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Tackling childhood obesity in the clinic. Dr. Dusty Narducci speaks to Dr. Caitlyn Mooney. Ep #465
Childhood obesity is a prevalent problem but perhaps not as commonly addressed in doctors’ appointments due to a variety of reasons. Dr. Dusty Marie Narducci, MD speaks with Dr. Caitlyn Mooney, MD on the AMSSM Sports Medcast all about childhood obesity. In part one of their conversation, Dr. Narducci tackles the following questions:
· Why is it important to know about childhood obesity?
· What defines obesity, and what causes it in children?
· What are BMI z-scores, and how much can clinicians rely on BMI as a measurement?
· What are the comorbidities of obesity in childhood and adolescents?
· What are the musculoskeletal implications of obesity?
· What is the prognosis of childhood obesity?
Related Articles and Links:
BMI Z-Score and Percentile Calculator: https://www.bcm.edu/bodycomplab/BMIapp/BMI-calculator-kids.html
BMI Percentile Calculator for Child and Teen https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/bmi/calculator.html
Boutelle KN, Rhee KE, Liang J, et al. Effect of Attendance of the Child on Body Weight, Energy Intake, and Physical Activity in Childhood Obesity Treatment: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Pediatr 2017; 171:622.
US Preventive Services Task Force, Grossman DC, Bibbins-Domingo K, et al. Screening for Obesity in Children and Adolescents: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. JAMA 2017; 317:2417.
Expert Panel on Integrated Guidelines for Cardiovascular Health and Risk Reduction in Children and Adolescents, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Expert panel on integrated guidelines for cardiovascular health and risk reduction in children and adolescents: summary report. Pediatrics 2011; 128 Suppl 5:S213
What is the risk of COVID-19 transmission in sport itself? A podcast with Prof. Ben Jones. EP #464
In this podcast, we’re joined by Professor Ben Jones, to discuss his recently published paper on the risk of COVID-19 transmission in sport.
Ben is a Professor at the Carnegie School of Sport at Leeds Beckett University, with a background in Sport and Exercise Physiology. He is also Head of Performance for England Rugby League and the Pathway Performance Director for Leeds Rhinos.
· The sports the research relates to
· The methods involved
· What this means for players, for medical staff, and for sport in general
What can exercise apps tell us about menstrual symptoms? With Dr. Georgie Bruinvels. EP #463
Twitter: @GBruinvels, @JaneSThornton, @Erin_Macri
Dr. Georgie Bruinvels is a Research Associate at St. Mary’s University in Twickenham in the UK, and also works as a Senior Sports Scientist and Research Scientist at Orreco. Her research focuses on the female athlete and female physiology.
In this episode, Dr. Erin Macri, Dr. Jane Thornton, and our guest Dr. Georgie Bruinvels discuss menstrual symptoms and sports performance, and explore the technology and ethics around normalizing period talk in sports medicine.
Bruinvels G, Goldsmith E, Blagrove R, Simpkin A, Lewis N, Morton K, Suppiah A, Rogers JP, Ackerman KE, Newell J, Pedlar C. Prevalence and frequency of menstrual cycle symptoms are associated with availability to train and compete: a study of 6812 exercising women recruited using the Strava exercise app. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2020. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2020-102792
A seat at the top table of women’s sport (and sports physio), and an intro to a new host! Ep #462
Brooke Patterson is a physiotherapist who is currently completing her PhD at the La Trobe Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Centre, investigating the impact of ACL injuries on the lives of young adults. Brooke played several seasons in the Australian Football League national women’s competition (WAFL), and has recently transitioned to becoming a coach. You will be hearing more from Brooke, who will be hosting some BJSM podcasts over the coming months, so we thought we’d take this opportunity to get to know Brooke and her research.
In this podcast we discuss:
The latest ACL injury prevention & early-onset osteoarthritis research
The next big breakthroughs to expect in the next decade from a research perspective do
Advice for people wanting to/working in elite women’s sport
1. Making football safer for women with Brooke Patterson and Dr Ben Mentiplay. Episode #445 https://soundcloud.com/bmjpodcasts/making-football-safer-for-women-with-brooke-patterson-and-dr-ben-mentiplay-episode-445
2. Building on a BJSM podcast – and celebrating good news! #WomensFootball https://blogs.bmj.com/bjsm/2020/10/22/building-on-a-bjsm-podcast-and-celebrating-good-news-womensfootball/
3. Making football safer for women: a systematic review and meta-analysis of injury prevention programmes in 11 773 female football (soccer) players https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/54/18/1089
The nutritional demands of elite football. Catch up on the latest science with James Collins Ep #461
In this podcast, you can hear from James Collins – a leading performance nutritionist and one of the leads on the recent UEFA expert group statement on nutrition in elite football. James has worked with a range of elite sporting organisations, and is also the founder of the Intra Performance Group.
In this podcast, we cover:
- how the statement came about, and where it fits into the existing literature
- nutritional considerations for training and match-day
- the importance of body composition
- nutritional considerations in the rehabbing athlete
- next steps
For more, please check out the links below:
UEFA expert group statement: https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/early/2020/11/08/bjsports-2019-101961
Importance of nutrition in football: the coach’s perspective https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/early/2020/10/22/bjsports-2019-101972
The importance of nutrition in football: perspective of a national team’s doctor https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/early/2020/10/22/bjsports-2020-103318
James’ twitter profile: https://twitter.com/JamesCollinsPN
James’ company profile: https://www.intraperformancegroup.com/team
Informed Sport https://www.informed-sport.com/
What should you keep track of? Bioinformatics for Female Athletes with Dr. Dusty Narducci. Ep #460
On this week’s podcast, Dr. Dusty Marie Narducci, MD speaks with Dr. Ben Krainin, MD on the AMSSM Sports Medcast about the use of bioinformatics and wearable technology in female athletes.
In this conversation, Dr. Narducci focuses the following topics:
· A general overview of bioinformatics, including the three main wearable technology product categories
· Injury Prevention in Volleyball Players
· Menstrual Tracking for Female Athletes
· Fitness Trackers for the “General Consumer”
This lecture features multiple key points and takeaways about bioinformatics and was originally scheduled to be presented during the 2020 AMSSM Annual Meeting.
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