BLOG: Injuries in youth basketball players can be prevented with proper training

November 20, 2015
Basketball has been a favorite sport ever since James Naismith first nailed a peach basket to the wall of the YMCA in Springfield, Mass. in 1891. It…


BLOG: Youth football injuries can be prevented, minimized with some precaution

October 13, 2015
Football is one of the most popular sports played by young athletes in the United States. It also leads all other sports in the number of yearly…

In the Journals

High-intensity interval training improves autonomic, vascular function in adolescents

October 13, 2015
Novel cardiovascular disease risk factors improved in adolescents after 2 weeks of high-intensity interval training, according to data published in…

In the Journals

Stresses on elbow during pitching may alter multiple structures

October 12, 2015
In a pre- and post-season ultrasound evaluation of high school pitchers’ elbows, adaptive changes occurred to multiple structures about the…

In the Journals

Hip internal rotation during skating deceleration likely cause of higher FAI rate in ice hockey goaltenders

September 23, 2015
According to recently published data, hip internal rotation during skating deceleration is likely the cause of femoroacetabular impingement being…

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Knee joint biomechanics could be altered at time of return to play after ACL reconstruction

September 2, 2015
Researchers who conducted this study found greater knee movement asymmetries in the sagittal plane in patients with low quadriceps strength compared…

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Greater strength, endurance found in quadriceps after PCL tear vs ACL tear

August 13, 2015
Compared with ACL tears, the quadriceps muscle of the injured limb had greater strength and endurance after PCL tears, according to study results…

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High-intensity interval training well-tolerated by women with RA, adults with JIA

July 31, 2015
High-intensity interval training was well-tolerated by women with rheumatoid arthritis and adults with juvenile-onset idiopathic arthritis and may be…

DJO Global announces launch and FDA clearance of wireless electric muscle stimulation device

July 16, 2015
DJO Global recently announced its launch of Compex Wireless USA, which the company says is the first FDA-cleared wireless neuromuscular electronic…

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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…

Meeting News Coverage

High-intensity progressive resistance exercise improves lumbar extensor strength, endurance

November 14, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — Lumbar extensor high-intensity progressive resistance exercise may be more effective than core stability exercises to improve…

Whole-body vibration may reduce pain associated with fibromyalgia

August 6, 2014
Whole-body vibration exercise effectively reduced the severity of pain in patients with fibromyalgia, according to study findings. “Our…

Industry News

New app launched to reduce throwing injuries in baseball players

July 3, 2014
Abracadabra Health recently announced the release of Throw Like A Pro, an application to aid baseball players in reducing the likelihood of throwing…

The most important stories to read from the Extreme Sports Medicine Congress

June 30, 2014
Orthopedics Today features the eight stories deemed the most important to emerge from the inaugural International Extreme Sports Medicine Annual…

Meeting News Coverage

Knee of leading leg more likely to be injured during snowboarding

June 24, 2014
BOULDER, Colo. —  Snowboarders are significantly more prone to injuries to the knee in their leading leg than their trailing leg…

Meeting News Coverage

Speaker: Basic hip exercises best for evaluating extreme sports athletes

June 17, 2014
BOULDER, Colo. — Basic hip exercises are likely to produce the best means to evaluate injuries in extreme sports athletes, according to a…

University of Colorado to host International Extreme Sports Medicine Congress

May 20, 2014
The first International Extreme Sports Medicine Congress will be held June 13-14 at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colo. The brainchild of…

In the Journals

Hospital-based exercise classes linked with rapid recovery from frozen shoulder

May 9, 2014
Compared with individual physiotherapy or a home exercise program, a hospital-based exercise class was associated with rapid recovery from frozen…

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Study contradicts ‘use it or lose it’ adage for lifelong bone health and activity

April 9, 2014
Researchers of this study, found benefits in bone health that continue throughout life in men who exercised during their youth. “Half of the…

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Sudden CV-related death not more common among college athletes

March 26, 2014
College athletes in the United States are no more prone to sudden, CV-related death than the general population, although risk is higher among black…