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 5/21/12

11:30 am

Special Olympics Building


Epidemiology of Sports Injuries at Summer Olympics

1. Badekas, Thanos, Papadakis, Stamatios A, Vergados, Nikolaos, Galanakos, Spyros P, Siapkara, Angeliki, Forgrave, Mike, Romansky, Nick, Mirones, Steven, Trnka, Hans-Jeorg and Marino Delmi. Foot and ankle injuries during the Athens 2004 Olympic Games.12 April 2009. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2009, 2:9.

2. Junge, Astrid, Engebretsen, Lars, Mountjoy, Margo L, Alonso, Juan Manuel, Renström, Per A.F.H., Aubry, Mark John and Dvorak, Jiri. Sports Injuries During the Summer Olympic Games 2008. Am J Sports Med 2009 37: 2165.

3. Junge, Astrid, Langevoort, Gijs, Pipe, Andrew, Peytavin, Annie,Wong, Fook, Mountjoy, Margo, Beltrami, Gianfranco, Terrell, Robert, Holzgraefe, Mandred, Charles, Richard and Jiri Dvorak, Jiri. Injuries in Team Sport Tournaments During
the 2004 Olympic Games
. 2006. The American Journal of Sports Medicine, Vol. 34, No. 4

Supplement: Medical Services at the 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games: an interview with Richard Budgett. Emergency Medicine Journal- Supplement May 2008.

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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