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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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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...

Association Between Changes in Exposure to Air Pollution and Biomarkers of Oxidative Stress in Children Before and During the Beijing Olympics

Weiwei Lin, Tong Zhu, Tao Xue, Wei Peng, Bert Brunekreef, Ulrike Gehring, Wei Huang, Min Hu, Yuanhang Zhang and Xiaoyan Tang.

in American Journal of Epidemiology

April 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 3716 words.

It is not known whether exposure to air pollutants causes systemic oxidative stress in children. We investigated the association between exposure to air pollution and biomarkers of...

No lasting legacy: no change in reporting of women's sports in the British print media with the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics

C. Packer, D.J. Geh, O.W. Goulden, A.M. Jordan, G.K. Withers, A.J. Wagstaff, R.A. Bellwood, C.L. Binmore and C.L. Webster.

in Journal of Public Health

March 2015; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 3936 words.

Background

The proportion of media sports coverage devoted to women is reported at between 1 and 6%. Our survey examines and compares reporting patterns...

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Evaluating sexual health planning for the London 2012 Olympics

Ava Lorenc and Nicola Robinson.

in Journal of Public Health

September 2015; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 4833 words.

Background

The public health impact of mass gatherings should not be underestimated, requiring careful planning. This evaluation identified the successes and...

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Miquel Porta.

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Public Health and Epidemiology. 102 words.

A group of organic compounds comprising four conjoined benzene rings with other elements and moieties attached at various positions, mostly manufactured in the liver, found in bile, and...

Health impact assessment of the 2012 London Olympic transport plans

Mark McCarthy, Robert J. Ravelli and Mike Sinclair-Williams.

in The European Journal of Public Health

December 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 4842 words.

Background: Transport is a structural determinant of health. We have assessed the potential of transport plans for the 2012 London Olympic Games to achieve the sustainability...

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Perceptions of Zika virus risk in Germany in 2016

Julie Obenauer, Nicole Rübsamen, Stefanie Castell, Mahrrouz Hoodgarzadeh, Carolina J Klett-Tammen, Rafael T Mikolajczyk and André Karch.

in The European Journal of Public Health

February 2018; p ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 4092 words.

Abstract

Background

Risks associated with Zika virus (ZIKV) transmission in the Americas have been discussed widely...

Illness in Travelers Returned From Brazil: The GeoSentinel Experience and Implications for the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics

Mary E. Wilson, Lin H. Chen, Pauline V. Han, Jay S. Keystone, Jakob P. Cramer, Aluisio Segurado, DeVon Hale, Mogens Jensenius, Eli Schwartz, Frank von Sonnenburg and Karin Leder.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

May 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 5181 words.

Background.  Brazil will host the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, events that are expected to attract hundreds of...

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