Michigan governor urges halt of high school classes, youth sports
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer stopped short of ordering restrictions, instead asking for voluntary compliance to slow the spread of Covid-19. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Supreme Court halts California pandemic restrictions on at-home worship
“California treats some comparable secular activities more favorably than at-home religious exercise," the majority opinion said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Three longevity tips that do not involve diet or exercise - expert tip
YOU wouldn't live very long without the help of diet and exercise but these pillars of longevity aren't everything. According to Dr Mayoni Gooneratne, Founder of Human Health by The Clinic, three longevity tips can be practiced independent of exercise and diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus live: Malta offers tourists up to €200; EMA reviewing vaccines
Island to pay visitors after tourism sector hammered by pandemic;EMA looking at reports of rare bleeding condition andfour cases of rare blood clots in J&J jabEU agency examines reports of blood clots with J&J Covid vaccineUS blow as J&J ‘one-shot’ vaccine deliveries plummetNorwegian PM fined after breaking Covid rules with birthday partyAlmost all Dutch-made doses of AstraZeneca vaccine will stay in EU8.44pmBSTMalta plans to offer foreign visitors a handout of up to €200 euros if they stay at least three days on the Mediterranean island this summer, Reuters reports.The tourism minister Clayton...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 9, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Jedidajah Otte (now), Rhi Storer, Martin Belam and Kate Lyons (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus World news South Korea Japan Asia Pacific Infectious diseases Science Source Type: news

The mental side of the injured athlete - Daley MM, Griffith K, Christino MA, Milewski MD.
The psychosocial benefits of participating in sports have long been appreciated. However, athletes are often faced with circumstances that make them susceptible to psychological challenges unique to the athletic population. One such circumstance is injury ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Michigan Battles Covid Surge: Gov. Whitmer Urges Suspending In-Person Schooling, Youth Sports
"To be very clear, these are not orders, mandates or requirements," Whitmer said. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 9, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tommy Beer, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Healthcare /healthcare Science /science Breaking breaking-news Coronavirus Decision Maker Content decisionmaker SportsMoney Source Type: news

Kids With Autism Can Really Benefit From Exercise
FRIDAY, April 9, 2021 – Being active is good for most everyone, and new studies now show it can help kids with autism manage common behavioral issues. " Exercise goes beyond health-related benefits and increased levels of fitness for those with... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 9, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Roundup:'On-the-spot' COVID-19 test receives CE Mark, Thriva launches women's hormones test and more briefs
Also, startup creates wearable tech to tackle head injuries in sport. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 9, 2021 Category: Information Technology Tags: Emerging Technologies, Technology Source Type: news

Dick's Sporting Goods just opened a massive store with a virtual driving range and outdoor track. Here's a look inside
Dick's Sporting Goods on Friday is holding the grand opening of the biggest store it has ever built, called House of Sport. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kids With Autism Can Really Benefit From Exercise
Title: Kids With Autism Can Really Benefit From ExerciseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/9/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/9/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - April 9, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Kenya: Nairobi-Based BetKing Premier League Clubs Scheduled for Coronavirus Vaccination
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Nairobi-based BetKing Premier League clubs are scheduled to be vaccinated against COVID-19 on Saturday as the first step towards the resumption of sports in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Childhood diet and exercise creates healthier, less anxious adults
(University of California - Riverside) Exercise and a healthy diet in childhood leads to adults with bigger brains and lower levels of anxiety, according to new UC Riverside research in mice. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Diet, Exercise Intervention Explored in Children With B - ALL
Reduction in fat gain not seen in overall cohort, but stratified analysis showed benefit among those overweight, obese at baseline (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 8, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Visceral fat: Olives contain monounsaturated fat which helps to get rid of belly fat
VISCERAL fat loss will always come down to diet and exercise. Under the scope of diet, one which is rich in the right kinds of fat could help to target this type of fat. Whilst carbohydrates increase fat deposits around the middle, monounsaturated fats help to counteract this by depositing chemicals breaking down fat from the belly area. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diet, Exercise Intervention Explored in Children With B-ALL
THURSDAY, April 8, 2021 -- For children with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (B-ALL), a diet and exercise intervention might improve disease response, according to a study published online April 1 in Blood Advances. Etan Orgel, M.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

One size fits none: neurobiologic-specific modifications for the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of sport-related concussion (SRC) - Beebe KE, Reynolds E, Driver S.
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: - To discuss how the underlying neuroanatomy and neurobiology of five sport-related concussion (SRC) clinical profiles impacts assessment and treatment. RESEARCH DESIGN: - Narrative review. METHODS AND PROCEDURES: - Based on the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

High school intramural participation and substance use: a longitudinal analysis of COMPASS data - Williams GC, Burns KE, Battista K, de Groh M, Jiang Y, Leatherdale ST.
There is an association between sports participation and substance use. However, there is some evidence that intramural sports in high school may not have the same effect. Therefore, the objective of this research was to examine the longitudinal associatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

What Bears Can Teach Us About Our Exercise Habits
Scientists have found that grizzlies, like people, seem to choose the path of least resistance. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gretchen Reynolds Tags: Animal Behavior Bears Content Type: Service Exercise Wilderness Areas Navigation Journal of Experimental Biology Washington State University Yellowstone National Park Source Type: news

AHA News: Boosters Hope Bicycling Boom Outlasts the Pandemic
Title: AHA News: Boosters Hope Bicycling Boom Outlasts the PandemicCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/7/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/8/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Fitness General)
Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Fitness General - April 8, 2021 Category: Podiatry Source Type: news

For People With PAD, Exercise Can Be Tough But Rewarding
Title: For People With PAD, Exercise Can Be Tough But RewardingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/7/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/8/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - April 8, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

UTSA, UT Health San Antonio forging new medical, academic partnership
The comprehensive strategy includes a major sports medicine component (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 7, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: W. Scott Bailey Source Type: news

Low-Calorie Diet Linked to Improved Chemo Response in Leukemia Low-Calorie Diet Linked to Improved Chemo Response in Leukemia
A low-sugar/low-carb diet and exercise regimen was associated with an improved response to chemotherapy in a pilot study in children and adolescents with leukemia.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - April 7, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

For People With PAD, Exercise Can Be Tough But Rewarding
WEDNESDAY, April 7, 2021 -- Fast-paced walking is painful for the millions of people with peripheral artery disease (PAD). But new research shows that a slower, pain-free pace won't cut it if improvement in mobility is the goal. The study included... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 7, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Sabine Schmitz had three-year battle with cancer - seven signs of the disease to spot
SABINE SCHMITZ sadly lost her battle to cancer last month. The sports star was dubbed the ‘Queen of the Nurburgring', with Nurburgring being one of the most formidable tracks in motorsport and Schmitz's hometown. What are the seven major signs of cancer one should never ignore? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No Link to Midlife Exercise and Cognitive Outcomes? No Link to Midlife Exercise and Cognitive Outcomes?
Contradicting previous research, a new study suggests there is no link between midlife physical activity, cognitive performance, or subsequent cognitive decline.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - April 7, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Prisons Team Vaccinated
[The Herald] Sports Reporter (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Born to Be Lazy? What Bears Can Teach Us About Our Exercise Habits
Scientists have found that grizzlies, like people, seem to choose the path of least resistance. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gretchen Reynolds Tags: Animal Behavior Bears Content Type: Service Exercise Wilderness Areas Navigation Journal of Experimental Biology Washington State University Yellowstone National Park Source Type: news

Losing weight through exercise
(Technical University of Munich (TUM)) Worldwide 39 percent of the adults were overweight in 2016, according to statistics of the World Health Organization. Concurrently millions of people want to lose weight. One way to do this is exercising. But what influence does sport have on (direct) eating habits? Scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the University of Nebraska (USA) have now investigated this question for the first time. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study shows why crossing obstacles is difficult for patients with Parkinson's disease
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) The scientists detected incapacities related to gait timing and foot placement. Their discoveries serve as a basis for the development of an exercise protocol that mitigates the difficulty. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

SwRI launches Markerless Motion Capture Joint Industry Project for biomechanics research
(Southwest Research Institute) Southwest Research Institute has launched a joint industry project (JIP) to advance markerless 3D analysis of biomechanics for sports and medical applications. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Adam Levine and His Daughters Sport Matching Tie-Dye Dresses in Rare Family Photo
Twinning! Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo showed off their fun tie-dye dresses that perfectly matched their daughters' outfits. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tom Brady launching NFT company, bringing together top names in sports, entertainment, fashion and pop culture
Brady tweeted about the new company on Tuesday night (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chronic pain sufferers should take exercise, not analgesics, says Nice
Medicines watchdog recommends physical and psychological therapies when treating pain with no known causePeople suffering from chronic pain that has no known cause should not be prescribed painkillers, the medicines watchdog has announced, recommending such patients be offered exercise, talking therapies and acupuncture instead.In a major change of pain treatment policy, the National Institute for health and Care Excellence (Nice) say that in future, doctors should advise sufferers to use physical and psychological therapies rather than analgesics to manage their pain.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 6, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Denis Campbell Tags: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence GPs Medical research Society Science UK news Source Type: news

Can Exercise Prevent Cognitive Decline in Early Parkinson's? Can Exercise Prevent Cognitive Decline in Early Parkinson's?
Is exercise the'next blockbuster drug'for the prevention of cognitive decline in early Parkinson's disease?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - April 6, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Tunisia: Health Professionals Start to Be Administered 2nd Shot of Coronavirus Vaccine
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Health professionals started on Tuesday morning to be administered the second shot of the COVID-19 vaccine at the El Menzah sports centre. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New Real-World Observational Analysis of UPTRAVI ® (selexipag) Underscores the Importance of Risk Assessment for Treating Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) Patients
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA – April 6, 2021 – Findings from an analysis of the first 500 patients enrolled in the SPHERE registry (SelexiPag: tHe usErs dRug rEgistry) found more than three-quarters (76%) of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) patients treated with UPTRAVI® (selexipag) either maintained (56%) or reduced (20%) their one-year mortality risk score. The SPHERE results were published in the April issue of the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation (JHLT). SPHERE is an ongoing real-world, observational, user registry using two different risk assessment methods that describes the clinical characte...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Are youth sports an engine of B.1.1.7 outbreaks?
Several states are now prioritizing asymptomatic student athletes as outbreaks put vulnerable, unvaccinated adults at risk. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ariana Eunjung Cha Source Type: news

Exercise Prevents Cognitive Decline in Parkinson's
Can Exercise Prevent Cognitive Decline in Early Parkinson's? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - April 6, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 - Nine Positive Cases Registered in the Last 24 Hours
[Government of Mauritius] Nine positive cases of COVID-19 were registered in the last 24 hours, out of which five from the contact tracing exercise, three in quarantine centres and one person from the Rapid Response Team at Dr Bruno Cheong Hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Epidemiology of injuries in first division Spanish women's soccer players - Mart ín-San Agustín R, Medina-Mirapeix F, Esteban-Catalán A, Escriche-Escuder A, Sánchez-Barbadora M, Benítez-Martínez JC.
The objective of this study was to describe the epidemiology of the first division of th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Disaster prevention education along with weekly exercise improves self-efficacy in community-dwelling Japanese people-a randomized control trial - Katayama A, Hase A, Miyatake N.
Background and Objectives: Both disaster prevention and health promotion have become public health challenges in Japan. Maintaining physical fitness from the perspective of disaster prevention and maintaining physical fitness from the perspective of health... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Acute musculoskeletal sports injuries in school age children in Britain - Mitchell PD, Pecheva M, Modi N.
OBJECTIVES: To determine the relative number of acute musculoskeletal injuries sustained by children due to different sports in a region of the UK, and assess the burden upon the NHS, through a cross sectional study. METHODS: Collection of data for... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

No pain, no gain in exercise for peripheral artery disease
(Northwestern University) No pain means no gain when it comes to reaping exercise benefits for people with peripheral artery disease, reports a new study. In people with peripheral artery disease, walking for exercise at an intensity that induces ischemic leg pain (caused by restricted blood flow) improves walking performance -- distance and length of time walking -- the study found. Walking at a slow pace that does not induce ischemic leg symptoms is no more effective than no exercise at all, the study showed. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

North Korea says it won't join Tokyo Olympics due to COVID-19 concerns: Yonhap
North Korea will not join the Tokyo Olympics this year due to coronavirus concerns, the country's sports ministry said on Tuesday,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wearable sensors in sports for persons with disability: a systematic review - Rum L, Sten O, Vendrame E, Belluscio V, Camomilla V, Vannozzi G, Truppa L, Notarantonio M, Sciarra T, Lazich A, Mannini A, Bergamini E.
The interest and competitiveness in sports for persons with disabilities has increased significantly in the recent years, creating a demand for technological tools supporting practice. Wearable sensors offer non-invasive, portable and overall convenient wa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Is perceived autonomy support provided by a coach related to the intention of injury preventative behavior among national and international level golfers? - Parker J, Johnson U, Ivarsson A.
The successful implementation of injury prevention programs is reliant on athletes and coaches accepting, adopting, and complying with behaviors that reduce injury risk. Exploring factors, such as motivation and planned behavior, that might increase the fr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Arabic translation and cross-cultural adaptation of the Sport Concussion Assessment Tool 5 (SCAT5) - Holtzhausen LJ, Souissi S, Sayrafi OA, May A, Farooq A, Grant CC, Korakakis V, Rabia S, Segers S, Chamari K.
The aim was to create a Modern Standard Arabic SCAT5 version for different Arabic dialects. This translation and cross-cultural adaptation was performed in eight stages: initial translations, reconciliation of translations and cultural adaptation, back tra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Player age and initial helmet contact among American football players - Wang DX, Napoli AM, Webb AR, Etzel C, Baird J, Milzman D.
OBJECTIVE: Concussions and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) related to professional football has received much attention within emergency care and sports medicine. Research suggests that some of this may be due to a greater likelihood of initial helm... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Protective Headgear Source Type: news

Vitamin D and stress fractures in sport: preventive and therapeutic measures-a narrative review - Knechtle B, Jastrz ębski Z, Hill L, Nikolaidis PT.
There are numerous risk factors for stress fractures that have been identified in literature. Among different risk factors, a prolonged lack of vitamin D (25(OH)D) can lead to stress fractures in athletes since 25(OH)D insufficiency is associated with an i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Heat injury in open-water swimming: a narrative review - Murphy M, Polston K, Carroll M, Alm J.
Swimming is one of the most popular sports in the world with open-water swimming (OWS) gaining more and more prominence since being featured in the Federation Internationale De Natation World Aquatics Championships in 1992 and the Olympic Games in 2000. Th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news