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Wake Forest Baptist Researchers Using NIH Grant to Study Cumulative Effects of Head Impacts in High School Football Players

Supported by a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant worth a projected $3.3 million over five years, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center investigators have expanded their research into the cumulative effects of head impacts in young football players to the high school level.

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Presidential Debate: Expert Panel Gives Scientific Analysis of Candidates' Performances

Four expert panelists each day will present their analyses and answer your questions live and face-to-face. This event will be virtual. You can attend with any device -- PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device (with a webcam) – anywhere with good bandwidth. To participate (ask questions) in the meeting, you must be on video, just as a normal news conference. Register below for guaranteed seating; there is limited seating in the virtual room. Eight experts (four at each event) will present their analyses. The diverse expert team (7 universities and an institute) will analyze both candidates during the debates for their gestures, facial expressions (including smiles--number, type, appropriateness, etc.), posture, language, including sentiment, tone, inflammatory language, repetition, vocabulary, sentence structure, metaphors, framing, themes, suggestions, subtlety, nuance, honesty (deceit/lies—explicit and implicit), transparency, gender issues, and more...

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Pacific University (Ore.) Visits Hawai'i 'Ohana for Historic Week

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Pacific University (Ore.) will celebrate more than 60 years of its Hawaiian tradition with a series of historic events on the Islands Sept. 15-17, culminating with the Boxers’ first-ever football game in Hawai’i. The game is also believed to be the first-ever NCAA Division III game held in the state.When the Boxers meet Occidental (Calif.

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Brain Cancer Survivor Supported by University of Cincinnati Football Team.

Mitch Stone was 11 years old when he was diagnosed with brain cancer. The University of Cincinnati football team "adopted" Mitch and helped support his recovery. Now 18, Mitch is a UC student rooting on the Bearcats from the sidelines.

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UCI to Launch Esports Arena, Introduce First-Ever Varsity League of Legends Players

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The grand opening of UC Irvine’s eSports arena – the first at a public university – will feature top-ranked players on UCI’s new League of Legends team. With 80 custom PCs from iBUYPOWER and a live webcasting studio to broadcast to millions of viewers, the arena will be a Southern California epicenter for competitive and casual gamers. More than 1,000 people are expected to attend the opening.

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Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act Passes House, Moves to Senate

Legislation protecting team physicians moves one step closer to becoming law

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American Society of Anesthesiologists Hosts #SportsPainChat Twitter Chat

More than 60 million American kids age 6-to-18 participate in organized athletics. But along with playing sports often come injuries – and pain. From pulled muscles to concussions, sports-related injuries are common in young athletes, sending more than 2.6 million children to the emergency room every year. During September, Pain Awareness Month, don’t let these children become a statistic. Physician anesthesiologists who specialize in pain medicine note help is available if your child sustains a sports-related injury and also recommend things to do to prevent injuries.

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Graded Aerobic Treadmill Testing in Children and Adolescents with Sports-Related Concussion

Graded aerobic treadmill testing is safe, tolerable, and useful in evaluating and managing cases of sports-related concussion in children and adolescents. This is the finding of a new study reported in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics.

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Eating Your Greens Could Enhance Sport Performance

Nitrate supplementation in conjunction with Sprint Interval Training in low oxygen conditions could enhance sport performance a study has found.

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New Study Finds Rate of Injuries Among Youth Soccer Players Doubled; Rate of Head Injuries Increased 1600%

A new study by researchers at Nationwide Children's Hospital, published online today in Pediatrics, found that from 1990 through 2014, the number of soccer-related injuries treated in hospital emergency departments in the U.S. each year increased by 78 percent and the yearly rate of injuries increased by 111 percent among youth 7-17 years of age.

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Sports Ethics Expert Available for Comment on National Anthem Protests

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Sport and Spectacle: GW Experts Available to Discuss NFL Opening Weekend

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Overscheduling Activities Can Cause Burn-Out for Children and Parents

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UAB clinical psychologist Josh Klapow, Ph.D., discusses the importance of evaluating activities and setting ground rules to keep from getting overbooked.

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AMSSM Releases Position Statement on Cardiovascular Screening in Athletes

Cardiovascular screening in young athletes is widely recommended and routinely performed prior to participation in competitive sports. While there is general agreement that early detection of cardiac conditions at risk for sudden cardiac arrest and death (SCA/D) is an important objective, the optimal strategy for cardiovascular screening in athletes remains an issue of considerable debate.

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Study to Examine Value of ECG Testing for High School Athletes

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UT Southwestern Medical Center heart specialists will study whether electrocardiograms (ECGs) are useful in identifying Texas high school student athletes who are at risk of suffering sudden cardiac death.

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Don’t Let Sports Injuries Sideline Young Athletes

From pulled muscles to concussions, sports-related injuries are common in young athletes, sending more than 2.6 million children to the emergency room every year. Physician anesthesiologists who specialize in pain medicine note help is available if your child sustains a sports-related injury and also recommend things to do to prevent future injuries.

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#UofU prof says #Kaepernick's actions about #racism during #NationalAnthem sign of growing discontent

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Immersion Pulmonary Edema May Cause Swimming Deaths During Triathlons

Heart abnormalities linked to immersion pulmonary edema were present in a greater-than-expected proportion of triathletes who died during the competition’s swim portion, according to a study led by researchers at Duke Health.

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How Much Did the Rio Olympics Cost?

The Rio Olympics were supposed to cost the city $3 billion, but by the end of it all, it exceeded $4.6 billion.

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First Two Weeks of Football Practice the Most Dangerous for Heat-Related Illness

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Football players are more likely to suffer from heat-related illness during the first two weeks of practice, especially those in the Southeast.







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