Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

gender factors

Frequency of occurrence of chronic diseases among former athletes depending on gender

Year: 2013, volume 9 Issue: №4 Pages: 691-694
Heading: Therapeutic exercise, sports medicine Article type: Original article
Authors: Fedotova I.V., Statsenko М.Е., Bakulin V.S., Sentyabrev N.N.
Organization: Volgograd State Academy of Physical Education, Volgograd State Medical University
Summary:

The aim of the article is to study the analysis of the frequency of occurrence of chronic diseases among former athletes depending on gender — specific. Material and Methods. 80 former athletes who finished sports activity no more than 5 years ago (this period is adopted for the early post-sports period) at the age of 20-35 were examined. The analysis of medical records, inspection and consulting expertise required to verify the diagnosis. Results. Statistically significantly higher level of disease is defined among former male athletes in comparison with the women who have stopped regular training and competitions. Conclusions. The determined incidence of chronic disease in former athletes might be substantiated by the absence of proper medical care to former athletes immediately after the cessation of active training and competitions.

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Gender And Age Peculiarities Of Tobacco Addiction Among The Urban Population Of The Middle Volga Region

Year: 2009, volume 5 Issue: №2 Pages: 197-200
Heading: Internal Diseases Article type: Original article
Authors: S.A. Babanov, I.A. Agarkova
Organization: Samara Polyclinic №1, Samara State Medical University
Summary:

On the basis of the conducted research, prevalence of tobacco smoking and its intensity according to the gender and age descriptions among the urban population in the Middle Volga region (Samara as an example city) is described in the article. It is proved, that among men and women under study 49,37% and 14,17% smoke accordingly, 22,80% and 8,86% smoked before, 27,83% and 76,97% never smoke. The education level and family status have considerably contributed to the epidemiology of tobacco smoking addiction. Authors consider, that the development of public and medical measures directed to the fight against smoking must be realized taking into account the gender, age, social and mental points, that is difficult, but necessary process.

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