Tag : Sports Medicine

Neurology

Concussion Blood Biomarkers Predict Athletes' Return to Play

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Two plasma biomarkers, total tau protein and glial fibrillary acidic protein, were notably associated with predicting when athletes should return from sports-related concussions, a new...
Pediatrics

The Influence of Binocular Vision Symptoms on Computerized Neurocognitive Testing of Adolescents With Concussion

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Clinical Pediatrics, Volume 59, Issue 11, Page 961-969, October 2020. Binocular vision disorders are commonly found postconcussion and associated with high symptom burden. We investigated...
Neurology

ADHD, Dyslexia May Affect Evaluation of Concussion

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Young people with certain learning disorders may respond differently to concussion tests, which needs to be considered when advising on recovery times, a new study...
Neurology

Cumulative Brain Damage in Athletes Can Occur Without Concussion

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Even athletes who don’t experience concussions but experience repeated jolting impacts to the head can have subtle and cumulative brain damage. Medscape Medical News Source...
Surgery/Cosmetic

Modified ACL Reconstruction Technique in High-Risk Adolescent Athletes Shows Promising Results

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An emerging surgical technique added to the standard anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction in high-risk adolescent athletes resulted in zero re-tears and zero graft failures...
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COMMENTARY: COVID-19 Ruins Korean Med Graduate's US Plans

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Problems associated with the COVID-19 pandemic may prevent international medical graduates from attending US residency programs, which puts their key role in supplementing the workforce...
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Team Doctors Jump In After Professional Athletes Benched

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The seasons of all major sports in the United States were ended after the announcement that some players in the National Basketball Association tested positive...
Neurology

Biomarkers Pave the Way for Concussion Blood Test

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Researchers have identified at least two blood biomarkers that, in the future, could be included in a test to diagnose concussion. Medscape Medical News Source...
Surgery/Cosmetic

Study Finds Most Surfing Injuries Involve Shoulder or Knee, Surgery Usually Not Required

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A study published in the journal Sports Health characterizes MRI patterns of acute surfing-related injuries in patients seeking care at HSS. Researchers also report on...
Neurology

Beyond Football: Concussions Occur in All High School Sports

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Concussions occur in high school athletes across a wide range of contact and noncontact sports in girls as well as boys, a study found. Medscape...
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NATA releases official statement of recommendations to reduce risk of injury related to youth sports specialization

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In anticipation of National Youth Sports Specialization Awareness Week (third full week in October), the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) released an official statement with...
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New guidance from oncology experts recommends tailored exercise prescriptions

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New guidance from exercise oncology experts recommend systematic use of an “exercise prescription” by health care workers and fitness professionals in designing and delivering exercise...
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Review examines the role of biologic agents in management of shoulder and elbow problems

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The utilization of stem cell therapies for augmentation of tissue healing has far outpaced the supporting scientific and clinical data, largely due to aggressive marketing...
Pediatrics

Female Athletes Seek Specialty Care for Concussion Later than Males, Potentially Contributing to Longer Recovery

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Female athletes seek specialty medical treatment later than male athletes for sports-related concussions (SRC), and this delay may cause them to experience more symptoms and...
Neurology

Lack of Sleep Harms College Students' Mental Health

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College students who don’t get enough sleep are at increased risk of developing mental health problems, including anxiety and suicidal thoughts. Medscape Medical News Source...

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