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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27900156/sports-injuries-and-ill-health-episodes-in-the-cali-2013-world-games
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Paulo José Llinás, Rafael Fernando Serrano, Laureano Quintero Barrera, Juan Carlos Quiceno Noguera, Juan Pablo Martinez Cano
BACKGROUND: The World Games is a multisport event, second in importance only to the Olympic Games. Systematic surveillance of injuries and ill-health episodes is an essential part of modern integral healthcare given to athletes. AIM: To describe and analyse injuries and ill-health episodes affecting competitors during the Cali World Games 2013. METHODS: This is a cross-sectional study of injuries and ill-health episodes suffered by competing athletes...
2016: BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27882456/action-potential-influences-spatial-perception-evidence-for-genuine-top-down-effects-on-perception
#2
Jessica K Witt
The action-specific account of spatial perception asserts that a perceiver's ability to perform an action, such as hitting a softball or walking up a hill, impacts the visual perception of the target object. Although much evidence is consistent with this claim, the evidence has been challenged as to whether perception is truly impacted, as opposed to the responses themselves. These challenges have recently been organized as six pitfalls that provide a framework with which to evaluate the empirical evidence...
November 23, 2016: Psychonomic Bulletin & Review
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27872757/sports-nutrition-knowledge-among-mid-major-division-i-university-student-athletes
#3
Ashley Andrews, Janet R Wojcik, Joni M Boyd, Charles J Bowers
Competitive athletes have goals to optimize performance and to maintain healthy body composition. Sports nutrition is a component of training programs often overlooked by student-athletes and their coaches. The purpose of this study was to examine student-athletes' sports nutrition knowledge across sex, class level, team, and completion of prior nutrition coursework. Participants included 123 mid-major Division I university student-athletes (47 females and 76 males) from baseball, softball, men's soccer, track and field, and tennis...
2016: Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27857637/using-the-myokinesthetic-system-to-treat-bilateral-chronic-knee-pain-a-case-study
#4
Valerie F Stevenson, Russell T Baker, James May, Alan Nasypany
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this case study was to report the effects of the MyoKinesthetic (MYK) system on pain, functional ability, and psychosocial well-being of a 20-year-old female collegiate softball athlete diagnosed with chronic bilateral knee pain associated with osteoarthritis. CLINICAL FEATURES: The patient presented with bilateral chronic knee pain lasting more than 2 years. A clinical examination and radiographic imaging revealed chondromalacia and the beginning stages of osteoarthritis of the knee...
December 2016: Journal of Chiropractic Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27812702/epidemiology-of-sports-related-eye-injuries-in-the-united-states
#5
R Sterling Haring, Isaac D Sheffield, Joseph K Canner, Eric B Schneider
Importance: Ocular trauma can lead to lifelong sequelae, and sports-related ocular injuries have been shown to disproportionately affect the young. Studies quantifying and characterizing the incidence and type of injuries seen with sports-related ocular trauma may be useful for resource utilization, training, and prevention efforts. Objective: To examine the emergency department (ED) burden of sports-related ocular trauma in the United States. Design, Setting, and Participants: This retrospective, cross-sectional study examined the Nationwide Emergency Department Sample, containing data from approximately 30 million ED visits annually at more than 900 hospitals nationwide, from January 1, 2010, to December 31, 2013, to determine factors associated with sports-related ocular trauma...
November 3, 2016: JAMA Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27757286/hip-and-glenohumeral-passive-range-of-motion-in-collegiate-softball-players
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Gretchen D Oliver, Hillary Plummer, Allison Brambeck
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Range of motion deficits at the hip and glenohumeral joint (GHJ) may contribute to the incidence of injury in softball players. With injury in softball players on the rise, softball related studies in the literature are important. The purpose of this study was to examine hip and GHJ passive range of motion (PROM) patterns in collegiate softball players. HYPOTHESIS: It was hypothesized that the position players would exhibit significantly different PROM patterns than pitchers...
October 2016: International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27752403/softball-petechiae-a-novel-cutaneous-finding-in-a-patient-participating-in-post-exercise-massage
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Talayesa Buntinx-Krieg, Jeffrey Greenwald
We report a case of a 39-year-old healthy male presenting with an eruption consisting of evenly spaced, well-circumscribed, round, petechial macules over a discrete region on his back. A detailed history revealed that the man participated in a high-intensity combination workout routine and post-exercise massage. He reported using a regulation-sized dimpled softball in order to massage the musculature of his back. A diagnosis of traumatic petechiae was established. A growing fitness culture encouraging high-intensity training and post-exercise massage coupled with the high costs of professional masseuse services has led to the increased use of self-massage techniques using both traditional and non-traditional massage equipment...
September 12, 2016: Curēus
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27742249/nonunion-of-first-rib-fracture-in-a-softball-player-case-report-of-a-rare-cause-of-thoracic-outlet-syndrome
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Bradley L Young, Shawna L Watson, Richard D Meyer, Brent A Ponce
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2016: Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27672754/softball-windmill-pitchers-strength-and-motion-in-the-dominant-versus-non-dominant-upper-and-lower-extremity
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Amy M West, Donna M Scarborough, Kelly C McInnis, Luke S Oh
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2016: PM & R: the Journal of Injury, Function, and Rehabilitation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27618243/softball-pitching-and-injury
#10
Aaron Lear, Niraj Patel
The windmill softball pitch generates considerable forces about the athlete's shoulder and elbow. The injury pattern of softball pitchers seems to be primarily overuse injury, and they seem not to suffer the same volume of injury that baseball pitchers do. This article will explore softball pitching techniques, kinetics and kinematics of the windmill pitch, epidemiology of softball pitchers, and discuss possible etiologies of softball pitching injuries.
September 2016: Current Sports Medicine Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27599279/mouthguard-usage-by-middle-and-high-school-student-athletes-in-houston-texas
#11
Michael B Miller, Cleverick D Johnson, Ralph A Cooley, Holly Sharp, Thomas A Servos
This survey recorded utilization levels of stock and custom mouthguards among middle and high school athletes in a US metropolitan area and gathered data on the prevalence of traumatic injuries that have occurred as a consequence of school-based athletic competition. The data also included reasons for the athletes' noncompliance. A 23-question, online survey form was developed. A geographically diverse list of public and private schools in the Houston metropolitan area was identified and included 30 public middle schools, 32 public high schools, 8 private middle schools, and 10 private high schools...
September 2016: General Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27584334/effects-of-gluteal-fatigue-on-shoulder-and-scapula-kinematics-among-ncaa-division-i-softball-athletes-1295-board-7-june-2-8-00-am-10-00-am
#12
Sarah S Gascon, Jessica K Washington, Jence A Rhoads, Keith R Lohse, Gretchen D Oliver
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2016: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27452795/descriptive-study-of-dental-injury-incurred-by-junior-high-school-and-high-school-students-during-participation-in-school-sports-clubs
#13
Toshiya Nonoyama, Yoshihiro Shimazaki, Haruo Nakagaki, Shinpei Tsuge
AIM: Students often injure their teeth during participation in school-based sports clubs. This study examined the frequencies and types of dental injuries sustained at school sports clubs and compared the risk of dental injury among different sports. METHODS: Based on injury statistics from the Japan Sport Council of the junior high schools and high schools in seven prefectures during fiscal year 2006, the risk of dental injury was estimated using a rate ratio (RR) by calculating the ratio of occurrence of dental injury under various circumstances...
July 24, 2016: International Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27442212/catcher-s-knee-posterior-femoral-condyle-juvenile-osteochondritis-dissecans-in-children-and-adolescents
#14
Mark J McElroy, Patrick M Riley, Frances A Tepolt, Adam Y Nasreddine, Mininder S Kocher
BACKGROUND: Juvenile osteochondritis dissecans is an idiopathic condition involving subchondral bone and articular cartilage in skeletally immature patients in whom the growth plates are open, potentially leading to lesion instability. Because of the differing forces experienced by baseball/softball catchers versus position players, the age at which lesions develop and the characteristics of the lesions themselves may differ between these 2 populations. The purpose of the study was to examine relative age and characteristics of osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) knee lesions in catchers compared with position players...
July 20, 2016: Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27408478/stress-fracture-of-the-ulna-in-a-softball-pitcher
#15
Hiroyuki Fujioka, Tetsuo Nishikawa, Satoshi Koyama, Kenjiro Tsunemi, Takanori Oi, Yohei Takagi, Juichi Tanaka, Shinichi Yoshiya
BACKGROUND/AIMS: We present a rare case of stress fracture of the diaphysis of the ulna in a softball pitcher. CASE: A thirteen-year-old girl felt pain over the distal third of the right forearm during pitching. Stress fracture was detected as callus formation of the ulna before fracture displacement. When windmill pitching for softball, the pitcher rotates their arm around the shoulder joint and powerfully hits their forearm to their thigh, which is accompanied by simultaneous pronation of the forearm and flexion of the wrist...
September 2016: Journal of Orthopaedics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27385938/fast-pitch-softball-pitchers-experience-a-significant-increase-in-pain-and-fatigue-during-a-single-high-school-season
#16
Justin S Yang, Jeffrey G Stepan, Lucas Dvoracek, Rick W Wright, Robert H Brophy, Matthew V Smith
BACKGROUND: Fast-pitch softball is one of the fastest growing sports, but there is little research regarding pitcher fatigue. Currently, there are no pitch limits or game counts. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES: To study the effect of fatigue on youth fast-pitch softball pitchers during a high school season, we hypothesized increased games pitched during the season would correlate with increased player-reported pain and fatigue and decreased with upper extremity strength and range of motion (ROM)...
July 2016: HSS Journal: the Musculoskeletal Journal of Hospital for Special Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27361963/examination-of-relationships-among-body-composition-and-in-season-offensive-performance-in-collegiate-softball-players-3597-board-36-june-4-8-00-am-9-30-am
#17
Travis Byrd, Michael Lane, Haley C Bergstrom
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2016: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27361895/genitourinary-softball-3425-june-3-3-55-pm-4-15-pm
#18
Spencer Jones, Wade Rankin, Kelly Evans-Rankin
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2016: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27361101/exacerbation-of-anxiety-and-depression-symptoms-following-concussion-in-a-high-school-softball-athlete-2465-june-3-9-50-am-10-10-am
#19
Michael D Clark, Kevin Carneiro, Melissa Fraser, Jason Mihalik, Kevin Guskiewicz
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2016: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27360116/hydration-status-knowledge-and-perception-in-division-1-collegiate-baseball-and-softball-players-973-board-289-june-1-3-30-pm-5-00-pm
#20
Chelsey R Gegg, Kurt W McDowell, Kylie A Williamson, Jeremy P Loenneke, Jeremy T Barnes, Jason D Wagganer
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2016: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
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