Children and young people should be physically active as much and as often as possible. This applies always and especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, which led to massive restrictions in the everyday lives of children and young people. Following hygiene and distance rules, vaccination and staying away from sports with typical SARS-CoV-2 symptoms can minimize the occurrence of infection foci and the transmission of SARS-CoV-2. However, if an infection does occur, there is only a low risk of serious secondary/accompanying diseases, in particular the occurrence of myocarditis with a possible fatal course.
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Most of us will agree that sports medicine is a very interesting, broad and multidisciplinary specialty. Those are certainly main reasons why many of us hold this latest issue of the SEMS Journal in their hands. The latter two adjectives, broad and multidisciplinary, lead to a plentitude of challenges.
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Als weltweit zweitgrösste Gesellschaft für Orthopädisch- Traumatologische Sportmedizin legt die GOTS einen gros­sen Schwerpunkt sowohl auf die Ausbildung wie auch die interdisziplinäre Zusammenarbeit. Die GOTS Young Academy wurde im Sommer 2014 gegründet und bildet den «Nachwuchs­kader» der GOTS, um im Sportlerjargon zu bleiben.
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Es ist der Schrecken eines jedes Spitzensportlers: einmal eine Distorsionsbewegung erlitten, ein peitschenartiges Schnappen gehört und plötzlich immobilisierende Schmerzen. Verletzungen sind unliebsamer, aber häufiger Begleiter beim Sport. In so einer Situation ist der Gang zum Orthopäden in der Regel unvermeidbar.
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After obtaining my bachelor’s degree (BSc) in physiotherapy in September 2017 from the Haute Ecole de Santé Vaud ­(HESAV), I started my professional career working in a private practice in Fribourg. During the first years of working with patients I was able to discover the full scope of my profession: the importance of good care and especially the importance of physical health as an essential element of human well-being.
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Viele von uns kennen die Situation: Man müht sich zwei Stunden Im Fitnesscenter ab, nur um daheim das übrig gebliebene Dessert vom Vortag zu finden. Schnell ist die negative Kalorienbilanz zunichte… Man weiss, dass Sport und Ernährung Hand in Hand gehen, jedoch vernachlässigt man gerne mal den Teil mit der Ernährung. Ähnlich verhält es sich häufig im Leistungssport, wo die Ernährung für einige immer noch eine untergeordnete Rolle spielt und viele Ernährungsmythen, die wenig wissenschaftlich fundiert sind, im Umlauf sind. D
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Die Ruptur des vorderen Kreuzbandes (VKB) ist eine der häufigsten Verletzungen im Sport. Häufig reisst das VKB in Stop-and-Go-Sportarten wie Fussball, Skifahren oder Basketball. In 70% der Fälle kommt die Verletzung ohne gegnerisches Einwirken durch eine hohe Valgusbelastung des Kniegelenkes zustande [1]. Die Funktion des VKB ist die Stabilisierung des Kniegelenkes, indem es die anteriore Translation der Tibia gegenüber dem Femur bei statischen und dynamischen Bewegungen verhindert.
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A 58- year old male patient presented, after a workplace accident with a 1 tonne of a metal plate on the right lower leg and foot, an open midfoot fracture and big soft tissue defect (Gustilo Anderson grade IIIA). Because of the soft tissue situation an external fixator was used for initial treatment. During hospitalization, progressing skin necrosing areas were presented, with the result that surgical depridements and a VAC (Vacuum Assisted Closure) system was necessary to treat the soft tissue damage.
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Bruxism refers to the non-physiological clenching and grinding of the teeth, due to repetitive masticatory muscle activity. A distinction is made between sleep and awake bruxism [1]. Waking bruxism occurs with a prevalence of 22-31% and sleep bruxism with 9-15%. The prevalence peaks in the 2nd -3rd decade of life [2]. Differences between the sexes have not yet been clearly clarified [3-5].
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This study investigated whether instructors applied safety recommendations from the Swiss national programme for sports promotion, called Youth+Sports (Y+S), in training courses/camps with young people. Moreover, we analysed factors that affected the awareness and application of those recommendations. The analysis was based on an online survey of Y+S instructors and Y+S experts (responsible for training instructors), as well as interviews with the education managers of sport associations.
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Boxing is a sport with a clear objective: to hit and not get hit. Despite all the rules and regulations that have been conceived for safety purposes over time, boxing will always be a hurting business at the end of the day. The sweet science is unique from all other contact sports, like hockey and football, in that the damage inflicted on your opponent is deliberate [1].
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