Dans cet article, l’autrice principale et son co-auteur masculin nous apprennent sur la base d’une analyse objective de données réelles des activités scientifiques de la Société Suisse de Médecine du sport que le sexe féminin est largement sous représenté dans tous les domaines investigués (orateur invité au congrès, conférencier, premier auteur d’article de la revue, éditorialiste, vainqueur du prix scientifique principal et de celui réservé aux jeunes). Les chiffres mentionnés sont clairs, peu surprenant, et remarque masculine, présentés de manière indiscutable et objective, sans aucune polémique.
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Covering all female sports teams poses particular challenges. Since the Title IX established in the U.S. in 1972 ensuring that men and women have equitable participation opportunities, as well as access to scholarships in sport programs, and since UNESCO recognized sports and physical activity as a human right in 1978, the world and the global sports communities have come a long way in pursuing gender equality in sports.
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As a Sports Mental Coach, I would like to support athletes in their performance, in change processes as well as competently accompany them to their way and goals. Coachings at the Limmatfeld Physiotherapy Centre, will include Thematic areas for methodo1ogical implementation and at the same time the personal development process. Mental Training in sports is about process accompaniment to success. I accompany athletes in both grassroots and competitive sports. People in the economic environment can also benefit from sports psychology interventions in a sustainable way.
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n this article, the most important aspects of team coverage of Karate athletes with special focus on medical care of competitions are highlighted. A proposition of what a doctor’s case for martial arts competition should contain is given. According to the Swiss accident insurances, extremities are most frequently seen. During competitions, in our own series, over 70% of injuries are mild and do not need further treatment.
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The man who acts as his own lawyer has a fool for a client. And the physician having himself for a patient? One of the biggest challenges in team coverage is to cover and direct oneself – and that is particularly true for medical professionals. This article serves as a first hand report of the ways and vagaries of winning the IRONMAN age group world championship while working as a self employed orthopedic surgeon.
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Im Kinder- und Jugendsport bewegt man sich vorwiegend im nonprofessionellen Umfeld. Meist gibt es noch keine definierten Strukturen in der sportmedizinischen Betreuung der einzelnen Sportarten. So kommen die jungen Athleten meist durch Zuweisung der Haus- und Kinderärzte oder durch Empfehlung der Trainer in meine Sprechstunde. Im Kunstturnen, wo ich für das Leistungszentrum verantwortlich bin, ist dies bei dem hohen Trainingsumfang der noch jungen Sportler und früher Spezialisierung schon professionell organisiert.
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Team coverage of adolescents in sports includes preventive tasks parallel to competition. In addition to the sports medical examination, regular evaluations of the sport’s risk profile should be recorded. To achieve efficient and effective prevention, intrinsic and extrinsic factors have to be considered. Especially during puberty, there is an increased risk for epiphyseal and apophyseal joint injuries.
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Team sports performance is highly demanding in terms of physiological and psychological aspects. Furthermore, the competition schedule is often time constrained and athletes need to travel between games during recovery. Therefore, it seems very important to optimize nutritional strategies around training sessions as well as while traveling or competing. This review discusses a variety of different aspects, which are important in the development of a nutritional strategy in a club.
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Team coverage is a difficult and responsible duty for athletic trainers and physical therapist. A particular challenge is team coverage of a national team, which is build with temporary recruits for other teams. In this role multiple objectives have to be considered, not the least to direct load in training and performance in competition in parallel to the responsibilities the players have for their home teams. The article aims at delineating this task using a real-life example.
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Unlike in the hospital or the physiotherapy practice, the sports physiotherapist is a allrounder. From planning regenerative treatments and treating minor complaints to complete rehabilitation programs and consultations in all areas of life, everything is required. It is not enough to know wound healing and training science, the sport must be analyzed in detail. This article describes the challenges of a performance focused world with the athlete at the center. Everything that goes with it demands a lot of commitment.
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From a legal point of view, sports medical team care is characterized by various areas of tension. In particular, sports physicians have to balance health protection with patient autonomy, professional secrecy with the protective rights of third parties, and enhancing physical performance with fair competition. These dilemmas occur in extremely compressed form in the case of head injuries during competition.
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The goal of the present study was the analysis of the effects of two endurance training interventions (HIIT versus POL) over a period of 5 weeks on 16/17 year old sport major students. The study was integrated in regular P.E. lessons. In addition to the training load, daily changes of easily measurable cardiologic parameters were monitored in order to assess their validity in predicting endurance performance. The students conducted 12 training sessions in two groups. With pre- and post-tests the endurance capacity was determined via Luc Léger’s shuttle run test.
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Gendered norms, stereotypes and biases implicitly influence our thoughts, attitudes and behaviours. These often lead to gender inequity, a phenomenon inherent in society and reflected in its various contexts. The increasing awareness of this inequity is leading to reflection and changes in society as a whole and its communities, organisations and institutions. In scientific disciplines, gender inequity has been, and still is, a point of discussion and consideration. In many cases, these discussions have led to positive and sustainable changes at both a structural as well as a policy level. This opinion piece discusses gender inequity in the context of sport science and, in particular, sport medicine in Switzerland.
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In competitive sports, mental health and well-being is of great significance [1]. This applies to the active phase, as well as the time after the career. Mental disorders are common in competitive sports [2]. Physical and psychological well-being and performance in sports relate to each other [2]: Emotional strains and illnesses in sport may have an influence on the performance, may increase the risk for injuries and may lengthen rehabilitation. Injuries have an influence on the performance, too, and are strains and risks for mental health. The requirements in elite sports call for a safe and sound judgement and handling with strains and risks for mental health, as well as in diagnosis and treatment on illness [1].
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