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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29757974/evidencing-protective-and-risk-factors-for-harmful-alcohol-drinking-in-adolescence-a-prospective-analysis-of-sport-participation-and-scholastic-achievement-in-older-adolescents-from-croatia
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Sime Devcic, Damir Sekulic, Divo Ban, Zvonimir Kutlesa, Jelena Rodek, Dorica Sajber
Background : The prevalence of alcohol drinking (AD) in Croatian adolescents is alarming, but there is an evident lack of prospective analyses of the protective/risk factors of AD. This study aimed to prospectively investigate the relationships between scholastic and sport factors and harmful alcohol drinking (HD) in older adolescents. Methods : The participants (n = 644, 53.7% females) were 16 years of age at study baseline and were tested at baseline and again 20 months later (follow-up). The predictors included four variables of scholastic achievement and four factors evidencing involvement in sport...
May 14, 2018: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29724975/long-term-consumption-of-energy-drinks-induces-biochemical-and-ultrastructural-alterations-in-the-heart-muscle
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Camelia Munteanu, Corina Rosioru, Corneliu Tarba, Camelia Lang
OBJECTIVE: Energy drinks (EDs) target young and active individuals and they are being marketed as enhancers of energy, concentration, and physical and cognitive performance. Their long-term consumption raises serious health concerns related to cardiovascular events. Here we investigate the effects of long-term Red Bull® consumption and its combination with alcohol on certain biochemical parameters and the ultrastructure of the myocardium. METHODS: Male Wistar rats were categorized into four groups and given different treatments via oral administration...
May 2018: Anatolian Journal of Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29722586/australian-football-athletes-lack-awareness-of-current-sport-nutrition-guidelines
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Gina Louise Trakman, Adrienne Forsyth, Kane Middleton, Russell Hoye, Sarah Jenner, Stephen Keenan, Regina Belski
Sports nutrition is an evolving field, but there is a lack of data on Australian athletes' knowledge of current sports nutrition guidelines. Additionally, several tools used to assess nutrition knowledge (NK) have not undergone adequate validation. The purpose of this study was to assess and compare the sports NK of elite and non-elite Australian Football (AF) athletes using a newly validated questionnaire-The Nutrition for Sport Knowledge Questionnaire (NSKQ). Elite AF players (n=46) were recruited directly from their club dietitian and non-elite AF players (n =53) were invited to participate via email from their club president or secretary...
May 3, 2018: International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29687074/the-relationship-between-concussion-and-alcohol-consumption-among-university-athletes
#4
Bradey Alcock, Caitlyn Gallant, Dawn Good
Introduction: This study investigated concussion as a potential risk factor for increased alcohol consumption in university athletes. Methods: Using a cross-sectional design, 41 university students (37% with a history of concussion) completed self-report measures, while electrodermal activation (EDA) was recorded for each participant to capture baseline physiological arousal. Results: As expected, concussion status significantly predicted alcohol consumption over and above athletic status, b  = 0...
June 2018: Addictive Behaviors Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29680982/the-second-case-of-a-young-man-with-l-arginine-induced-acute-pancreatitis
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Quentin Binet, Inès Dufour, Emmanuel Agneessens, Jean-Claude Debongnie, Tarik Aouattah, Angélique Covas, Jean-Charles Coche, Xavier De Koninck
BACKGROUND: Dietary supplementation of arginine has been used by numerous world-class athletes and professional bodybuilders over the past 30 years. L-Arginine indeed enhances muscular power and general performance via maintaining ATP level. However, L-arginine is also known to induce acute pancreatitis in murine models. CASE REPORT: We report the case of young man presenting with upper abdominal pain and increased serum lipase levels. Contrast-enhanced computed tomography confirms a mild acute pancreatitis...
April 21, 2018: Clinical Journal of Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29620911/association-between-history-of-multiple-concussions-and-health-outcomes-among-former-college-football-players-15-year-follow-up-from-the-ncaa-concussion-study-1999-2001
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Zachary Y Kerr, Leah C Thomas, Janet E Simon, Michael McCrea, Kevin M Guskiewicz
BACKGROUND: Previous research has examined associations between concussion history and adverse health outcomes among former professional football players. Less is known about the potential effects of concussion among former college football players without additional exposure at the professional level. PURPOSE: To examine the association between concussion and adverse health outcomes in a cohort of former college football players without exposure to professional football, 15 years after their playing careers ended...
April 1, 2018: American Journal of Sports Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29530373/sleep-disorder-risk-factors-among-student-athletes
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Takafumi Monma, Akira Ando, Tohru Asanuma, Yutaka Yoshitake, Goichiro Yoshida, Taiki Miyazawa, Naoyuki Ebine, Satoko Takeda, Naomi Omi, Makoto Satoh, Kumpei Tokuyama, Fumi Takeda
OBJECTIVE: To clarify sleep disorder risk factors among student athletes, this study examined the relationship between lifestyle habits, competition activities, psychological distress, and sleep disorders. METHODS: Student athletes (N = 906; male: 70.1%; average age: 19.1 ± 0.8 years) in five university sports departments from four Japanese regions were targeted for analysis. Survey items were attributes (age, gender, and body mass index), sleep disorders (recorded through the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index), lifestyle habits (bedtime, wake-up time, smoking, drinking alcohol, meals, part-time jobs, and use of electronics after lights out), competition activities (activity contents and competition stressors), and psychological distress (recorded through the K6 scale)...
April 2018: Sleep Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29487794/cortical-thickness-and-subcortical-brain-volumes-in-professional-rugby-league-players
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Magdalena Wojtowicz, Andrew J Gardner, Peter Stanwell, Ross Zafonte, Bradford C Dickerson, Grant L Iverson
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine cortical thickness and subcortical volumes in professional rugby players with an extensive history of concussions compared to control subjects. Method: Participants included 24 active and former professional rugby league players [Age M(SD) = 33.3(6.3); Range = 21-44] with an extensive history of concussion and 18 age- and education-matched controls with no history of neurotrauma or participation in contact sports...
2018: NeuroImage: Clinical
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29472947/comparison-of-the-prevalence-of-psychiatric-disorders-in-performance-enhancing-drug-users-and-nonuser-bodybuilders
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Afshin Ostovar, Mohammad Javad Haerinejad, Samad Akbarzadeh, Mojtaba Keshavarz
Objective: The present study aimed at comparing the prevalence of major psychiatric disorders including major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and generalized anxiety disorder between performance-enhancing drug users and nonuser bodybuilders. Moreover, the prevalence of major psychiatric disorders in bodybuilders was also reported. Method: In this study, 453 athletes were recruited from Bushehr bodybuilding gyms from February to May 2015. A structured questionnaire was used to collect the participants' information, including demographic characteristics, sports' status and performance-enhancing drug use...
October 2017: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29423893/identifying-the-influence-of-opponent-ranking-and-game-characteristics-on-alcohol-related-stadium-ejections
#10
Brian E Menaker, Adam E Barry, Steven M Howell
Sporting events in the U.S., particularly college football games, provide an opportunity for high-risk alcohol consumption that can result in alcohol-related consequences and associated public safety issues. Policy implication and predicting alcohol-related misconduct at college football games has become a concern for university administrators. To address this issue, we explored the extent to which the profile of a game or opponent-whether that be operationalized by classification (e.g., in-state opponent, conference opponent) or opponent quality (e...
April 2018: Journal of Primary Prevention
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29409433/widening-the-lens-an-ecological-review-of-campus-sexual-assault
#11
Carrie A Moylan, McKenzie Javorka
Varying prevalence rates of sexual violence across colleges and universities indicate the need to understand institutional factors underlying such variation; however, research often focuses exclusively on individual risk and protective factors, which both under theorizes and under explains the phenomenon of campus sexual assault. In this review, we propose that broadening to include campus- and contextual-level factors is necessary to fully explain campus sexual assault. Using an ecological approach, we identify and synthesize research related to campus-level variation in sexual violence, including availability of campus services and resources for survivors, institutional risk factors such as alcohol and party culture, athletics, and fraternities, and the impact of policies at the state and federal levels...
January 1, 2018: Trauma, Violence & Abuse
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29385007/alcohol-after-resistance-exercise-does-not-affect-muscle-power-recovery
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Danielle E Levitt, Nosakhare O Idemudia, Carianne M Cregar, Anthony A Duplanty, David W Hill, Jakob L Vingren
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of alcohol consumed after heavy eccentric resistance exercise on measures of muscle power. After familiarization and an initial eccentric exercise bout to control for the "repeated-bout effect," ten recreationally resistance-trained men completed two identical heavy eccentric squat bouts (4 sets of 10 repetitions at 110% of concentric 1-repetition maximum) one week apart. Each exercise bout was followed by ingestion of a beverage containing either alcohol (1...
January 29, 2018: Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29338922/alcohol-consumption-masculinity-and-alcohol-related-violence-and-anti-social-behaviour-in-sportspeople
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Kerry S O'Brien, Walter Forrest, Iain Greenlees, Daniel Rhind, Sophia Jowett, Ilana Pinsky, Albert Espelt, Marina Bosque-Prous, Anders Larrabee Sonderlund, Matteo Vergani, Muhammad Iqbal
OBJECTIVES: There is no research examining alcohol-related aggression and anti-social behaviour in UK or European sportspeople (athletes), and no research has examined relationships between masculinity, alcohol consumption, and alcohol-related aggression and antisocial behaviour in sportspeople (athletes). This study addresses this gap. DESIGN: Cross-sectional. METHODS: A sample (N=2048; women=892, 44%) of in season sportspeople enrolled at UK universities (response 83%), completed measures of masculinity, alcohol consumption, within-sport (on-field) violence, and having been the perpetrator and/or victim of alcohol-related violent/aggressive and antisocial behaviour (e...
April 2018: Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29276713/participation-in-recreational-athletics-after-operative-fixation-of-tibial-plateau-fractures-predictors-and-functional-outcomes-of-those-getting-back-in-the-game
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David N Kugelman, Abdullah M Qatu, Jack M Haglin, Sanjit R Konda, Kenneth A Egol
Background: Tibial plateau fractures can be devastating traumatic injuries to the knee, particularly in active athletes. Purpose/Hypothesis: The purpose of this study was to report on the return to participation in recreational athletics after operatively managed tibial plateau fractures. In addition, this study assessed factors associated with the ability to return to participation in recreational athletics after tibial plateau fractures treated with open reduction internal fixation and compared final outcomes between patients who were able to return to recreational athletics and those who could not...
December 2017: Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29241106/differentials-and-trends-in-emergency-department-visits-due-to-alcohol-intoxication-and-co-occurring-conditions-among-students-in-a-u-s-public-university
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Duc Anh Ngo, Nassima Ait-Daoud, Saumitra V Rege, Christopher Ding, Lauren Gallion, Susan Davis, Christopher P Holstege
BACKGROUND: Few studies have explored the epidemiology of students presenting to the emergency department (ED) as a consequence of hazardous drinking. This study examined differentials and trends in ED visits following alcohol intoxication and co-occurring conditions among students presenting to a major U.S. university health system. METHODS: The ED electronic medical records from academic years 2010-2015 were queried for student visits and their records were linked to the university's student admission datasets...
February 1, 2018: Drug and Alcohol Dependence
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29150231/diagnosis-of-hyperferritinemia-in-routine-clinical-practice
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REVIEW
Bernard Lorcerie, Sylvain Audia, Maxime Samson, Aurélie Millière, Nicolas Falvo, Vanessa Leguy-Seguin, Sabine Berthier, Bernard Bonnotte
The discovery of hyperferritinemia is often fortuitous, revealed in results from a laboratory screening or follow-up test. The aim of the diagnostic procedure is therefore to identify its cause and to identify or rule out hepatic iron overload, in a three-stage process. In the first step, clinical findings and several simple laboratory tests are sufficient to detect four of the most frequent causes of high ferritin concentrations: alcoholism, inflammatory syndrome, cytolysis, and metabolic syndrome. None of these causes is associated with substantial hepatic iron overload...
December 2017: La Presse Médicale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29127265/mortality-and-health-related-habits-in-900-finnish-former-elite-athletes-and-their-brothers
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COMPARATIVE STUDY
Titta Katariina Kontro, Seppo Sarna, Jaakko Kaprio, Urho M Kujala
BACKGROUND: There is conflicting evidence on the associations between participation in vigorous sports, health habits, familial factors and subsequent mortality. We investigated all-cause mortality and health-related behaviour among former elite athletes and their brothers. METHODS: The mortality of Finnish male former elite athletes, who had represented Finland between 1920 and 1965 (n=900) and their age-matched brothers (n=900), was followed from the time when athlete started an elite athlete career until 31 December 2015...
January 2018: British Journal of Sports Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28977818/malt-beverage-brand-popularity-among-youth-and-youth-appealing-advertising-content
#18
Ziming Xuan, William DeJong, Michael Siegel, Thomas F Babor
BACKGROUND: This study examined whether alcohol brands more popular among youth are more likely to have aired television advertisements that violated the alcohol industry's voluntary code by including youth-appealing content. METHODS: We obtained a complete list of 288 brand-specific beer advertisements broadcast during the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) men's and women's basketball tournaments from 1999 to 2008. All ads were rated by a panel of health professionals using a modified Delphi method to assess the presence of youth-appealing content in violation of the alcohol industry's voluntary code...
November 2017: Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28969492/national-comparisons-of-rape-myth-acceptance-predictors-between-nonathletes-and-athletes-from-multi-institutional-settings
#19
John C Navarro, Richard Tewksbury
Athletes are cited as common perpetrators of sexual victimization and are at greater risk of becoming offenders compared with nonathletes. Demographic, lifestyle, and social characteristics of 624 nonathletes and 101 athletes from 21 U.S. Division I postsecondary educational institutions were assessed, with the updated Illinois Rape Myth Acceptance scale gauging endorsement of rape myths. Results indicate that athletes and nonathletes were similar in the degree of rape myth acceptance, with athletes reporting stronger agreement with rape myths than nonathletes did...
September 1, 2017: Sexual Abuse: a Journal of Research and Treatment
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28895619/symptoms-of-common-mental-disorders-in-professional-rugby-an-international-observational-descriptive-study
#20
Vincent Gouttebarge, Phil Hopley, Gino Kerkhoffs, Evert Verhagen, Wayne Viljoen, Paul Wylleman, Mike I Lambert
The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence of symptoms of common mental disorders among professional rugby players across countries. A cross-sectional analysis of the baseline questionnaires from an ongoing prospective cohort study was conducted. Nine national players' associations and three rugby unions distributed questionnaires based on validated scales for assessing symptoms of common mental disorders. Among the whole study sample (N=990; overall response rate of 28%), prevalence (4-week) of symptoms of common mental disorders ranged from 15% for adverse alcohol use to 30% for anxiety/depression...
October 2017: International Journal of Sports Medicine
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