|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
||Link To Articles
|Nov 15, 1999
Serious Knee Injuries in Female Athletes
Ireland, ML. Anterior
cruciate ligament injury in female athletes: epidemiology. Journal
of Athletic Training. 1999;34(2):150-154.
Rozzi, SL, Lephart, SM, Fu, FH. Effects
of muscular fatigue on knee joint laxity and neuromuscular characteristics
of male and female athletes. Journal of Athletic Training. 1999;34(2):106-114.
Hewett, TE, Stroupe, AL, Nance, TA, Noyes,
FR. Plyometric training in female athletes.
Huston, LJ, Wojtys, EM. Neuromuscular
performance characteristics in elite female athletes. AJSM. 1996;24(4)
McClean, SG, Robert, JL, Myers, PT, Walters,
MR. Knee joint kinematics during the sidestep
cutting maneuver: potential for injury in women. Med Sci Sports
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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