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, November 16, 2009

11:30 am

Special Olympics Building


The Incidence of Injuries in Swimmers Related to Training Volume:

1. Wolf BR, Ebinger AE, Lawler MP and Britton CL (2009) Injury Patterns in Division I Collegiate Swimming.

2. Stocker D, Pink M, Jobe FW (1995) Comparison of Shoulder Injury in Collegiate- and Master's-Level Swimmers.

3. Sein ML, Walton J, Linklater J, Appleyard R, Kirkbride B, Kuah D and Murrell GAC (2008) Shoulder Pain in Elite Swimmers: Primarily Due toSwim-volume-induced Supraspinatus Tendinopathy.

4. Edelman GT. An Active Shoulder Warm-up for the Competitive Swimmer.

5. Edelman GT. Shoulder Stretching for Competitive Swimmers: Helpful or Harmful?







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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