Sports & Orthopaedic Journal Club

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

Date

      Link To Articles

Monday,

December

19, 2005

11:30 am

Special Olympics Building

 

Groin Injuries in ice hockey players

Tyler, TF., et al. (2001) The Association of Hip Strength and Flexibility With the Incidence of Adductor Muscle Strains in Professional Ice Hockey Players. American Journal of Sports Medicine. Vol 29 # 2.

Tyler, TF., et al (2002) The Effectiveness of a Preseason Exercise Program to Prevent Adductor Muscle Strains in Professional Ice Hockey Players. American Journal of Sports Medicine. Vol 30 #5.

Irshad K., et al (2001) Operative management of “hockey groin syndrome”: 12 years of experience in National Hockey League players. Surgery vol 130 #4.

Emery, CA., Meeuwisse, WH., (2001) Risk factors for groin injuries in hockey. Med Sci Sports Exerc. Vol 33 #9.

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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 tarajo@udel.edu