Load, Overload, and Recovery in the Athlete: Select Issues for the Team Physician-A Consensus Statement. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2019 Apr;51(4):821-828. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000001910.Full Text is Freely AvailableThe American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American College of Sports, Medicine, the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine collaborated to develop a statement on load, overload, and recovery in the athlete. “This document provides an overview of the concepts of load, overload, and recovery, as well as the musculoskeletal and psychosocial issues related to overload injuries and illnesses that are important for the team physician to understand. In addition, understanding the role of wearable devices, technology, and other tools used to measure load, overload, and recovery is important.” The document also addresses intervention strategies.View 189 other recent position statements, consensus statements, guidelines, and recommendations related to sports medicine….
International Association of Athletics Federations Consensus Statement 2019: Nutrition for Athletics.Burke LM, Castell LM, Casa DJ, Close GL, Costa RJS, Desbrow B, Halson SL, Lis DM, Melin AK, Peeling P, Saunders PU, Slater GJ, Sygo J, Witard OC, Bermon S, Stellingwerff T. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab. 2019 Apr 5:1-12. doi: 10.1123/ijsnem.2019-0065. [Epub ahead of print]Full Text is Not Freely AvailableThe International Association of Athletics Federations released a consensus statement on nutrition for athletics. View 190 other recent position statements, consensus statements, guidelines, and recommendations related to sports medicine….
The Exercise and Sports Science Australia position statement: Exercise medicine in Cancer ManagementHayes SC, Newton RU, Spence RR, Galvão DA. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 10 May 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2019.05.003Full Text is Freely AvailableExercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) published an updated position statement on cancer-specific exercise prescription. The authors address the recommended process for targeted exercise prescription for patients with cancer, core components of exercise prescription, and behavioral change strategies.View 195 other recent position statements, consensus statements, guidelines, and recommendations related to sports medicine….
International consensus definitions of video signs of concussion in professional sports.Davis GA, Makdissi M, Bloomfield P, Clifton P, Echemendia RJ, Falvey ÉC, Fuller GW, Green G, Harcourt P, Hill T, McGuirk N, Meeuwisse W, Orchard J, Raftery M, Sills AK, Solomon GS, Valadka A, McCrory P. Br J Sports Med. 2019 Apr 6. pii: bjsports-2019-100628. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2019-100628. [Epub ahead of print]Full Text is Not Freely AvailableRepresentatives from seven sporting bodies (Australian Football League, Cricket Australia, Major League Baseball, NFL, NHL, National Rugby League, World Rugby) reached consensus on video signs considered most useful in identifying a possible concussion. The key signs were lying motionless, motor incoordination, impact seizure, tonic posturing, no protective action – floppy, and blank/vacant look. These signs are defined in the consensus statement. View 191 other recent position statements, consensus statements, guidelines, and recommendations related to sports medicine….
Mental health in elite athletes: International Olympic Committee consensus statement (2019)Reardon CL, Hainline B, Aron CM, Baron D, Baum AL, Bindra A, Budgett R, Campriani N, Castaldelli-Maia JM, Currie A, Derevensky JL, Glick ID, Gorczynski P, Gouttebarge V, Grandner MA, Han DH, McDuff D, Mountjoy M, Polat A, Purcell R, Putukian M, Rice S, Sills A, Stull T, Swartz L, Zhu LJ, Engebretsen L. Br J Sports Med. 2019 Jun;53(11):667-699. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2019-100715.Full Text is Freely Available“To advance a more standardised, evidence based approach to mental health symptoms and disorders in elite athletes, an International Olympic Committee Consensus Work Group critically evaluated the current state of science and provided recommendations.” After a brief introduction and methods, the authors describe the general prevalence of mental health symptoms and disorders in elite athletes, general approaches to the management of mental health symptoms and disorders in elite athletes (e.g., psychotherapy, pharmacological treatment), specific mental health symptoms and disorders in elite athletes, major stressors and key environmental factors that influence elite athlete mental health, and special considerations for mental health in Paralympic athletes. View 194 other recent position statements, consensus statements, guidelines, and recommendations related to sports medicine.Additional Readings:3 Systematic Reviews included with the StatementEditorial: Breaking…
Canadian Centre for Mental Health and Sport (CCMHS) Position Statement: Principles of Mental Health in Competitive and High-Performance Sport.Van Slingerland KJ, Durand-Bush N, Bradley L, Goldfield G, Archambault R, Smith D, Edwards C, Delenardo S, Taylor S, Werthner P, Kenttä G. Clin J Sport Med. 2019 May;29(3):173-180. doi: 10.1097/JSM.0000000000000665.Full Text is Freely AvailableThe Canadian Centre for Mental Health and Sport released a position statement on “mental health in competitive and high-performance sport in Canada, presenting solutions to current challenges and laying a foundation for a unified address of mental health by the Canadian sport community.” The document includes a glossary of key terms, review of literature, methodology, and 6 principles, which include multiple secondary comments that offer greater guidance.View 193 other recent position statements, consensus statements, guidelines, and recommendations related to sports medicine….
2018 International Consensus Meeting on Musculoskeletal Infection: Research Priorities from the General Assembly QuestionsSchwarz EM, Parvizi J, Gehrke T, Aiyer A, Battenberg A, Brown SA, Callaghan JJ, Citak M, Egol K, Garrigues GE, Ghert M, Goswami K, Green A, Hammound S, Kates SL, McLaren AC, Mont MA, Namdari S, Obremskey WT, O’Toole R, Raikin S, Restrepo C, Ricciardi B, Saeed K, Sanchez-Sotelo J, Shohat N, Tan T, Thirukumaran CP, Winters B. J Orthop Res. 2019 May;37(5):997-1006. doi: 10.1002/jor.24293. Epub 2019 Apr 25.Full Text is Freely AvailableA research workgroup was assembled from the 2nd International Consensus Meeting on Musculoskeletal Infection to “provide broad audience guidance on the controversies and major unmet needs in the field of” musculoskeletal infections. Major topics include…Developing a Functional Definition of “Acute” Versus “Chronic” Bone and Implant‐Related InfectionHost Immunity, Immunotherapy and Immunoprophylaxis, and Cessation of Immunosuppressive TherapyThe Use of Antibiotics for Musculoskeletal InfectionsDiagnosing Musculoskeletal InfectionsModifiable FactorsView 192 other recent position statements, consensus statements, guidelines, and recommendations related to sports medicine….