In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in athletic training. Through peer “Perspectives,” full bibliographical information and links to the original journal abstract, In the Journals are a step wider and deeper than journal reviews health care professionals may be accustomed.

In the Journals

Patients evaluated for orthopedic tumors often undergo unnecessary imaging

January 23, 2015
Results of a recently published study indicated patients evaluated for a musculoskeletal tumors frequently underwent unnecessary imaging procedures…
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All-inside ACL demonstrates safety in skeletally immature athletes

January 22, 2015
For skeletally immature athletes, use of an all-inside ACL reconstruction technique demonstrated safety at short-term follow-up, according to study…
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OA increases risk of ischemic heart disease after TKA

January 20, 2015
Following primary total knee arthroplasty, patients with osteoarthritis experienced a long-term risk of ischemic heart disease, according to study…
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Study shows benefits of ATP among patients after TKA

January 19, 2015
Short-term oral supplementation of adenosine triphosphate could benefit patients recovering from total knee arthroplasty, according to study results…
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Researchers find validity among Multiligament Quality of Life questionnaire

January 17, 2015
The Multiligament Quality of Life questionnaire demonstrated excellent content validity, reliability and construct validity, according to…
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Acromial fractures common after RSA; effects can be mitigated

January 16, 2015
Although acromial fractures can be common after reverse shoulder arthroplasty, recently published data indicate their effects can be mitigated with…
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Study: No significant difference between mobile, fixed-bearing TKA kinematics

January 16, 2015
Although mobile-bearing total knee arthroplasty had certain advantages over fixed-bearing total knee arthroplasty, researchers found no significant…
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Patient-derived questionnaire offers moderate, high patient-clinician assessment agreement

January 15, 2015
Use of a patient-derived questionnaire provided moderate-to-high levels of agreement with clinician assessment, according to study results. Before…
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Study: Osteoporosis guidelines infrequently followed after distal radial fracture

January 15, 2015
Guidelines regarding calcium, vitamin prescriptions and imaging protocols set forth by the National Osteoporosis Foundation following a distal radial…
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Human dermal allograft may offer positive outcomes in rotator cuff repair

January 14, 2015
In treating massive rotator cuff tears, human dermal allografts were shown to provide patients with positive postoperative outcomes, according to…
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