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, September 17, 2011

11:30 am

Special Olympics Building

 

Topic: Novel Treatments & Return to Sport of Hamstring Strain Injuries

1. Askling, C. M., et al (2010). A new hamstring test to complement the common clinical examination before return to sport after injury

2. Kilcoyne, Kelly G., et al (2011). Outcome of Grade I and II Hamstring Injuries in Intercollegiate Athletes : A Novel Rehabilitation Protocol

3. Schmitt, Brandon, et al (2012). HAMSTRING INJURY REHABILITATION AND PREVENTION OF REINJURY USING LENGTHENED STATE ECCENTRIC TRAINING: A NEW CONCEPT

4. Reurink, Gustaaf, et al (2012). Therapeutic interventions for acute hamstring
injuries: a systematic review

5. Orchard, John W, et al (2012). Hamstrings are most susceptible to injury during the early stance phase of sprinting

6. Chumanov, Elizabeth S, et al (2012). Hamstrings are most susceptible to injury during the late swing phase of sprinting

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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