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 15, 2012

11:30 am

Special Olympics Building


Topic: Shoulder Pain, Stretching, & Strengthening for Swimming Athletes

1. Edelman, George T., et al (2009). An Active Shoulder Warm-Up for the Competitive Swimmer

2. Hibberd, Elizabeth E., et al (2012). Effect of a 6-Week Strengthening Program on Shoulder and Scapular-Stabilizer Strength and Scapular Kinematics in Division I Collegiate Swimmers

3. Tate, Angela, et al (2012). Risk Factors Associated With Shoulder Pain and Disability Across the Lifespan of Competitive Swimmers

4. Van de Velde, Annemie, et al (2011). Scapular-Muscle Performance: Two Training Programs in Adolescent Swimmers

5. Wanivenhaus, Florian, et al (2012). Epidemiology of Injuries and Prevention Strategies in Competitive Swimmers

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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