Factors and expectations influencing concussion disclosure within NCAA Division I athletes: a mixed methodological approach - Kay MC, Hennink-Kaminski H, Kerr ZY, Gildner P, Ingram BM, Cameron KL, Houston MN, Linnan LA, Marshall SW, Peck KY, Register-Mihalik JK.
OBJECTIVE: Participation in sports is associated with many benefits to all aspects of health; however, it also come with the risk of injury, particularly concussions. Self-disclosure and care-seeking following a concussion are especially important due to t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Injuries in underwater rugby: a retrospective cross-sectional epidemiological study - Meyer HL, Minnemann F, Polan C, Burggraf M, Dudda M, Kauther MD.
INTRODUCTION: Underwater rugby (UWR) is a team sport which combines swimming sprints, apnoea diving, a good overview of the three-dimensional underwater space and wrestling for the ball.This was the first epidemiological study of UWR injuries in a large in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Creating Prep to Play PRO for women playing elite Australian football: a how-to guide for developing injury prevention programs - Bruder AM, Donaldson A, Mosler AB, Patterson BE, Haberfield M, Mentiplay BF, Clifton P, Livingstone ND, Crossley KM.
BACKGROUND: Developing context-specific, evidence-informed, and implementable injury prevention programs is challenging. Women playing in the elite Australian Football League for Women (AFLW) are at high risk of serious knee injuries, and no AFLW-specific ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Houseplants to be prescribed as mental health treatment
HOUSEPLANTS, exercise and gardening should all be prescribed as mental health treatments, says the president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ankle injuries in soccer players: a narrative review - Kolokotsios S, Drousia G, Koukoulithras I, Plexousakis M.
Soccer is one of the most popular sport, with many describing it as the "king of sports."  In recent years, increased global participation in soccer has led to an inevitable increase in injury rates, especially in the lower extremities. Consequently, there... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Reevaluating clinical assessment outcomes after unrestricted return to play following sport-related concussion - Thompson XD, Erdman NK, Walton SL, Broshek DK, Resch JE.
The objective of this study was to examine neurocognition, postural control, and symptomology at multiple timepoints following concussion. We hypothesized that collegiate athletes would perform similar to or better than their baseline in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Impact of concussion history on heart rate variability during bouts of acute stress - Harrison AT, Lane-Cordova A, La Fountaine MF, Moore RD.
CONTEXT: Following a sports-related concussion, many athletes experience persisting neurophysiological alterations. These alterations may be absent at rest but emerge during moments of physiological stress. Unnoticed and untreated neurophysiological dysfun... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Pilates reducing falls risk factors in healthy older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis - da Silva LD, Shiel A, McIntosh C.
BACKGROUND: The main theme of this systematic review and meta-analysis is to synthesize the evidence of randomized controlled trial of evidence of Pilates intervention, in comparison to control groups and other forms of exercise, for falls prevention in he... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Why Exercise Alone Isn't Enough to Lose Weight
Our bodies compensate for at least a quarter of the calories we expend during exercise, undermining our best efforts to lose weight by working out. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gretchen Reynolds Tags: Exercise Calories Weight Current Biology (Journal) Source Type: news

Menopausal women may suffer more hot flushes if they lead lazy lifestyles, study claims
The researchers, from Smith College in Massachusetts, measured night sweats in 77 women while looking at their daytime physical activity using wrist-worn exercise trackers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: Stop wasting time in the gym - 1 exercise for 1 hour a week reduces risk
HIGH CHOLESTEROL affects as many as 40 percent of Brits. But did you know doing one exercise for just one hour a week can slash your risk of serious consequences? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Do I Become a Kids Fitness Trainer?
Title: How Do I Become a Kids Fitness Trainer?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/22/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Fitness General)
Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Fitness General - September 22, 2021 Category: Podiatry Source Type: news

How Do You Know if You're Addicted to Exercise?
Title: How Do You Know if You're Addicted to Exercise?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/22/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Fitness General)
Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Fitness General - September 22, 2021 Category: Podiatry Source Type: news

Is It Possible to Get Fit Without Gym Equipment?
Title: Is It Possible to Get Fit Without Gym Equipment?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/22/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Fitness General)
Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Fitness General - September 22, 2021 Category: Podiatry Source Type: news

The interval between matches significantly influences injury risk in field hockey - Mason J, Rahlf AL, Groll A, Wellmann K, Junge A, Zech A.
Fixture congestion increases injury risk in football, but how it impacts other sports is unclear. The aim of this study was to identify associations between match density and injury incidence in field hockey players. Injury data from a prospective cohort s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Blood biomarkers for mild traumatic brain injury: a selective review of unresolved issues - Hier DB, Obafemi-Ajayi T, Thimgan MS, Olbricht GR, Azizi S, Allen B, Hadi BA, Wunsch DC.
BACKGROUND: The use of blood biomarkers after mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) has been widely studied. We have identified eight unresolved issues related to the use of five commonly investigated blood biomarkers: neurofilament light chain, ubiquitin car... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Current ankle sprain prevention and management strategies of netball athletes: a scoping review of the literature and comparison with best-practice recommendations - Rowe PL, Bryant AL, Paterson KL.
BACKGROUND: Ankle sprains are the most commonly reported injury in netball. Approximately four in five netball athletes will sustain an ankle sprain, up to half will go on to sustain recurrent ankle sprains, and nine in ten report perceived ankle instabili... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Retrospective survey of youth sports participation: development and assessment of reliability using school records - Jin S, Rabinowitz AR, Weiss J, Deshpande S, Gupta N, Buford May RA, Small DS.
Many youths participate in sports, and it is of interest to understand the impact of youth sports participation on later-life outcomes. However, prospective studies take a long time to complete and retrospective studies may be more practical and time-effic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Implementing ACL injury prevention in daily sports practice-it's not just the program: let's build together, involve the context, and improve the content - Benjaminse A, Verhagen E.
Although the benefits of current anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury prevention programmes have been demonstrated in efficacy studies, they, unfortunately, have had limited public health impact to date. For example, the incidence of ACL injuries contin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Tom Brady likely to break NFL passing yardage record in Week Four in New England - NBC Sports
Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady is closing in on the NFL record for career passing yardage, and he’s likely to break it when he returns... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: A Year of Committed Exercise in Middle Age Reversed Worrisome Heart Stiffness
Title: AHA News: A Year of Committed Exercise in Middle Age Reversed Worrisome Heart StiffnessCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - September 21, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

What Is the Average Time It Takes to Run a 5K?
Title: What Is the Average Time It Takes to Run a 5K?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Fitness General)
Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Fitness General - September 21, 2021 Category: Podiatry Source Type: news

Minimum-time optimal control for vehicles with active rear-axle steering, transfer case and variable parameters - Sedlacek T, Odenthal D, Wollherr D.
When aiming to improve the performance of industrial sports cars at the limits of driving dynamics, the passive vehicle setup should be tuned under consideration of the actuator configuration and the control system capabilities. To objectively quantify the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Travel mode and participation in structured activities among U.S. teens - Ralph KM, Iacobucci E.
In the United States, low-income and minority teens are less likely than their affluent and white peers to engage in structured activities like team sports, clubs, and paid work. This gap is problematic because teens who participate earn higher grades, are... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

HHS: Agency Father Generic Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is seeking comments on a proposed information collection regarding formative and usability research that will be used to improve communication, products, and services that support key Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) activities including: Healthy People, Dietary Guidelines for Americans, Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, MyHealthfinder, the Move Your Way ® Campaign, the President's Council on Sports, Fitness& Nutrition, health literacy, and healthy aging. Comments are due by October 21, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via t...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - September 21, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Pandemic Tied to Fewer Concussion Visits
However, those seeking care delayed care and were less likely to be from sports (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 21, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry, Radiology, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

You CAN be fat but fit: Exercise could be better for your health than losing weight, experts say 
It is possible to be 'fat but fit' - people simply need to focus on exercise rather than dieting to live longer, experts now claim. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Exercise benefits heart, but could increase calcium deposits in arteries
Physical activity, though generally beneficial for the heart, may in some cases increase a person's risk for heart disease, a study published Monday by the journal Heart found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Safe staffing and flexibility key factors for future of NHS
Health conference delegates this afternoon considered two key factors that are leading colleagues to leave the NHS, notably the lack of flexible working and safe staffing levels. UNISON lay leaders recently presented the Pay Review Body with evidence showing that over a third of staff were currently considering leaving their NHS jobs. That’s on top of the thousands of disgruntled health workers who have already done so over the past decade. Introducing a composite motion, Stuck in the vicious circle – staffing levels, career development and flexibility, Wilma Brown of the health service group executive (HSGE) &...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 20, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Demetrios Matheou Tags: Article News 2021 Virtual Health Conference Source Type: news

Why Apple ’s Health App Could Be the Sleeper Hit of iOS 15
When Apple’s iOS 15 goes live Monday, it will come with the usual bevy of software upgrades meant to enhance slightly older iPhones while also laying the groundwork for the Cupertino, Calif. company’s next generation of devices. While most of the tech world will be focused on the headline changes, like a long-overdue overhaul of the default Weather app that centers more useful information, iOS 15 also introduces some major new health features, including new trend analysis and notification abilities, data sharing features, first-of-their-kind health metrics and more. “Since 2014, the Health app’s mis...
Source: TIME: Health - September 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alex Fitzpatrick Tags: Uncategorized biztech2030 Technology Source Type: news

Stability of ImPACT''s latent structure from baseline to post concussion assessment - Goodwin GJ, Maietta JE, Ahmed AO, Hopkins NA, Moore SA, Rodrigues J, Pascual MS, Kuwabara HC, Kinsora TF, Ross SR, Allen DN.
OBJECTIVE ImPACT is commonly used for sport-concussion management. Baseline and post-concussion tests serve as within-athlete comparisons for return-to-play decision-making. Previous literature has questioned whether ImPACT's five composites accurately ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Psychological interventions can reduce injury risk in athletes: a critically appraised topic - Ericksen S, Dover G, DeMont R.
Clinical Scenario: Injury prevention programs are becoming standard practice for reducing sports-related injuries, but most programs focus on musculoskeletal elements. Psychological factors can be strong predictors of sports-related injuries and there is r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Is sleep duration associated with symptom improvement in athletes with sports-related concussion? - Chen R, Kumar A, Amico J.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Utility of a postural stability/perceptual inhibition dual task for identifying concussion in adolescents - Eagle SR, Sparto PJ, Holland CL, Alkathiry AA, Blaney NA, Bitzer HB, Collins MW, Furman JM, Kontos AP.
CONTEXT: Research in the area of dual-task paradigms to assess sport-related concussion (SRC) status is growing, but additional assessment of this paradigm in adolescents is warranted. DESIGN: This case-control study compared 49 adolescent athletes... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Erratum to "Age is more predictive of safe movement patterns than are physical activity or sports specialization: a prospective motion analysis study of young athletes" - The editors.
Heath MR, Janosky JJ, Pegno A, Schachne JM, Fabricant PD. Age is more predictive of safe movement patterns than are physical activity or sports specialization: a prospective motion analysis study of young athletes. Am J Sports Med. 2021;49(7):1904-1911. (O... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Why Are Health and Fitness So Important?
Title: Why Are Health and Fitness So Important?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 9/20/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/20/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Fitness General)
Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Fitness General - September 20, 2021 Category: Podiatry Source Type: news

How Many Days a Week Should You Not Workout?
Title: How Many Days a Week Should You Not Workout?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/20/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/20/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Fitness General)
Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Fitness General - September 20, 2021 Category: Podiatry Source Type: news

UNISON health members deliver damning verdict on government ’s 3% increase 
Health workers in England – angry that rising costs have already wiped out their recent pay rise – have voted to oppose the government over the 3% increase, says UNISON today (Monday). Publishing the results of a consultation exercise that ran over the summer, UNISON says the overwhelming majority (80%) of health workers are not happy with the pay rise and want to challenge the government. Opposition to the 3% will be the key topic of discussion at UNISON’s virtual health conference, which starts later today. Tens of thousands of exhausted staff – including nurses, healthcare assistan...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 19, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release NHS pay rise Source Type: news

UK court rules under-16s can get puberty blocking drugs
Court rules it's up to doctors to "exercise their judgment" about patients. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Adele and boyfriend Rich Paul confirm their relationship with stunning Instagram post
The divorced singer first stepped out with the sports agent during the NBA Finals. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘I felt this huge relief’: how antibody injections could free the immunosuppressed under Covid
FDA expected to issue full emergency authorization for periodic antibody injections, or PrEP, to complement vaccinationsA proud sports mom, Shantay Brown longs to pack into a crowded stadium for her son ’s Ohio State football games and scream her face off over the action on the field.Related:Doctors treating unvaccinated Covid patients are succumbing to compassion fatigueContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 19, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Benjamin Ryan Tags: Coronavirus Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science World news US healthcare US news US domestic policy Vaccines and immunisation Society Source Type: news

Veteran running back Frank Gore eyes a new sport: Boxing
Frank Gore is one of the greatest running backs of all time, and at age 38 he knows he can still play. But, rather than focus his energy... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘I felt this huge relief’: how antibody injections free the immunosuppressed under Covid
FDA emergency authorizations boost use of periodic antibody injections, or PrEP, to complement vaccinationsA proud sports mom, Shantay Brown longs to pack into a crowded stadium for her son ’s Ohio State football games and scream her face off over the action on the field.Related:Doctors treating unvaccinated Covid patients are succumbing to compassion fatigueContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 19, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Benjamin Ryan Tags: Coronavirus Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science World news US healthcare US news US domestic policy Vaccines and immunisation Society Source Type: news

NFL fines Ronnie Harrison, while Chiefs assistant receives only a warning - NBC Sports
The Browns didn’t agree with officials’ decision not to eject Chiefs assistant coach Greg Lewis. It’s a given they aren’t going to agree... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: A sign when it comes to exercise you could have the deadly disease
THE SHOCK of receiving the devastating news of cancer diagnosis can bring with it mental and physical pain. If diagnosed early enough, however, treatment can reduce the symptoms of the deadly disease and help both mentally and physically. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seychelles: Seychelles Football Federation League Play to Start November 20 - Spectator Issue Being Debated
[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles Football Federation has confirmed that the 2021/22 league season will start on November 20 after a revision of COVID-19 restrictions which allow for competitive team sports to take place without spectators. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nnnnthe weekend warrior: common shoulder and elbow injuries in the recreational athlete - Hartnett DA, Milner JD, DeFroda SF.
"Weekend warriors" are recreational athletes who compress their physical activity into 1-2 weekly exercise sessions. These individuals are generally older than the conventionally discussed athlete, and can live otherwise sedentary lifestyles that contribut... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Performance and return to sport after open fracture in National Football League players - Cotton MO, Sliepka JM, Klavas DM, McCulloch PC, Harris JD, Jack RA.
BACKGROUND: Open fractures are debilitating injuries for athletes. No prior studies have investigated open fractures in National Football League (NFL) players. PURPOSE: To compare outcomes after open fracture in NFL players in terms of (1) time to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Sports related brain injury and neurodegeneration in athletes - Dhote VV, Raja MKMM, Samundre P, Sharma S, Anwikar S, Upaganlawar AB.
Sports deserve a special place in human life to impart healthy and refreshing wellbeing. However, sports activities, especially contact sports, renders athlete vulnerable to brain injuries. Athletes participating in a contact sport like boxing, rugby, Amer... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Participation in organized sport and disruptive behavior in childhood: a prospective, population-based study - Imbeault A, Pagani LS.
Child disruptive behavior refers to ongoing patterns of disorganized, uncooperative, and defiant behavior. Sport involvement promotes positive child development. However, few longitudinal studies have tested the association between organized sport particip... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news