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

Immediate, delayed surgery for rotator cuff tears with stiffness offer satisfactory results

March 19, 2015
Patients with rotator cuff tears with stiffness achieved satisfactory results through repair utilizing simultaneous capsular release or by waiting to…
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ACL reconstruction in adolescents has outcomes comparable to healthy controls

March 18, 2015
Patients who underwent ACL reconstruction during adolescence experienced significantly more radiographically visible osteoarthritic changes in their…
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Outcomes unaffected by different weight-bearing modalities after MACI

March 18, 2015
At 5 years after undergoing matrix-associated autologous chondrocyte implantation, researchers found patients’ outcomes were unaffected by…
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Socioeconomic status influences patient knowledge of medical condition of advanced OA

March 18, 2015
Among patients with advanced osteoarthritis, socioeconomic status influenced patient knowledge of their medical condition, decision status and…
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Fear of pain following ACL reconstruction may inhibit return to play

March 17, 2015
Results from a recently published study demonstrated that patients who underwent ACL reconstruction and did not return-to-play may have been…
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Deviations in muscle activity alter lower-limb control after ACL injuries

March 17, 2015
Patients with ACL injuries had specific alterations in the sensorimotor control of lower limbs as indicated by deviations in muscular activity…
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Slightly higher patient satisfaction rate found with patella resurfacing

March 17, 2015
Patients who underwent total knee arthroplasty with patella resurfacing had a slightly higher satisfaction rate than those who underwent arthroplasty…
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Significant isokinetic deficits found with femoral nerve block use after ACL reconstruction

March 17, 2015
After ACL reconstruction, pediatric and adolescent patients treated with femoral nerve block for postoperative analgesia experienced significant…
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Patient education website improves their knowledge of the operation

March 16, 2015
Use of a patient education website to supplement informed consent improved patients’ knowledge about their planned operations and increased…
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SIGN Pediatric, Fin nails effective for treating pediatric diaphyseal femur fractures

March 16, 2015
Surgical Implant Generation Network Pediatric and Fin nails were found to be effective for the treatment of pediatric diaphyseal femur fractures…
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