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.

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Return to play less likely for MLB pitchers after revision Tommy John surgery

January 21, 2016
Recently published data indicated performance and return to play among Major League Baseball players after revision Tommy John surgery decreased…
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Overuse injuries a common issue for collegiate and high school athletes

August 11, 2015
According to recently published data, overuse injury is a significant issue facing athletes at the collegiate and high school levels. Researchers…
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Pitchers’ blood flow decreased in provocative shoulder position

August 6, 2015
After one competitive baseball season, the blood flow of pitchers significantly decreased when in a provocative shoulder position, according to…
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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…
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Return to preoperative level of play after ACL repair may take longer than expected

July 15, 2015
Patients who underwent ACL repair and had participated regularly in sports preoperatively were found to have difficulty returning to their previous…
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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…
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Return to play after TSA linked to sports participation in 5-year preoperative period

March 31, 2015
Return to play in patients who underwent total shoulder arthroplasty was found to be associated with the level of sports participation in the 5-year…
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Study shows WOMAC, SF12v2 PCS can detect clinically meaningful changes after TJA

March 21, 2015
The WOMAC and SF12v2 physical component summary were useful in detecting clinically meaningful changes in patient-reported health status after total…
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Hip arthroscopy a valid treatment option for older patients with hip pain

March 20, 2015
Among patients ages 50 years and older with a Tönnis arthritic grade of 0 or 1, hip arthroscopy should be considered a valid treatment option…
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Rate of heterotopic ossification likely unaltered with capsular closure

March 19, 2015
Recently published data demonstrated the rate of heterotopic ossification did not appear to be altered by capsular closure when compared with…
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