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How Families with Seriously-Ill Children Manage Social Interactions, How Migraines Affect the Family, Families with Kids Increasingly Live Near Families Just Like Them, and More in the Family and Parenting channel

How Families with Seriously-Ill Children Manage Social Interactions, How Migraines Affect the Family, Families with Kids Increasingly Live Near Families Just Like Them, and more in the Family and Parenting channel

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Former Paralyzed Teen Returns to Loyola for Health, Hope and Heroes 5K

Hayden Schaumburg suffered paralysis during a high school football game. After a 10-hour surgery and 47 days at Loyola University Medical Center, he was breathing on his own and able to continue rehabilitation. He returns to Loyola to help raise money for the pediatrics program this June.

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Number of Medical Complaints Before Concussion May Help Predict Recovery Time

Athletes who have medical complaints, like aches and pains, that have no known physical cause may take longer to recover after a concussion, according to a study published in the April 20, 2016, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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Number of Medical Complaints Before Concussion May Help Predict Recovery Time

Athletes who have medical complaints, like aches and pains, that have no known physical cause may take longer to recover after a concussion, according to a study published in the April 20, 2016, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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Alliance Launches New National Physical Activity Plan

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New U.S. National Physical Activity Plan Focuses on Achievements, Two New Sectors and Need for Momentum

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Researcher Discusses Study Highlighting Corrected Error Video vs. Physical Therapy Instructed Home Exercise Program: Accuracy of Performing Therapeutic Exercises

Jennifer Hopp, MD, presented her research “Corrected Error Video vs. Physical Therapy Instructed Home Exercise Program: Accuracy of Performing Therapeutic Exercises” at the 25th Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine in Dallas, TX.

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Snowmobiling Could Be Hard Hit by Climate Change, New Study Says

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A warming climate resulting in reduced snow cover at normal elevations could seriously impact snowmobiling in Vermont, one of the state's major industries, according to a comprehensive survey snowmobilers in and out of the state.

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Matthew Gammons, MD Installed as 23rd President of AMSSM

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Matt Gammons, MD, was installed today (April 18) as President of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) during its 25th Annual Meeting at the Sheraton Dallas (Downtown) Hotel in Dallas, Texas.

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Researcher Outlines Characteristics of Injured Youth Athletes, Strategies for Intervention

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Neeru Jayanthi, MD, Associate Professor of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at Emory University Sports Medicine Center in Atlanta, GA, presented “The Effects of Serial Sports Training Risk Assessment and Counseling in Kids (T.R.A.C.K.)” at the 25th Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine in Dallas, TX.

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Maine’s Dexter Receives AMSSM’s Top Honor

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Charter Member William Dexter, MD, received the Founders’ Award today (April 16, 2016) at the 25th American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) Annual Meeting in Dallas, TX.

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Concussion Expert Says Jury Still Out on Whether Concussions Increase Risk of Suicide

Gary Solomon, MD presented a lecture on Concussion and Mental Health today (April 16) at the 25th Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) in Dallas, TX.

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Greg Dummer, CAE, Announced as New CEO for American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)

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The AOSSM Board of Directors is pleased to announce Greg Dummer, CAE as the Society’s next chief executive, replacing Irv Bomberger who will retire at the end of July. For the past 16 years, Mr. Dummer was CEO of the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS), a multi-disciplinary scientific society for academic, government and industry researchers.

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The 'I's' in Team

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Kyle Emich, a marketing professor at the University of Delaware, has co-authored study that examines teams in sports and business and looks at how adding star players or employees to preexisting staffs can negatively impact other individuals.

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Italian Sports Medicine Leader serves as AMSSM International Visiting Fellow

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As part of the 2016 AMSSM Traveling Fellowship program, the President of the Italian Federation of Sports Medicine and Executive Committee Member for the International Sports Medicine Federation, Maurizio Casasco, MD, is serving as this year’s International Visiting Fellow.

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Wisconsin Sports Medicine Physician Awarded 2016 AMSSM-ACSM Clinical Research Grant

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Alison Brooks, MD, MPH, along with co-investigator David Bell, PhD, ATC, is the 2016 recipient of the AMSSM Foundation-ACSM Foundation Clinical Research Grant for her research titled, “Parent-Athlete Knowledge of Sport Volume Recommendations, Attitudes and Beliefs towards Sport Specialization.”

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AMSSM 2016 International Sports Medicine Traveling Fellows Selected for Italy Tour

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The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) selected John Wilson, MD and Andrew Peterson, MD as the two Junior Traveling Fellows for AMSSM’s International Traveling Fellowship program tour to Italy.

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Sports Medicine Physicians of AMSSM to Create Healthy Kids Zone in Charter School

More than 70 sports medicine physicians of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) will be volunteering with United Way of Metropolitan Dallas to promote health in schools with the Healthy Zone School Recognition Program® at Gray Elementary School this Friday, April 15, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Ultrasound Headset May Be New Way to Recognize Concussion on the Sidelines

Mapping blood flow in the brain of athletes using an advanced form of ultrasound may make it easier to more accurately recognize concussions, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 68th Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada, April 15 to 21, 2016.

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2016 World Heart Games Reclaims Joy of Sports

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Olympic-style competition will be held May 20-21

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ADVISORY: 2016 Release of National Physical Activity Plan Update

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Russ Pate, Ph.D., chairman of the National Physical Activity Plan Alliance, and Jim Whitehead, CEO of the American College of Sports Medicine, will unveil and explain innovative approaches and strategies of a new 2016 National Physical Activity Plan that will make a profound difference in American health.