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

Gender-dependent patterns may identify FAI presentations

November 21, 2014
Distinct differences in the presentation of femoroacetabular impingement between males and females could aid clinicians in identifying typical and…
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Higher BMI may lead to smaller improvements and higher complications after THA

November 19, 2014
Patients with a higher body mass index who underwent total hip arthroplasty experienced marginally smaller improvements and higher complication…
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Upright radiographs showed increased fracture displacement, shortening with acute clavicle fracture

November 19, 2014
Compared with supine radiographs, upright radiographs showed increased fracture displacement and shortening in patients with acute clavicle fracture…
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Minimally invasive approach may offer safe, acceptable alternative for THA

November 19, 2014
Researchers found posterior total hip arthroplasty performed with a minimally invasive approach appeared to provide a safe and acceptable alternative…
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Nonoperative management of radial head and neck fractures may yield positive results

November 18, 2014
Researchers observed positive long-term outcomes with the nonoperative management of isolated stable radial head or neck fractures, according to…
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Graft type, postoperative knee laxity can help predict graft survival after ACL

November 18, 2014
Among children and adolescents undergoing primary, transphyseal ACL reconstruction, graft type and postoperative knee laxity significantly predicted…
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Hamstring autograft may have higher risk of revision in ACL repair

November 17, 2014
Despite being the method of choice for ACL repair in Scandinavia, hamstring autografts were found to have a significantly higher risk of revision…
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Study: Fewer men receive osteoporosis evaluation after distal radial fracture

November 17, 2014
Following a distal radial fracture, significantly fewer men received evaluation for osteoporosis compared with women, and evaluation rates were…
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Supraclavicular intraplexal reconstruction may restore elbow flexion in infants

November 14, 2014
Elbow flexion can be restored in infants with neonatal brachial plexus palsy who have neurotmesis of C5 and avulsion of C6 with supraclavicular…
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CT scans accounted for most radiation dose, costs in trauma patients

November 14, 2014
Over time, the number of diagnostic imaging tests, radiation doses and related charges in trauma patients increased, with CT scans accounting for…
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