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, October 17, 2011

11:30 am

Special Olympics Building


Patellar Dislocation

Palmu, Sauli et al (2008). Acute Patellar Dislocation in Children and Adolescents: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Stefancin, John J. MD; and Richard D. Parker, MD (2007). First-time Traumatic Patellar Dislocation: A Systematic Review.

Jain, Neel P. MD, Najeeb Khan, MD, and Donald C. Fithian, MD (2011). A Treatment Algorithm for Primary Patellar Dislocations

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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