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 20, 2010

11:30 am

Special Olympics Building


Functional Ankle Instability and the Use of the Star Excursion Balance Test for Measuring Stability within the Uninvolved and Involved Ankle

1. Arnold BL et al (2009).Ankle Instability Is Associated with Balance Impairments: A Meta-Analysis.

2. Ross SE et al (2009). Balance Measures for Discriminating Between Fuctionally Unstable and Stable Ankles.

3. Delahunt E et al (2010).Effect of Taping on Actual and Perceived Dynamic Postural Stability in Persons with Chronic Ankle Instability.










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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