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MRSA carriage prevalent among asymptomatic athletes

MRSA carriage prevalent among asymptomatic athletes
April 28, 2016

A recently published literature review suggests approximately 8% of athletes and 13% of collegiate athletes in the United States may be asymptomatically colonized with MRSA.

In addition, carriage was far more prevalent among collegiate wrestlers than other athletes, according to the data, and colonized athletes were more than seven times as likely than noncarriers to develop MRSA skin and soft tissue infections (SSTI).

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Lower hip ROM found in soccer players with previous hip, groin injuries

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Although results from a cross-sectional study of professional soccer players indicated decreased hip range of motion correlated with more hip- and groin-related symptoms…
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Concussed athletes found likely to sustain lower extremity injuries after return to play

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Review article provides orthopedic insight on minimalist running

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Increased lateral tibial slope cited as risk factor for ACL injury in male collegiate football players

April 15, 2016
BOSTON — Male collegiate football players with a narrow lateral femoral condyle width and an increased medial and lateral tibial slope were predisposed to ACL…
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Original Research

Use of the Mulligan Concept and Positional Release Therapy in the Treatment of a Moderate Grade Acromioclavicular Injury: A Case Review

Athletic Training and Sports Health Care, March/April 2016, Volume 8 Issue 2
A 20-year-old collegiate baseball pitcher suffered a traumatic type III acromioclavicular joint injury to his…
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Sports Medicine: December 2014

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

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Meeting News Coverage

VIDEO: Fu on the future of ACL surgery

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