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CHILD ATHLETE ABUSE SYNDROME FORENSIC DEFINITION

Child Athlete Abuse Syndrome (CAAS) is a Short Title for a Clustering of Child (<18) or Youth (15-18) (United Nations definition is 15-24) Athlete Serious Injury, Disease and/or Death (morbidity and mortality) secondary to: ► Physical endangerment, maltreatment and/or abuse ► Psychological (Emotional) endangerment, maltreatment and/or abuse ► Sexual Abuse ► Failed child custodial protection […]

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CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION (CME) DOCTOR CATEGORY II (2)

DOCTORS CME Category 2 / II IS free on this ATHLETE SAFETY 1ST, CAPPAA WEB SITE which does not authorize and has no advertising, fund raising, donations, campaings or contributions. Facts – CME Regulation 201 KAR 9:310, Kentucky Statutes. All States are similar. “What is Continuing Medical Education?” “Continuing Medical Education consists of educational activities, […]

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CHILD ATHLETE ABUSE SYNDROME FORENSIC DEFINITION

Child Athlete Abuse Syndrome (CAAS) is a Short Title for a Clustering of Child (<18) or Youth (15-24 United Nations definition) Athlete Serious Injury, Disease and/or Death secondary to: ► Physical endangerment, maltreatment and/or abuse ► Psychological (Emotional) endangerment, maltreatment and/or abuse ► Sexual Abuse ► Failed child custodial protection ► Negligent care giving supervision […]

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EXERCISING TO EXHAUSTION IN HEATED OZONE IS A FORMULA FOR DEATH OF AN ATHLETE

The following report from the United States Sports Academy was published in 2010. It is an important Public Service Message and an annual Child and Youth Athlete hazard worthy of revisiting every year. The Sport Digest – ISSN: 1558-6448, United States Sports Academy, Volume 18, Number 1, 2010 , America’s Sports University Exercising to Exhaustion […]

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CHILD ATHLETE ABUSE SYNDROME: MEDICAL-LEGAL and FORENSIC DEFINITION

Child Athlete Abuse Syndrome is a Short Title for a Clustering of Child (<18) or Youth (15-18) Athlete Serious Injury, Disease and/or Death secondary to: ► Physical endangerment, maltreatment and/or abuse ► Psychological (Emotional) endangerment, maltreatment and/or abuse ► Sexual Abuse ► Failed child custodial protection ► Negligent care giving supervision ► Human rights violations […]

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CHILD ATHLETES ARE DEFINED BY THEIR AGE OF MINORITY, NOT THE SPORTS THEY PLAY

Child Athletes are Children 1st and Athletes participating in Sports, Recreation and Exercise (SRE) 2nd. Child Athletes (<18) are defined and goverened by their Age of Minority, not the activity they play. Child and Youth Athletes are defined by their legal status and the “Parens Patriae Doctrine”. The Law and Sports for Professionals and The […]

APRIL IS PREVENT CHILD ABUSE MONTH. CHILD AND YOUTH ATHLETE ABUSE MIGHT BE THE LARGEST SUBGROUP

Teachers, Coaches and Supervisors of Sports, Recreation and Exercise (SRE) Amateur Athletes appear to be the only teaching, coaching and supervision professions where conducting practices and games in dangerous environments and yelling, screaming, shaking a fist, wagging a crooked finger, threatening, crossing the line, excessively punishing, punching and sometimes seriously injuring Amateur Athletes are accepted […]

NEUROPHYSIOLOGICAL REASONS FOR NOT SWADDLING NEWBORNS AND INFANTS

Neurophysiological motor actions are important for Athletes. “That goes without saying, but now goes with saying, because of potentailly inhibitory newborn baby and infant practices. “Swaddling is an age-old practice of wrapping infants in blankets or similar cloths so that movement of the limbs is tightly restricted.”  Scientists conclude that restricting Neonatal and Infant Neuro-Network Reflexes retards and/or damages the […]

MARIJUANA IS LINKED TO PSYCHOSIS

Adverse Consequences of Marijuana Use Are The Link to Psychiatric Disorders, Particularly The Increased Risk of Schizophrenia. [Multiple References] Acute (present during intoxication) Impaired short-term memory Impaired attention, judgment, and other cognitive functions Impaired coordination and balance Increased heart rate Anxiety, paranoia (etiology, cause) Psychosis (uncommon) Persistent (lasting longer than intoxication, but may not be […]

DUTY OF CARE FOR AMATEUR ATHLETES

Sport Recreation and Exercise Activities (SRE) are extremely popular and vitally important for Children and Youth growth and development. Legal Parents, Guardians and/or Age of Majority Participants, 18 [Black’s Law Dictionary ] Sign Legal ‘Permission Slips’, which include Waiver and Release for ‘normal inherent, accidental, not-preventable risks’ and injuries that occur within the rules and ethical […]

Radiological Imaging Is Standard of Diagnosing Lower Limb Stress Fractures

“Clinical Question: Stress fractures can be difficult to diagnose due to differential diagnoses and imaging technologies that lack the ability to accurately detect bony changes in the early phases of injury. Proper management is dependent on early diagnosis. Scintigraphy and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) have been established as the gold standards for diagnosing stress fractures. It […]

NCAA MARIJUANA POLICY

24/7 the NCAA bans the use of Illicit drugs. Marijuana medical and recreational use laws vary from state to state. The NCAA drug-testing program, along with clear policies and effective education, protects student-athletes who play by the rules by playing clean. The purpose of the drug-testing program is to deter student-athletes from using performance-enhancing drugs, […]

CANNABIS EFFECTS ON ADOLESCENTS: NEGATIVE BRAIN ANATOMY CHANGES AND DEFECTIVE COGNITION

Abstract: “Rates of cannabis use among adolescents are high, and are increasing concurrent with changes in the legal status of marijuana and societal attitudes regarding its use. “Recreational cannabis use is understudied, especially in the adolescent period when neural maturation may make users particularly vulnerable to the effects of Δ-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) on brain structure. “In […]

SATURDAY PHYSICAL CHILD ABUSE IS ASSOCIATED WITH FRIDAY REPORT CARD RELASE

Dec. 17, 2018: Introduction: Corporal punishment is broadly defined as using physical force to correct or control a child’s behavior. More than half of parents report using corporal punishment for children younger than 10 years, and 75% to 95% of parents reporting using corporal punishment for children aged 2 to 8 years.1,2 Although corporal punishment is […]

KENTUCKY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION CONGRATULATES MICHEAL B. MINIX, SR., M.D. 50 YEARS MEDICAL PRACTICE

What has being a KMA member meant to you? The meaning of KMA membership for me is comradery. The KMA has been and continues to be a ‘brother/sisterhood’ for sharing all the intricacies of the practice of medicine for near 50 years. What do you think is the biggest benefit to organized medicine? The biggest […]

MARYLAND FOOTBALL JORDAN McNAIR DEATH

University of Maryland football report after Jordan McNair’s death The Baltimore Sun has obtained a copy of the roughly 200-page investigative reportprobing the University of Maryland football program’s culture following allegations that the team was ruled by an atmosphere of bullying and intimidation. The football program has been under a harsh spotlight since the death of […]