Sports Medicine

Review: Overuse Injuries in Sport

6 Jan, 2019 | 21:43h | UTC

Review: Chronic Lateral Epicondylitis

20 Nov, 2018 | 14:55h | UTC

Effect of Early Surgery vs Physical Therapy on Knee Function Among Patients With Nonobstructive Meniscal Tears: The ESCAPE Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Commentary: PT an Alternative to Surgery for Some Meniscal Tears – Physician’s First Watch (free)

Related: Adverse Outcomes After Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy (free study, commentary and guideline on the subject)

“Our Dutch multi center RCT demonstrates noninferiority of physical therapy compared with early surgery with arthroscopic partial meniscectomy for improving self-reported knee function in patients with nonobstructive meniscal tears.” (via @RudolfPoolman see Tweet)

 


Review: Heat Stroke

15 Jun, 2018 | 01:27h | UTC

Review: The Female Athlete Triad

14 Apr, 2018 | 19:34h | UTC

Traumatic brain injury and the risk of dementia diagnosis: A nationwide cohort study – PLOS One (free)

Commentaries: TBI is associated with increased dementia risk for decades after injury – PLOS, via ScienceDaily (free) AND More evidence traumatic brain injuries raise later dementia risk – Reuters (free)

“Using longitudinal, case-control, and sibling-matched analyses of nationwide data from Sweden, Peter Nordström & Anna Nordström describe the association between TBI and dementia, its time course, and the influence of familial factors”. (via @PLOSMedicine see Tweet)

 


How to Get the Best out of Exercise

16 Jan, 2018 | 16:47h | UTC

How to get the best out of exercise – The Guardian (free)

“Conflicting theories on how to maximise exercise would stretch anyone to the limit. As New Year fitness plans begin in earnest, here’s a scientific response to some frequently asked questions”.

 


Guideline: Obesity in the Workplace

10 Jan, 2018 | 00:26h | UTC

Aerobic exercise moderately reduces depressive symptoms in new mothers – NIHR Signal (free)

Original article: Does aerobic exercise reduce postpartum depressive symptoms? a systematic review and meta-analysis – British Journal of General Practice (free)

“Involving new mothers in group exercise programmes, or advising them on an exercise of their choice, reduced depressive symptoms compared with usual care” (RT @NIHR_DC see Tweet)

 


Review: Weight Gain in Women at Midlife

23 Oct, 2017 | 20:39h | UTC

Managing Head Trauma in Children

3 Oct, 2017 | 21:55h | UTC

Physical Activity Frequency and the Risk of Stroke: A Nationwide Cohort Study in Korea – Journal of The American Heart Association (free)

“Even 1 to 2 times a week of moderate‐ to vigorous‐intensity physical activity might be beneficial to prevent a first‐ever stroke in the general population… from a public health perspective, we need to encourage inactive people to start exercising with more‐achievable goals”.

 


Guideline: Obesity in Adolescents

4 Sep, 2017 | 14:20h | UTC

Head injuries in sport must be taken more seriously – Nature News (free)

“Sports organizations are only starting to understand the harm that can be inflicted by high-contact activities. Science must play its part in highlighting the problem and in aiding diagnosis”.

 


Automatic external defibrillators save lives in amateur sports and fitness centres (free) (the results have not been published yet)

“Neurologically intact survival was 93% for patients treated with an onsite Automatic external defibrillator (AED) compared to 9% without an AED”

 


Free Online Course: Science of Exercise

21 Aug, 2017 | 01:56h | UTC

Dog owners more likely to exercise

10 Aug, 2017 | 21:06h | UTC

A comprehensive guide to the new science of treating lower back pain – VOX (free)

“Mainstream medicine has failed people with chronic back pain”

 


Tai Chi for Risk of Falls. A Meta-analysis – Journal of The American Geriatrics Society (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Meta-Analysis: Tai Chi Keeps Seniors from Falling – MedPage Today (free registration required) AND Tai chi may help reduce rate of falls in older and at-risk adults – News Medical (free)

‘Can reduce fall rates by almost half during the first year’ (from MedPage Today)

 


The Toll of Exercise on the Heart

28 Jul, 2017 | 15:57h | UTC

The Population Health Benefits Of A Healthy Lifestyle: Life Expectancy Increased And Onset Of Disability Delayed – Health Affairs (free)

Commentary: Healthy Lifestyle May Increase Lifespan by 7 Years – Medscape (free registration required)