Children and adolescents should be active in sports as much and often as possible. If permitted by the federal government and the states/cantons, this can take place now or, depending on the state, in the near future. Strict adherence to hygiene and distance rules and staying away from sport in the case of SARS-CoV-2 typical symptoms can minimize the emergence of sources of infection and the transmission of the coronavirus.
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Overuse injuries are undoubtedly one of the most frequent cause of pain in adolescent athletes which can result in limitation in sport activities and competition, prolonged pain and psychological consequences. We see different forms of this condition regarding the anatomical region at insertion sites of major tendons.
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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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Fatigue is a frequent complaint, felt by the adolescent athlete or expressed by his or her sporting, family or school environment. The factors of this fatigue are multiple and require a holistic analysis of the situation. On the basis of the described psychological and situational factors, we will provide practical recommendations to support the adolescent athlete. We will discuss recovery, organisation and prevention strategies. These recommendations can provide the foundation for treatment in a multidisciplinary way.
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Parents play a crucial role in the successful development and socialization of their children who are participating in Swiss sport [1]. They carry responsibility for the well-being of their protégés, take on many duties in the sporting environment and also provide support when the pressures of sport demands and requirements become intolerable for their child. These challenges seem to be particularly high when a performance peak is reached at young age and early in a career.
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It is now recognized that psychological variables influence the treatment adherence, the athlete’s rehabilitation and return to sport. Among the influencing factors, several elements specific to the athlete and the situation are decisive, but it is above all the attitude and the evaluation of one’s own injury situation that will influence the way in which the athlete will engage in the healing process.
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