Show Notes for August 8, 2014

Hello and welcome to this week’s edition of HealthBeat, Chiropractic OnLine Today’s Health, News and Informational Podcast.

In this week’s news: We’ll Be Looking At –

  • Fruits Vegetables and Mortality
  • And Finally, a Story about Movement Speed and Cervical Range of Motion

For HealthBeat, This is Dr. Todd Eglow!

Welcome to HealthBeat Podcast #471 recorded August 8, 2014.

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Fruits Vegetables and Mortality

A recent study in the British Medical Journal was published to examine and quantify the potential dose-response relation between fruit and vegetable consumption and risk of all cause, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality.

Prospective cohort studies were selected that reported risk estimates for all cause, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality by levels of fruit and vegetable consumption.

Results of this analysis found that there was a threshold around five servings of fruit and vegetables a day, after which the risk of all-cause mortality did not reduce further. A significant inverse association was observed for cardiovascular mortality, while higher consumption of fruit and vegetables was not appreciably associated with risk of cancer mortality.

The study concluded that this meta-analysis provides further evidence that a higher consumption of fruit and vegetables is associated with a lower risk of all-cause mortality, particularly cardiovascular mortality.

Surf to our Show Notes for Links – http://www.bmj.com/content/349/bmj.g4490

 

 

Movement Speed and Cervical Range of Motion

Cervical range of motion (RoM) has been the subject of many studies. However, only very few of these studies have considered the influence of movement execution speed on the cervical kinematics. The aim of this study is to evaluate the influence of movement speed on cervical RoM.

A recent study in the European Spine Journal looked at the primary spinal movements – flexion–extension, lateral bending, and axial rotation. Coupled movements were also studied. Paired Student’s tests were performed to compare the two modes of movement.

The results showed that cervical RoM differed significantly between movement speeds. Amplitudes were higher for each movement when movements were performed as quickly as possible. The range of movements carried out the best possible reached only 95 % of those during movements carried out as fast as possible. Concerning coupled movements, an increase in rotational movements coupled to lateral flexion during fast movements was observed.

The study concluded that range of motion reported in the literature corresponds to movement carried out in a mode resembling the best possible of our study. Movements made as quickly as possible can display larger motion ranges.

Surf to our Show Notes for Links – http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00586-014-3249-3?no-access=true

 

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