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, November 21, 2011

11:30 am

Special Olympics Building

 

MRIs in Asymptomatic Individuals

Flynn, Timothy W. PT, PhD, Britt Smith, PT, DPT and Roger Chou, MD (2011). Appropriate Use of Diagnostic Imaging in Low Back Pain: A Reminder That Unnecessary Imaging May Do as Much Harm as Good.

Jost, BernhardMD; Matthias Zumstein, MD; Christian W. A. Pfirrmann, MD;
Marco Zanetti, MD; and Christian Gerber, MD (2005). MRI Findings in Throwing Shoulders Abnormalities in Professional Handball Players.

Hurd, Wendy J. PT, PhD, SCS, Sarah Eby,y Kenton R. Kaufman,y PE, PhD, and
Naveen S. Murthy,y MD (2011). Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Throwing Elbow in the Uninjured, High School–Aged Baseball Pitcher.

Kolata, Gina. (2011). Sports Medicine Said to Overuse MRI's. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/29/health/mris-often-overused-often-mislead-doctors-warn.html?pagewanted=all

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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 aohunter@udel.edu