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Athletics Therapy - July 2010 Archives


Many knee and hip replacement patients experience weight decrease after surgery (7/30/2010)

A Mount Sinai School of Medicine study has found that patients often exhibit a significant decrease in weight and body mass index (BMI) after undergoing knee or hip replacement surgery (arthroplasty). The study is the first of its type to correct for the annual increase in BMI typically found in North Americans between the ages of 29-73 years. The study was recently published in Orthopedics. ...> Full Article


First West Coast human hand transplantation program (7/29/2010)

The UCLA Health System has launched the new UCLA Hand Transplantation Program, the first of its kind on the West Coast and only the fourth such center in the United States. The program will help those who have suffered the traumatic loss of a hand or forearm and allow them to regain function and improve their quality of life. Qualified candidates are now being sought for a clinical study of the procedure. ...> Full Article


Adherence to recommended exercise improves physical function, reduces pain for OA patients (7/28/2010)

Patients with osteoarthritis of the knee or hip who adhere to the recommended home physical therapy exercises and physically active lifestyle experience more improvement in pain, physical function, and self-perceived effect according to a study from researchers in the Netherlands. Details of the study are available online and will publish in the August print issue of Arthritis Care & Research, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology. ...> Full Article


Research results confirm need for protection against ticks that carry Lyme disease (7/23/2010)

Research results confirm need for protection against ticks that carry Lyme diseaseResearch on the population of black-legged ticks, which can transmit Lyme disease from host animals to humans, reinforces that it is important to take preventative measures when spending time outdoors. ...> Full Article


More research needed to verify effectiveness of ACL and knee injury prevention programs, study says (7/22/2010)

The jury is still out on the effectiveness of prevention programs for knee injuries in young athletes, according to a study presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Better designed research studies are needed before it can be determined that ACL and knee injuries can be prevented with specialized training programs, the study noted. ...> Full Article


New study finds arthroscopic hip surgery may fully restore function in athletes (7/21/2010)

Hip problems can sideline even the best athletes, but a new study led by orthopedic experts from Rush University Medical Center indicates that the use of minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery to treat painful disorders of the hip may give athletes who undergo the procedure another opportunity to resume their sport back at their pre-injury level of competition. ...> Full Article


New study finds major league pitchers 34 percent more likely to be injured than fielders (7/20/2010)

Watch out if you are a Major League Baseball pitcher prior to the All-Star break. Pitchers are 34 percent more likely to be injured than fielders, according to a study presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting. The study looked into the epidemiology of MLB players' injuries from 2002-2008. It also found that 77 percent of all injuries to pitchers happen before the All-Star game. ...> Full Article


Shoulder arthritis? What patients need to know before treatment (7/19/2010)

This major joint in the shoulder -- the ball and socket joint -- is sometimes affected by osteoarthritis, causing pain, loss of function and reduced quality of life. ...> Full Article


Arthroscopic treatment of common hip problem allows athletes to return to play (7/16/2010)

Patients who undergo arthroscopic surgery for a mechanical disorder of the hip have a good chance of being able to return to their sport at a high level of competition, according to a study that will be presented by a Hospital for Special Surgery researcher at the annual meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, held July 15-18 in Providence, R.I. ...> Full Article


Artificial intelligence for improving team sports (7/15/2010)

Artificial intelligence for improving team sportsResearchers at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid are participating in a study to develop a system for evaluating sport performance through application of Artificial Intelligence techniques to automatically analyze the development of plays. ...> Full Article


Open golfers should putt with a 'Quiet Eye' (7/14/2010)

Open golfers should putt with a 'Quiet Eye'Studies by researchers at the University of Exeter in the UK have shown how using a technique called the "Quiet Eye" can significantly improve a golfers' putting performance, particularly when under pressure. ...> Full Article


For speediest athletes, it's all in the center of gravity (7/13/2010)

For speediest athletes, it's all in the center of gravityIn the record books, the swiftest sprinters tend to be of West-African ancestry and the faster swimmers tend to be white. ...> Full Article


Wrist fractures have an important public health impact (7/9/2010)

Wrist fractures have an important personal and public health impact and may play a role in the development of disability in older people, according to a new study published on bmj.com today. ...> Full Article


Consulting 'Dr. Google' (7/6/2010)

Consulting 'Dr. Google'The quality of online information about the most common sports medicine diagnoses varies widely, according to a study published in the July 2010 issue of rhe Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. ...> Full Article


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