Help Avoid COVID, Injury as Kids Return to Sports
The American Academy of Pediatrics in updated its guidance on returning to sports and physical activity after the pandemic. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Screen All Kids for Heart Problems, Pediatricians' Group Says
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends heart screenings for kids whether or not they play sports. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meet Ted Lasso ’s Angry Alter Ego, Led Tasso, in the Season Two Trailer
And he will flip over all the sports drinks. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Injury reduction programs for reducing the incidence of sport-related head and neck injuries including concussion: a systematic review - Elliott J, Heron N, Versteegh T, Gilchrist IA, Webb M, Archbold P, Hart ND, Peek K.
BACKGROUND: Sport-related head and neck injuries, including concussion, are a growing global public health concern with a need to explore injury risk reduction strategies such as neck exercises. OBJECTIVES: To systematically review the literature t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Injuries in Irish male and female collegiate athletes - Teahan C, O'Connor S, Whyte EF.
OBJECTIVE: To understand the incidence and burden of injury of student-athletes in four of the most popular collegiate sports. DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. SETTING: Collegiate sport. PARTICIPANTS: Gaelic football, hurling/Camogie, soccer and R... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Head and neck injury patterns among American football players - Mehta NK, Siegel J, Cowan B, Johnson J, Hojjat H, Chung MT, Carron MA.
IMPORTANCE: American football is a popular high-impact sport, leading to 2.7 million injuries in the United States annually. Recent evidence in football-related neurological damage has spurred national interest in player-safety. Football players injure the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Habitual dietary status and stress fracture risk among Japanese female collegiate athletes - Ishizu T, Torii S, Taguchi M.
OBJECTIVES: The aim of the present study was to identify the habitual dietary intake and stress fractures history among sport types and to determine the factors related to the risk of stress fractures among Japanese female collegiate athletes. METH... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Going beyond the state law: investigating high school sport-related concussion protocols - Beidler E, Welch Bacon CE, Hattrup N, Powers C, Saitz L, McLeod TV.
CONTEXT: State laws provide general guidelines for sport-related concussion (SRC) management, but do not comprehensively address the multiple layers of management for this complex injury. While high schools are encouraged to develop a SRC protocol that inc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Factors associated with adherence to sports and exercise among outpatients with major depressive disorder - Monteiro FC, Schuch FB, Deslandes AC, Mosqueiro BP, Caldieraro MA, Fleck MPA.
INTRODUCTION: Individuals with major depressive disorder (MDD) face more barriers to engagement in sports and exercise interventions. Evaluating clinical and demographic factors associated with adherence to sports and exercise among MDD outpatients could s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Education, political party, and football viewership predict Americans' attention to news about concussions in sports - Lindner AM, Hawkins DN.
News outlets, sports coverage, and even Hollywood movies have highlighted the growing body of research documenting the long-term negative consequences of traumatic injury in athletics, particularly, (sports-related) concussions. Despite so much media cover... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The MedWalk diet: A step closer to walking away from dementia
(University of South Australia) It's been named the world's best diet for weight loss, but now researchers at the University of South Australia are confident that the Mediterranean Diet -- combined with a daily bout of exercise -- can also stave off dementia, slowing the decline in brain function that is commonly associated with older age. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Bootcamp or booting goals? Which is better for men's health?
(University of South Australia) A new sports program is kicking goals for men's health as researchers from the University of South Australia set their sights on improving physical and mental wellbeing of Australian men. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Sickle Cell Day - Author Calls for Awareness, Adequate Information
[Vanguard] Malam Shehu Mohammed, author of the book on sickle cell anaemia titled "I am a survivor," has called on Nigerians to create more awareness and sensitisation exercise to the sickle cell disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

High blood pressure exercise: The ‘conversational pace test’ that can lower hypertension
HIGH blood pressure is the leading cause behind 50 percent of all strokes and heart attacks - it truly is a life-threatening condition to have. This is because elevated blood pressure causes so much damage to the blood vessels and heart. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack: Expert shares five tips to exercise safely if you suffer from chest pain
ONE TELLING sign of a heart attack could be chest pain - either mild or the kind that takes your breath away. However, for people with heart disease, recurring chest pain is a symptom of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sport Concussion Assessment Tool-5th Edition (SCAT5): normative reference values for the National Rugby League Women's Premiership - Iverson GL, Howell DR, Van Patten R, Bloomfield P, Gardner AJ.
OBJECTIVE: To establish normative reference values for the Sport Concussion Assessment Tool-5th Edition (SCAT5) for the new National Rugby League Women's Premiership. METHODS: Preseason SCAT5 baseline testing was administered individually to all Na... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Understanding and mitigating the environmental barriers that patients with major depressive disorder face when transitioning to independent exercise - Bandara NA.
Jarbin et al.'s (2021) study highlight the potential benefits of a group exercise program for young patients with persistent major depression. When evaluating the exercise program's impact on depressive symptoms in the long-term, there was a statistically ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Through the athlete lens: a novel study exploring the perspectives and experiences of injury prevention practices in women playing elite Australian Football - Bruder AM, Crossley KM, Donaldson A, Mosler AB.
BACKGROUND: Efficacious injury prevention programs exist, yet translation to practice in real-world settings is poor. Little is known about how women playing elite team ball-sports perceive and experience injury prevention programs in practice. Understandi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The time is now: why we must identify and address health disparities in sport and recreation injury - Baker C, Chinaka O, Stewart EC.
BACKGROUND: Social and structural determinants of health (SDOH) are the conditions in which individuals are born, live, learn, work, play, worship, and age. These drivers of health are integral in contextualizing the understanding and prevention of sport a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Nike ’s Shifts in Track and Field Are Top of Mind as Trials Begin
A series of contract changes, executive shuffling and internal responses to scandals have athletes and others wondering where the sport... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does radiology AI need more clinical validation?
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm for detecting cervical spine fracture...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How can radiologists benefit from AI in 2021? How well can AI software spot intracranial bleeding on head CT? Keep aware of head and neck injuries in winter sports Rads offer key support to domestic violence victims Will Medicare reimbursement propel radiology AI market? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 18, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

‘They’re not treating us as small men’: Team GB women get the right bras
Female Olympic athletes have been fitted with individually designed sports bras to enhance performanceAs Tokyo hopefuls debate the marginal gains afforded by Vaporfly running shoes, Britain ’s sportswomen have been keeping another secret weapon close to their chests.In the drive for marginal performance gains, female members of Team GB and Paralympics GB have been fitted with specially designed sports bras, to hoist, sculpt and support their path to victory.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 18, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Linda Geddes Science correspondent Tags: Team GB Olympic Games Women's sportswear Tokyo Olympic Games 2020 Science Hockey Rowing Fashion UK news Source Type: news

How to get rid of visceral fat: The best diet to burn belly fat without vigorous exercise
VISCERAL fat, also known as belly fat, can shorten one's life expectancy due to its location in the body. Luckily a particular diet can help to eliminate the harmful belly fat, independent of exercise. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

To Keep Your Brain Young, Take Some Tips From Our Earliest Ancestors
Without a cure for Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, prevention is paramount. Habits that helped early humans thrive still make sense: a varied diet, exercise and an engaging social life.(Image credit: Science Source) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - June 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Bret Stetka Source Type: news

Diabetes exercise: Three 'really important' exercises to avoid high blood sugar - Dr Sara
DIABETES exercises are vital for type 2 patients, as they help to protect against high blood sugar spikes. There are three key types of exercise that everyone should be doing to avoid diabetes symptoms, according to ITV This Morning GP, Dr Sara Kayat. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How childhood exercise could maintain and promote cognitive function in later life
(Kobe University) The results of a research collaboration between Tamagawa University and Kobe University indicate that people who are physically active during childhood have higher cognitive functions in later life. Participants who exercised when they were children did better on cognitive tests regardless of their current age. However, no such relationship was found between task performance and post-childhood exercise- suggesting that exercise during childhood is particularly important for brain development and long-term cognitive health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How Secure Is Your Health or Fitness App?
Title: How Secure Is Your Health or Fitness App?Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/17/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Fitness General)
Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Fitness General - June 17, 2021 Category: Podiatry Source Type: news

Health and socializing: Why people use mixed-reality sports platforms
(North Carolina State University) New technologies allow users to do things like race their real bikes against other real people in a virtual world, and a new study outlines what motivates people to use these online platforms. The findings offer insights for future iterations of these technologies -- and how to market them. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Transgender students protected at school by Title IX, Department of Education says
The ruling on discrimination comes amid a debate over whether transgender athletes can compete in sports that match their gender identities. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Strict Rest May Slow Recovery From Sports-Related Concussion
WEDNESDAY, June 16, 2021 -- Strict rest may slow recovery and prolong symptoms after sports-related concussion (SRC), according to a consensus statement published online June 15 in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Stanley Herring, M.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Strict Rest Not Recommended After Sports-Linked Concussion, Experts Say
WEDNESDAY, June 16, 2021 -- Strict rest isn't advised after athletes suffer a concussion because it could slow their recovery, an updated consensus statement from a U.S. expert panel says. Most adult athletes fully recover within two weeks and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Lifelong Exercise Adds Up to Big Health Care Savings
People who start to exercise before or during middle age typically save from $824 to $1,874 annually on health care costs after retirement. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gretchen Reynolds Tags: Exercise Age, Chronological AARP BMJ Open (Journal) Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Long Break Worries Makunde
[The Herald] Senior Sports Reporter (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

China ’s New Space Station Is Set to Welcome Its First Crew
JIUQUAN, China — The three members of the first crew to be sent to China’s space station say they’re eager to get to work making their home for the next three months habitable, setting up testing and experiments and preparing for a series of spacewalks. The three met with reporters Wednesday from inside a germ-free glassed-in room, hours before they are due to blast off on Thursday morning. “First of all, we need to arrange our home in the core module, then get started on a whole range of diagnostic tests on crucial technology and experiments,” said mission commander Nie Haisheng, the most sen...
Source: TIME: Science - June 16, 2021 Category: Science Authors: SAM McNEIL / AP Tags: Uncategorized overnight Space wire Source Type: news

Lies to hide doping in professional sport
(University of G ö ttingen) How do top athletes talk about doping when they themselves are using performance-enhancing drugs? Or do they just avoid the issue? A new study by the University of G ö ttingen reveals that any decision to use drugs almost inevitably means the decision to engage in deceptive communication. Those using drugs regularly describe anti-doping policies as being more intense than ever or overly restrictive, play down the extent of the doping problem, or portray themselves as victims. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Do Mindfulness and Health Trackers Mix? Deepak Chopra and Fitbit CEO James Park on Managing Stress With Data
A version of this article also appeared in the It’s Not Just You newsletter.Sign up here to receive a new edition every Sunday. I’m a tech believer. My first job with TIME was to set up new communications systems and convince cranky foreign correspondents to trust them. Alexa and Google Home have colonized my apartment. And not only did I give my DNA to 23andMe, but I even answer their follow-up questions about whether I like olives or get carsick so they can map those genes. (Naturally, I also want to donate my body to research after I’m done with it–and if there were a way to send me a report in t...
Source: TIME: Health - June 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Susanna Schrobsdorff Tags: Uncategorized It's Not Just You Source Type: news

Do Mindfulness and Health Trackers Mix? Deepak Chopra and Fitbit CEO James Park on Managing Stress With Data
A version of this article also appeared in the It’s Not Just You newsletter.Sign up here to receive a new edition every Sunday. I’m a tech believer. My first job with TIME was to set up new communications systems and convince cranky foreign correspondents to trust them. Alexa and Google Home have colonized my apartment. And not only did I give my DNA to 23andMe, but I even answer their follow-up questions about whether I like olives or get carsick so they can map those genes. (Naturally, I also want to donate my body to research after I’m done with it–and if there were a way to send me a report in t...
Source: TIME: Science - June 15, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Susanna Schrobsdorff Tags: Uncategorized It's Not Just You Source Type: news

Moving More, Sitting Less Is Vital During Migraine Moving More, Sitting Less Is Vital During Migraine
Encouraging patients with migraine to participate in physical exercise is important for managing symptoms and overall health ― as is cutting down excessive periods of uninterrupted sitting, experts say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - June 15, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Efficacy of exercise-based interventions in preventing falls among community-dwelling older persons with cognitive impairment: is there enough evidence? An updated systematic review and meta-analysis - Li F, Harmer P, Eckstrom E, Ainsworth BE, Fitzgerald K, Voit J, Chou LS, Welker FL, Needham S.
OBJECTIVE: Exercise prevents falls in the general older population, but evidence is inconclusive for older adults living with cognitive impairment. We performed an updated systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the potential effectiveness of interve... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Effects of gait adaptability training on falls and fall-related fractures in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis - N ørgaard JE, Jorgensen MG, Ryg J, Andreasen J, Danielsen MB, Steiner DK, Andersen S.
OBJECTIVE: falls among older adults are common and can have devastating consequences. A novel task-specific exercise modality, gait adaptability training (GAT), has shown promising preventive effects. This systematic review and meta-analysis synthesise the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: PSL Record Two More Covid-19 Cases
[The Herald] Senior Sports Reporter (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The epidemiology, risk factors, and nonsurgical treatment of injuries related to endurance running - Raghunandan A, Charnoff JN, Matsuwaka ST.
Running is a popular form of exercise that is easily accessible to various populations; endurance running, defined as distances beyond 5 km, continues to grow within the sport. Endurance running-related injuries are common in the lower extremities and are ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Evaluating primary care management of acute sport-related concussion - Cools MJ, Northam WT, Boyd M, Alexander A, Mihalik JP, Guskiewicz KM, Carneiro KA.
This study reviews clinical documentation... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Feasibility of a 6-month home-based fall prevention exercise program in older adults with COPD - Beauchamp MK, Ellerton C, Kirkwood R, Brooks D, Richardson J, Goldstein RS, Pugsley S, Hatzoglou D.
PURPOSE: Older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have a high risk and rate of falls. Home-based fall prevention exercise programs reduce falls in older adults and may be an alternative approach for people with COPD without access to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Sudden cardiac death risk in contact sports increased by myocarditis: a case series - Massoulli é G, Boyer B, Sapin V, Jean F, Andronache M, Peoc'h M, Clerfond G, Eschalier R.
We report herein two cases ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Integrating a sport-based trauma-sensitive program in a national youth-serving organization - Shaikh M, Bean C, Bergholz L, Rojas M, Ali M, Forneris T.
There is a pressing need to equip youth-serving community organizations to respond to the unique needs of trauma-exposed children. Early prevention measures can be an effective means of redirecting children to self-regulatory healing, while facilitating th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Evaluation of the functional assessment of concussion tool in a pediatric sports concussion clinic [meeting abstract] - Lumetta K, Thomas DG, Fehr S, Walter KD, Hornbeck K, Ahamed SI, Tarima S.
BACKGROUND: Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) affects nearly two million youth annually, but duration and presentation of mTBI symptoms varies greatly. We developed a tool which provides a functional assessment of concussion symptoms by focusing on how sy... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Athletes' and coaches' attitudes toward protective headgear as concussion and head injury prevention: a scoping review - Tj ønndal A, Austmo Wågan F.
The purpose of this article is to map existing research literature on athletes and coaches' attitudes toward protective headgear in sport in relation to concussion and head injury prevention, and to identify and analyse knowledge gaps in the field. A scopi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

How family caregivers can deal with stress, find help during the pandemic
Resources include support groups, hotlines, nonprofits, self-care advice, exercise regimens and other family members. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - June 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kevin Loria Source Type: news

NBA MVP Nikola Jokic's playoff ejection splits opinion as Phoenix Suns dump out Denver Nuggets
A host of big names from sport took to social media to express their opinions on Nikola Jokic's ejection during the Denver Nuggets' NBA... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news