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

HCT repair success rates comparable to those of other meniscal tear types

October 13, 2014
Horizontal cleavage tears were shown to have repair success rates similar to those of other types of meniscal tears, according to the results of a…
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Preoperative scoring system able to identify patients who benefit from ASAD

October 13, 2014
A preoperative scoring system was able to identify patients with impingement syndrome who would benefit promptly from arthroscopic subacromial…
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Improper trunk rotation sequence may influence injury risk in baseball players

October 10, 2014
Young baseball pitchers who do not have proper trunk rotation sequence while pitching may have an elevated risk of shoulder injury due to greater…
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ACI of talus shows positive long-term results after previous failed surgery

October 10, 2014
Among patients in whom previous surgery for osteochondral lesions of the talus failed, autologous chondrocyte implantation of the talus yielded…
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High school lacrosse injuries vary by athletic activity level, gender

October 9, 2014
Among high school-aged athletes who sustained lacrosse injuries, injury rates and patterns tended to vary based on athletes’ sex and level of…
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Mycobacterial epiphyseal osteomyelitis may lead to physeal damage

October 9, 2014
Compared with epiphyseal osteomyelitis caused by bacteria or unidentified pathogens, mycobacterial epiphyseal osteomyelitis led to physeal damage in…
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Concentric, eccentric glenosphere produced similar outcomes after reverse shoulder arthroplasty

October 8, 2014
Among patients who underwent reverse shoulder arthroplasty, there were no significant differences in notching rates or clinical outcomes for…
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Patients with cerebral palsy, acquired spasticity can benefit from THA

October 8, 2014
Patients with upper motor neuron disorders demonstrated marked improvement in objective and subjective measures, including pain relief, function and…
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Mid-term cartilage repair outcomes unaffected by postoperative weight-bearing restrictions

October 7, 2014
When an osteochondral autograft transfer system was used to repair small defects in weight-bearing areas of medial or lateral femoral condyle…
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Strengths, weaknesses of axis options should be weighed for TKA

October 7, 2014
Although Whiteside’s Line approximated the transepicondylar axis well among patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty, the posterior condylar…
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