Citations with the tag: SPORTS injuries
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- Football injuries fact sheet.
// American Family Physician; 10/1/96, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p1805
Reviews the report `Football Injuries,' published by the National Youth Sports Safety Foundation.
- When it hurts to play.
Farrington, Jan // Current Health 2; Feb1994, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p6
Provides information on sports injuries. Number of athletes under age 18 hospitalized for sports injuries; Ways to reduce chances of an injury; Causes of overuse injuries; Orthopedic specialists' emphasis on sports specific training programs. INSETS: So, where's the camp fire? (tips on sports...
- Heading off sports injuries.
Kowalski, Kathiann M. // Current Health 2; Sep97, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p6
Reports that between three and four million Americans experience sports injuries every year. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' estimation of the financial cost of such injuries; How sports injuries can be prevented; Description of how these injuries happen; Innovations in treatment. ...
- X-games: Are you equipped for the extreme?
Globus, Sheila // Current Health 2; Sep97, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p21
Reports that being prepared and properly equipped can spell the difference between thrill-seekers bored with mainstream sports, and a serious injury. Description of some of the high-risk pursuits; How surfers and wake board riders can stay sharp mentally and physically; How regular aerobic and...
- Train, don't strain.
Globus, Sheila // Current Health 1; Feb1994, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p6
Provides information on sports injuries. Dangers of overuse; Tips for taking the right kind of preparation for sports; Quiet sports injuries; R.I.C.E. self-help technique for checking out pain. INSETS: Training notes: Why a slow buildup is better.;Before and after: A guide to warm-ups and...
- A costly rite of passage.
Laudan, Larry // Consumers' Research Magazine; Mar1996, Vol. 79 Issue 3, p36
Looks at sports as a major cause of serious injuries in the United States. Demographic characteristics including gender; Population age group.
- The relationship of stress, competitive anxiety, mood state, and social support to athletic injury.
Lavallee, Lynn; Flint, Frances // Journal of Athletic Training; Oct/Dec96, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p296
Investigates the determinants of athletic injury. Stress; Competitive anxiety; Mood state; Social support.
Thompson, Clint // Journal of Athletic Training; Apr-June97, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p168
Focuses on the abstract `The diagnosis of meniscal tears in athletes,' by T. Muellner, R. Weinstabl, R. Schabus, V. Vecsei and F. Kainberger, which appeared in the 1997 issue of the `American Journal of Sports Medicine.' Study evaluated the diagnosis of meniscal tears in competitive athletes;...
Thompson, Clint // Journal of Athletic Training; Apr-June97, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p170
Focuses on the abstract `Direct injury to the axillary nerve in athletes playing contact sports,' by G.S. Perlmutter, R.D. Leffert and B. Zarins, which appeared in the 1997 issue of the `American Journal of Sports Medicine.' Study on 11 contact athletes who had sustained isolated injuries to...
Thompson, Clint // Journal of Athletic Training; Apr-June97, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p170
Focuses on the abstract `The pathomechanics of chronic, recurrent cervical nerve root neurapraxia,' by C.L. Levitz, P.J. Reilly and J.S. Torg, which appeared in the 1997 issue of the `American Journal of Sports Medicine.' Evaluation of 55 athletes for recurrent burners; Percentage of the...
- How safe is your favorite sport?
Thompson, Clint // Marriage Partnership; Fall96, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p76
Presents the odds of sustaining a fatal injury while participating in some sports. Include mountain climbing, motorcycling, running and others.
- Playing with pain.
Sullivan, Dana // Women's Sports & Fitness; Jul/Aug96, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p102
Discusses athletes' perception of pain. Pain as obstacles to winning; Mental and physical aspects of overcoming pain and injury.
- How does it hurt?
D.S. // Women's Sports & Fitness; Jul/Aug96, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p102
Presents tips in assessing painful conditions among athletes and provides first aid suggestions for the injuries. Tendinitis; Strains and sprains.
- Balms away.
Kuniholm, Erin // Women's Sports & Fitness; Nov/Dec96, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p26
Focuses on the sports creams or medical cures for sports-related injuries in the United States. Balms with counterirritant ingredients; Anti-inflammatories; Capsaicin ointments; Homeopathic remedies.
- Million injured per year.
Colman, Adrian // Youth Studies Australia; Winter1994, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p11
Reports on the prevalence of sports-related injuries in Australia despite the country's increasing awareness about health and fitness. Sports in which injuries are common.
- Detection and correction.
Sheehan, G. // Runner's World; Oct88, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p14
Opinion. Expresses view that running itself does not cause injuries. Feels that foot and leg injuries result from faulty biomechanics. Uses two medical studies, one done in Cape Town, South Africa, the other in Vancouver, Canada, to support theory.
- Tendon loving care.
Ellis, J. // Runner's World; Feb90, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p24
Examines injuries such as strains, tendinitis and ruptures which can occur at the Achilles tendon, and offers methods that runners can use to prevent these injuries. Proper training; Stretching and flexing the tendon; Overpronation.
- Acute injuries in soccer, ice hockey, volleyball, basketball, judo, and karate: Analysis of...
Kujala, Urho M.; Taimela, Simo // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 12/2/95, Vol. 311 Issue 7018, p1465
Determines the acute injury profile in soccer, ice hockey, volleyball, basketball, judo and karate. Comparison of injury rates between the sports; Injury rates in karate and judo; Sex difference in injury risk; Comparison with injury rates among endurance athletes; Injuries in ice hockey.
- Girls' sports injuries.
Kujala, Urho M.; Taimela, Simo // Pediatrics for Parents; 1993, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p6
Reports on research findings on girls sustaining more injuries in high school sports than boys. Survey of 60,000 Washington state high school athletes; Injury rates in girls' long-distance running; Boys' football; Boys' wrestling; Girls' soccer; Boys' long-distance running; Strains and sprains...
- The most dangerous crimes.
Montague, Jim // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks; 9/05/96, Vol. 70 Issue 17, p10
Cites a report published by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons which surveyed the number of injuries resulting from ten popular recreational sports in 1995. Total cost of injury treatment.
- High school football produces most injuries.
Montague, Jim // Current Science; 12/15/89, Vol. 75 Issue 8, p12
Reports on a new study of high school sports that found that more than 60 percent of all student injuries occurred among football players. However, more serious injuries occurred among track athletes.
- Stop sports injuries among youths.
Montague, Jim // Current Science; 10/1/93, Vol. 79 Issue 3, p6
Presents questions to determine an athlete's risks for a sports-related injury. Spending more than ten hours a week practicing a single sport; Not taking a day off; Training through pain; Exercising only when the sport is in season; Forgetting to stretch; Shunning exercises that strengthen muscles.
- Play the game.
Montague, Jim // Science World; 11/6/92, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p20
Discusses joint injuries as a result of sports. Example of how a knee injury can occur; Sideways moves are dangerous for the knee; Knee is a hinge joint; Ligaments don't stretch much; Surgery as treatment; Ligament injuries take months to heal; Recovery; Regaining flexibility; Example of Jordan...
- Blood sports.
Canter, Mark; Delhagen, Kate // Men's Health (10544836); Aug90, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p10
Cites expert's odds of dying for dangerous sports, according to Arnold E. Reif in the book `Sports Injuries.' Mountain climbing; Hang-gliding; Parachuting.
- Apophyseal injuries in the young athlete.
Peck, David M. // American Family Physician; 6/1/95, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p1891
Discusses the diagnosis and treatment of several apophyseal injuries which are unique in the adolescent athlete. Sever's disease; Osgood-Schlatter disease; Sindig-Larsen-Johansson syndrome; Apophysitis of the hip; Medical epicondylitis.
- Injury management in high school athletics.
Janhunen, Martin E.; Green, R.C. // Coach & Athletic Director; Dec1997, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p4
Focuses on the care and treatment of high school athletes. Comparisons to the ratio of Certified Athletic Trainers (ATC) in college and professional athletes and high school; Information on the results on a survey of high school in Spokane, Washington; Details on the qualifications of coaches to...
- Hit the showers to ease elbow pain.
Higdon, D.J. // Tennis; Mar89, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p120
Describes the program at the Tennisschule in Waging, West Germany for tennis players with elbow problems. Use of the shower to relieve pain in the elbow; Describes exercises.
- Summer's bummers.
Higdon, D.J. // Men's Health (10544836); Sep94, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p22
Reports on some strange sports injuries and describes their symptoms and causes. Cave fever; Diver's toe; Baseball glove itch; Karate Kid finger; Rock Climber's Wrist.
- The big hurt.
Higdon, D.J. // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness; June97, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p29
Makes observations on individuals who are at risk for sports-related injuries. Individuals undergoing stressful life events; Personal problems; Trauma injury for people who spent long hours in training; Individuals who suffered previous sports injury.
- `Oh, the pain!'.
Welch, Dawn // Shape; Oct95, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p23
Reports on the results of a study comparing several athletes and the likelihood of the occurrence of the annoying side pain known as `stitch.' Athletes most susceptible to the pain; Least susceptible athletes; Solutions for runner's stitch.
Harper, Todd // Youth Studies Australia; Spring1992, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p12
Reports on a study about school injuries caused by outdoor sport in Australia as published in the periodical `Age' dated May 18, 1992.
- Managing common injuries in individuals with disabilities: Evaluation, treatment & rehabilitation.
Stopka, Christine // Palaestra; Summer96, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p32
Part III. Offers advice on how to deal with common injuries in individuals with disabilities. Importance of early recognition of injuries; How to perform a secondary survey on an injured athlete; At what point should the athlete be referred to proper medical authorities.
- The BMA Guide to Sports Injuries.
Rintakorpi, Esa // Emergency Nurse; Mar2011, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p9
The article reviews the book "The BMA Guide to Sports Injuries: The Essential Step-By-Step Guide to Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment."
- 1984 Football Injuries Claimed Six Lives.
Rintakorpi, Esa // Education Week; 8/21/1985, Vol. 4 Issue 40/41, pS3
The article reports that six players died from football injuries during games and practices in the 1984 season in the U.S.
- Athletic Injury Experience: A Qualitative Focus Group Approach.
Granito Jr., Vincent J. // Journal of Sport Behavior; Mar2001, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p63
The current theory on response to injury is based on an appraisal process in which the athlete makes an interpretation of the meaning of the injury. The purpose of this study was to describe the athletic injury experience, focusing on the meaning of the injury from the perspective of injured...
- Sports members' participation in assessment of incidence of injuries in five sports from records...
Kingma, Johannes; Duis, Henk Jan ten // Perceptual & Motor Skills; Apr98, Vol. 86 Issue 2, p675
Presents a study which focused on records from the Emergency Unit of the Groningen University Hospital to assess the incidence rate of injuries os sports members in various types of sports from 1990 to 1994. Reference to the incidence rate for basketball; Information on the most frequent type...
- Injuries slowed Granite City's progress.
Marion, Scott // Granite City Press-Record; 11/9/2011, Vol. 53 Issue 80, pC1
The article reports on the performance of cross-country athletes in Granite City, Illinois, who have been struggling due to injuries.
- The young and the reckless.
Bagnall, Diana // Bulletin with Newsweek; 07/08/97, Vol. 116 Issue 6079, p20
Reports on injuries and Australian sport. The levels of risks associated with various sports; The concerns of parents; Statistics; The benefits of wearing headgear; The role of the government in regulating sport.
- 7 most common sports injuries.
Legwold, Gary // Better Homes & Gardens; May97, Vol. 75 Issue 5, p64
Discusses the causes, prevention and treatment of common sports injuries. Includes runner's knee; Ankle sprain; Shinsplints; Pulled muscle; Low back pain; Shoulder pain; Tennis and golf elbow.
- Watersports injuries GPs will encounter.
Davies, Geoff // Pulse; 8/19/2002, Vol. 62 Issue 32, p28
Outlines common watersports injuries in school-age children during school holidays in Great Britain. Incidence of drowning and near-drowning; Variety of diving injuries; Causes of spinal injuries; Prevention of watersports injuries.
- Spring's the Time for a Tuneup.
Wiseman, Danny // Bowling Digest; Aug2003, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p14
Focuses on the treatment of sports-related injuries of the author.
- Rockin' Through Rehab, and Toward a New Season.
Wiseman, Danny // Bowling Digest; Oct2003, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p14
Presents experiences of the author on various aspects related to bowling.
- Heading for Safety.
Wiseman, Danny // Scholastic News -- Edition 4; 01/24/2000, Vol. 62 Issue 15, p3
Presents statistics on the decline in sports injuries due to the use of bicycle helmets.
- Incidence of sports injuries in children and adolescents.
Wiseman, Danny // American Family Physician; 3/1/96, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p1349
Reports on a study published in the 1995 issue of the `Archives of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine' periodical by Bijur et al who analyzed data from a national health survey to determine the incidence of sports injuries in children and adolescents. Methodology of the study; Indications that...
- Concussion in Sports: Minimizing the Risk for Complications.
Wiseman, Danny // American Family Physician; 9/15/2001, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p1007
Mild traumatic brain injury, or concussion, is a common consequence of collisions, falls and other forms of contact in sports. Concussion may be defined as an acute trauma-induced alteration of mental function lasting fewer than 24 hours, with or without preceding loss of consciousness. The...
- Baseball Injuries.
Wiseman, Danny // Body Bulletin; Jun2000, Vol. 1 Issue 6, p3
Discusses ways of preventing injuries from playing baseball.
- Flying High.
Buswell, Nichole // Current Health Teens; Nov2010, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p16
The article offers general information on action sports like skateboarding, snowboarding and bicycle motocross and also talks about sports injury associated with it.
- Happening for a Reason.
Nyquist, Ryan // BMX Plus; Jul2001, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p20
Presents an article on bicycling. Injury suffered during the first B3 event for 2000 in Lake Havasu City, Arizona; Lessons learned from the accident; Advantages of not joining several biking events.
- GETTING HURT.
Nyquist, Ryan // BMX Plus; Jun2003, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p20
Relates the injuries acquired by the author from bicycle riding. Foot injury; Head injuries; Sprain of the tibia/fibia joint.
- MEDICINE MAN.
Tilton, Buck // Backpacker; Sep2004, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p63
Presents tips for hikers on dealing with an accident.