LEAD STORY: ZIKA VIRUS (1:00)
SPORTS PT: PARALYMPICS (2:16)
Paralympics: “a Games fighting for life,” turning into a sellout
- General info on the Paralympics
- The Times: Fans set up crowdfunding page to rescue Paralympics
- Crowdfunding page
- The Guardian: International Paralympic Committee anticipate Rio Games will sell out
- CNN: Paralympics 2016: Opening ceremony kicks off Games in spectacular style
NEURO PT: CONCUSSION (3:24)
APTA HAPPENINGS (5:10):
ACROSS THE PROFESSION (8:06):
ACROSS HEALTHCARE (9:22):
Early sport specialization:
- Daily Press: Clinical report says young athletes should delay sport specialization until 15 or 16-years-old
- MoveForwardPT: Video: Overuse Injuries in Youth Athletes.
- The Independent: Alzheimer’s disease breakthrough as new drug clears toxic proteins from patients’ brains
- Nature: The antibody aducanumab reduces Aβ plaques in Alzheimer’s disease
- Citation: Sevigny, J., Chiao, P., Bussière, T., Weinreb, P. H., Williams, L., Maier, M., … & O’Gorman, J. (2016). The antibody aducanumab reduces Aβ plaques in Alzheimer’s disease. Nature, 537(7618), 50-56.
- NeuroPT: A Skilled Physical Therapist Approach to Alzheimer’s
BUZZWORD: Internet of Things (12:45)
WHAT THE HELL THEATRE (13:47):
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