|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
|April 19, 1999
Current Topics in Stress Reactions/Fractures
Batt ME, Ugalde V, Anderson MW, et al.
A prospective controlled study of diagnostic imaging
for acute shin splints. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 1998 Nov;30(11):1564-71.
Mendelson S, Milgrom C, Finestone A, et
al. Effect of cane use on tibial strain and strain
rates. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 1998 Jul-Aug;77(4)333-8.
Scott MP, Finnoff JT, Davis BA. Femoral
neck stress fracture presenting as gluteal pain in a marathon runner:
case report. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 1999 Feb;80(2):236-8.
Shaffer RA, Brodine SK, Almeida SA, et
al. Use of simple measure of physical activity
to predict stress fractures in young men undergoing a rigorous physical
training program. Am J Epidemiol. 1999 Feb 1;149(3):236-242.
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if you are interested in joining, call Tara Manal MPT,OCS Clinic Director
at the University of Delaware Physical Therapy Clinic, 831-8893 or e-mail