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Knowledge translation in sport injury prevention research: an example in youth ice hockey in Canada — Richmond et al. — British Journal of Sports Medicine

There is a critical need for scientists to incorporate a knowledge translation (KT) perspective into research plans to demonstrate the relevance of research findings and evaluate their implications for health practice and policy.

Adult Stroke Survivors Who Practice Tai Chi May Be At Reduced Risk For Falls

Tai Chi may reduce falls among adult stroke survivors, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2013.

Exercise Helps OA, Back Pain, Fibromyalgia. Otherwise, Evidence Lacking

It’s a public health mantra that regular exercise can benefit rheumatologic conditions, but a close look at the latest evidence shows considerable gaps in that knowledge.

ACR Creates New “Don’t” List of Questionable Procedures

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has published its entry in the national multispecialty “Choosing Wisely” campaign spearheaded by the ABIM (American Board of Internal Medicine) Foundation and intended to reduce unnecessary and expensive medical procedures.

Restoring Voluntary Control Of Locomotion After Severe Spinal Cord Injury

In the lab, rats with severe spinal cord injury are learning to walk – and run – again. Rats in the lab are not only voluntarily initiating a walking gait, but they are sprinting, climbing up stairs, and avoiding obstacles after a couple of weeks of neurorehabilitation with a combination of a robotic harness and electricalchemical stimulation.

Cockroach-Inspired Robotics Could Aid In Gait Pathology And Stabilization Of Gait

Running cockroaches start to recover from being shoved sideways before their dawdling nervous system kicks in to tell their legs what to do, researchers have found.