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Rugby training injuries more common among lower-level players

August 4, 2015

Training injuries were more common among school-level rugby teams compared with academy-level rugby teams, according to researchers’ findings.

The researchers recorded exposure to training activities and time-loss injuries in male youth rugby union players from 12 English Premiership academies with elite-level youth rugby players and seven schools with lower-level players for two seasons.

Concussion specialists, physical therapists added to University Hospitals

August 3, 2015
To strengthen University Hospitals’ concussion management program, the university recently announced it has added primary care concussion specialists and physical…

8 important items from AOFAS

July 31, 2015
Orthopedics Today features eight stories of importance to emerge from the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting

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Surgical intervention for athletes with Lisfranc injuries likely allows for return to sport Meeting News Coverage

Surgical intervention for athletes with Lisfranc injuries likely allows for return to sport

July 29, 2015
LONG BEACH, Calif. — According to study findings presented here, athletes who require surgical intervention for the treatment of Lisfranc injuries are typically…
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Subjective and Functional Outcomes Following Surgical Repair of Complete Ruptures of the Proximal Hamstring Complex

Orthopedics, November 2008, Volume 31 Issue 11
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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: Fu on the future of ACL surgery

VIDEO: Fu on the future of ACL surgery

June 22, 2015
LYON, France — At the International Society for Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine…
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High risk of capsular restretching found among women and elite athletes In the Journals

High risk of capsular restretching found among women and elite athletes

May 19, 2015
Even after successful arthroscopic Bankart repair and capsular shift, women, elite athletes and patients with frequent dislocations were at high risk…
In the Journals

Researchers identify 50 most-referenced studies in ACL research

May 19, 2015
In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers used citation analysis to determine the studies most influential on the field of ACL research based on
In the Journals

Age, sport-specialized training, excessive play may be linked to injury risk

May 14, 2015
Young athletes were found to be at an elevated risk for injury as they aged, engaged in sport-specialized training and when they spent a…
In the Journals

Combined knee joint geometry measurements provided more information on ACL injury risk

May 7, 2015
Compared with individual measures, combinations of knee joint geometry measurements provided more information about the risk of noncontact ACL injury…
In the Journals

Noncontact lower-extremity injury risks likely differ by sport, gender

May 6, 2015
According to recently published data, differences were noted between sport and sex with regard to the risk for sustaining a noncontact…

Recovery and time to surgery linked in proximal hamstring avulsion fixation

May 6, 2015
A delay in surgery for a patient who has suffered a hamstring avulsion injury can lead to a longer delay in return to sport for athletes of all…
No clinical differences found between combined DCR, RCR and isolated RCR at 24 months In the Journals

No clinical differences found between combined DCR, RCR and isolated RCR at 24 months

May 6, 2015
At a minimum 24-month follow-up, researchers found no differences in clinical evaluations between patients who underwent combined arthroscopic distal…
Determining fracture pattern stability more reliable for distal clavicle fracture classification In the Journals

Determining fracture pattern stability more reliable for distal clavicle fracture classification

May 6, 2015
For the classification of distal clavicle fractures, researchers found the determination of fracture pattern stability may be a more appropriate and…
In the Journals

Male track and field athletes at greater risk of injury

May 4, 2015
Compared with other sexes and competition levels, male track and field athletes, particularly masters male athletes, are at a greater risk of injury…
In the Journals

On-site treatments appear effective for athletes with exertional heat stroke

April 30, 2015
According to recently published data, athletes treated on-site during foot races for exertional heat stroke generally responded well to cold-water…
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