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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29907592/development-and-implementation-of-the-acc-sportsmart-warm-up-programme-a-nationwide-sports-injury-prevention-initiative-in-new-zealand
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Mark L Fulcher, Isaac Carlson, Cameron Mitchell, Mario Bizzini, Jiri Dvorak
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 15, 2018: British Journal of Sports Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29905599/when-the-injury-s-healing-process-meets-the-needs-of-a-top-level-volleyball-player-a-non-conventional-treatment-of-a-mallet-fracture-re-injury
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Daniele Checcarelli, Mauro Zampolini, Michele Berloco, Claudia Fusco, Levent Özçakar
Managing top-level athlete's recovery after an injury is very complicated because it requires a challenging combination of clinical and social/professional aspects with the need to return as soon as possible to sports play. Herein, we report a top-level volleyball player for whom a finger splint combined with a custom made thermoplastic protection was used for the conservative management of a Mallet fracture re-injury. This way our player continued training and competitions in contrast to conventional rehabilitation protocols which suggest to avoid new traumas until the healing phase is completed...
June 13, 2018: American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29905047/-treatment-of-gartland-type-%C3%A2-and-%C3%A2-supracondylar-fracture-of-humerus-in-children
#3
Qing Zhou, Qingquan Kong, Bo Gao
Objective: To analyze the treatment of Gartland type Ⅱ and Ⅲ supracondylar fracture of the humerus in children. Methods: Between January 2015 and January 2017, 45 cases of Gartland type Ⅱ and Ⅲ supracondylar fracture of the humerus were treated. There were 28 boys and 17 girls with an age of 1-13 years (mean, 5.7 years). The causes of injury included sports injury in 43 cases and falling from height in 2 cases. Fractures were classified as type Ⅱ in 12 cases and type Ⅲ in 33 cases according to Gartland classification...
June 1, 2018: Chinese Journal of Reparative and Reconstructive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29904041/anti-vascular-endothelial-growth-factor-vegf-antibody-ameliorates-cartilage-degradation-in-a-rat-model-of-chronic-sports-arthritic-injury
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Lei Shang, Yong Xu, Changqing Shao, Chao Ma, Yanbo Feng
BACKGROUND Although a relationship between vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and articular cartilage degeneration has been reported, little is known regarding its role in articular cartilage injury induced by sports activities. In this study, we evaluated the role of VEGF in a rat model of chronic sports arthritic injury. MATERIAL AND METHODS Animals were divided into 3 groups: Control (n=10), Vehicle (chronic sports arthritic injury, n=10), and Bevacizumab (chronic sports arthritic injury treated with anti-VEGF monoclonal antibody Bevacizumab, n=10)...
June 15, 2018: Medical Science Monitor: International Medical Journal of Experimental and Clinical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29903383/considerations-and-interpretation-of-sports-injury-prevention-studies
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REVIEW
Saulo Delfino Barboza, Roland Rössler, Evert Verhagen
Promoting sports participation for health is part of the public health agenda worldwide. The same holds true for preventing sports injury, an unfavorable consequence of sports. In order to transfer research findings to practice, however, clinicians should consider the particulars of design, outcome measures, and data analyses of sports injury prevention studies. This article provides a summary of approaches used to assess the effect of injury prevention strategy in sports. This summary is intended to support clinicians on the decision-making process to apply research findings in the area of sports injury prevention in their practice...
July 2018: Clinics in Sports Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29903382/mixed-methods-designs-for-sports-medicine-research
#6
REVIEW
Melissa C Kay, Kristen L Kucera
Mixed methods research is a relatively new approach in the field of sports medicine, where the benefits of qualitative and quantitative research are combined while offsetting the other's flaws. Despite its known and successful use in other populations, it has been used minimally in sports medicine, including studies of the clinician perspective, concussion, and patient outcomes. Therefore, there is a need for this approach to be applied in other topic areas not easily addressed by one type of research approach in isolation, such as the retirement from sport, effects of and return from injury, and catastrophic injury...
July 2018: Clinics in Sports Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29903381/fundamentals-of-sports-analytics
#7
REVIEW
Erin B Wasserman, Mackenzie M Herzog, Christy L Collins, Sarah N Morris, Stephen W Marshall
Recently, the importance of statistics and analytics in sports has increased. This review describes measures of sports injury and fundamentals of sports injury research with a brief overview of some of the emerging measures of sports performance. We describe research study designs that can be used to identify risk factors for injury, injury surveillance programs, and common measures of injury risk and association. Finally, we describe measures of physical performance and training and considerations for using these measures...
July 2018: Clinics in Sports Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29902807/a-biomechanical-comparison-of-single-leg-landing-and-unplanned-sidestepping
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Chamnan Chinnasee, Gillian Weir, Siriporn Sasimontonkul, Jacqueline Alderson, Cyril Donnelly
Unplanned sidestepping and single-leg landing have both been used to screen athletes for injury risk in sport. The aim of this study was to directly compare the lower limb mechanics of three single-leg landing tasks and an unplanned sidestepping task. Thirteen elite female team sport athletes completed a series of non-contact single-leg drop landings, single-leg countermovement jumps, single-leg jump landings and unplanned sidestepping in a randomized counterbalanced design. Three dimensional kinematics (250 Hz) and ground reaction force (2,000 Hz) data with a participant specific lower limb skeletal model were used to calculate and compare hip, knee and ankle joint kinematics, peak joint moments, instantaneous joint power and joint work during the weight acceptance phase of each sporting task (α=0...
June 14, 2018: International Journal of Sports Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29902127/the-influence-of-fatigue-on-decision-making-in-athletes-a-systematic-review
#9
Thomas Gus Almonroeder, Sarah Marie Tighe, Taylor Matthew Miller, Christopher Ray Lanning
A potential challenge associated with sports is that athletes must often perform the cognitive processing associated with decision-making (i.e., movement selection) when fatigued. The purpose of this systematic review was to summarise studies that have analysed the extent to which fatigue influences the effects of decision-making on lower extremity mechanics during execution of common sports manoeuvres. We specifically focused on mechanics associated with ACL injury risk. Reviewers searched the PubMed, SPORTDiscus, CINAHL and Web of Science databases...
June 14, 2018: Sports Biomechanics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29902070/determining-sensitivity-and-specificity-of-the-sport-concussion-assessment-tool-3-scat3-components-in-university-athletes
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Rachel I Downey, Michael G Hutchison, Paul Comper
OBJECTIVE: To examine the clinical utility of the Sport Concussion Assessment Tool-3 (SCAT3) in university athletes with concussion in the absence and presence of baseline data over time. METHODS: Athletes with concussion (n = 23) and uninjured controls (n = 22) were prospectively evaluated at three time-points (baseline, 3-5 days, 3 weeks post-injury) with the SCAT3 components: (1) Post-Concussion Symptom Scale (PCSS); (2) Standardized Assessment of Concussion (SAC); and (3) modified Balance Error Scoring System (m-BESS)...
June 14, 2018: Brain Injury: [BI]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29901414/longitudinal-clinical-and-neuroimaging-evaluation-of-symptomatic-concussion-in-10-14-year-old-youth-athletes
#11
Christine L MacDonald, Jason Barber, Jason Wright, David Coppel, Nina De Lacy, Steve Ottinger, Suzanne Peck, Chris Panks, Samantha Sun, Kody Zalewski, Nancy Temkin
This study longitudinally assessed 10-14-year-old patients with sports and recreational concussion (n=22) who remained symptomatic 3-4 weeks post-injury compared to typically developing controls (n=24). Examination by multimodal MRI and multidomain clinical outcome measures was completed at 1-month and 6-months post-injury. Concussion patients showed evidence of improvement by 6-month follow up in domains of cognitive function while measures of psychological health were less resolved with patients exhibiting sustained symptoms of depression, behavior impairment, and concussion symptoms...
June 14, 2018: Journal of Neurotrauma
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29900181/use-of-posterior-hamstring-harvest-during-anterior-cruciate-ligament-reconstruction-in-the-pediatric-and-adolescent-population
#12
Krishn Khanna, Abhinav Janghala, Nirav K Pandya
Background: Posterior hamstring harvest has been described in the adult population in a limited fashion, but no study is available describing the use of posterior hamstring harvest in an active pediatric and adolescent cohort. At times, surgeons may be faced with a challenging anterior harvest due to patient anatomic characteristics, particularly the anatomic features and size of the pes tendons. Clinicians need to have multiple harvest approaches at their disposal. Complications with hamstring harvest such as premature graft transection are more problematic in this population due to higher failure rates with allograft tissue...
June 2018: Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29900180/allograft-use-results-in-higher-re-revision-rate-for-revision-anterior-cruciate-ligament-reconstruction
#13
Kåre Amtoft Nissen, Niclas Højgaard Eysturoy, Torsten Grønbech Nielsen, Martin Lind
Background: The literature on revision anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction (ACLR) outcomes is generally sparse, but previous studies have demonstrated that autograft use results in improved sports function and patient-reported outcome measures compared with allograft. However, knowledge is still lacking regarding the impact of graft type on rates of re-revision. Purpose: To investigate the clinical outcomes and failure rates of revision ACLRs performed with either allograft or autograft...
June 2018: Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29899703/anthropometry-body-composition-and-performance-in-sport-specific-field-test-in-female-wheelchair-basketball-players
#14
Valentina Cavedon, Carlo Zancanaro, Chiara Milanese
Data on the physical and performance characteristics of female wheelchair basketball (WB) players are scarce. In several countries female WB players train and compete with male players on mixed teams due to the limited total population of players, which would otherwise lead to large territorial spread for each team. Any differences in terms of physical characteristics and/or WB skill proficiency between male and female WB players would be relevant to team performance in mixed teams. This work examined anthropometry, body composition, and performance in a set of sport-specific field tests in a sample of 13 female WB players representing about 40% of the eligible population in Italy across a range of functional point scores (Point)...
2018: Frontiers in Physiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29899048/an-ounce-of-prevention-is-better-than-a-pound-of-cure-shouldn-t-we-be-doing-everything-to-reduce-sports-injury-incidence-and-burden
#15
EDITORIAL
Adam Gledhill, Dale Forsdyke
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 13, 2018: British Journal of Sports Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29898474/incidence-of-concurrent-peroneal-nerve-injury-in-multiligament-knee-injuries-and-outcomes-after-knee-reconstruction
#16
John R Worley, Olubusola Brimmo, Clayton W Nuelle, James L Cook, James P Stannard
The purpose of this study was to determine incidence of concurrent peroneal nerve injury and to compare outcomes in patients with and without peroneal nerve injury after surgical treatment for multiligament knee injuries (MLKIs). A retrospective study of 357 MLKIs was conducted. Patients with two or more knee ligaments requiring surgical reconstruction were included. Mean follow-up was 35 months (0-117). Incidence of concurrent peroneal nerve injury was noted and patients with and without nerve injury were evaluated for outcomes...
June 13, 2018: Journal of Knee Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29898232/fireworks-related-injury-in-children
#17
M Denise Dowd
Many children are attracted to the color, noise, light, and excitement generated by fireworks. Both home and public displays of fireworks are a festive part of American culture, enjoyed on holidays, during sporting events, and on a variety of other occasions. However, fireworks pose a risk of serious injury to children and youth. Each year, thousands of children sustain major and minor injuries due to fireworks, with many resulting in permanent disability. Regulations concerning private sales and use of fireworks vary greatly from state to state, so children's exposure varies geographically...
June 1, 2018: Pediatric Annals
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29897784/passive-hip-range-of-motion-values-across-sex-and-sport
#18
Jennifer A Hogg, Randy J Schmitz, Anh-Dung Nguyen, Sandra J Shultz
CONTEXT:   Greater passive hip range of motion (ROM) has been associated with greater dynamic knee valgus and thus the potential for increased risk of anterior cruciate ligament injuries. Normative data for passive hip ROM by sex are lacking. OBJECTIVE:   To establish and compare passive hip ROM values by sex and sport and to quantify side-to-side differences in internal-rotation ROM (ROMIR ), external-rotation ROM (ROMER ), and total ROM (ROMTOT ). DESIGN:   Cross-sectional study...
June 13, 2018: Journal of Athletic Training
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29897309/great-toe-drop-following-knee-ligament-reconstruction-a-case-report
#19
David A Boyce, Chantal Prewitt
CASE DESCRIPTION: A 17-year-old male post anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction complained of the inability to extend his great toe immediately following surgery. BACKGROUND: Neurological injuries following knee arthroscopy have been reported to occur between 0.6%-2.5%. The most commonly injured nerves are the saphenous and common fibular nerve (CFN). Great toe-drop secondary to isolated denervation of the extensor hallucis longus (EHL), has only been reported one time in the literature...
June 13, 2018: Physiotherapy Theory and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29897278/acute-sport-related-concussion-screening-for-collegiate-athletes-using-an-instrumented-balance-assessment
#20
Joshua Baracks, Douglas J Casa, Tracey Covassin, Ryan Sacko, Samantha E Scarneo, David Schnyer, Susan W Yeargin, Christopher Neville
CONTEXT:   Without a true criterion standard assessment, the sport-related concussion (SRC) diagnosis remains subjective. Inertial balance sensors have been proposed to improve acute SRC assessment, but few researchers have studied their clinical utility. OBJECTIVE:   To determine if group differences exist when using objective measures of balance in a sample of collegiate athletes with recent SRCs and participants serving as the control group and to calculate sensitivity and specificity to determine the diagnostic utility of the inertial balance sensor for acute SRC injuries...
June 13, 2018: Journal of Athletic Training
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