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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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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 […]

PRIOR MENTAL DISTRESS EXTENDS RECOVERY FROM SPORT CONCUSSION

A recent concussion study found that participants who had psychosomatic symptoms before the head injury took longer time to recover. In other words, mental distress prior to a concussion extended the concussion’s recovery period. “Previous studies have revealed that athletes who have suffered from a head injury may experience less blood flow in their brain […]

RISKS OF SUB CONCUSSION FOOTBALL HITS

“The total number of impacts to the head in a football player’s career pose a great risk to his or her future health. A study found that repeated concussions can cause later life problems including depression, difficulty in decision-making and other cognitive deficiencies. “The researchers derived the Cumulative Head Impact Exposure Index (CHII). The average […]

ACADEMIC PROGRESS RATE NOT KEY TO BIG TIME COLLEGE COACH SUCCESS

Q – How do you spell student athlete? A – winn at all costs “Big-time college football and men’s basketball coaches whose teams meet a minimum threshold for academic success, as measured by the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Academic Progress Rate, are far less likely to be fired at the end of a season, according […]

SPORTS RECREATION AND EXERCISE TERRORISTS

This is a sad, but necessary subject to address. Coaches, athletes and the entire athletic community encounter new immigrants to the United States from foreign lands. Well intentioned, new immigrants can be tremendous assets to the U.S., sports programs and communities. As with every socio-cultural system there are upsides and downsides. Recently, murderous terrorists have […]

NECK COMPRESSION FOR CONCUSSION PREVENTION

The following appears to be a device investigated by researchers for reducing Traumatic Brain Injury “during collision sports such as hockey and football.” “The researchers, who include University of Toronto anesthesiologist Dr. Joseph Fisher, say a collar no tighter than a set of headphones worn around the neck during games would create a sort of […]

IVY LEAGUE FOOTBALL ENDS SPRING PRACTICE FULL CONTACT

How dumb are lingering injuries that begin in Spring Football Practice and impair peak performance in the the Fall? “The finding of a spring practice injury rate that is almost 3X times higher than the fall football practice injury rate raises concern about why student-athletes appear to be at significantly higher risk for injury in […]

APPOINT AN MD AND SCIENTIST TO THE SUPREME COURT

The United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS) has handed down many Sports, Recreation and Exercise (SRE) decisions. SRE athlete participation, numbers of games, TV broadcasts and so forth have exploded and dominate society. Meanwhile, while difficult to believe, there are NO Requirements for a person who can be appointed justice to the Supreme Court, even though […]

CHILD / YOUTH ATHLETE ABUSE AWARENESS ADVOCACY BEGAN BY DR MINIX IN 2007 AND WAS FINALLY ADDRESSED BY AUTHORITIES IN 2015

The 5 main objectives for the definition of Child and Youth Athlete Abuse Syndrome (CAAS), other associated definitions and my advocacy for Child and Youth Athlete Safety 1st are: 1. Prevent abuse and cruelty to Child and Youth Athletes, who Participate in Sports, Recreation and Exercise (SRE) 2. Promote Athlete Safety 1st 3. Prevent criminal […]