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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March 21, 2005


ITB and Hip


Byrd, JWT., Jones,KS., (2004) Diagnostic Accuracy of Clinical Assessment, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Magnetic Resonance Arthrography and Intra-Articular Injection in Hip Arthroscopy.  American Journal of Sports Medicine.  Vol 32 number 7


Cibulka, MT., Threlkeld, J. (2004) Early Clinical Diagnosis of Osteoarthritis of the Hip. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy Vol 34 number 8


Farrell KC., et al. (2003)  Force and Repetition in Cycling: possible Implications for Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome.   The Knee.  Vol 10 pp103-109.


Gunter, P., Schwellnus, MP., (2004)  Local Cortico-Steroid Injection in iliotibial band friction syndrome in runners.  British Journal of Sports Medicine.  Vol 38 pp269-272


Reese, NB., Brandy. WD., (2003) Use of an Inclinometer to Measure Flexibility of the Iliotibial Band Using Ober Test and the Modified Ober Test.  Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy.  Vol 33 number 6.


Saw, T., Villar, R., (2004) Footballer’s Hip. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.  Vol86-B number 5



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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