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

Men, women do not differ in clinical presentation of labral tears

August 12, 2014
Although men and women differ in hip structure, biomechanics and operative findings of symptomatic labral tears, they do not differ substantially in…
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Spinal pain not a rare occurrence in adolescents

August 11, 2014
In a prospective, school-based cohort study, researchers found that spinal pain was most common in children between the ages of 11 and 15; however…
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Spinal pain not a rare occurrence in adolescents

Spine Surgery Today, September/October 2014
In a prospective, school-based cohort study, researchers found that spinal pain was most common in children between the ages of 11 and 15; however…
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Continuous passive motion offers no benefits after intra-articular fracture treatment

August 7, 2014
Patients with intra-articular fractures who underwent use of continuous passive motion in the immediate postoperative period following treatment…
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Several factors influence NFL players’ return to play after meniscectomy

August 6, 2014
Professional football players who are drafted early, start frequently and play non-speed positions are more likely to return to play following…
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Several factors influential on recurrent sick leave due to musculoskeletal disorders

August 5, 2014
Among different musculoskeletal disorders, researchers found a considerable variation between duration, age and sex distribution and days of…
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Age, higher BMI result in higher risks after Achilles tendon injury

August 5, 2014
Patients who have a higher body mass index or are older tend to fare worse in recovering from acute Achilles tendon ruptures, according to study…
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Multiple factors can affect rate of hamstring strains in baseball players

July 24, 2014
Study results have shown base running, history of hamstring injury and time of year can affect the likelihood of future hamstring injuries in…
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Using muscle fatigue protocol as screening test may help identify EMTP

July 16, 2014
The possibility of identifying a leg at risk for exertional medial tibial pain in a predisposed athlete may be increased by adding a muscle fatigue…
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Fatigue affects landing mechanics in dancers, athletes

July 9, 2014
In both dancers and team sport athletes, fatigue changed landing mechanics in a way that caused both groups to land with worse alignment, according…
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