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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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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