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
Monday, October 17, 2005
Special Olympics Building
Injuries in Swimmers
Grote, K., Lincoln, TL., Gamble, JG. (2004) Hip Adductor Injury in Competitive Swimmers. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 32(1) 104-108.
McMaster, WC., Roberts, A., Stoddard, T. (1998) A Correlation Between Shoulder Laxity and Interfering Pain in Competitive Swimmers American Journal of Sports Medicine. 26(1) 83-86.
Swanik, KA., et al (2002) The effects of shoulder plyometric training on proprioception and selected muscle performance characterisitics. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 11(6) 579-586
Borsa PA., et al (2005) Sonographic Stress Measurement of Glenohumeral Joint Laxity in Collegiate Swimmers and Age-Matched Controls. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 33(7) 1077-1084
Jansson, A., et al (2005) Evaluation of general joint laxity, shoulder laxity and mobility in competitive swimmers during growth and in normal controls. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. 15:169-176.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org.