Walking on uneven ground: how do patients with unilateral cerebral palsy adapt? - Romkes J, Freslier M, Rutz E, Bracht-Schweizer K.
BACKGROUND: Children with cerebral palsy experience movement disorders that influence gait stability. It is likely that gait stability further decreases when walking on uneven compared to even ground. Therefore, the aim of this study was to investigate gai... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The risk of deliberate self-harm following a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis or ankylosing spondylitis: a population-based cohort study - Kuriya B, Vigod S, Luo J, Widdifield J, Haroon N.
OBJECTIVE: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and ankylosing spondylitis (AS) are associated with mental illness. The risk of serious mental illness, including deliberate self-harm (DSH), in these conditions is not well known. We aimed to determine if RA or AS inde... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Predictors of longitudinal depression trajectories after traumatic brain injury in Latin America: a multi-site study - Cariello AN, Perrin PB, Agudelo YR, Olivera Plaza SL, Quijano MC, Trujillo MA, Arango-Lasprilla JC.
This study examined whether cognitive dysfunction and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Paired walkers with better first impression synchronize better - Cheng M, Kato M, Saunders JA, Tseng CH.
This study measured automatic walking synchronization and how it associates with social impression. Previous studies discovered positive social consequence of motor synchrony with ecological paradigms (e.g. body movement synchrony between therapists and pa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Monitoring of the human body and brain behavior using optical motion capture system and EEG utilizing horseback riding simulator: an extended case study - Byzova A, Roozbahani H, Handroos H, Hakansson N, Lankarani HM.
[Purpose] Hippotherapy is an unusual type of treatment and has been found to be effective for diseases of the musculoskeletal system and rehabilitation. Horseback riding simulator is used as a beneficial alternative to the real horse with utilizing an opti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Incidence of death from unintentional injury among patients with cancer in the United States - Yang K, Zheng Y, Peng J, Chen J, Feng H, Yu K, Chen Y, Luo W, Yang P, Yang Y, Wu B.
IMPORTANCE: Previous studies have suggested that patients with cancer may be at an increased risk of death from unintentional injury, but to our knowledge, no large studies have examined the rates of death from unintentional injury among patients with canc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Evaluation of leptin levels in serum as a biomarker for suicide behavior: systematic review and meta-analysis - Gonz ález-Castro TB, Almeida de la O PLA, Tovilla-Zárate CA, López-Narváez ML, Genis Mendoza AD, Juárez-Rojop IE, Pérez-Hernández N, Rodríguez-Pérez JM.
OBJECTIVE: We conducted a meta-analysis of case-control studies to determine whether leptin levels in serum contribute to the pathogenesis of suicide behavior. METHODS: PubMed, EBSCO and Science Direct databases were used to search for relevant art... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Erratum to: Vaping pure cannabidiol e-cigarettes does not produce detectable amount of ∆9-thc in human blood - Kintz P.
This article was originally published with the incorrect title, ``Vaping Pure Vannabidiol e-Cigarettes Does Not Produce Detectable Amount of ∆9-THC in Human Blood.'... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Co-occurrence of autistic and psychotic traits: implications for depression, self-harm and suicidality - Sampson KN, Upthegrove R, Abu-Akel A, Haque S, Wood SJ, Reniers R.
BACKGROUND: There is increasing interest in the clinical and aetiological overlap between autism spectrum disorders and schizophrenia spectrum disorders, reported to co-occur at both diagnostic and trait levels. Individually, sub-clinical autistic and psyc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Effects of aquatic physical intervention on fall risk, working memory and hazard-perception as pedestrians in older people: a pilot trial - Nissim M, Livny A, Barmatz C, Tsarfaty G, Berner Y, Sacher Y, Giron J, Ratzon NZ.
BACKGROUND: Normal aging is associated with balance, mobility and working memory decline that increase fall risk and influence activity of daily living functions. Mounting evidence suggests that physical activity is beneficial for decreasing aging effects.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Genome-wide DNA methylation meta-analysis in the brains of suicide completers - Policicchio S, Washer S, Viana J, Iatrou A, Burrage J, Hannon E, Turecki G, Kaminsky Z, Mill J, Dempster EL, Murphy TM.
Suicide is the second leading cause of death globally among young people representing a significant global health burden. Although the molecular correlates of suicide remains poorly understood, it has been hypothesised that epigenomic processes may play a ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Injuries in novice participants during an eight-week start up crossfit program-a prospective cohort study - Larsen RT, Hessner AL, Ish øi L, Langberg H, Christensen J.
BACKGROUND: Previously published studies have reported injury rates ranging from 0.74 to 3.3 per 1000 h of exposure in CrossFit participants. However, the existing body of evidence is mainly based on experienced participants; therefore, the injury incidenc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Modeling railroad trespassing crash frequency using a mixed-effects negative binomial model - Kang Y, Iranitalab A, Khattak A.
The objective of this research was to investigate factors associated with the occurrenc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Personalized models of psychopathology - Wright AGC, Woods WC.
The personalized approach to psychopathology conceptualizes mental disorder as a complex system of contextualized dynamic processes that is nontrivially specific to each individual, and it seeks to develop formal idiographic statistical models to represent... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Staring at the (sur)face of the antisocial brain - Brazil IA, Buades-Rotger M.
Despite remarkable progress in the past three decades, the aetiology of antisocial behaviour remains elusive. Using the developmental taxonomy theory of antisocial behaviour as a starting point, Christina Carlisi and colleagues1 have made an important ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The relationship between maternal self-confidence and postpartum depression in primipara mothers: a follow-up study - Aydemir S, Onan N.
This follow-up study was performed in order to determine the relationship between maternal self-confidence and postpartum depression in primipara mothers over time. It was conducted between February and December 2017 with 82 primipara mothers. Data was col... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Depression and suicidal ideation among patients with cancer in the United States: a population-based study - Abdel-Rahman O.
PURPOSE: To evaluate the association between cancer diagnosis and depression and suicidal ideation in a population-based cohort in the United States. METHODS: This was a cross-sectional study based on the National Health and Nutrition Examination S... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Concussions in the National Football League: the evolution of video review for assessing the frequency and reliability of visible signs - Zuckerman SL, Elbin RJ, Sills AK, Crandall JR, Lessley DJ, Moran CM, Moran CD, Solomon GS.
Background: The use of video review to document visible signs (VS) of sport-related concussion in the National Football League (NFL) is a novel method to recognize head injuries.Hypothesis/Purpose: The current pilot studies used varying metho... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Susceptibility to the fusion illusion is modulated during both action execution and action observation - Welsh TN, Reid C, Manson G, Constable MD, Tremblay L.
Many researchers have proposed that when an individual observes the actions of another individual, the observer simulates the action using many of the same neural areas that are involved in action production. The present study was designed to test this sim... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Surveillance and analysis of death causes of Shenzhen residents from 1994 to 2013 - Tang pure D, Jian L, Yingbin F, Liping L, Yongsheng W.
OBJECTIVE To analyze the characteristics of the causes of injury deaths of Shenzhen residents from 1994 to 2013, and to provide a scientific basis for the formulation of injury prevention measures and strategies. The method data was derived from the death ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Sex differences in brain gene expression among suicide completers - Cabrera-Mendoza B, Fresno C, Monroy-Jaramillo N, Fries GR, Walss-Bass C, Glahn DC, Ostrosky-Wegman P, Mendoza-Morales RC, Garcia-Dolores F, D íaz-Otañez CE, González-Sáenz EE, Genis-Mendoza AD, Martinez-Magaña JJ, Romero-Pimentel AL, Flores G, Vázquez-Roque RA, Nicolini H.
BACKGROUND: Suicide rates vary substantially by sex. Suicides committed by males significantly outnumber female suicides. Disparities in community and social factors provide a partial explanation for this phenomenon. Thus, the evaluation of sex differences... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Risks of seizure with fatal traffic crash at wheel in people with epilepsy - Nishida T, Kawai K, Tachimori H.
PURPOSE: The Japanese authorities require a 2-year seizure-free period for a driver's license in people with epilepsy. To evaluate the stringency of the criteria, we calculated the risk of fatal traffic crashes by epileptic seizure and compared that to the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Results analysis of occupational physical examination for major occupational hazards exposed laborer in 2018 in Guangzhou - Rong X, Guo JY, Wang Z.
Objective: To analyze the results of occupational physical examination for major occupational hazard exposed laborer in 2018 in Guangzhou, to provide scientific basis for occupational health supervise. Methods: In January 2019, descriptive ep... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Research progress of BP neural network in road traffic injury prediction -
This study c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Quit being so rigid: how traditional gait analysis assumptions confound our understanding of ankles, feet, footwear and biomechanics - Zelik K, Honert E.
The human foot is traditionally modeled as a single rigid element in gate analysis studies ... Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Physical injury and sports medicine -
Participating in physical activity (PA) is beneficial to people's physical and mental health, but there is also a risk of injury in the process of PA. Physical activity-related injury (PARI) and fear of injury are important obstacles to public participatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Depression and suicidality: a link to premature T helper cell aging and increased Th17 cells - Carmen S, Valles-Colomer M, Arolt V, M üller N, Raes J, Wijkhuijs A, Claes S, Drexhage H, Elske V.
BACKGROUND: Previous research has demonstrated a strong link between immune system abnormalities and Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). High suicide risk is a major complication of MDD and has recently been linked to strong (neuro-)immune alterations, but li... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Assessing BDNF as a mediator of the effects of exercise on depression - Szuhany KL, Otto MW.
Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) is associated with neuronal growth and reduced BDNF has been implicated in depression. A recent meta-analysis documented reliable effects of exercise on BDNF levels (Szuhany et al., 2015); although, few studies incl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Analysis of the trend of injury accidents in coal mines in China - Zhang T, Sun J, Zhou H.
OBJECTIVE To analyze the characteristics of socioeconomic factors and accident injury data, study its characteristics and trends, and provide a basis for establishing injury prevention and control mechanisms. METHODS According to the data of accide... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Acute ethanol exposure rapidly alters cerebellar and cortical microglial physiology - Stowell RD, Majewska AK.
Alcohol use is highly prevalent in modern society and ramifications of alcohol abuse pose a large public health concern. Previous work investigating the effects of alcohol exposure on the brain have implicated microglia, the resident immune cells of the ce... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Use of hazard indices for inter-city recreational accident occurrence through in order to analyze road safety status - Tanzadeh J, Amiri M, Nazari H, Naderi K.
Considering the high number of inter-city recreational travels during Nowruz holidays in Iran and the changes in travel patterns, these holidays are a potential high-risk period. In this research, hazard indices of accident occurrence during these holidays... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Review of percent time spent following (PTSF) as performance measure for two-lane highways - Parti R, Singh I.
Percent Time Spent Following (PTSF) is implemented by the Highway Capacity Manual (HCM) as a key service measure for evaluating the level of service of two-lane highways. However, to measure PTSF directly in the field is complicated. Because of this compli... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

How the cockpit manages anomalies: revisiting the dynamic fault management model for aviation - Carim GC, Saurin TA, Dekker SWA.
More than 20  years ago, Woods proposed a model that accounts for the inherent complexity faced by operators when managing abnormal and emergency situations in highly complex sociotechnical systems. The model was reviewed a decade later and only a few stud... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Assessment of wheelchair skills based on analysis of driving style - Gacem A, Monacelli E, Wang T, Rabreau O, Al-ani T.
In this paper, we propose a learning assessment method based on the analysis of learner's behavioural style. This method was first applied for wheel-chair driving tasks because it is simple and risk-free, but unusual for users. Seven classic performance in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Investigating the relationship between mental state (workload and affect) and physiology in a control room setting (ship bridge simulator) - Wulvik AS, Dybvik H, Steinert M.
This paper discusses how to investigate the human element in a control room setting in terms of situational settings (monitoring and active control) and mental state (workload and affect). We show an explorative experiment in a ship bridge simulator contex... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Third-culture kid pilots and multi-cultural identity effects on pilots' attitudes - Tsz-Kin Chan W, Harris D.
BACKGROUND: Current attempts to culturally tailor human factors training in aviation segregates cultural identities based on geopolitical, passport nationality, and is therefore poorly suited for (adult) 'Third Culture Kids' (TCKs) whose cross-cultu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Safety implications of 6-month vs. 1-year first-class aeromedical certificates - Mills WD, DeJohn CA.
This study explores the safety risk due to delayed detection of hazardous health conditions that would result from increasing the duration of U.S. first-class aeromedical certificates from 6 mo to 12 mo for pilots ages 40 yr old throug... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Motion of the head and neck of female and male volunteers in rear impact car-to-car tests at 4 and 8 km/h - Carlsson A, Siegmund G, Linder A, Svensson M.
Whiplash injuries account for approximately 70% of all injuries leading to disability, induced by modern vehicle crashes. Females are at greater risk for sustaining whiplash injuries than males, which may be attributable to differences in the physiology of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Flight performance aspects during military helicopter flights - Steinman Y, van den Oord MHAH, Frings-Dresen MHW, Sluiter JK.
INTRODUCTION: A flight is composed of many flight performance aspects. However, not all of these aspects are equally important for the success and safety of a flight. When investigating the influence of a stressor on flight performance, it is import... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Differential expression of circulating inflammatory proteins following sport-related traumatic brain injury - Begum G, Reddy R, Yakoub KM, Belli A, Davies DJ, Di Pietro V.
Sport-related traumatic brain injury (TBI) elicits a multifaceted inflammatory response leading to brain injury and morbidity. This response could be a predictive tool for the progression of TBI and to stratify the injury of which mild TBI is most prevalen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Correlation of cognitive scores and the onset of hypoxia - Arjun R, Acharya S, Shender BS, Rorres C, Hrebien L, Kam M.
In this study we assess the correlation of performance in the SynWin cognitive Multi-Task Battery (MTB) and the onset of hypoxia and describe the us... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Cone contrast test for color vision deficiency screening among a cohort of military aircrew applicants - Chay IW, Lim SWY, Tan BBC.
PURPOSE: To evaluate the use of the Cone Contrast Test (CCT) as a color vision screening tool in an Asian population of aircrew applicants and compare it against the Ishihara Psuedo Isochromatic Plates (PIP) - Edridge Lantern Test (ELT) screening pa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Capacity to compensate for central hypovolemia and effects of menstrual cycle phases - Convertino VA, Schlotman TE, Stacey W, Hinojosa-Laborde C.
BACKGROUND: Tolerance to central hypovolemia is dictated by exhaustion of the physiological capacity to compensate called the compensatory reserve. Such physiological compromise can have detrimental impact on performance in aerospace environments as... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Barodontalgia among aircrew and divers - Nakdimon I, Zadik Y.
BACKGROUND: Barodontalgia, barometric pressure-induced dental pain, may jeopardize diving/flight safety. The aim of this systematic review was to investigate the rate of barodontalgia among military and civilian divers and aircrews based on previous... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Asthma and rotary-wing military aircrew selection - Porter WD, Powell-Dunford N, Wilde GD, Bushby AJR.
BACKGROUND: From a population-based perspective, reports in the peer-reviewed medical literature suggest an increase in the overall prevalence of asthma in recent decades. Applicants for military aviation training with a current or past history of a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Flight anxiety reported from 1986 to 2015 - Grimholt TK, Bonsaksen T, Schou-Bredal I, Heir T, Lerdal A, Skogstad L, Ekeberg Ø.
BACKGROUND: Fear of flying is one of the most common phobias. It hinders people in performing their work and hampers family relations. Even though flight traffic has increased, there are new fears. Valid studies are needed to answer whether there ha... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Speakers announced for 2020 Experimental Biology meeting
(Experimental Biology) Renowned scientists including Nobel laureates, research pioneers and celebrated educators will convene at the Experimental Biology (EB) 2020 meeting, to be held April 4-7 in San Diego. Bringing together more than 12,000 life scientists in one interdisciplinary community, EB showcases the latest advances in anatomy, biochemistry, molecular biology, investigative pathology, pharmacology and physiology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 18, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Study reveals how low oxygen levels in the heart predispose people to cardiac arrhythmias
(University of California - Irvine) Low oxygen levels in the heart have long been known to produce life-threatening arrhythmias, even sudden death. Until now, it was not clear how. New findings, in a study led by Steve A. N. Goldstein, MD, PhD, vice chancellor for Health Affairs at the University of California, Irvine, and distinguished professor in the UCI School of Medicine Departments of Pediatrics and Physiology& Biophysics, reveal the underlying mechanism for this dangerous heart disorder. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Practical management: prescribing subsymptom threshold aerobic exercise for sport-related concussion in the outpatient setting - Bezherano I, Haider MN, Willer BS, Leddy JJ.
Exercise intolerance is an objective biomarker of the physiological dysfunction after sport-related concussion (SRC). Several trials have established the safety and clinical efficacy of subsymptom threshold aerobic exercise prescribed within 1 week of inju... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Physical activity interventions for adults who are visually impaired: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Sweeting J, Merom D, Astuti PAS, Antoun M, Edwards K, Ding D.
OBJECTIVES: Compared with sighted individuals, people with visual impairment have a higher prevalence of chronic conditions and lower levels of physical activity. This review aims to systematically review physical activity interventions for those with a vi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news