According to a new study, published online in Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology, pre-season fitness makes no difference to risk of injury, but gender and the type of sports played does.
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Alexandria, Va, has launched a collaborative care models discussion forum in APTA Communities.
Nine athletes who have used the ElliptiGO from ElliptiGO Inc, Eugene, Ore, competed in the United States Track and Field Olympic Trials, the company reports in a press release.
Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), New York, performed a study demonstrating the superiority of a specific technique, called the All-Inside, All-Epiphyseal ACL Reconstruction (AE), to perform ACL reconstruction in children.
The Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association (CMTA), Glenolden, Pa, has announced a partnership with Aetrex Worldwide Inc, Teaneck, NJ, specialists in comfort and wellness footwear products.
According to research recently presented at the annual meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) in Baltimore, collegiate football players appear to have increasing head injury rates.
Researchers from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Ark, and the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Neb, recently performed a study to determine the effects on balance and gait of a Nintendo Wii-Fit program compared to a walking program in subjects with mild Alzheimers dementia (AD).
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Alexandria, Va, recently announced plans to increase its donation to the Foundation for Physical Therapy, beginning in 2013.
Swedish researchers performed a study to look at the incidence and characteristics of patients diagnosed with CL injury in their country. The results were published online ahead of print in The American Journal of Sports Medicine.
Julie Culley, a member of the ElliptiGO Project and the 2011 United States Road 5K Champion, will represent the US in the 2012 Olympic Games after winning the womens 5,000-meter event at the Olympic Trials.