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
This Month's Journal Club
Link To Articles
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ACL incidence in Collegiate Athletes & Extracorporeal Shockwave Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis
1) Mihata LCS, Beutler AI and Boden BP. "Comparing the Incidence of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury in Collegiate Lacrosse, Soccer, and Basketball Players: Implications for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Mechanism and Prevention." Am J Sports Med 2006, Mar 27.
2) Wang CJ, Wang FS, Yang KD, Weng LH and Ko JY. "Long-term results of extracorporeal shockwave treatment for plantar fasciitis." Am J Sports Med. 2006 Apr;34(4):592-6.
1) Spindler, KP, Kuhn, JE, Dunn, W, Matthews, CE, Harrell, FE and Dittus, RS. Reading and Reviewing the Orthopaedic Literature: A Systematic, Evidence-based Medicine Approach. J Am Acad Orthop Surg 13: 220-229. 2005.
2) Appendix for Spindler article.
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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 email@example.com.