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, January 24, 2011

11:30 am

Special Olympics Building


Treatment for Multidirectional Shoulder Instability

1. Hamilton BH et al (2011). Platelet-Enriched Plasma and Muscle Strain Injuries: Challenges Imposed by the Burden of Proof.

2. Engelbretsen L et al (2010). IOC consensus paper on the use of platelet-rich plasma in sports medicine.

3. Kon E et al (2010). Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) to treat sports injuries: evidence to support its use.

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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