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, November 21, 2011
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 email@example.com