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, October 17, 2005

11:30 am

Special Olympics Building

 Injuries in Swimmers

Grote, K., Lincoln, TL., Gamble, JG. (2004) Hip Adductor Injury in Competitive Swimmers. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 32(1) 104-108.

McMaster, WC., Roberts, A., Stoddard, T. (1998) A Correlation Between Shoulder Laxity and Interfering Pain in Competitive Swimmers American Journal of Sports Medicine. 26(1) 83-86.

Swanik, KA., et al (2002) The effects of shoulder plyometric training on proprioception and selected muscle performance characterisitics. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 11(6) 579-586

Borsa PA., et al (2005) Sonographic Stress Measurement of Glenohumeral Joint Laxity in Collegiate Swimmers and Age-Matched Controls. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 33(7) 1077-1084

Jansson, A., et al (2005) Evaluation of general joint laxity, shoulder laxity and mobility in competitive swimmers during growth and in normal controls. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. 15:169-176.

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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