibniz Institute as a new member. For Nicolaus von Wir é n, this is already the second award within a few months. Only recently he was recognised by the Web of Science as an influential researcher. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 23, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Characterized drugs show unexpected effects
(Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology) Every drug starts with the search for an active substance targeting disease-related key players. However, there is no perfect drug that affects the one target: no effect without side effects. A group led by Prof. Herbert Waldmann and Dr. Slava Ziegler at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology in Dortmund has now identified an unexpected effect for a group of characterized active substances: they all modulate cholesterol metabolism, a home-made problem, as it seems. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Unconventional animal models for traumatic brain injury and chronic traumatic encephalopathy - Ackermans NL, Varghese M, Wicinski B, Torres J, De Gasperi R, Pryor D, Elder GA, Gama Sosa MA, Reidenberg JS, Williams TM, Hof PR.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the main causes of death worldwide. It is a complex injury that influences cellular physiology, causes neuronal cell death, and affects molecular pathways in the brain. This in turn can result in sensory, motor, and b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Tackler and ball-carrier technique during moderate and severe injuries ( ≥8 days lost) compared with player-matched and team-matched injury-free controls in Elite Rugby Union - Meintjes V, Forshaw P, den Hollander S, Starling L, Lambert MI, Viljoen W, Readhead C, Hendricks S.
OBJECTIVE: To analyse tackler and ball-carrier technical proficiency during moderate and severe contact injuries ( ≥8 days lost) in professional rugby union, and compare it with injury-free event-matched controls from the same player and from the same t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Sexual dimorphism in aggression: sex-specific fighting strategies across species - Pandolfi M, Scaia MF, Fernandez MP.
Aggressive behavior is thought to have evolved as a strategy for gaining access to resources such as territory, food, and potential mates. Across species, secondary sexual characteristics such as competitive aggression and territoriality are considered mal... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Reliability and minimal detectable change for a smartphone-based motor-cognitive assessment: implications for concussion management - Howell DR, Seehusen CN, Wingerson MJ, Wilson JC, Lynall RC, Lugade V.
Our purpose was to investigate the reliability and minimal detectable change characteristics of a smartphone-based assessment of single- and dual-task gait and cognitive performance. Uninjured adolescent athletes (n = 17; mean age = 16.6, SD = 1.3 y; 47% f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Obesity and work-related injuries among farmers in Kentucky, Tennessee, and West Virginia - Hunsucker S, Reed DB.
BACKGROUND: Obesity is a recognized risk factor for work-related injuries (WRI). Despite the inherent safety hazards associated with farm work, research on obesity among farmers is limited giving little guidance to occupational health providers on obesity ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

High risk of patient self-inflicted lung injury in COVID-19 with frequently encountered spontaneous breathing patterns: a computational modelling study - Weaver L, Das A, Saffaran S, Yehya N, Scott TE, Chikhani M, Laffey JG, Hardman JG, Camporota L, Bates DG.
BACKGROUND: There is on-going controversy regarding the potential for increased respiratory effort to generate patient self-inflicted lung injury (P-SILI) in spontaneously breathing patients with COVID-19 acute hypoxaemic respiratory failure. However, dire... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Effects of an injury prevention program in crossfit athletes: a pilot randomized controlled trial - Mart ínez-Gómez R, Valenzuela PL, Moral-González S, Lucia A, Barranco-Gil D.
The present study aimed to assess the effects of an injury prevention program in CrossFit athletes. Thirty-two CrossFit athletes were randomized to either an intervention group (n=16), that performed mobility and stability exercises during the warm-up of a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Avulsion injuries and ruptures of the proximal rectus femoris in skeletally mature, high-level athletes: a critical analysis review - Knapik DM, Trasolini NA, Diaz CC, Chahla J, Forsythe B.
": Injuries to the proximal rectus femoris remain rare, occurring primarily in soccer and American football athletes during kicking and sprinting because of its unique biarthrodial nature. ": The appropriate diagnosis is dependent on careful physical exami... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Author response: Blood biomarkers of traumatic brain injury and cognitive impairment in older veterans - Peltz CB, Yaffe K.
We would like to thank Drs. Wisniewski and Fossati for their insightful comments on our recent article1 examining blood biomarkers associated with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and cognitive impairment (CI) in CNS-enriched exosomes. We agree that our findin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The effect of acute exercise in humans on cancer cell growth
(The Physiological Society) New research presented at The Physiological Society's Annual Conference Physiology 2021 shows that molecules released into the bloodstream during exercise (such as small proteins) can act directly on bowel cancer cells to slow down their growth. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hepatitis C vaccine could be rolled out within five years, says Nobel Prize winner who discovered virus
(European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases) A vaccine to protect against infection with hepatitis C could be in use within 5 years, says Professor Sir Michael Houghton, who won the Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology along with three other scientists for discovering the hepatitis C virus (HCV) in 1989. Sir Michael will discuss the development of a vaccine in a special presentation at this year's European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

GW4 BioMed2 MRC Doctoral Training Partnership secures major boost as part of MRC ’ s £ 79 million investment
The GW4 Alliance, comprising Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter Universities, has been awarded a share of £ 79 million funding from the Medical Research Council (MRC) to support 64 studentships over the next three years. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - July 8, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research, Grants and Awards; Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience; Press Release Source Type: news

A review of driving and binocularity - Dakroub M, Boueiri M, Al-Haddad C.
Although most jurisdictions allow stereoscopically deficient and monocular individuals to drive, studies regarding these visual components' effects on driving have to date yielded contradicting results. Interviews, record reviews, and experiments have been... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Application of data linkage techniques to Pacific Northwest commercial fishing injury and fatality data - Nahorniak J, Bovbjerg V, Case S, Kincl L.
BACKGROUND: Commercial fishing consistently has among the highest workforce injury and fatality rates in the United States. Data related to commercial fishing incidents are routinely collected by multiple organizations which do not currently coordinate or ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Association between menstrual cycle irregularity and suicidal ideation among Korean women: results from the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2010-2012) - Park M, Jung SJ.
BACKGROUND: We aimed to evaluate the association between menstrual cycle irregularity and suicidal ideation in Korean women. METHODS: Data on 5,606 women from the 2010-2012 Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, a population-based ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Energy metabolism in major depressive disorder: recent advances from omics technologies and imaging - Gu X, Ke S, Wang Q, Zhuang T, Xia C, Xu Y, Yang L, Zhou M.
Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a serious psychiatric disorder that associated with high rate of disability and increasing suicide rate, and the pathogenesis is still unclear. Many researches showed that the energy metabolism of patients with depression... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The influence of growth and training loads on injury risk in competitive trampoline gymnasts - Patel TS, McGregor A, Williams K, Cumming SP, Williams S.
There is currently limited research exploring the relationship between growth, training load and injury in gymnasts. Twenty-one national level, trampoline gymnasts recorded training load and injury for 8-weeks. Percentage of predicted adult height (%PAH) w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Usual presence and intensity of pain are differentially associated with suicidality across chronic pain conditions: a population-based study - Grocott B, Sommer JL, El-Gabalawy R.
This study examined the prevalence of suicidality and associations with pain characteristics (i.e., presence of usual pain/discomfort, pain intensity) among those with chronic pain conditions (i.e., arthritis, migraine, back pain). METH... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

University of Guam: Less than 10% of transplanted cycads survive long-term in foreign soil
(University of Guam) A 15-year reciprocal transplant study on Guam's native cycad tree, Cycas micronesica, by the Plant Physiology Laboratory at the University of Guam's Western Pacific Tropical Research Center has revealed that acute adaptation to local soil conditions occurs among the tree population and is important in the survival rate of transplanted cycads. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Traffic state estimation by backward moving observers: an application and validation under an incident - Kuwahara M, Takenouchi A, Kawai K.
This study analyzes measurements by backward moving observers that could be probe vehicles running backward on the opposite lane observing forward moving traffic to be investigated. These probe vehicles are called as backward probe vehicles (BP) and they a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Systematic review of injuries in the men's and women's National Basketball Association - Lian J, Sewani F, Dayan I, Voleti PB, Gonzalez D, Levy IM, Musahl V, Allen A.
BACKGROUND: Numerous studies have reported the incidence and outcomes of injuries in the men's and women's National Basketball Association (NBA and WNBA, respectively). PURPOSE: To synthesize published data regarding the incidence and outcomes of a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

SLC6A3 (DAT1) as a novel candidate biomarker gene for suicidal behavior - Rafikova E, Shadrina M, Slominsky P, Guekht A, Ryskov A, Shibalev D, Vasilyev V.
This study aims to estimate the contribution of 11 polymorphisms in the genes SLC6A4 (5HTT), HTR1A, HTR2A, HTR1B,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Slacklining: a narrative review on the origins, neuromechanical models and therapeutic use - Gabel CP, Guy B, Mokhtarinia HR, Melloh M.
Slacklining, the neuromechanical action of balance retention on a tightened band, is achieved through self-learned strategies combining dynamic stability with optimal energy expenditure. Published slacklining literature is recent and limited, including for... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Roles of hostility and depression in the association between the MAOA gene polymorphism and internet gaming disorder - Yen JY, Chou WP, Lin HC, Wu HC, Tsai WX, Ko CH.
We examined the roles of hostility and depression in the association between internet gaming disorder (IGD) and monoamine oxidase-A (MAOA) EcoRV polymorph... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Public response on social media to a social marketing campaign for influencing attitudes towards boating safety - Smith J, Clemens T, Macpherson A, Pike I.
The purpose of this research paper is to assess the response on Facebook to a social marketing campaign for recreational boating safety. The campaign ran for the 2018 and 2019 boating seasons in British Columbia, Canada. Messages related to boating safety ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Modeling metro passengers being eager to get aboard during the alighting and boarding process - Li Z, Lo SM, Liu S, Ma J, Huang D.
This study mainly focuses on a typical case that some metro passengers are eager to get aboard and give pressure on the front passengers to move forward. An agent-based microscopic simulation model called CityFlow-T is proposed to simulate passengers' alig... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Internal consistency of sway measures via embedded head-mounted accelerometers: implications for neuromotor investigations - Lapointe AP, Ritchie JN, Vitali RV, Burma JS, Soroush A, Oni I, Dunn JF.
In this study, we evaluate the reliability of sway metrics derived from these accelerometers in a standard eyes-open balance a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Integrative DNA methylation and gene expression analysis in the prefrontal cortex of Mexicans who died by suicide - Romero-Pimentel AL, Almeida D, Mu ñoz-Montero S, Rangel C, Mendoza-Morales R, Gonzalez-Saenz EE, Nagy C, Chen G, Aouabed Z, Theroux JF, Turecki G, Martinez-Levy G, Walss-Bass C, Monroy-Jaramillo N, Fernández-Figueroa EA, Gómez-Cotero A, García-Dolores F, Morales-Marin ME, Nicolini H.
BACKGROUND: Suicide represents a major health concern, especially in developing countries. While many demographic risk factors have been proposed, the underlying molecular pathology of suicide remains poorly understood. A body of evidence suggests that abe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Health considerations in active travel policies: a policy analysis at the EU level and of four member countries - Lozzi G, Monachino MS.
Sustainable urban transport and active travel policies have the potential to positively and negatively impact health. They are critical to building healthy cities since they impact health determinants such as physical activity, air quality, noise, road saf... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Hangboard training in advanced climbers: a randomized controlled trial - Mundry S, Steinmetz G, Atkinson EJ, Schilling AF, Sch öffl VR, Saul D.
Improving climbing performance strongly depends upon effective training methods. Hangboard training is one of the most popular approaches to increase finger and forearm strength. Training protocols are based on maximizing weight or minimizing edges. We aim... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Hamstring injuries prevention in soccer: a narrative review of current literature - Bisciotti GN, Chamari K, Cena E, Carimati G, Bisciotti A, Bisciotti A, Quaglia A, Volpi P.
Hamstring injuries and reinjuries are one of the most important sport lesions in several sport activities including soccer, Australian football, track and field, rugby, and in general in all sport activities requiring sprinting and acceleration. However, i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Brain gray matter differences among forensic psychiatric patients with psychosis and incarcerated individuals without psychosis: a source-based morphometry study - Kolla NJ, Harenski CL, Harenski KA, Dupuis M, Crawford JJ, Kiehl KA.
BACKGROUND: While psychosis is a risk factor for violence, the majority of individuals who perpetrate aggression do not present psychotic symptoms. Pathological aggressive behavior is associated with brain gray matter differences, which, in turn, has shown... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

A robust control framework for human motion prediction - Bajcsy A, Bansal S, Ratner E, J. Tomlin C, D. Dragan A.
Designing human motion predictors which preserve safety while maintaining robot efficiency is an increasingly important challenge for robots operating in close physical proximity to people. One approach is to use robust control predictors that safeguard ag... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Toxoplasma gondii, suicidal behavior, and intermediate phenotypes for suicidal behavior - Postolache TT, Wadhawan A, Rujescu D, Hoisington AJ, Dagdag A, Baca-Garcia E, Lowry CA, Okusaga OO, Brenner LA.
Within the general literature on infections and suicidal behavior, studies on Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) occupy a central position. This is related to the parasite's neurotropism, high prevalence of chronic infection, as well as specific and non-specifi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Sniffing submissiveness? Oxytocin administration in severe psychopathy - Rijnders RJP, Dykstra AH, Terburg D, Kempes MM, van Honk J.
Psychopathy is a personality disorder associated with criminal behavior and violent recidivism, and therefore a burden to society. Social dominance is one of the characteristics of psychopathy that might contribute to these problems. Nevertheless, only few... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Incidence and prediction of ankle injury risk: a prospective cohort study on 91 contemporary preprofessional dancers - Mailuhu AKE, van Rijn RM, Stubbe JH, Bierma-Zeinstra SMA, van Middelkoop M.
This study examines the incidence of ankle injuries and identifies ankle injury risk among contemporary preprofessional dancers. METHODS: A total of 91 first-year contemporary preprofessional dancers were prospectively followed during o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news