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Sports Medicine Group Issues Guidance on Athletes' Mental Health
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/923776

Jan 14th, 2020 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Although participating in sports provides multiple benefits, it also exposes athletes to factors that can endanger their mental health. A new evidence-based, best practices document from the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine is intended to help team physicians and other health care personnel prevent, detect, and treat psychological issues and mental health...

Delayed clinical care after concussion may prolong recovery
https://www.mdedge.com/neurology/article/215030/traumatic-brain-injury/delayed-clinical-care-after-concussion-may-prolong?channel=27970
Jake Remaly

Jan 6th, 2020 - Receiving clinical care within 1 week of a concussion is associated with faster recovery times, compared with having an initial clinic visit more than 1 week after the injury, according to a study published Jan. 6 in JAMA Neurology.

Knee Injury in Youth Increases Osteoarthritis Risk
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/923108

Dec 23rd, 2019 - Injuring a knee in youth dramatically increases the risk for osteoarthritis, researchers say. Knees injured at age 25 to 34 years were six times more likely to develop osteoarthritis within 11 years, reported Barbara Snoeker, from Lund University in Sweden, and colleagues in an article published online December 11 in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. The risk for osteoarthritis varied wit...

No Evidence Stretching Prevents Running Injuries
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/921939

Dec 3rd, 2019 - (Reuters Health) - It's a common and persistent myth that static stretching improves running performance and decreases the risk of injuries, researchers say. Instead, an active warm-up can help with running performance, and progressive training can reduce injury risk, they write in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. There's evidence stretching can help keep joints flexible and that it won'...

No evidence stretching prevents running injuries
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-running-stretching-myth/no-evidence-stretching-prevents-running-injuries-idUSKBN1Y21ZY

Nov 28th, 2019 - (Reuters Health) - It’s a common and persistent myth that static stretching improves running performance and decreases the risk of injuries, researchers say. Instead, an active warm-up can help with running performance, and progressive training can reduce injury risk, they write in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. There’s evidence stretching can help keep joints flexible and that it won’...

Movement during class improves students' academic abilities
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-kids-school/movement-during-class-improves-students-academic-abilities-idUSKBN1X02CZ

Oct 21st, 2019 - (Reuters Health) - When academic classes include physical activity, like squats or running in place, students do better on tests, a new study suggests. The idea of intertwining academic learning with physical activity has come about as more and more schools have cut back on physical education (PE), the researchers explain in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Teachers say “time is the main...

Boosting Women's Testosterone Can Increase Muscle Mass and Endurance
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/920035

Oct 18th, 2019 - (Reuters Health) - Artificially raising women's testosterone levels may result in improved physical performance, boosting endurance and muscle mass, a new study finds. In a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial, researchers found they could improve young women athletes' abilities by having them smear a cream containing testosterone on their thighs for 10 weeks, according to the res...

Heavy-Resistance Training Can Help Running Performance
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/920031

Oct 18th, 2019 - (Reuters Health) - It's a myth that low-resistance, high-rep workouts that promote endurance are the best form of strength-training for runners, researchers say. Running itself is the best endurance training for muscles, they write in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, September 25. But to improve speed as well as oxygen and energy use, studies show that "explosive" heavy-resistance exerci...

World Athletics Body Says Study Shows Semenya Has Advantage
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/919945

Oct 17th, 2019 - LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The governing body of world athletics on Wednesday welcomed a landmark study showing high testosterone helped women run better, saying it justified their decision to bar Olympic champion Caster Semenya from key races. In a study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, Swedish researchers found women with higher testosterone could run longer and had more ...

Boosting women's testosterone can increase muscle mass and endurance
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-running-testosterone-women/boosting-womens-testosterone-can-increase-muscle-mass-and-endurance-idUSKBN1WW2ZK

Oct 17th, 2019 - (Reuters Health) - Artificially raising women’s testosterone levels may result in improved physical performance, boosting endurance and muscle mass, a new study finds. In a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial, researchers found they could improve young women athletes’ abilities by having them smear a cream containing testosterone on their thighs for 10 weeks, according to the res...

Heavy-resistance training can help running performance
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-running-strength/heavy-resistance-training-can-help-running-performance-idUSKBN1WW2QE

Oct 17th, 2019 - (Reuters Health) - It’s a myth that low-resistance, high-rep workouts that promote endurance are the best form of strength-training for runners, researchers say. FILE PHOTO: A jogger runs in front of the building of the European Parliament, designed by Architecture-Studio architects, in Strasbourg, France, March 22, 2019. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler/File Photo Running itself is the best endurance t...

Exercise Is Cancer Medicine, Says Global Coalition
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/919942

Oct 15th, 2019 - Current oncology practice is "failing those diagnosed with cancer" with regard to prescribing exercise, says a call-to-action report from a global coalition of 40 leaders from 17 organizations, spearheaded by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). "A drug with similar benefit would likely be prescribed broadly," write the authors, led by Kathryn Schmitz, PhD, MPH, of Penn State Cancer ...

Push to Expand State Medical Licenses, Widen Practices
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/918978

Sep 24th, 2019 - PHILADELPHIA — Bradley Fox, MD, practices in Erie, Pennsylvania but often crosses into neighboring states for work. "Oftentimes in sports medicine, our teams cross the line into New York or Ohio, where I am not legally able to practice," said Fox. When he is asked to be the designated physician for sports teams in neighboring states, he has to decline because of license requirements. "To practi...

Extra Protein Boosts Muscle With Resistance Training, but Only Slightly
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/918851

Sep 23rd, 2019 - (Reuters Health) - Extra protein from food or supplements does lead to increases in strength and muscle, but not as much as some might hope, researchers say. Presented as an infographic online September 6 in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, the results are based on a review of data from 49 randomized controlled trials in 17 countries and more than 1,800 participants. The upshot: suppleme...

Extra protein boosts muscle with resistance-training, but only slightly
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-muscles-protein/extra-protein-boosts-muscle-with-resistance-training-but-only-slightly-idUSKBN1W82CL

Sep 23rd, 2019 - Extra protein from food or supplements does lead to increases in strength and muscle, but not as much as some might hope, researchers write in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Presented as an infographic, the results are based on a review of data from 49 randomized controlled trials in 17 countries and more than 1,800 participants. The upshot: supplementing protein while doing resistance...

Injured soccer players risk re-injury with too few practices before matches
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-soccer-injury/injured-soccer-players-risk-re-injury-with-too-few-practices-before-matches-idUSKCN1VX2IK

Sep 12th, 2019 - (Reuters Health) - Injured soccer players with few practices before they return to competition are more likely to get hurt than those who get in additional training sessions, a recent study suggests. Professional soccer players have a high risk of injury, and matches are associated with a seven-fold greater risk than practices, researchers note in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Previou...

ACL Surgery Heads Back to the Future
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/916646

Aug 14th, 2019 - Anil S. Ranawat, MD As one of the 10 most common injuries to the knee, a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is debilitating and has sidelined numerous professional athletes for up to a year. Fortunately, with the recent advances in sports medicine, a torn ACL is no longer the career-killer it used to be. Medscape spoke with Anil S. Ranawat, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at the Hospital for Speci...

Summary: American Medical Society for Sports Medicine position statement on concussion in sport
https://www.mdedge.com/pediatrics/article/205304/neurology/summary-american-medical-society-sports-medicine-position?channel=41022
Dimitry Belogorodsky, DO, Susan Fidler, MD et. al.

Jul 25th, 2019 - An estimated 1-1. 8 million sport-related concussions (SRC) occur per year in patients younger than 18 years of age.

Should Docs Rethink Saying 'I'm Sorry' After a Medical Error?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/914284

Jul 16th, 2019 - An orthopedic surgeon who caused the death of a patient in Ohio told the victim's family that he had nicked an artery and that he took full responsibility for it.[1] When the family sued the surgeon and his group, Wooster Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center, the orthopedic surgeon's attorney cited the state's apology law. However, the law distinguishes between admitting fault and expressing sy...

Patient Characteristics No Help in Predicting Meniscal-Surgery Outcomes
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/915561

Jul 14th, 2019 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Patient-reported outcomes one year after meniscal surgery can't be predicted with a model using as many as 18 preoperative factors, according to a new study. The prospective cohort study "essentially quashes the existence of 'subgroups' with certain characteristics having a particularly favourable outcome after meniscal surgery," researchers write in the British Jour...