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, February 22, 2010
Special Olympics Building
Joint Laxity and the Risk of ACL Injury:
1. Collinge, R, Simmonds, J.V. (2009) Hypermobility, injury rate and rehabilitation in a professional football squad - A preliminary study.
2. Barber Foss, K.D., et. al. (2009) Generalized Joint Laxity Associated With Increased Medial Foot Loading in Female Athletes.
3. Meyer, G.D., et. al. (2009) The Effects of Generalized Joint Laxity on Risk of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury in Young Female Athletes.
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If you are interested in joining, call Airelle Hunter-Giordano, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS, Associate Director of Sports Physical Therapy at the University of Delaware, 831-8893 or e-mail email@example.com