Athletes: Individuals who have developed skills, physical stamina and strength or participants in SPORTS or other physical activities.Sports Medicine: The field of medicine concerned with physical fitness and the diagnosis and treatment of injuries sustained in exercise and sports activities.Doping in Sports: Illegitimate use of substances for a desired effect in competitive sports. It includes humans and animals.Sports: Activities or games, usually involving physical effort or skill. Reasons for engagement in sports include pleasure, competition, and/or financial reward.Athletic Injuries: Injuries incurred during participation in competitive or non-competitive sports.Athletic Performance: Carrying out of specific physical routines or procedures by one who is trained or skilled in physical activity. Performance is influenced by a combination of physiological, psychological, and socio-cultural factors.Track and Field: Sports performed on a track, field, or arena and including running events and other competitions, such as the pole vault, shot put, etc.Racquet Sports: Games in which players use a racquet to hit a ball or similar type object.Sports Equipment: Equipment required for engaging in a sport (such as balls, bats, rackets, skis, skates, ropes, weights) and devices for the protection of athletes during their performance (such as masks, gloves, mouth pieces).Female Athlete Triad Syndrome: A condition of competitive female athletes in which there are interrelated problems of EATING DISORDERS; AMENORRHEA; and OSTEOPOROSIS.Basketball: A competitive team sport played on a rectangular court having a raised basket at each end.Soccer: A game in which a round inflated ball is advanced by kicking or propelling with any part of the body except the hands or arms. The object of the game is to place the ball in opposite goals.Martial Arts: Activities in which participants learn self-defense mainly through the use of hand-to-hand combat. Judo involves throwing an opponent to the ground while karate (which includes kung fu and tae kwon do) involves kicking and punching an opponent.Football: A competitive team sport played on a rectangular field. This is the American or Canadian version of the game and also includes the form known as rugby. It does not include non-North American football (= SOCCER).Running: An activity in which the body is propelled by moving the legs rapidly. Running is performed at a moderate to rapid pace and should be differentiated from JOGGING, which is performed at a much slower pace.Brain Concussion: A nonspecific term used to describe transient alterations or loss of consciousness following closed head injuries. The duration of UNCONSCIOUSNESS generally lasts a few seconds, but may persist for several hours. Concussions may be classified as mild, intermediate, and severe. Prolonged periods of unconsciousness (often defined as greater than 6 hours in duration) may be referred to as post-traumatic coma (COMA, POST-HEAD INJURY). (From Rowland, Merritt's Textbook of Neurology, 9th ed, p418)Physical Education and Training: Instructional programs in the care and development of the body, often in schools. The concept does not include prescribed exercises, which is EXERCISE THERAPY.Physical Endurance: The time span between the beginning of physical activity by an individual and the termination because of exhaustion.Wrestling: A sport consisting of hand-to-hand combat between two unarmed contestants seeking to pin or press each other's shoulders to the ground.Tennis: A game played by two or four players with rackets and an elastic ball on a level court divided by a low net.Baseball: A competitive nine-member team sport including softball.Performance-Enhancing Substances: Agents that improve the ability to carry out activities such as athletics, mental endurance, work, and resistance to stress. The substances can include PRESCRIPTION DRUGS; DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS; phytochemicals; and ILLICIT DRUGS.Knee Injuries: Injuries to the knee or the knee joint.Skiing: A snow sport which uses skis to glide over the snow. It does not include water-skiing.Exercise: Physical activity which is usually regular and done with the intention of improving or maintaining PHYSICAL FITNESS or HEALTH. Contrast with PHYSICAL EXERTION which is concerned largely with the physiologic and metabolic response to energy expenditure.Volleyball: A team sport in which two teams hit an inflated ball back and forth over a high net using their hands.Sprains and Strains: A collective term for muscle and ligament injuries without dislocation or fracture. A sprain is a joint injury in which some of the fibers of a supporting ligament are ruptured but the continuity of the ligament remains intact. A strain is an overstretching or overexertion of some part of the musculature.Bicycling: The use of a bicycle for transportation or recreation. It does not include the use of a bicycle in studying the body's response to physical exertion (BICYCLE ERGOMETRY TEST see EXERCISE TEST).Leg Injuries: General or unspecified injuries involving the leg.Snow Sports: Sports activities in the snow.Anabolic Agents: These compounds stimulate anabolism and inhibit catabolism. They stimulate the development of muscle mass, strength, and power.Hockey: A game in which two parties of players provided with curved or hooked sticks seek to drive a ball or puck through opposite goals. This applies to either ice hockey or field hockey.Cumulative Trauma Disorders: Harmful and painful condition caused by overuse or overexertion of some part of the musculoskeletal system, often resulting from work-related physical activities. It is characterized by inflammation, pain, or dysfunction of the involved joints, bones, ligaments, and nerves.Cardiomegaly, Exercise-Induced: Heart enlargement and other remodeling in cardiac morphology and electrical circutry found in individuals who participate in intense repeated exercises.Anterior Cruciate Ligament: A strong ligament of the knee that originates from the posteromedial portion of the lateral condyle of the femur, passes anteriorly and inferiorly between the condyles, and attaches to the depression in front of the intercondylar eminence of the tibia.Amenorrhea: Absence of menstruation.Ankle Injuries: Harm or hurt to the ankle or ankle joint usually inflicted by an external source.Mouth Protectors: Devices or pieces of equipment placed in or around the mouth or attached to instruments to protect the external or internal tissues of the mouth and the teeth.Boxing: A two-person sport in which the fists are skillfully used to attack and defend.Physical Fitness: The ability to carry out daily tasks and perform physical activities in a highly functional state, often as a result of physical conditioning.Skating: Using ice skates, roller skates, or skateboards in racing or other competition or for recreation.Tendinopathy: Clinical syndrome describing overuse tendon injuries characterized by a combination of PAIN, diffuse or localized swelling, and impaired performance. Distinguishing tendinosis from tendinitis is clinically difficult and can be made only after histopathological examination.Fractures, Stress: Fractures due to the strain caused by repetitive exercise. They are thought to arise from a combination of MUSCLE FATIGUE and bone failure, and occur in situations where BONE REMODELING predominates over repair. The most common sites of stress fractures are the METATARSUS; FIBULA; TIBIA; and FEMORAL NECK.Competitive Behavior: The direct struggle between individuals for environmental necessities or for a common goal.Epitestosterone: The 17-alpha isomer of TESTOSTERONE, derived from PREGNENOLONE via the delta5-steroid pathway, and via 5-androstene-3-beta,17-alpha-diol. Epitestosterone acts as an antiandrogen in various target tissues. The ratio between testosterone/epitestosterone is used to monitor anabolic drug abuse.Fitness Centers: Facilities having programs intended to promote and maintain a state of physical well-being for optimal performance and health.Death, Sudden, Cardiac: Unexpected rapid natural death due to cardiovascular collapse within one hour of initial symptoms. It is usually caused by the worsening of existing heart diseases. The sudden onset of symptoms, such as CHEST PAIN and CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS, particularly VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA, can lead to the loss of consciousness and cardiac arrest followed by biological death. (from Braunwald's Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine, 7th ed., 2005)Arm Injuries: General or unspecified injuries involving the arm.Universities: Educational institutions providing facilities for teaching and research and authorized to grant academic degrees.Foot Injuries: General or unspecified injuries involving the foot.Tendon Injuries: Injuries to the fibrous cords of connective tissue which attach muscles to bones or other structures.Physical Exertion: Expenditure of energy during PHYSICAL ACTIVITY. Intensity of exertion may be measured by rate of OXYGEN CONSUMPTION; HEAT produced, or HEART RATE. Perceived exertion, a psychological measure of exertion, is included.Weight Lifting: A sport in which weights are lifted competitively or as an exercise.Arthroscopy: Endoscopic examination, therapy and surgery of the joint.Spondylolysis: Deficient development or degeneration of a portion of the VERTEBRA, usually in the pars interarticularis (the bone bridge between the superior and inferior facet joints of the LUMBAR VERTEBRAE) leading to SPONDYLOLISTHESIS.Asthma, Exercise-Induced: Asthma attacks following a period of exercise. Usually the induced attack is short-lived and regresses spontaneously. The magnitude of postexertional airway obstruction is strongly influenced by the environment in which exercise is performed (i.e. inhalation of cold air during physical exertion markedly augments the severity of the airway obstruction; conversely, warm humid air blunts or abolishes it).Rupture: Forcible or traumatic tear or break of an organ or other soft part of the body.Swimming: An activity in which the body is propelled through water by specific movement of the arms and/or the legs. Swimming as propulsion through water by the movement of limbs, tail, or fins of animals is often studied as a form of PHYSICAL EXERTION or endurance.Tooth Injuries: Traumatic or other damage to teeth including fractures (TOOTH FRACTURES) or displacements (TOOTH LUXATION).Exercise Test: Controlled physical activity which is performed in order to allow assessment of physiological functions, particularly cardiovascular and pulmonary, but also aerobic capacity. Maximal (most intense) exercise is usually required but submaximal exercise is also used.Wheelchairs: Chairs mounted on wheels and designed to be propelled by the occupant.Joint Instability: Lack of stability of a joint or joint prosthesis. Factors involved are intra-articular disease and integrity of extra-articular structures such as joint capsule, ligaments, and muscles.Schools: Educational institutions.Biomechanical Phenomena: The properties, processes, and behavior of biological systems under the action of mechanical forces.Hip Injuries: General or unspecified injuries involving the hip.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Veterinary Sports Medicine: The field of veterinary medicine concerned with PHYSICAL FITNESS of animals in sports (horse racing, dog racing, etc.) and the diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries in animals.Substance Abuse Detection: Detection of drugs that have been abused, overused, or misused, including legal and illegal drugs. Urine screening is the usual method of detection.Recreation: Activity engaged in for pleasure.Injury Severity Score: An anatomic severity scale based on the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) and developed specifically to score multiple traumatic injuries. It has been used as a predictor of mortality.Sports for Persons with Disabilities: Activities or games played by PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, usually requiring physical effort or skill. The activities or games may be specifically created or based on existing sports, with or without modifications, to meet the needs of persons with physical or intellectual disabilities.Physical Examination: Systematic and thorough inspection of the patient for physical signs of disease or abnormality.Altitude: A vertical distance measured from a known level on the surface of a planet or other celestial body.Oxygen Consumption: The rate at which oxygen is used by a tissue; microliters of oxygen STPD used per milligram of tissue per hour; the rate at which oxygen enters the blood from alveolar gas, equal in the steady state to the consumption of oxygen by tissue metabolism throughout the body. (Stedman, 25th ed, p346)Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Rebuilding of the ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT to restore functional stability of the knee. AUTOGRAFTING or ALLOGRAFTING of tissues is often used.Patellar Ligament: A band of fibrous tissue that attaches the apex of the PATELLA to the lower part of the tubercle of the TIBIA. The ligament is actually the caudal continuation of the common tendon of the QUADRICEPS FEMORIS. The patella is embedded in that tendon. As such, the patellar ligament can be thought of as connecting the quadriceps femoris tendon to the tibia, and therefore it is sometimes called the patellar tendon.Muscle, Skeletal: A subtype of striated muscle, attached by TENDONS to the SKELETON. Skeletal muscles are innervated and their movement can be consciously controlled. They are also called voluntary muscles.Range of Motion, Articular: The distance and direction to which a bone joint can be extended. Range of motion is a function of the condition of the joints, muscles, and connective tissues involved. Joint flexibility can be improved through appropriate MUSCLE STRETCHING EXERCISES.Groin: The external junctural region between the lower part of the abdomen and the thigh.Golf: A game whose object is to sink a ball into each of 9 or 18 successive holes on a golf course using as few strokes as possible.Shoulder Joint: The articulation between the head of the HUMERUS and the glenoid cavity of the SCAPULA.Mountaineering: A sport involving mountain climbing techniques.Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: A syndrome characterized by retropatellar or peripatellar PAIN resulting from physical and biochemical changes in the patellofemoral joint. The pain is most prominent when ascending or descending stairs, squatting, or sitting with flexed knees. There is a lack of consensus on the etiology and treatment. The syndrome is often confused with (or accompanied by) CHONDROMALACIA PATELLAE, the latter describing a pathological condition of the CARTILAGE and not a syndrome.Back Injuries: General or unspecified injuries to the posterior part of the trunk. It includes injuries to the muscles of the back.Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic: A form of CARDIAC MUSCLE disease, characterized by left and/or right ventricular hypertrophy (HYPERTROPHY, LEFT VENTRICULAR; HYPERTROPHY, RIGHT VENTRICULAR), frequent asymmetrical involvement of the HEART SEPTUM, and normal or reduced left ventricular volume. Risk factors include HYPERTENSION; AORTIC STENOSIS; and gene MUTATION; (FAMILIAL HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY).Braces: Orthopedic appliances used to support, align, or hold parts of the body in correct position. (Dorland, 28th ed)Menstruation Disturbances: Variations of menstruation which may be indicative of disease.Adaptation, Physiological: The non-genetic biological changes of an organism in response to challenges in its ENVIRONMENT.Recovery of Function: A partial or complete return to the normal or proper physiologic activity of an organ or part following disease or trauma.Anaerobic Threshold: The oxygen consumption level above which aerobic energy production is supplemented by anaerobic mechanisms during exercise, resulting in a sustained increase in lactate concentration and metabolic acidosis. The anaerobic threshold is affected by factors that modify oxygen delivery to the tissues; it is low in patients with heart disease. Methods of measurement include direct measure of lactate concentration, direct measurement of bicarbonate concentration, and gas exchange measurements.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Head Protective Devices: Personal devices for protection of heads from impact, penetration from falling and flying objects, and from limited electric shock and burn.Spinal Injuries: Injuries involving the vertebral column.Analysis of Variance: A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.Eating Disorders: A group of disorders characterized by physiological and psychological disturbances in appetite or food intake.Electrocardiography: Recording of the moment-to-moment electromotive forces of the HEART as projected onto various sites on the body's surface, delineated as a scalar function of time. The recording is monitored by a tracing on slow moving chart paper or by observing it on a cardioscope, which is a CATHODE RAY TUBE DISPLAY.Knee Joint: A synovial hinge connection formed between the bones of the FEMUR; TIBIA; and PATELLA.Ligaments, Articular: Fibrous cords of CONNECTIVE TISSUE that attach bones to each other and hold together the many types of joints in the body. Articular ligaments are strong, elastic, and allow movement in only specific directions, depending on the individual joint.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Dancing: Rhythmic and patterned body movements which are usually performed to music.Eye Injuries: Damage or trauma inflicted to the eye by external means. The concept includes both surface injuries and intraocular injuries.Motor Activity: The physical activity of a human or an animal as a behavioral phenomenon.Musculoskeletal System: The MUSCLES, bones (BONE AND BONES), and CARTILAGE of the body.Students: Individuals enrolled in a school or formal educational program.Contusions: Injuries resulting in hemorrhage, usually manifested in the skin.Estranes: A group of compounds forming the nucleus of the estrogenic steroid family.Gymnastics: Systematic physical exercise. This includes calisthenics, a system of light gymnastics for promoting strength and grace of carriage.Muscle Strength: The amount of force generated by MUSCLE CONTRACTION. Muscle strength can be measured during isometric, isotonic, or isokinetic contraction, either manually or using a device such as a MUSCLE STRENGTH DYNAMOMETER.Neck Injuries: General or unspecified injuries to the neck. It includes injuries to the skin, muscles, and other soft tissues of the neck.Sex Factors: Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.Great Lakes Region: The geographic area of the Great Lakes in general and when the specific state or states are not indicated. It usually includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.Dehydration: The condition that results from excessive loss of water from a living organism.Eye Protective Devices: Personal devices for protection of the eyes from impact, flying objects, glare, liquids, or injurious radiation.Ergometry: Any method of measuring the amount of work done by an organism, usually during PHYSICAL EXERTION. Ergometry also includes measures of power. Some instruments used in these determinations include the hand crank and the bicycle ergometer.Heart Rate: The number of times the HEART VENTRICLES contract per unit of time, usually per minute.Femoracetabular Impingement: A pathological mechanical process that can lead to hip failure. It is caused by abnormalities of the ACETABULUM and/or FEMUR combined with rigorous hip motion, leading to repetitive collisions that damage the soft tissue structures.Achilles Tendon: A fibrous cord that connects the muscles in the back of the calf to the HEEL BONE.Beverages: Liquids that are suitable for drinking. (From Merriam Webster Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed)Leisure Activities: Voluntary use of free time for activities outside the daily routine.Protective Devices: Devices designed to provide personal protection against injury to individuals exposed to hazards in industry, sports, aviation, or daily activities.Echocardiography: Ultrasonic recording of the size, motion, and composition of the heart and surrounding tissues. The standard approach is transthoracic.Reference Values: The range or frequency distribution of a measurement in a population (of organisms, organs or things) that has not been selected for the presence of disease or abnormality.Facial Injuries: General or unspecified injuries to the soft tissue or bony portions of the face.Abbreviated Injury Scale: Classification system for assessing impact injury severity developed and published by the American Association for Automotive Medicine. It is the system of choice for coding single injuries and is the foundation for methods assessing multiple injuries or for assessing cumulative effects of more than one injury. These include Maximum AIS (MAIS), Injury Severity Score (ISS), and Probability of Death Score (PODS).Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Thigh: The portion of the leg in humans and other animals found between the HIP and KNEE.Rest: Freedom from activity.Anthropometry: The technique that deals with the measurement of the size, weight, and proportions of the human or other primate body.Fractures, Bone: Breaks in bones.Energy Drinks: Beverages consumed as stimulants and tonics. They usually contain a combination of CAFFEINE with other substances such as herbal supplements; VITAMINS; AMINO ACIDS; and sugar or sugar derivatives.Anniversaries and Special Events: Occasions to commemorate an event or occasions designated for a specific purpose.Follow-Up Studies: Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.Incidence: The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.Craniocerebral Trauma: Traumatic injuries involving the cranium and intracranial structures (i.e., BRAIN; CRANIAL NERVES; MENINGES; and other structures). Injuries may be classified by whether or not the skull is penetrated (i.e., penetrating vs. nonpenetrating) or whether there is an associated hemorrhage.Hypertrophy, Left Ventricular: Enlargement of the LEFT VENTRICLE of the heart. This increase in ventricular mass is attributed to sustained abnormal pressure or volume loads and is a contributor to cardiovascular morbidity and mortality.Case-Control Studies: Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.Sedentary Lifestyle: Usual level of physical activity that is less than 30 minutes of moderate-intensity activity on most days of the week.Financial Support: The provision of monetary resources including money or capital and credit; obtaining or furnishing money or capital for a purchase or enterprise and the funds so obtained. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed.)Scapula: Also called the shoulder blade, it is a flat triangular bone, a pair of which form the back part of the shoulder girdle.Commotio Cordis: A sudden CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIA (e.g., VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION) caused by a blunt, non-penetrating impact to the precordial region of chest wall. Commotio cordis often results in sudden death without prompt cardiopulmonary defibrillation.Rehydration Solutions: Fluids restored to the body in order to maintain normal water-electrolyte balance.Shoulder: Part of the body in humans and primates where the arms connect to the trunk. The shoulder has five joints; ACROMIOCLAVICULAR joint, CORACOCLAVICULAR joint, GLENOHUMERAL joint, scapulathoracic joint, and STERNOCLAVICULAR joint.Post-Concussion Syndrome: The organic and psychogenic disturbances observed after closed head injuries (HEAD INJURIES, CLOSED). Post-concussion syndrome includes subjective physical complaints (i.e. headache, dizziness), cognitive, emotional, and behavioral changes. These disturbances can be chronic, permanent, or late emerging.Cardiovascular Deconditioning: A change in cardiovascular function resulting in a reduction in BLOOD VOLUME, and reflex DIURESIS. It occurs frequently after actual or simulated WEIGHTLESSNESS.Trauma Severity Indices: Systems for assessing, classifying, and coding injuries. These systems are used in medical records, surveillance systems, and state and national registries to aid in the collection and reporting of trauma.Soft Tissue Injuries: Injuries of tissue other than bone. The concept is usually general and does not customarily refer to internal organs or viscera. It is meaningful with reference to regions or organs where soft tissue (muscle, fat, skin) should be differentiated from bones or bone tissue, as "soft tissue injuries of the hand".Public Facilities: An area of recreation or hygiene for use by the public.
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  • British Journal of Sports Medicine , 42 (8), 686-689. (
  • Ngai, KM, Levy, F & Hsu, EB 2008, ' Injury trends in sanctioned mixed martial arts competition: A 5-year review from 2002 to 2007 ', British Journal of Sports Medicine , vol. 42, no. 8, pp. 686-689. (
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  • The Zurich statement, for instance, suggested that as a student-athlete recovers from a concussion, "school attendance and activities may also need to be modified to avoid provocation of symptoms. (
  • All three groups did agree that clearance by a licensed medical professional is the first prerequisite for allowing a concussed student-athlete to return to physical activity of any nature. (
  • Sports physicals will look a little different this year because of COVID-19, but MU Health Care has convenient options for your student athlete. (
  • Karis Hicks, a captain on the ACHA Division II women's hockey team, earned the Club Sports Champion Award, given to the senior student-athlete who has demonstrated commitment and service to their team through athletic, academic, and leadership performance. (
  • The Who, Where, When, Why, and What of Sports Imagery Allison Sciucco Mount Saint Mary College Introduction According to Markser there is a common idea that only emotionally strong athletes can compete at the professional level and therefore, mental disorders do not occur in professional athletes (Markser, 2011). (
  • Chand's case sparked a fair bit of outrage: Why should a woman be forced to undergo long-term drug use or mutilating surgery just to compete in her sport with other women? (
  • This group has recently created a website and Facebook page , and more important, has launched a petition , calling on sports authorities, and in particular the IAAF, to allow women with naturally high testosterone levels to compete. (
  • The Extremity Games are organized to raise awareness of the abilities of people with limb loss or limb difference, Extremity Games provides the opportunity for athletes to compete peer-to-peer, limb loss-to-limb loss, while competing for cash and other prizes. (
  • without economic growth (resulting in little or no facility) one cant realistically expect athletes to compete and win at world level. (
  • Tip #2: Participate in sports for the right reasons-because you love to compete! (
  • Tori Perkins, who was the first member of the second-year rock climbing team to compete in the USA Climbing Collegiate National Championships and placed second in the women's sport division, was named Club Sports Rookie of the Year. (
  • And I don't mean look-how-far- they -have-come-because these athletes have always had it in them to compete in sports at all levels. (
  • At the 2015 World Games, USA athlete Ben Heitmeyer became the first athlete with Down syndrome to compete in the first triathlon in Special Olympics World Games history. (
  • Athletes who have transitioned from female to male can compete without restrictions. (
  • The ability of a competitive athlete to repeatedly experience this kind of transient acute pain may condition their system to tolerate pain better than non-athletes. (
  • Mark Link, a professor at the Tufts University School of Medicine who specializes in different forms of cardiology, including heart disease in athletes, wrote in a study that on average, a competitive athlete in the United States experiences a sudden cardiac death every three days. (
  • In the 2017-18 school year, 34 of the 41 Club Sports teams were represented at national competitions around the United States (18 out of 22 men's and 16 out of 19 women's), claiming three men's team (in archery, paintball, and wrestling) and two men's individual national championships as well as two women's team titles (Division I women's hockey and disc golf) and two women's individual national titles. (
  • In light of recent cardiac mishaps with young Jamaican student athletes, the University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona's Research Days 2017 staging, slated for February 1-3 on the grounds of the Mona campus, will reveal the latest results from ongoing research into electrocardiographic (ECG) testing for local athletes. (
  • The gap in event purses has narrowed in the past few years: A BBC study in 2017 found that 83 percent of sports surveyed offered equitable winnings between the sexes, including alpine skiing, mountain biking, and triathlon. (
  • These training methods utilize exercises similar to the movements of sporting activity in order to provide sport specific enhancements and improve power development. (
  • METHODS: Each athlete completed an incremental arm cranking exercise test to determine ventilatory threshold (VT) and peak oxygen uptake (VO2peak). (
  • For athletes or for those who are thinking about adding regular exercise to their ongoing routines, the Austin sports medicine doctors at Medicine in Motion have a few suggestions to add to the resolutions list. (
  • Everyone should probably be drinking at least two liters per day (more for those athletes that are constantly sweating it out during exercise). (
  • Thought you might appreciate this item(s) I saw at Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. (
  • These prove to be beneficial in meeting the nutritional needs of an athlete during intense exercise when the nutrient requirements are more than food can provide in a given time frame. (
  • Consuming carbohydrates during exercise enhances the endurance capacity of an athlete. (
  • BFR exercise may, therefore, provide well-conditioned athletes with more 'bang for their buck' in augmenting the adaptive response to training. (
  • The report clarifies sports drinks to be "beverages that may contain carbohydrates, minerals, electrolytes, and flavoring and are intended to replenish water and electrolytes lost through sweating during exercise. (
  • The key factor in coping with the heavy demands of exercise faced by elite athletes seems to be carbohydrate intake. (
  • During exercise athletes should consume 30-60 g carbohydrates per hour (or 0.7 g/kg of body weight) in order to maintain blood glucose levels. (
  • After exercise athletes should consume 1.0-1.5 g/kg of bodyweight during the first half hour and again every 2 h for 4-6 h in order to replace liver and muscle glycogen stores. (
  • A study from Texas Christian University shows that sports drinks help you exercise longer than drinking just water, but they will not help you as much as eating salted food and drinking water. (
  • Most sport drinks contain water, sugar and salt to help you exercise longer. (
  • The highest number of sport-related concussions has been reported in American football. (
  • Describes how to identify early and late signs and consequences of concussions in athletes. (
  • There is no shortage of notable athletes who were forced into early retirement due to recurrent concussions. (
  • The Women's Sports Medicine Program at Johns Hopkins features experts in nutrition, concussions, orthopaedic surgery, physical therapy and more. (
  • With several recent studies demonstrating the clinical value of neuropsychological (NP) testing in evaluating the cognitive effects of and recovery from sport-related concussions, such testing has become increasingly popular in recent years, with the 2008 Zurich consensus statement on sports concussions 1 viewing NP testing as an 'aid in the clinical decisionmaking process' and an 'important component in any return to play protocol. (
  • Published Tuesday in the journal Frontiers in Neurology, the findings add to the growing body of scientific evidence regarding the physical and mental risks posed by collision sports like football. (
  • We can get athletes back quicker in a gravity reduced environment,' explains physical therapist assistant Jamie Faison. (
  • Established in 2009, ADN's mission is to promote a better quality of life by creating opportunities for athletes with physical disabilities. (
  • ADN organizes Extremity Games, as well as Athletes with Disabilities Hall of Fame, which recognizes and honors men and women who have overcome physical challenges to become elite athletes and superior role models. (
  • The study involved more than 1,200 child and adolescent athletes who came to one of two Chicago hospitals and affiliated clinics for either a sports-related injury or a sports physical. (
  • The Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) requires all junior-high and high-school athletes to complete a sports physical to ensure their eyes, lungs, hearts and limbs are healthy enough to hit the field. (
  • The sports physical might be the one yearly interaction we get with our young patients," said Tara Flynn, MD, of Mizzou Urgent Care. (
  • In addition to Quick Care and Urgent Care, you can get a sports physical by making an appointment with an MU Health Care primary care provider . (
  • For most children engaging in routine physical activity, plain water is best," Dr. Holly Benjamin, from the AAP Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness, and co-author of the report, told CNN . (
  • A 2007 study by the Institute of Medicine cited in the report recommended that schools prohibit energy-drink use (even for athletes), ban the sale of carbonated beverages in school, and restrict the use of sports drinks to only student-athletes engaged in intense, prolonged physical activities. (
  • Ho and his team wanted to explore whether the physical boost athletes attribute to HGH might be more psychological in nature. (
  • Fred Bramante, who was then the chairman of the state Board of Education, pursued a remedy that made perfect sense: Let sports count as physical education credits. (
  • Athletes would not have to waste time in physical education classes, and could use that time to fulfill other academic goals instead. (
  • It is a testament to the inefficiency of public school bureaucracies that athletes have to take physical education classes. (
  • Generally, athletes are in remarkable physical shape and look and feel indestructible. (
  • Women who are older and/or don't participate in many high-intensity sport or leisure activities might get good results from physical therapy alone. (
  • Work with your coach and/or your sports physical therapist to identify improper form and correct it. (
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Mike Mejia is the founder of B.A.S.E. Sports Conditioning Inc., a company that provides physical training and educational resources for young athletes. (
  • Late adolescents (around age 16) have developed the physical, cognitive, social, emotional, and motor skills needed for investing their efforts into highly specialized training in one sport. (
  • Subjective measures were the State Sport ConfidenceInventory, Subjective Units of Distress (SUD), and the Critical Sport IncidentRecall (CSIR) questionnaire, which measured both emotional and physical formsof distress. (
  • EFT may increase sport confidence levels byreducing the emotional and physical distress associated with the recall ofcritical incidents. (
  • Like many of us who are trying to navigate fitness and health during these uncertain times, there are some things we can all do-no matter what level athlete you are-to maintain our physical fitness and motivation. (
  • Here are some of the things my team and I have shared with Herbalife Nutrition sponsored athletes to help them maintain their physical and mental strength during the pandemic. (
  • For now, the best athlete in the city is the Flyers' lone All-Star Giroux, who leads the team in points and has been their physical and emotionalleader for nearly a decade now. (
  • Athletes with public health insurance tended to start competitive sports later and their training patterns demonstrated that they had more physical activity and free play which resulted in a higher sports-training ratio. (
  • At the heart of our rehabilitation services are a diverse team of pediatric specialists, sports-certified physical therapists, and physicians who are experienced at addressing not only a wide range of sports injury and rehabilitation issues but also the health and well-being of the whole child. (
  • Our team includes experts from specialties such as sports medicine, physical. (
  • Physical, social, cognitive, and emotional factors factor into such functioning, as these resources restore balance when a young athlete is in the face of adversity [ 4 , 5 , 6 ]. (
  • It is a valuable resource for medical doctors, physical and occupational therapists, nutritionists, and sports scientists as well as coaches, personal trainers and athletes. (
  • A search found only ''The Negro in Sports,'' by Edwin B. Henderson, written in 1938 and slightly updated in 1948. (
  • For summer-fall 2020, MU Health Care is offering $25 sports physicals at Mizzou Quick Care and Mizzou Urgent Care . (
  • Young athletes should be screened regularly, with a simple blood test, to detect iron deficiency. (
  • One of the main reasons (keeping the injury piece in mind) it is suggested that young athletes engage in a variety of sports and activities. (
  • But why should we be so surprised about athletes young and old winning medals? (
  • WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (KTVU) -- The term 'single sporting' refers to when young athletes decide to forgo all other sports in an effort to try to excel at a particular one. (
  • It focuses just on young athletes and they have plenty of patients. (
  • Both Baker and Chan are doing rehab but there are also young athletes at the center who aren't hurt. (
  • Capello says the young athletes are specializing too soon. (
  • The study, "Risks of Specialized Training and Growth for Injury in Young Athletes: A Prospective Cohort Study," found athletes who played more hours per week than their age - for example, an 8-year-old who played more than 8 hours per week - were more likely to be injured. (
  • Method Data was gathered from the CAYA (Cardiovascular Assessment in Young Athletes) screening programme for athletes aged 35 and under. (
  • One recommendation from our results is therefore to make even stronger efforts to protect young athletes from becoming a victim of sexual violence. (
  • Yet, there have been so many tragic examples of young athletes suffering from heart attacks and dying of heat stroke after being pushed too hard. (
  • We do know that girls are just as interested in sports as boys when they are young. (
  • By engaging in a properly designed and supervised training program, young athletes can improve such qualities as balance, coordination and spatial awareness during 'sensitive periods' in their development, where acquisition of these types of skills is at its highest. (
  • What happens when a young athlete wears the wrong cleats to a game - and it results in an injury to another player? (
  • Many youth sports programs utilize team sponsors to offset costs, but what rights do parents have when it comes to what's on their young athletes' jerseys? (
  • Consequently, it is beneficial for young athletes to participate in various sports and to meet and interact with a number of coaches. (
  • Young athletes may put too much of their selves into one sport and then feel devastated when they fail. (
  • Therefore, we are trying to see if the ECG screening process is a good tool for our population to prevent future cardiac deaths of our young athletes," said Dr Redwood. (
  • In recent times, the Jamaican sporting community has been shocked by the passing of a young footballer along with other mishaps related to unknown heart conditions in student athletes. (
  • The UWI Mona Research Days has traditionally helped to shape national policies, and this latest research into the viability of ECG screening exams in young Jamaican athletes is aiming, if successful, to impact the National Public Health Policy in the near future. (
  • What is evident, however, is that there's a public health crisis at hand - young athletes dying suddenly and unexpectedly - one that doctors say the most advanced technology still lacks the ability to solve. (
  • The potential to earn a scholarship and play in college and the recent growth of professional leagues for both men and women in the United States drive young athletes to achieve elite status because they see an opportunity to extend their soccer careers past their teen years. (
  • observed that quitting all sports to focus on one sport at a young age increased the risk of injury and burnout. (
  • According to their study published in Sports Health , Jayanthi and colleagues evaluated 1,200 young athletes from two academic health systems. (
  • That's why UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland developed a one-of-a-kind resource for sports injury care and prevention, offering young athletes the most current and comprehensive medical care and educational programming available. (
  • The objective of this study is to show the links and differences in the expressions of competitive anxiety in the face of the existence of resilient resources in young athletes, according to sporting (years of experience) and personal (gender) characteristics. (
  • Carbohydrates have been found safe for use unless an athlete has poor insulin sensitivity. (
  • The authors note that the carbohydrates in sports drinks can also lead to dental erosion and obesity in youths, and recommend that "children and adolescents should be taught to drink water routinely as an initial beverage of choice as long as daily dietary caloric and other nutrient needs are being met. (
  • For example, in a 5000 kcal diet, a 50% of energy in carbohydrates will provide 7-8 g/kg of bodyweight for a 70 kg athlete. (
  • On the contrary, a 60% in carbohydrates diet will provide only 4-5 g/kg of bodyweight for a 60 kg athlete. (
  • Athletes with lower energy needs of small body shape are advised to select nutrient-dense foods in order to obtain adequate carbohydrates. (
  • Pregame meal targets to prepare the athlete for the upcoming event, providing him with carbohydrates, electrolytes and water. (
  • Complex carbohydrates including whole grain breads, cereals, pastas, fruits and vegetables should make up at least 50% of an athletes diet. (
  • However, its implementation in accordance with harmonized standards for sample collection, transportation, analysis and results management has been achieved with the publication of the WADA Athlete Biological Passport Guidelines . (
  • According to IOC guidelines, set in 2015, the current level of testosterone allowed for athletes is at 10 nanomoles per litre. (
  • The information and guidelines on Athlete Health & Safety on this website are the best advice and best practice available at the present time. (
  • The carbohydrate sports food should be chosen carefully as excess intake of fructose my result in gastrointestinal discomfort. (
  • Participants were required to complete a questionnaire that asked for demographics including gender, ethnicity, sport played, nature of injury, and when the injury took place (Marks, 2014). (
  • Katrina Karkazis of the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, Bruce Kidd of the University of Toronto, and Indian researcher and activist in sport and gender issues Payoshni Mitra began weeks of dialog with Indian sports bodies, resulting in Mitra being named by the Sports Authority of India as a mediator in the Dutee Chand case. (
  • Again, it's worth noting that they do suggest sports drinks for athletes engaging in more than one hour of vigorous activity at a time, so Derrick Rose can feel free to continue promoting Gatorade. (
  • Water vs Sports Drinks for Athletes? (
  • Veltosept-2 application can reduce the incidence of skin infections in contact sports athletes with the highest efficiency. (
  • The purpose of this study was to assess the changes in wrestler skin microbiota before and after training sessions and to determine the sensitivity of isolated bacteria to different antiseptics, which can serve as a basis for the selection of the most effective hygienic means to prevent skin diseases in contact sports athletes. (
  • Burners and Stingers: From Contact Sports Athletes to Shopping Enthusiasts, You Too Can Be at Risk! (
  • It added: 'It is the international federations' remit to decide eligibility rules on a sport, both for hyperandrogenism and transgender. (
  • No, I was not calling for an end to women's sport. (
  • Yes, if you want to have women's sport (a good thing), you have to accept that there will be no perfect way of "protecting" women from women some women (and men) think are not women. (
  • If you want women's sport, you have to accept an imperfect system, and hopefully, try to create a humane system that causes the least harm possible. (
  • Fortunately, she took the time to seek other solutions, supported by a number of people who are sick and tired of a policy that destroys women in the name of protecting women's sport. (
  • In that respect there comes consequences with taking steroids, particularly with getting caught, these matters can be a problem for the sports athletes trustworthiness, short term health problems, personal wellness, wrong case in point for America's younger generation and America's self image. (
  • To begin with athletes never should use steroids for the health and well being of his/her reputation. (
  • Schweizer said the research fills a critical gap in identifying how contact impacts healthy brains - a step toward determining why a small number of athletes in contact sports experience long-term health issues. (
  • At present, considerable attention is paid to the health of athletes and the influence of professional factors on it all over the world. (
  • Sports organizations have a responsibility to safeguard the health of their players. (
  • Sports too often is a masking agent that hides deeply rooted mental health issues. (
  • Mental health has a stigma that is tied into weakness and is absolutely the antithesis of what athletes want to portray," said Dr. Thelma Dye Holmes, the executive director of the Northside Center for Child Development, one of New York's oldest mental health agencies, serving more than 1,500 children and their families. (
  • We are seeing trends of more athletes moving towards plant-based diets, and while it's not that surprising, given the many benefits studies have found on health and body function, it can be more challenging to make sure you're getting all of the amino acids. (
  • To achieve a sustained effect, oral health should be embedded within other aspects of health promotion, taking into account the structural issues and inter-relationship of athletes within their sport and peer networks. (
  • Among the effects of poor dental health experienced by elite or professional athletes, 15 to 75 percent suffer from tooth decay, up to 15 percent are affected by moderate to severe gum disease, 36 to 85 percent deal with enamel erosion, and five to 39 percent are treated for pericoronitis/impacted molars. (
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  • 16%). Thirteen (6 freshmen, 3 sophomores, 2 juniors, 2 seniors) of 51 (25%) athletes failed to consume two-thirds of the Recommended Dietary Allowance for iron and exhibited suboptimal serum concentrations of ferritin, iron, and/or transferrin saturation. (
  • Most days of Americas 420,000 athletes D1 athletes include of multiple interactions majority involving something to do with the sport they play. (
  • Just go out and play and do some other activities that don't revolve around what your particular sport it,' Arakawa said. (
  • Specialized athletes who play or train for their sport year-round put more stress on a concentrated group of muscles, ligaments and bones related to their sport. (
  • Concussed athletes should not return to play until having been examined by a licensed medical professional. (
  • ORLANDO, Fla. - Athletes ages 8 to 18 who spend twice as many hours per week in organized sports than in free play, and especially in a single sport, are more likely to be injured, according to an abstract presented Monday, Oct. 28 at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition in Orlando. (
  • Injured athletes were older than uninjured athletes (14 +/- 2.2 years vs. 12.9 +/- 2.6 years), reported a higher average number of hours per week playing organized sports (11.3 +/- 6.9 hours vs. 9.4 +/-8.2 hours), and higher average hours per week in total sports activity including gym, free play and organized sports activities (19.7 hours +/- 9 hours vs. 17.6 +/- 10.3). (
  • We found that kids on average play organized sports nearly twice as much as free play," said Dr. Jayanthi. (
  • There is a very real placebo effect at play in a sporting context, in which a favorable outcome can be achieved purely on the basis of a belief that one has received something beneficial -- even if one hasn't. (
  • Meanwhile, women who play sports or have knee-straining jobs or hobbies, such as dancing, may benefit from surgery to recover as much function as possible and continue their active lifestyle. (
  • The quality of the reconstruction, activity level and sport of choice all play a role in reinjury risk. (
  • A combination of lack of opportunity, lack of peer group support when they do play sports and lack of encouragement causes them to drop out of sports at a rate that is two times greater than boys. (
  • Athletes who were military heroes represent some of the bravest men and women to ever play professional sports. (
  • A lot of deliberate play during the sampling years establishes a range of motor and cognitive experiences that children can ultimately bring to their principal sports of interest. (
  • The Foreign Sports Talent Scheme is used by sports officials and organisations in Singapore to scout and facilitate the migration of non-Singaporeans deemed to possess sports talent to play in Singapore colours in sporting events. (
  • For athletes who play contact sports, this is a common injury. (
  • As the socioeconomic status increased, the proportion of athletes with greater than a 2 to 1 ratio of weekly hours of organized sport to free play increased. (