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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Monday, November 28, 2005

11:30 am

Special Olympics Building

 PCL operative and non-operative treatment

Bergfeld, JA., et al. (2005) A Biomechanical Comparison of Posterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstructions Using Single-and Double-Bundle Tibial Inlay Techniques. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 33(7).

Toritsuka, Y., et al (2004) Conservative treatment for rugby football players with an acute isolated posterior cruciate ligament injury. Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 12:110-114.

Wang, CJ., et al (2003). Arthroscopic single versus double bundle cruciate ligament reconstructions using hamstring autograft. Injury. 35:1293-1299.

Adachi, N., et al (2003) Temporal changes in posterior laxity after isolated posterior cruciate ligament injury. Acta Orthop Scand 76(6).

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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