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New series from The Lancet: Physical Activity 2021.

23 Jul, 2021 | 10:37h | UTC

Homepage: Physical Activity 2021 – The Lancet (free registration required for all articles)

Summary and commentary: Experts call for immediate action to ensure physical activity is built into everyday lives – News Medical

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


RCT: Traditional plaster casting immobilization not superior to removable brace in adults with an ankle fracture.

12 Jul, 2021 | 01:22h | UTC

Use of cast immobilisation versus removable brace in adults with an ankle fracture: multicentre randomised controlled trial – The BMJ

News release: Cast no better than brace for broken ankles – University of Warwick

 


ACSM Expert Consensus Statement on Weight Loss in Weight-Category Sports.

6 Jul, 2021 | 09:59h | UTC

ACSM Expert Consensus Statement on Weight Loss in Weight-Category Sports – Current Sports Medicine Reports

News release: ACSM Publishes New Guidance for Safer Practices in Weight-Category Sports – American College of Sports Medicine

Commentary: Mixed martial arts and the danger of extreme weight cutting – The Conversation

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Patient page: return to play after COVID-19 infection in children

2 Jul, 2021 | 11:21h | UTC

Return to Play After COVID-19 Infection in Children – JAMA Pediatrics

 


Multidisciplinary guideline on Achilles tendinopathy.

30 Jun, 2021 | 10:06h | UTC

Dutch multidisciplinary guideline on Achilles tendinopathy – British Journal of Sports Medicine

 


Selected issues in sport-related concussion for the team physician: a consensus statement – “Current evidence suggests strict rest after SRC slows recovery and increases the probability of prolonged symptoms”.

25 Jun, 2021 | 10:15h | UTC

Selected issues in sport-related concussion (SRC|mild traumatic brain injury) for the team physician: a consensus statement – British Journal of Sports Medicine

News release: Strict Rest Slows Recovery after Sports-Related Concussions – American College of Sports Medicine

 


Youth running consensus statement: minimizing risk of injury and illness in youth runners.

24 Jun, 2021 | 09:42h | UTC

Youth running consensus statement: minimising risk of injury and illness in youth runners – British Journal of Sports Medicine

 


Infographic | Benefits and harms of exercise therapy in people with multimorbidity.

10 Jun, 2021 | 09:32h | UTC

Infographic. Benefits and harms of exercise therapy in people with multimorbidity – British Journal of Sports Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


AHA Statement: Physical Activity as a Critical Component of First-Line Treatment for Elevated Blood Pressure or Cholesterol: Who, What, and How?

3 Jun, 2021 | 10:52h | UTC

Physical Activity as a Critical Component of First-Line Treatment for Elevated Blood Pressure or Cholesterol: Who, What, and How?: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association – Hypertension

News Release: ‘Prescription’ to sit less, move more advised for mildly high blood pressure and cholesterol – American Heart Association

Commentary: AHA: Physical Activity Should First-line Therapy as BP, LDL Tick Upwards – TCTMD

 


EULAR recommendations for intra-articular therapies.

28 May, 2021 | 08:16h | UTC

EULAR recommendations for intra-articular therapies – Annals of Rheumatic Diseases

 


Consensus Statement: Post-exercise recovery for the endurance athlete with type 1 diabetes.

6 May, 2021 | 08:42h | UTC

Post-exercise recovery for the endurance athlete with type 1 diabetes: a consensus statement – The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology (free registration required)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Do you really need to drink 8 glasses of water a day? An exercise scientist explains why your kidneys say ‘no’

23 Apr, 2021 | 08:11h | UTC

Do you really need to drink 8 glasses of water a day? An exercise scientist explains why your kidneys say ‘no’ – The Conversation

 


Large cohort finds low risk of SARS-CoV-2 cardiac involvement in young competitive athletes

20 Apr, 2021 | 06:04h | UTC

SARS-CoV-2 Cardiac Involvement in Young Competitive Athletes – Circulation

News Release: Study: Heart setbacks from COVID-19 unlikely in athletes – UW Medicine

 


ESC Consensus Document: Personalized exercise prescription in the prevention and treatment of arterial hypertension

18 Apr, 2021 | 21:22h | UTC

Personalized exercise prescription in the prevention and treatment of arterial hypertension: a Consensus Document from the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC) and the ESC Council on Hypertension – European Journal of Preventive Cardiology

News release: How to prevent and treat high blood pressure with exercise – European Society of Cardiology

 


Study shows antihistamines may impair response to exercise training

16 Apr, 2021 | 06:06h | UTC

Histamine H1 and H2 receptors are essential transducers of the integrative exercise training response in humans – Science Advances

Commentary: Histamine-suppressing drugs found to reduce benefits of exercise – MedicalXpress

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Physical inactivity is associated with a higher risk for severe COVID-19 outcomes: a study in 48 440 adult patients

15 Apr, 2021 | 06:49h | UTC

Physical inactivity is associated with a higher risk for severe COVID-19 outcomes: a study in 48 440 adult patients – British Journal of Sports Medicine

Commentaries: Exercise may strongly protect against poor COVID-19 outcomes – CIDRAP AND One Good Way to Help Beat COVID: Exercise – HealthDay

 


Concussion in para sport: the first position statement of the Concussion in Para Sport (CIPS) Group

12 Apr, 2021 | 00:37h | UTC

Concussion in para sport: the first position statement of the Concussion in Para Sport (CIPS) Group – British Journal of Sports Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Study shows unique diagnostic signatures of concussion in the saliva of Rugby players

31 Mar, 2021 | 03:08h | UTC

Unique diagnostic signatures of concussion in the saliva of male athletes: the Study of Concussion in Rugby Union through MicroRNAs (SCRUM) – British Journal of Sports Medicine

Commentaries: Concussion in sport: Saliva test is 94% accurate in rugby union trial – BBC AND Rugby study identifies new method to diagnose concussion using saliva – University of Birmingham AND Saliva test boosts efforts to detect concussions in rugby – Associated Press

 


Physical inactivity and non-communicable disease burden in low-income, middle-income and high-income countries

31 Mar, 2021 | 03:10h | UTC

Physical inactivity and non-communicable disease burden in low-income, middle-income and high-income countries – British Journal of Sports Medicine

Commentaries: Physical inactivity is responsible for up to 8% of non-communicable diseases and deaths worldwide – British Medical Journal AND ‘Couch Potato’ Lifestyles Cause Up to 8% of Global Deaths: Study – HealthDay

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Integrating Transwomen and Female Athletes with Differences of Sex Development (DSD) into Elite Competition: The FIMS 2021 Consensus Statement

28 Mar, 2021 | 22:06h | UTC

Integrating Transwomen and Female Athletes with Differences of Sex Development (DSD) into Elite Competition: The FIMS 2021 Consensus Statement – Sports Medicine

 


RCT: similar outcomes in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction randomized to high-intensity interval training vs. moderate continuous training vs. guideline-based physical activity advice

28 Feb, 2021 | 21:06h | UTC

Effect of High-Intensity Interval Training, Moderate Continuous Training, or Guideline-Based Physical Activity Advice on Peak Oxygen Consumption in Patients With Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Hold Off on HIIT for Patients with Heart Failure with Preserved EF – Physician’s Weekly

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


CDC studies on superspreading events at fitness facilities

26 Feb, 2021 | 08:44h | UTC

Study 1: COVID-19 Outbreak Among Attendees of an Exercise Facility — Chicago, Illinois, August–September 2020 – CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

Study 2: Community Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 at Three Fitness Facilities — Hawaii, June–July 2020 – CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

Commentaries: Going maskless is a key factor in Covid-19 outbreaks at gyms, studies say – CNN AND A Chicago gym saw dozens of COVID-19 cases after infected people attended HIIT classes without masks – Insider

 


Physical Activity: what’s the latest guidance?

24 Feb, 2021 | 02:19h | UTC

Physical Activity: what’s the latest guidance? – Evidently Cochrane

See also: New WHO guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behavior – Every move counts towards better health (Guideline and commentaries)

 


Effectiveness of telerehabilitation in physical therapy: A rapid overview

16 Feb, 2021 | 01:53h | UTC

Effectiveness of telerehabilitation in physical therapy: A rapid overview – Physical Therapy

 


Returning to physical activity after Covid-19

17 Jan, 2021 | 22:19h | UTC

Returning to physical activity after covid-19 – The BMJ

Commentary: Returning to physical activity after a Covid-19 infection – Medical Centre

 

Commentaries on Twitter

 


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