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 •  September 19

Newswise — With football season well underway at colleges and universities throughout the country, NCAA Division III member Pacific University (Ore.) utilized the skill and expertise of faculty, staff and students within its College of Optometry and its School of Dental Hygiene Studies to make sure the football team's student-athletes were equipped...

Newswise — Young athletes who specialize in an individual sport – such as gymnastics, tennis and dance – were at higher risk for overuse injuries (i.e. gradual onset of pain and symptoms), compared to those who focus on a single team sport, according to a study published in The Physician and Sportsmedicine. Acute injuries (i.e. from a single...

Newswise — DALLAS – April 3, 2017 – From bustling cities to tiny farming communities, the bright lights of the local stadium are common beacons to the Friday night ritual of high school football. But across the sprawling stretches of rural America, these stadiums are commonly far from doctors who could quickly diagnose and treat head injuries that...

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 •  January 9

Credit: Saint Louis University Newswise — ST. LOUIS — Have you already faltered on your New Year’s resolution to exercise regularly in 2017? Joined a gym, but only worked out two days so far? New workout gear still neatly folded with tags attached? Don’t give up your admirable ambition just yet. Instead, consider a new attitude to refocus your...

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 •  July 28, 2016

Add to Favorites Newswise — LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Twenty-six students from the Shawnee neighborhood who are participating in the 1+1=U Summer Youth Enrichment Program visited the University of Louisville Health Sciences Center Wednesday, July 20, to learn about sports medicine, healthy habits and steps to a career in health care. Health-care...

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 •  April 18, 2016

Add to Favorites Newswise — Dallas, TX. – AMSSM Charter Member William Dexter, MD, received the Founders’ Award today (April 16, 2016) at the 25th American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) Annual Meeting in Dallas, TX. The award is bestowed when AMSSM leadership determines that a member exemplifies the best that a sports medicine...

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 •  March 17, 2016

Add to Favorites Newswise — MADISON, WIS. — There is a sense among those who pay attention to youth and high school athletics that more and more young athletes today are focusing on excelling at a single sport instead of playing a variety. Perhaps surprisingly, though, little research has been conducted on the prevalence of sports specialization in...

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 •  January 22, 2016

A new method detects subtle changes in brain health over the course of a season and a common supplement is shown to treat injury. Add to Favorites Newswise — Research from Texas Christian University suggests that some degree of head trauma occurs in American football athletes over the course of a season, even when a concussion does not, and there...

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 •  December 9, 2015

The concussion side of this is ... The protocols aren’t always followed. I’ve worked as an athletic trainer on the sidelines of college football games; it’s crazy. In the NFL’s case, with approximately 50 players in addition to coaches and ...