Sports Medicine

Neurodegenerative Disease Mortality among Former Professional Soccer Players – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Dementia in football: Ex-players three and a half times more likely to die of condition – BBC (free) AND Study shows more thinking problems in former pro soccer players – Reuters (free)

 

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New UK Physical Activity Guidelines

9 Sep, 2019 | 00:16h | UTC

The prevention and management of sudden cardiac arrest in athletes – Canadian Medical Association Journal (free for a limited period)

Commentary: Sudden cardiac arrest in athletes: Prevention and management – Joule Inc. (free)

 

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Review: Lumbar Spine Injuries in Sports

14 Jul, 2019 | 19:14h | UTC

Exercise as a Prescription for Patients with Various Diseases – Journal of Sport and Health Science (free)

This review summarizes the latest exercise prescription treatments for 26 different diseases.

 


Is interval training the magic bullet for fat loss? A systematic review and meta-analysis comparing moderate-intensity continuous training with high-intensity interval training (HIIT) – British Journal of Sports Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: The Best Type of Exercise to Burn Fat – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free) AND Short bursts of intense exercise ‘better for weight loss’ – BBC (free) AND Short intense exercise regimes may aid weight loss – OnMedica (free)

 

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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)