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sports study

concussion
October 12, 2021

Teen Female Athletes See Big Increase in Head Injuries

The epidemiology of sports-related concussions (SRCs) and closed head injuries (CHIs) in high school females remain largely undefined at the national level, especially for unorganized sports and recreational activities such as equestrian and snow-rel...


boys
October 4, 2021

Study Suggests Boys Who Play Youth Sports Experience Less Anxiety

Young boys who play sports are less apt to be anxious or depressed later in childhood and more likely to be active in their early teens, according to the University of Montreal study. "We wanted to clarify the long-term and reciprocal relationship...


PRP
September 7, 2021

PRP Treatment Shows Efficacy in Osteoarthritis Patients

A pilot study conducted by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine combined wearable technology and patient-reported outcomes to assess the efficacy of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatment in osteoarthritis (OA). The results, published in the j...


concussion
September 1, 2021

Study: Female Athletes’ Concussion Rates Twice as High as Males

The epidemiology of sports-related concussions (SRCs) and closed head injuries (CHIs) in high school females remain largely undefined at the national level, especially for unorganized sports and recreational activities such as equestrian and snow-rel...


mental
August 7, 2021

Study: 9 in 10 Parents Cite Mental Health as Top Reason Kids Play Sports

TeamSnap, which provides industry-leading sports management and communication software for amateur sports, released the results today of its research study produced in collaboration with The Aspen Institute's Sports & Society Program, Families ...


wearables
August 7, 2021

Physical, Societal & Economic Effects of Sports Wearables

Wearable technology has permeated the sports world throughout the last couple of decades because of the numerous advantages of collecting ample device data. The benefits of wearable devices, or wearables, in sports are extensive data analysis on perf...


women
August 4, 2021

Are Concussions Worse for Women Athletes?

As the popularity of women's professional athletics continues to grow, so too does the spotlight on the athlete's health and wellness — particularly in terms of concussions and sub-concussive hits. A growing body of data suggests, according to a...


wet bulb globe temperature
July 14, 2021

Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Used by ‘Majority’ of NCAA ATCs

Heat illnesses present a major risk for athletes, especially football players. The National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) established recommendations to prevent heat illnesses that include measuring wet bulb globe temperature (WBGT), but adher...