|The University of Delaware Physical Therapy Department sponsors
a Journal Club for the sports medicine community including local physicians,
physical therapists, athletic trainers, researchers and biomechanists on
the third monday of every month. The purpose of the Journal Club is to
critically review the current literature on topics of particular interest
to the Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Community. Examples of previous
topics include ergogenic aides, concussions, and stress fractures.
This Month's Journal Club
||Link To Articles
|Dec 16, 2002
The Effectiveness of Bracing
Risberg MA, Holm I, Steen H, Eriksson J,
Ekeland, A: The
effect of knee bracing after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.
The American Journal of Sports Medicine 27(1): 76-83, 1999.
Damen L, Spoor CW, Snijders CJ, Stam, HJ:Does
a pelvic belt influence sacroiliac joint laxity? Clinical Biomechanics 17: 459-498, 2002.
Ramsey DK, Lamontagne M, Wretenberg PF,
Valentin A, Engstrom B, Nemeth, G: Assessment
of functional knee bracing: an in vivo three-dimensional kinematic analysis
of the anterior cruciate deficient knee. Clinical Biomechanics
16: 61-70, 2001.
Eils E, Demming C, Kollmeier G, Thorwesten
L, Volker K, Rosenbaum D: Comprehensive
testing of 10 different ankle braces: Evaluation of passive and rapidly
induced stability in subjects with chronic ankle instability. Clinical
Biomechanics 17: 526-535, 2002.
Pollo FE, Otis JC, Backus SI, Warren RF,
Wickiewicz TL. Reduction
of medial compartment loads with valgus bracing of the osteoarthritic knee.
The American Journal of Sports Medicine 30: 414-421, 2002.
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For more information, or
if you are interested in joining, call Tara Manal MPT,OCS Clinic Director
at the University of Delaware Physical Therapy Clinic, 831-8893 or e-mail