Pre- and In-hospital resuscitation strategies in accidental hypothermia

Performance & 2D:4D

Could prenatal hormone levels influence surfing prowess? The relative length of your second digit (i.e. index finger, 2D) to that of your fourth (ring finger, 4D) expressed as a fraction is known as the digit ratio or 2D:4D. This ratio has been demonstrated to...
Pre- and In-hospital resuscitation strategies in accidental hypothermia

Surf Science Snapshot!

Short & stocky or tall & thin … MR standing tall at Off the Wall 1976Although the evidence is limited, Mendez-Villanueva and Bishop (1) find, in their comprehensive review of the literature, that competitive surfers seem to be shorter and lighter than...
Pre- and In-hospital resuscitation strategies in accidental hypothermia

Paddling Around!

Are we really paddling that much? In a study performed at the Sports Performance Research Institute at Auckland Technical University by Farley et al. (1) twelve nationally ranked NZ surfers were equipped with heart rate (HR) monitoring devices, global positioning...
Pre- and In-hospital resuscitation strategies in accidental hypothermia

Last chance to submit your research!

The revised deadline of the 1st August 2014 is looming for research abstract submission! You’d better get your skates on if you want to present your research in Ireland at this year’s Conference. We will accept abstract submissions up to midnight on the...
Pre- and In-hospital resuscitation strategies in accidental hypothermia

In retrospection: Sagres 2012 through scientific glasses.

Both the attendees as well as the organizing party of the first annual EASD conference in Surfing Medicine last year in Sagres agree on the success of this event. A unique vibe at a beautiful location with in-depth discussions on flip-flops and in board shorts. 92...
Pre- and In-hospital resuscitation strategies in accidental hypothermia

Share the stoke: share science!

Dear Surfing Doctors, You are invited to make a contribution to the second conference on Surfing Medicine by submitting your scientific work. Send us your poster of your research project, case report/series or public health initiative. The best poster submission will...

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