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Promising results found for older recreational athletes following arthroscopic rotator cuff repair

August 31, 2015

Among recreational athletes aged 70 years and older, researchers of this study found arthroscopic rotator cuff repair effectively reduced pain, improved function and returned patients to sport.

Using a surgical registry, researchers identified 44 self-described recreational athletes aged 70 years and older who underwent primary or revision arthroscopic rotator cuff repair of full-thickness supraspinatus tears. All patients had a Goutallier classification of 0, 1 or 2.

Factors affected variability in PF instability injuries among high school athletes In the Journals

Factors affected variability in PF instability injuries among high school athletes

August 31, 2015
Understanding that patterns of patellofemoral instability injuries among high school athletes may vary by sport, sex and type of exposure, which investigators in this…
In the Journals

Readmission rates may skew hospital quality measurements

August 31, 2015
Readmission rates were an ineffective measure of a hospital’s quality because they did not take into account readmissions from different hospitals, resulting in a…
In the Journals

Similar function seen between patients released to sport vs those not after ACL reconstruction

August 30, 2015
A comparison of patients released to return to activity after ACL reconstruction and those who were not found no link between clinical impairment measures used to…
In the Journals

Heavy slow resistance training for Achilles tendinopathy associated with early patient satisfaction

August 29, 2015
Among patients with Achilles tendinopathy, both eccentric training and heavy slow resistance training had an equally good positive and lasting clinical effect in results…
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Professional Practice

Language and Licensing: A Brief Review of Legal Issues Relevant to the Licensed Athletic Trainer

Athletic Training and Sports Health Care, July/August 2015, Volume 7 Issue 4
California is the lone state without state-based legislation regulating the practice of athletic trainers. This article…
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Pediatric Annals December 2014

Sports Medicine: December 2014

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

The past two decades have witnessed an amazing increase in the participation in competitive sports by children of all…
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VIDEO: Examining return to play in intercollegiate contact athletes following arthroscopic stabilization for anterior shoulder instability

VIDEO: Examining return to play in intercollegiate contact athletes following arthroscopic stabilization for anterior shoulder instability

August 14, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — At the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Brett D. Owens, MD
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