"What we have found throughout the years is that – even with diagnosis as well as treatment – we had to make it sport-specific. These athletes developed early brain mapping so that they could spin, twist and turn in a different way than a football player or a soccer player."
What factors predict recovery time for an athlete who has suffered a concussion? A new study has some answers. As the Stanford University authors wrote, “Prognosticating recovery times for individual athletes with a concussion remains a challenge for health care providers. Several preinjury and postinjury factors have been proposed to be predictive of prolonged return-to-play times, but the data in this area are still sparse.”
Physically fit primary school pupils feel better and can concentrate better. They are more likely to make it to higher-level secondary grammar schools than children with less sporting abilities. This has been confirmed for the first time in a study by the Department of Sport and Health Sciences at the Technical University of Munich (TUM).
Restoring muscle mass and strength, physical endurance, breathing capacity, mental clarity, emotional well-being and daily energy levels are important for former hospital patients and COVID long-haulers alike. Below, experts weigh in on what COVID-19 recovery involves.
The return-to-competition rate in elite skiers and snowboarders after hip arthroscopy a very impressive 85%, according to a new study. The study, “Femoroacetabular Impingement in Elite Skiers and Snowboarders: Return to Sports and Outcomes After Hip Arthroscopy.
Results presented here showed female athletes who underwent fasciotomy for exertional compartment syndrome may have a greater likelihood of postoperative recovery and greater symptom resolution compared with male athletes.
Dr. Rachel Brakke Holman, Medical Director for the CU Sports Medicine and Performance Center talks about how orthopedic and sports medicine have adapted to serving patients during the COVID-19 Pandemic. See our video https://youtu.be/pi2lkiMdkZM to help prepare for telehealth.