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, March 21, 2011

11:30 am

Special Olympics Building


Using Biomarkers in Knee Pathology

1. Cuellar, Jason et al. Diagnostic Utility of Cytokine Biomarkers in the Evaluation of Acute Knee Pain. (2009).

2. Scuderi, Gaetano Identification of a Novel Fibronectin-Aggrecan Complex in the Synovial Fluid of Knees with Painful Meniscal Injury (2011).

3. Inoue, R et. al. Knee osteoarthritis, knee joint pain and aging in relation to increasing
serum hyaluronan level in the Japanese population
. (2011).

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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