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Newswise: Q&A: UW researcher aims to understand common women’s sports injuries
Released: 23-Jul-2024 1:05 PM EDT
Q&A: UW researcher aims to understand common women’s sports injuries
University of Washington

Several common injuries seem to haunt women’s sports. Jenny Robinson, a University of Washington assistant professor, is interested in designing better methods to help female athletes train to prevent and recover from injuries.

Released: 23-Jul-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Gymnastics Is Hard on the Body. Physical Therapy Can Help
Tufts University

An expert explains how gymnasts can work to safely meet the demands of their sport and recover from injuries

Newswise: Kent State and Cleveland Clinic Enter Multiyear Partnership to Support Student-Athlete Health and Wellness
Released: 17-Jul-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Kent State and Cleveland Clinic Enter Multiyear Partnership to Support Student-Athlete Health and Wellness
Cleveland Clinic

Kent State University and Cleveland Clinic have announced a multiyear partnership in which Cleveland Clinic becomes the official healthcare provider for Kent State Athletics.

Newswise: Female Australian football players are taking more hits
Released: 16-Jul-2024 2:05 AM EDT
Female Australian football players are taking more hits
University of South Australia

New research from the University of South Australia has for the first time identified the most common and burdensome injuries experienced by sub-elite female Australian football players in the South Australian National Football League Women’s (SANFLW) competition.

Newswise: NFL Physicians Society President James Voos, MD, Convenes First-Ever Collaboration of Major Sports League Physicians Society Presidents
Released: 15-Jul-2024 11:05 AM EDT
NFL Physicians Society President James Voos, MD, Convenes First-Ever Collaboration of Major Sports League Physicians Society Presidents
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

NFL Physicians Society President James Voos, MD, Convenes First-Ever Collaboration of Major Sports League Physicians Society Presidents

Released: 11-Jul-2024 12:00 PM EDT
Expert Available: Olympic Teams Head to Paris
George Washington University

The 2024 Summer Olympics are right around the corner! The Games of the XXXIII Olympiad will take place in Paris from July 26 to August 11, 2024. ...

Released: 11-Jul-2024 9:05 AM EDT
Five AANEM Members Will Race for a Cure in the TCS New York City Marathon
American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM)

Five American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) members will race for a cure with American Neuromuscular Foundation (ANF)’s charity team in the 2024 TCS New York City Marathon on Nov. 3 to help raise awareness and funds for neuromuscular (NM) disease research and education. Meet the runners.

   
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Released: 10-Jul-2024 9:05 AM EDT
As Paris 2024 Summer Olympic Games approach, experts give tips for athletes, weekend warriors, and travelers
Virginia Tech

With less than a month until the Summer Olympic Games in Paris, and with Olympic Trials taking place all around the world in different sports, Virginia Tech experts offer perspective on aspects of the competitions, applying Olympic habits to our own lives, and how the Games are impacting both travel to and life on the ground in Paris.

Newswise: July 2024 Issue of Neurosurgical Focus: “Concussion and Return to Play”
28-Jun-2024 1:05 PM EDT
July 2024 Issue of Neurosurgical Focus: “Concussion and Return to Play”
Journal of Neurosurgery

Announcement of contents of the July 2024 issue of Neurosurgical Focus

Released: 27-Jun-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Researchers Find Elementary Age Children Experience More Concussions During Activities Unrelated to Sports
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Researchers found that young children between the ages of 5 and 12 were more likely to experience a concussion from recreation and other non-sport activities, yet those injuries were not seen by specialists until days later compared with sports-related concussions in the same age group.

Released: 27-Jun-2024 4:05 AM EDT
What's the secret to building resilience in elite sports?
University of Portsmouth

A study led by the University of Portsmouth in England has shed new light on how resilience develops in elite athletes, providing invaluable insights for enhancing both performance and mental health in competitive sports.

Newswise: NFL chooses Case Western Reserve University medical student for immersive experience with Cleveland Browns, University Hospitals to increase diversity in sports medicine
Released: 26-Jun-2024 9:00 AM EDT
NFL chooses Case Western Reserve University medical student for immersive experience with Cleveland Browns, University Hospitals to increase diversity in sports medicine
Case Western Reserve University

Rachel Gardenhire, a third-year medical student at Case Western Reserve University, has been selected to take part in the 2024 NFL Diversity in Sports Medicine Pipeline Initiative, which aims to inspire medical students from various backgrounds to consider pursuing careers in sports medicine.

Newswise: Properly treating, and recovering, from pediatric sports injuries
Released: 24-Jun-2024 11:05 AM EDT
Properly treating, and recovering, from pediatric sports injuries
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Pediatric sports injuries are common year-round, with a particular increase seen in the summer and fall seasons. While there's no sure way to ensure your child doesn't get hurt during sporting events, there are steps you can take to help them make an effective, and full, recovery.

Newswise: The ‘rare’ Porzingis ankle injury: What is it and how is it treated?
Released: 14-Jun-2024 10:05 AM EDT
The ‘rare’ Porzingis ankle injury: What is it and how is it treated?
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Boston Celtics 7’2” center Kristaps Porzingis was ruled out of Game 3 against the Dallas Mavericks, his former team, due to a “torn medial retinaculum, allowing dislocation of the posterior tibialis tendon” (PTT), according to a team statement from ESPN. This injury comes on the heels of a string of calf injuries earlier in the season.

Released: 5-Jun-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Returning to physical activity after first metatarsophalangeal arthrodesis
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

First metatarsophalangeal arthrodesis procedures are a common surgical intervention used to treat pain associated at the first metatarsophalangeal joint associated with degenerative changes.The treatment involves fusing the joint of the big toe to correct the effects of arthritis and prevent any further deformation of the joint.



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