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Olympic Games

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

An ancient Greek festival with athletic, literary, and musical competitions held at Olympia every four years, traditionally from 776 bc until abolished by the Roman emperor Theodosius I in...

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Brookes, William Penny (1809–1895), surgeon and campaigner for the revival of the Olympic games

Helen Clare Cromarty.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Surgery. 1167 words.

Brookes, William Penny (1809–1895), surgeon and campaigner for the revival of the Olympic games, was born on 13 August 1809 at 4 Wilmore Street, Much Wenlock, Shropshire, the first of the...

An Olympic Legacy? Did the Urban Regeneration Associated With the London 2012 Olympic Games Influence Adolescent Mental Health?

Charlotte Clark, Melanie Smuk, Steven Cummins, Sandra Eldridge, Amanda Fahy, Daniel Lewis, Derek G Moore, Neil Smith, Stephanie J C Taylor and Stephen A Stansfeld.

in American Journal of Epidemiology

March 2018; p ublished online June 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 5348 words.

Abstract

Public expenditure on large events such as the London 2012 Olympic Games is often justified by the potential legacy of urban regeneration and its...

Novel public health risk assessment process developed to support syndromic surveillance for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Gillian E. Smith, Alex J. Elliot, Sue Ibbotson, Roger Morbey, Obaghe Edeghere, Jeremy Hawker, Mike Catchpole, Tina Endericks, Paul Fisher and Brian McCloskey.

in Journal of Public Health

September 2017; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 3207 words.

Abstract

Background

Syndromic surveillance aims to provide early warning and real time estimates of the extent of...

A qualitative study into the development of a physical activity legacy from the London 2012 Olympic Games

Russell Vincent Carter and Theo Lorenc.

in Health Promotion International

September 2015; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 6747 words.

Olympic Games have sometimes been considered as public health interventions capable of improving population health by encouraging increased physical activity levels. However, the evidence...

Arboviral Infections Following the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in a Cohort of US Athletes and Support Staff

Carrie L Byington, Krow Ampofo, Tammi Lewis, Taylor Mathie, Dholani Nanayakkara, Andrew Pavia, Kim Hanson, Marc Roger Couturier and Bill Moreau.

in Open Forum Infectious Diseases

P ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 0 words.

Abstract

Background

The 2016 Olympic and Paralympic games were held in Brazil after the peak of an explosive Zika...

Walter Herz Olympic Games London 1948

Mike McKiernan.

in Occupational Medicine

July 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 209 words.

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gymnastics

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A form of exercise and physical performance with origins in military preparation (in ancient as well as more modern societies), and educational programmes for fitness and health. In many...

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International Olympic Committee

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 90 words.

The governing body of the Olympic Games. The IOC is the supreme authority of the Olympic movement and, in particular, the Olympic Games. It is responsible for ensuring that the Olympic...

secondary drive

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

An acquired drive not directly related to satisfying physiological requirements; e.g. the drive to win a medal at the Olympic Games.

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podiatrist

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A practitioner of podiatry; commonly called a ‘foot doctor’. Podiatrists are among the key staff that provide medical coverage for teams at the Olympic Games.

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podiatrist

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 26 words.

A practitioner of podiatry; commonly called a ‘foot doctor’. Podiatrists are among the key staff that provide medical coverage for teams at the Olympic Games....

secondary drive

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 23 words.

An acquired drive not directly related to satisfying physiological requirements; e.g. the drive to win a medal at the Olympic Games....

macrocycle

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 30 words.

Part of a training programme directed towards a long-term performance goal such as training towards an Olympic Games. A macrocycle could last 1–4 or more years. ...

pattering

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A simple aerobic exercise devised in 1956 by Gordon Richards to train athletes for the Olympic Games. Pattering is similar to running on the spot. The exerciser steps quickly on the spot...

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sprint

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Sport and Leisure.

A run of a short distance which can be covered at top speed in one continuous effort.

sprint

Jesse Owens sprinting in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. © EMPICS.

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World Anti-Doping Code

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A code implemented by various sports organizations prior to the 2002 Olympic Games in Athens to ensure that anti-doping rules and regulations are the same across all sports.

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macrocycle

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Part of a training programme directed towards a long-term performance goal such as training towards an Olympic Games. A macrocycle could last 1–4 or more years. See also periodization.

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acquired motivation

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A motivation, which is not inborn and does not satisfy a basic physiological need. An example of an acquired motivation would be the desire to win an Olympic Games medal.

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World Anti-Doping Code

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 31 words.

A code implemented by various sports organizations prior to the 2002 Olympic Games in Athens to ensure that anti-doping rules and regulations are the same across all sports....

acquired motivation

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 36 words.

A motivation, which is not inborn and does not satisfy a basic physiological need. An example of an acquired motivation would be the desire to win an Olympic Games medal....