Wake up call for collegiate athlete sleep: narrative review and consensus recommendations from the NCAA Interassociation Task Force on Sleep and Wellness.Kroshus E, Wagner J, Wyrick D, Athey A, Bell L, Benjamin HJ, Grandner MA, Kline CE, Mohler JM, Roxanne Prichard J, Watson NF, Hainline B. Br J Sports Med. 2019 May 16. pii: bjsports-2019-100590. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2019-100590. [Epub ahead of print]Full Text is Not Freely AvailableThe National Collegiate Athletic Association hosted a sleep summit in 2017 to address the lack of guidelines for sleep management and restorative sleep for collegiate athletes. Members of the Interassociation Task Force on Sleep and Wellness provided a review of four topics related to collegiate athlete sleep: “(1) sleep patterns and disorders among collegiate athletes; (2) sleep and optimal functioning among athletes; (3) screening, tracking and assessment of athlete sleep; and (4) interventions to improve sleep.” They also provided five recommendations.View 196 other recent position statements, consensus statements, guidelines, and recommendations related to sports medicine….
Appropriate Medical Care Standards for Organizations Sponsoring Athletic Activity for the Secondary School-Aged Athlete: A Summary Statement.Cooper L, Harper R, Wham GS Jr, Cates J, Chafin SJ Jr, Cohen RP, Dompier TP, Huggins RA, Newman D, Peterson B, McLeod TCV. J Athl Train. 2019 May 28. doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-544-18. [Epub ahead of print]Full Text is Freely AvailableA new task force has reviewed the 2004 Appropriate Medical Care for Secondary School-Aged Athlete consensus points and updated them based on the latest evidence. The new appropriate medical care standards were approved by the NATA Board of Directors in 2018. The authors address 12 standards and highlights an online toolkit to help schools and organizations address the standards included in this document.View 197 other recent position statements, consensus statements, guidelines, and recommendations related to sports medicine….
OARSI guidelines for the non-surgical management of knee, hip, and polyarticular osteoarthritisBannuru RR, Osani MC, Vaysbrot EE, Arden N, Bennell K, Bierma-Zeinstra SMA, Kraus VB, Lohmander LS, Abbott JH, Bhandari M, Blanco F, Espinosa R, Haugen IK, Lin J, Mandl LA, Moilanen E, Nakamura N, Snyder-Mackler L, Trojian T, Underwood M, McAlindon TE. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2019 Jul 3. pii: S1063-4584(19)31116-1. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2019.06.011. [Epub ahead of print]Full Text is Not Freely AvailableThe Osteoarthritis Research Society International has updated its guidelines for non-surgical management of knee, hip, and polyarticular osteoarthritis. The authors recommend core treatments, which are appropriate for use by most people in almost any situation and deemed safe for use in combination with first line and second line treatments. The authors also provided recommendations for people with various comorbidities (e.g., gastrointestinal or cardiovascular). View 201 other recent position statements, consensus statements, guidelines, and recommendations related to sports medicine….
International Expert Consensus on a Cell Therapy Communication Tool: DOSESMurray IR, Chahla J, Safran MR, Krych AJ, Saris DBF, Caplan AI, LaPrade RF. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2019 May 15;101(10):904-911. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.18.00915.Full Text is Not Freely AvailableAn international consensus process has yielded a new consensus statement that aims to develop “strategies to improve standardization and transparency when describing cell therapies. The secondary aim was to develop a consensus among experts on the contents of a standardized tool for describing cell therapies”. The “DOSES” acronym stands for reporting donor, origin tissue, separation method, exhibited cell characteristics associated with behavior, and site of delivery. The authors hope that a tool like “DOSES” will help clinicians and patients understand the characteristics of each cell therapy.View 198 other recent position statements, consensus statements, guidelines, and recommendations related to sports medicine.See also…Rodeo SA. A Call for Standardization in Cell Therapy Studies: Commentary on an article by Iain R. Murray, BMedSci(Hons), MRCS, MFSEM, PhD, et al.: “International Expert Consensus on a Cell Therapy Communication Tool: DOSES”. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2019 May 15;101(10):e47. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.19.00189….
A multidisciplinary consensus on dehydration: definitions, diagnostic methods and clinical implicationsLacey J, Corbett J, Forni L, Hooper L, Hughes F, Minto G, Moss C, Price S, Whyte G, Woodcock T, Mythen M, Montgomery H. Ann Med. 2019 May – Jun;51(3-4):232-251. doi: 10.1080/07853890.2019.1628352. Epub 2019 Jun 17.Full Text is Not Freely AvailableTwelve experts worked on a modified Delphi process to address the definition of dehydration, objective markers of dehydration, and physiologic impact of dehydration and patient outcomes. The authors developed 15 consensus statements and 7 research recommendations. View 200 other recent position statements, consensus statements, guidelines, and recommendations related to sports medicine….
Clinical Experts Statement: The Definition, Prescription, and Application of Cupping Therapy Cage SA, Gallegos DM, Coulombe B, Warner BJ. Clin Pract Athl Train. 2019;2(2):4-11 https://doi.org/10.31622/2019/0002.2.Full Text is Freely AvailableAfter a review of the literature, 10 certified athletic trainers with a post-professional credential in cupping therapy participated in a series of surveys and forums to develop a statement to address the definition, prescription, and application of dry cupping therapy. The recommendations for these 3 categories are summarized in 3 tables.View 199 other recent position statements, consensus statements, guidelines, and recommendations related to sports medicine….
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….