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, November 19, 2012

11:30 am

Special Olympics Building


Topic: UCL Reconstruction & Return to Play in Elite Pitchers

1. Stark, Jayson, ESPN (2012).Call It the Never-Ending Debate

2. Cain, E. Lyle, et al (2010). Outcome of Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction of the Elbow in 1281 Athletes

3. Cohen, Steven B., et al (2011). Return to Sports for Professional Baseball Players After Surgery of the Shoulder or Elbow

4. Gibson, Brett W., et al (2007). Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction
in Major League Baseball Pitchers

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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