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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 […]

DYSTONIA MEDICAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION SUMMARY

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when a sudden trauma damages to the brain. TBI can occur when the head suddenly and violently hits an object, or when an object pierces the skull and enters brain tissue. TBI is associated with various neurological symptoms, often including dystonia and other movement disorders. Signs and Symptoms • Symptoms […]

DYSTONIA NEUROIMAGING

The brain can be the victim of numerous pathologies, including malignant tumors, strokes, infection, head injuries, disease, and dystonias. We will discuss the more common pathologies, as well as those that are uncommon, but may prove to be interesting. Diseases of the Brain As the space in this section will not allow for an all-inclusive […]

AMATEUR ATHLETE DEFINITION

AMATEUR ATHLETE DEFINITION: Any aged person who is mentally and physically proficient in either Sports, Recreation and/or Exercise (SRE) participation, solo or assembled, spontaneous or organized, entirely without remuneration. Usually Amateur Athletes have practiced long and hard and risked injuries developing their level of proficiency, novice or expert. Example: A child who is proficient on […]

CHILD ATHLETE ABUSE SYNDROME FORENSIC DEFINITION

Sports, recreation and exercise (SRE) adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are too high. “Traumatic childhood events such as abuse, neglect, witnessing experiences such as crime, parental conflict, mental illness, and substance abuse can create dangerous levels of stress and derail healthy brain development—resulting in long-term effects on learning, behavior and health. A growing network of leaders […]

KNOCKOUT PUNCH CLAIMED SELF-DEFENSE

No man, boy, woman or girl should hit another anywhere, particularly in the head. Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Serious Traumatic Brain Injury are misleading diagnoses, because a brain Injury is a brain injury. Both Mild and Serious Traumatic Brain Injuries can develop acute symptoms and manifest signs of injury and chronic, persistent disabling symptoms […]

EXCESSIVE SPORTS TRAINING CAN BE DANGEROUS

An obsession with sport could be dangerous – and hide something else “ONE OF THE country’s top sport psychologists has warned about the dangers of striving for elitism in sport.” “Tadhg MacIntyre, a psychology lecturer at the University of Limerick Sports and Exercise Department who consults with the Munster Rugby team said there are real […]

YOUTH BASKETBALL CONCUSSIONS

Girls Basketball ranked 4th and Boys Basketball ranked 7th among the leading causes of Concussion of 584 Sports Concussions in youth and adolescents reported by Athletic Trainers from Northeast Ohio high schools and colleges from July 31, 2014 to Jan 26, 2015. Football was ranked 1st. [1.] The number of cases of basketball-related traumatic brain […]

SPORTS’ ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES ARE TOO HIGH

Sports, recreation and exercise (SRE) adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are too high. A physician, I have also been trained and certified, during my retirement, to teach physicians and their office staff about Child Abuse Recognition (Education, CARE), but my interest, expertise and past experiences have directed my attention and advocacy to Sports, Recreation and Exercise […]