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


 Link To Articles

Monday, February 22, 2010

11:30 am

Special Olympics Building


Joint Laxity and the Risk of ACL Injury:

1. Collinge, R, Simmonds, J.V. (2009) Hypermobility, injury rate and rehabilitation in a professional football squad - A preliminary study.

2. Barber Foss, K.D., et. al. (2009) Generalized Joint Laxity Associated With Increased Medial Foot Loading in Female Athletes.

3. Meyer, G.D., et. al. (2009) The Effects of Generalized Joint Laxity on Risk of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury in Young Female Athletes.







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If you are interested in joining, call Airelle Hunter-Giordano, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS, Associate Director of Sports Physical Therapy at the University of Delaware, 831-8893 or e-mail