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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29877677/a-systematic-review-on-posterior-circumflex-humeral-artery-pathology-sports-and-professions-at-risk-and-associated-risk-factors
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Rik B Kraan, Lisa Beers, Daan van de Pol, Joost G Daams, Mario Maas, P Paul Kuijer
INTRODUCTION: Posterior circumflex humeral artery (PCHA) aneurysm formation and thrombosis as overuse injury in the dominant shoulder can result in ischemia of the forearm, hand and digits due to arterial embolisms. Increased awareness among physicians is necessary as PCHA pathology (PCHAP) might be underdiagnosed. Knowledge of sports and professions at risk and risk-factors for obtaining PCHAP is essential for the development of future preventive measures. This study aims to identify sports and professions at risk as well as risk factors for PCHAP...
June 7, 2018: Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29862582/alcohol-use-aquatic-injury-and-unintentional-drowning-a-systematic-literature-review
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REVIEW
Kyra Hamilton, Jacob J Keech, Amy E Peden, Martin S Hagger
ISSUES: Drowning is a global public health issue, and there is a strong association between alcohol and risk of drowning. No previous systematic review known to date has identified factors associated with alcohol use and engagement in aquatic activities resulting in injury or drowning (fatal and non-fatal). APPROACH: Literature published from inception until 31 January 2017 was reviewed. Included articles were divided into three categories: (i) prevalence and/or risk factors for alcohol-related fatal and non-fatal drowning and aquatic injury, (ii) understanding alcohol use and aquatic activities, and (iii) prevention strategies...
June 3, 2018: Drug and Alcohol Review
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29808228/inhibitory-effects-of-fluoxetine-an-antidepressant-drug-on-masseter-muscle-nociception-at-the-trigeminal-subnucleus-caudalis-and-upper-cervical-spinal-cord-regions-in-a-rat-model-of-psychophysical-stress
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Yosuke Nakatani, Masayuki Kurose, Shiho Shimizu, Mana Hasegawa, Nobuyuki Ikeda, Kensuke Yamamura, Ritsuo Takagi, Keiichiro Okamoto
This study aimed to determine whether psychophysical stress conditionings had facilitatory effects on masseter muscle nociception in the central nervous system via serotonergic mechanisms in rats. Two experiments were conducted to assess: (1) whether repeated forced swim stress for 3 days increased the number of Fos-positive neurons evoked by masseter muscle injury due to formalin injection; and (2) whether serotonin-reuptake inhibitor, fluoxetine, administered daily after each stress conditioning, had modulatory roles on Fos expression...
May 28, 2018: Experimental Brain Research. Experimentelle Hirnforschung. Expérimentation Cérébrale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29729757/editorial-commentary-don-t-forgot-the-hip-in-swimmers-and-multisport-athletes
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EDITORIAL
Merrick J Wetzler
Swimming results in significant and repetitive stress on the hip as well as other joints, and hip pain in swimmers should not be ignored. Stretching and strengthening are the mainstays of injury prevention, and recent literature supports that when indicated, femoroacetabular impingement surgical treatment in swimmers results in excellent outcomes including return to sport and frequently at a level of performance superior to pre-injury status.
May 2018: Arthroscopy: the Journal of Arthroscopic & related Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29723724/high-dose-acute-exposure-of-paraquat-induces-injuries-of-swim-bladder-gastrointestinal-tract-and-liver-via-neutrophil-mediated-ros-in-zebrafish-and-their-relevance-for-human-health-risk-assessment
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Hongcui Liu, Qiong Wu, Tianyi Chu, Yinyuan Mo, Shuyang Cai, Mengli Chen, Guonian Zhu
The exact toxicological mechanisms of paraquat (PQ) poisoning are not entirely clear, especially on the high-level acute exposure. To assess the health risk of PQ, especially to suicidal individuals, accidental ingestion eaters, occupational groups, and special multitude, firstly we explored the acute toxic effect and the possible mechanisms of high-level exposure of PQ using zebrafish. The mainly target organs of PQ were swim bladder which is the homolog of the mammalian lung, followed by gastrointestinal tract and liver...
April 27, 2018: Chemosphere
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29718971/personal-social-and-environmental-factors-associated-with-lifejacket-wear-in-adults-and-children-a-systematic-literature-review
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Amy E Peden, Daniel Demant, Martin S Hagger, Kyra Hamilton
OBJECTIVE: Drowning claims 7% of the global burden of injury-related deaths. Lifejackets are routinely recommended as a drowning prevention strategy; however, a review of related factors regarding lifejacket wear has not previously been investigated. METHODS: This systematic review examined literature published from inception to December 2016 in English and German languages. The personal, social, and environmental factors associated with lifejacket wear among adults and children were investigated, a quantitative evaluation of the results undertaken, and gaps in the literature identified...
2018: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29694624/sericin-and-swimming-on-histomorphometric-parameters-of-denervated-plantar-muscle-in-wistar-rats
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André Junior Santana, Jean Carlos Debastiani, Pâmela Buratti, Ana Luiza Peretti, Regina Inês Kunz, Rose Meire Costa Brancalhão, Lucinéia de Fátima Chasko Ribeiro, Márcia Miranda Torrejais, Gladson Ricardo Flor Bertolini
Objective To analyze the combined effects of the silk protein sericin and swimming exercise on histomorphometry of the plantar muscle in Wistar rats. Methods Forty adult rats were randomly allocated into 5 groups comprising 8 animals each, as follows: Control, Injury, Sericin, Swim, and Swim plus Sericin. Three days after crushing of the sciatic nerve the rats in the Swim and Swim plus Sericin Groups were submitted to swimming exercise for 21 days. Rats were then euthanized and the plantar muscle harvested and processed...
2018: Einstein
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29564275/an-epidemiological-study-of-drowning-survivors-among-school-children
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Jaseena Nadu Veetil, Vijayan Ampaya Parambath, Bijayraj Rajanbabu, Sangeetha Suresh
Context: Drowning is a major, but often neglected, public health problem. Drowning is the second leading cause of death from unintentional injuries, after road traffic injuries. According to the World Health Organization, 0.7% of all deaths worldwide (>500,000 deaths) each year are due to unintentional drowning. In India, very little is known about the epidemiology of drowning. There is almost no awareness or protocols to prevent drowning. Objectives: The objective is to study the prevalence, risk factors, and types of drowning among school children in the Malabar region...
October 2017: Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29315430/swimming-training-attenuates-allodynia-and-hyperalgesia-induced-by-peripheral-nerve-injury-in-an-adult-male-rat-neuropathic-model-effects-on-irisin-and-gad65
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Babak Farzad, Hamid Rajabi, Reza Gharakhanlou, David J Allison, Parisa Hayat, Seyed Behnamedin Jameie
Objectives: The analgesic mechanism of long-lasting exercise on neuropathic pain is not well understood. This study explored the effects of swimming training on neuropathic pain and the expression of irisin, GAD65, and P2X3 after chronic constriction injury (CCI) of the sciatic nerve. Methods: Thirty-five male rats were randomly assigned to one of the following five groups: 1) no CCI or swimming (control); 2) swimming without CCI (SW); 3) swimming with CCI (CCISW); 4) CCI without swimming (CCI); and 5) sham CCI surgery (sham CCI)...
January 5, 2018: Pain Medicine: the Official Journal of the American Academy of Pain Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29231614/-effects-of-preventative-moxibustion-on-ampk-and-mtor-in-myocardial-tissue-in-rats-with-exhaustive-exercise
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Haoran Zhang, Hongru Zhang, Shengfeng Lu, Hua Bai, Yihuang Gu
OBJECTIVE: To observe the effects of preventative moxibustion on adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase (AMPK) and mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) in myocardial tissue in rats with exhaustive exercise, and to explore the action mechanism of preventative moxibustion for myocardial injury by exhaustive exercise. METHODS: Eighteen SD male rats were randomly divided into a blank group, an exhaustive exercise group and a moxibustion group, 6 rats in each one...
May 12, 2017: Zhongguo Zhen Jiu, Chinese Acupuncture & Moxibustion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29021905/the-waterpolo-shoulder-paradigm-results-of-ultrasound-surveillance-at-poolside
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Felice Galluccio, Eleonora Bellucci, Francesco Porta, Lorenzo Tofani, Amato De Paulis, Diana Bianchedi, Tatiana Barskova, Marco Matucci-Cerinic
BACKGROUND: Waterpolo consists of a combination of swimming and throwing with close contact between players. The shoulder is the most frequently injured joint, with a combination of rotator cuff tear and tendinopathy, long head biceps tendinopathy, superior labral lesions and shoulder impingement. This unique combination is a challenge for the clinician who must determine which of these shoulder pathologies is responsible for the onset of pain and the best strategy to rehabilitate the joint and prevent recurrence...
2017: BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28950728/a-social-marketing-intervention-to-prevent-drowning-among-inner-city-youth
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Tavis J Glassman, Tom Castor, Monita Karmakar, Alexis Blavos, Paige Dagenhard, Julianne Domigan, Erin Sweeney, Aaron Diehr, Ruthie Kucharewski
BACKGROUND: Water-related injuries and fatalities pose serious public health issues, especially to African American youth, a demographic group that drowns at disproportionately high rates. AIM: The purpose of this study was to determine if a social marketing intervention targeting the parents and guardians of inner-city youth (U.S. Midwest) could positively influence their perceptions concerning water safety. METHOD: Researchers employed a quasi-experimental design using matched pairs to evaluate the intervention...
March 2018: Health Promotion Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28937802/the-epidemiology-of-stress-fractures-in-collegiate-student-athletes-2004-2005-through-2013-2014-academic-years
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Katherine H Rizzone, Kathryn E Ackerman, Karen G Roos, Thomas P Dompier, Zachary Y Kerr
CONTEXT:   Stress fractures are injuries caused by cumulative, repetitive stress that leads to abnormal bone remodeling. Specific populations, including female athletes and endurance athletes, are at higher risk than the general athletic population. Whereas more than 460 000 individuals participate in collegiate athletics in the United States, no large study has been conducted to determine the incidence of stress fractures in collegiate athletes. OBJECTIVE:   To assess the incidence of stress fractures in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) athletes and investigate rates and patterns overall and by sport...
October 2017: Journal of Athletic Training
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28810991/posterior-cruciate-ligament-injuries-associated-with-military-survival-swim-training
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Michael S Crowell, John S Mason, Matthew A Posner, Chad A Haley
OBJECTIVES: Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) injuries are relatively common injuries associated with athletic activities and high-energy trauma. Posterolateral corner (PLC) injuries frequently accompany injury to the PCL. Diagnosis can be challenging and requires a comprehensive history and physical examination. Patients frequently report vague, nonspecific symptoms and the mechanism of injury is often useful in localizing injured structures. Two of the more common mechanisms for PCL injury include a direct blow to the proximal anterior tibia with the knee flexed, as well as a significant knee hyperextension injury...
July 2017: Military Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28757158/a-short-term-high-fat-high-sucrose-diet-in-mice-impairs-optic-nerve-recovery-after-injury-and-this-is-not-reversed-by-exercise
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Vicki Chrysostomou, Peter van Wijngaarden, Gregory R Steinberg, Jonathan G Crowston
The aim of the current work was to test whether increased intake of dietary fat and sucrose in mice modifies the response of retinal ganglion cells (RGCs) of the optic nerve to injury, and whether any effects of diet are influenced by physical activity levels. C57BL/6J mice were given a high-fat high-sucrose (HFS) diet for 7 weeks, with or without exposure to regular exercise by swimming (60 min/day, 5 days/week). Injury to RGCs was subsequently induced by acute elevation of intraocular pressure (IOP) and retinas were assessed for function and structure...
September 2017: Experimental Eye Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28709913/upregulation-of-neuronal-kynurenine-3-monooxygenase-mediates-depression-like-behavior-in-a-mouse-model-of-neuropathic-pain
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Geoffroy Laumet, Wenjun Zhou, Robert Dantzer, Jules D Edralin, XiaoJiao Huo, David P Budac, Jason C O'Connor, Anna W Lee, Cobi J Heijnen, Annemieke Kavelaars
Pain and depression often co-occur, but the underlying mechanisms have not been elucidated. Here, we used the spared nerve injury (SNI) model in mice to induce both neuropathic pain and depression-like behavior. We investigated whether brain interleukin (IL)-1 signaling and activity of kynurenine 3-monoxygenase (KMO), a key enzyme for metabolism of kynurenine into the neurotoxic NMDA receptor agonist quinolinic acid, are necessary for comorbid neuropathic pain and depression-like behavior. SNI mice showed increased expression levels of Il1b and Kmo mRNA in the contralateral side of the brain...
November 2017: Brain, Behavior, and Immunity
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28520711/inhalational-chlorine-injuries-at-public-aquatic-venues-california-2008-2015
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Jason A Wilken, Michele DiMaggio, Matthew Kaufmann, Kevin O'Connor, Svetlana Smorodinsky, Christina Armatas, Tracy Barreau, Richard Kreutzer, Lino Ancheta
In June 2015, personnel from California's Contra Costa Health Services Environmental Health and Hazardous Materials (hazmat) divisions were alerted to a possible chemical release at a swimming pool in an outdoor municipal water park. Approximately 50 bathers were in the pool when symptoms began; 34 (68%) experienced vomiting, coughing, or eye irritation. Among these persons, 17 (50%) were treated at the scene by Contra Costa's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and released, and 17 (50%) were transported to local emergency departments; five patients also were evaluated later at an emergency department or by a primary medical provider...
May 19, 2017: MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28482868/the-epidemiology-of-drowning-in-low-and-middle-income-countries-a-systematic-review
#18
REVIEW
Matthew D Tyler, David B Richards, Casper Reske-Nielsen, Omeed Saghafi, Erica A Morse, Robert Carey, Gabrielle A Jacquet
BACKGROUND: According to the World Health Organization, drowning is the 3rd leading cause of unintentional injury-related deaths worldwide, accounting for 370,000 annual deaths and 7% of all injury-related deaths. Low- and middle-income countries are the most affected, accounting for 91% of unintentional drowning deaths. METHODS: The authors performed a systematic review of literature indexed in EMBASE, PubMed, Web of Science, Cochrane Library, and Traumatology journals formerly indexed in PubMed in January 2014 and again in September 2016...
May 8, 2017: BMC Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28458629/spared-nerve-injury-increases-the-expression-of-microglia-m1-markers-in-the-prefrontal-cortex-of-rats-and-provokes-depression-like-behaviors
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Ning Xu, Xiao-Hui Tang, Wei Pan, Ze-Min Xie, Guang-Fen Zhang, Mu-Huo Ji, Jian-Jun Yang, Mai-Tao Zhou, Zhi-Qiang Zhou
Pain and depression are frequently co-existent in clinical practice, yet the underlying mechanisms remain largely to be determined. Microglia activation and subsequent pro-inflammatory responses play a crucial role in the development of neuropathic pain and depression. The process of microglia polarization to the pro-inflammatory M1 or anti-inflammatory M2 phenotypes often occurs during neuroinflammation. However, it remains unclear whether M1/M2 microglia polarization is involved in the neuropathic pain induced by spared nerve injury (SNI)...
2017: Frontiers in Neuroscience
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28287685/care-of-shoulder-pain-in-the-overhead-athlete
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REVIEW
Joseph Chorley, Richard E Eccles, Armand Scurfield
Shoulder complaints are common in the overhead athlete. Understanding the biomechanics of throwing and swimming requires understanding the importance of maintaining the glenohumeral relationship of the shoulder. Capsular laxity, humeral retrotorsion, glenoid retroversion, glenohumeral internal rotation deficit, and scapular dyskinesis can all contribute to shoulder dysfunction and pain. Injuries are more likely during peak height velocity, especially when coupled with overuse, previous injuries not adequately treated, or change in the demands on the shoulder such as a new technique, bigger field, or longer race...
March 1, 2017: Pediatric Annals
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