Sports & Orthopaedic Journal Club

The University of Delaware Physical Therapy Department sponsors a Journal Club for the sports medicine community including local physicians, physical therapists, athletic trainers, researchers and biomechanists on the third monday of every month. The purpose of the Journal Club is to critically review the current literature on topics of particular interest to the Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Community. Examples of previous topics include ergogenic aides, concussions, and stress fractures. 

This Month's Journal Club


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December 2004


“Special Tests”



Akseki, D., Ozcan, O., Boya, H., Pinar, H. A New Weight –Bearing Meniscal Test and a Comparison With McMurray’s Test and Joint Line Tenderness.  Arthroscopy:  The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery 20(9):  951-958, 2004

Kim, S., Ha, K., Ahn, J., Kim, S, Choi, H.  Biceps Load Test II:  A Clinical Test for SLAP Lesions of the Shoulder.  Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery 17(2), 160-164, 2001

Kim, S., Ha, K., Han, K.  Biceps Load Test:  A Clinical Test for Superior Labrum Anterior and Posterior Lesions in Shoulders With Recurrent Anterior Dislocations.  The American Journal of Sports Medicine 27(3):  300-303, 1999

Stetson, W., Templin, K.  The Crank Test, the O’Brien Test and Routine Magnetic Imaging Scans in the Diagnosis of Labral Tears.  The American Journal of  Sports Medicine 30(6):  806-809, 2002





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For more information, or if you are interested in joining, call Tara Manal MPT,OCS Clinic Director at the University of Delaware Physical Therapy Clinic, 831-8893 or e-mail