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, September 19 , 2005

 Youth Sports Injuries

Price, RJ. Et al (2004) The Football Association medical research programme: an audit of injuries in academy youth football. Br. J. Sports Med 38:466-471.

Volpon, Lb., de Carvalho Filho, G., (2002) Calcaneal Apophysitis: a quantitative radiographic evaluation of the secondary ossification center. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 122:338-341

Junge, A., et al (2002) Prevention of Soccer Injuries: A Prospective Intervention Study in Youth Amateur Players. Amer J. Sports Med 30:652-659

Junge, A., et al (2004) Injuries in youth amateur soccer and rugby players: comparison of incidence and characteristics. Br. J. Sports Med 38: 168-172

Petty, DH., et al (2004) Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction in High School Baseball Players: Clinical R esults and Injury Risk Factors Amer. J. Sports Med. 32:1158-1164

Hill., JL et al (2004) Female Collegiate Windmill Pitchers: Influences to Injury Incidence. J. Streng Cond Res. 18:426-431

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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