Tag: Sports Medicine

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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Pediatric Concussion Recovery Varies by Age and Gender

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Dr Laurie Barclay reports on a new study showing that female children, recovering more slowly, may require individualized management. Medscape Neurology Source link...
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Ivy League Football Concussions Drop With New Kickoff Rule

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Adjusting the line for Ivy League football kickoffs is one of the latest moves tackling the high number of player concussions. A new study reports...

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