Factor structure and psychometric properties of the affective lability scale-short form in Chinese adolescents - Xu S, Chen Y, Li Y, Yang S, Lu Y, Li L, Huang M, Ma M, Ou W, Lv G, Zhao X, Qin Y, Ju Y, Zhang Y, Li L.
OBJECTIVE: Previous studies on the reliability and validity of the Affective Lability Scale short-form (ALS-SF) have only been evaluated in adults, which may not be able to generalize to the adolescent population. We aimed to examine the factor structure, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Implementing school-wide sexual assault prevention in middle schools: a qualitative analysis of school stakeholder perspectives - Orchowski LM, Oesterle DW, Zong ZY, Bogen KW, Elwy AR, Berkowitz AD, Pearlman DN.
Sexual assault and harassment are significant problems that begin early in the lifespan. The current study sought to understand the contextual factors that influence the implementation of school-wide sexual assault prevention programs in middle schools tha... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A field study: partnering with pharmacists to develop a tool for evaluating misuse of over-the-counter medications among older adults in the community pharmacy - Morris AO, Stone JA, Xiong K, Breslow R, Pigarelli DW, Welch L, Chui MA.
Safe over the counter (OTC) medication use by older adults (OAs, aged 65+) is difficult to achieve because of age-related physiologic complexities, and millions of OAs in the US who are at risk of experiencing a major adverse drug event linked to an OTC me... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Meta-analytic study on substance intake and work-related accidents calls for attention to bio-psycho-social factors - Bufano P, Poma AM, Frumento S, Persechino B, Menicucci D, Laurino M, Gemignani A.
Accidents at work are a major concern because of their social and economic impact. The causes are highly variable and often linked to risk behaviors that could be avoided, of which substance use is a prime example. The aim of this paper was to meta-analyti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The mental health and well-being effects of wildfire smoke: a scoping review - Eisenman DP, Galway LP.
BACKGROUND: Smoke from wildfires is a growing public health risk due to the enormous amount of smoke-related pollution that is produced and can travel thousands of kilometers from its source. While many studies have documented the physical health harms of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Measuring cognitive workload of novice law enforcement officers in a naturalistic driving study - Wozniak D, Park J, Nunn J, Maredia A, Zahabi M.
There is a large amount of variation between novices and experts in their cognitive workload when performing tasks. A naturalistic pilot study was conducted with nine novice law enforcement officers (nLEOs) to determine how their use of in-vehicle technolo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

The impact of surrounding road objects and conditions on drivers abrupt heart rate changes - Tavakoli A, Heydarian A.
Recent studies have pointed out the importance of mitigating drivers' stress and negative emotions. These studies show that certain road objects such as big vehicles might be associated with higher stress levels based on drivers' subjective stress measures... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Exploring nonlinear built environment effects on driving with a mixed-methods approach - Tao T, N æss P.
This study applied a mixed-methods a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Hamstring injuries in the National Football League: an epidemiological study - Luxenburg D, Wasserman NA, Geller JS, Perez JR, Burke J, Kaplan LD.
BACKGROUND: While numerous studies have evaluated National Football League injuries, there is limited literature evaluating hamstring injuries sustained in games. Our primary aim is to analyze the effect of player position on the relative incidence of hams... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Genetic profile in genes associated with muscle injuries and injury etiology in professional soccer players - Maestro A, Del Coso J, Aguilar-Navarro M, Gutierrez-Hell ín J, Morencos E, Revuelta G, Ruiz Casares E, Perucho T, Varillas-Delgado D.
Many causes define injuries in professional soccer players. In recent years, the study of genetics in association with injuries has been of great interest. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between muscle injury-related genes, injur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Factors affecting interior acceleration sound preference for electric vehicles: a path analysis - Jorella Lazaro M, Kim S, Wilfred Anggang A, Choi M, Hwan Yun M.
Vehicle sound design is gaining attention in the automotive industry, especially for Electric Vehicles (EV). For EVs, acceleration sound is critical for both user experience (UX) and safety. Despite the abundance of UX-related studies investigating the ext... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Methodology for assessing the risk of incidents during passenger road transportation using the functional resonance analysis method - Bazaluk O, Koriashkina L, Cheberiachko S, Deryugin O, Odnovol M, Lozynskyi V, Nesterova O.
Safety of passenger road transportation (PRT) is a global problem considered by scientists. The present study is aimed at PRT safety improvement by developing its advanced model with accident risk minimization. Functional Resonance Analysis Method is used ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Measuring mental models: general aviation pilots' understanding of preflight weather - Kleber J, Thomas R, Domingo C, Blickensderfer B.
This study describes the development of three mental model measures (departu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Statins lower risk of deadliest kind of stroke, study finds
Doctors know that drugs called statins lower a person's risk of a stroke due to a blood clot. But a new study shows that the inexpensive medications can also decrease the risk of a first stroke as a result of an intracerebral hemorrhage, the deadliest kind. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vaccines Are Effective Against Long COVID: Study Vaccines Are Effective Against Long COVID: Study
Up to 23 million people in the United States are believed to have long COVID, according to the US Department of Health and Human Services.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - December 8, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news