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  1. Content type: Research

    Dynamic US examination is a convenient, accurate, inexpensive and reproducible diagnostic tool for assessing the integrity of the distal tibiofibular syndesmosis in ankle injuries. However normal values for ph...

    Authors: Omer Mei-Dan, Mike Carmont, Lior Laver, Meir Nyska, Hagay Kammar, Gideon Mann, Barnaby Clarck and Eugene Kots

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2013 5:9

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    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of image-free computer-assisted navigation system update on outcome in total knee arthroplasty.

    Authors: Hiroshi Inui, Shuji Taketomi, Kensuke Nakamura, Seira Takei, Hideki Takeda, Sakae Tanaka and Takumi Nakagawa

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2013 5:10

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  3. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to assess airway hyperresponsiveness to eucapnic voluntary hyperventilation and dry powder mannitol challenge in athletes aiming to participate at the Paralympic Games 2008 in Beijing...

    Authors: Mirjam Osthoff, Franz Michel, Matthias Strupler, David Miedinger, Anne B Taegtmeyer, Jörg D Leuppi and Claudio Perret

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2013 5:7

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  4. Content type: Research

    The growing interest in marathon runners and marathons in Nigeria has not been reflected in reports of injuries and other health problems associated with these events. This study therefore outlines the inciden...

    Authors: Omoyemi O Ogwumike and Ade F Adeniyi

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2013 5:6

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  5. Content type: Research

    Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is an effective procedure. However, for some patients, the outcomes are not satisfactory. Identification of TKA determinants could help manage these patients more efficiently. The...

    Authors: François Desmeules, Clermont E Dionne, Étienne L Belzile, Renée Bourbonnais, François Champagne and Pierre Frémont

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2013 5:2

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  6. Content type: Case report

    Describe the evolution of the reconstruction of meniscal rim with semitendinosus tendon in a patient with knee pain after a subtotal meniscectomy and absence of meniscal wall.

    Authors: Juan D Ayala Mejias, Roselyn C Alvarez Sciamanna, Manuel Perez-España Muniesa and Luis Alcocer Pérez-España

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2013 5:4

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  7. Content type: Editorial

    This Editorial celebrates the launch of BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation within the BMC series of journals published by BioMed Central. BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation incorporates ...

    Authors: Elizabeth C Moylan and Genevieve Horne

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2013 5:1

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  8. Content type: Review

    The aim of this review was to present an over view of degenerative rotator cuff tears and a suggested management protocol based upon current evidence. Degenerative rotator cuff tears are common and are a major...

    Authors: Nicholas D Clement, Yuan X Nie and Julie M McBirnie

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:48

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  9. Content type: Case report

    The present study is a report of retrospective case series of stress fracture of the olecranon. Six patients presented posterior elbow pain in throwing in baseball and softball, but fracture was not diagnosed ...

    Authors: Hiroyuki Fujioka, Kenjiro Tsunemi, Yohei Takagi and Juichi Tanaka

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:49

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  10. Content type: Case report

    The clavicle connects the shoulder girdle to the axial skeleton, providing support and mobility for optimal upper extremity function. Fractures of the clavicle account for up to 4% of all fractures and compris...

    Authors: Thomas P Goss and Xinning Li

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:47

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  11. Content type: Research

    The purpose of this present study was to examine contralateral ACL injury cases after ACL reconstruction, to determine the characteristics of such injuries.

    Authors: Junsuke Nakase, Hiroyuki Tsuchiya and Katsuhiko Kitaoka

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:46

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  12. Content type: Review

    Overuse injuries are generally defined as a repetitive micro-trauma to tissue. Many researchers have associated particular biomechanical parameters as an indicator of such injuries. However, while these parame...

    Authors: Joseph Hamill, Christopher Palmer and Richard E A Van Emmerik

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:45

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  13. Content type: Case report

    A 49 year-old male visited a nearby clinic five years back with a complaint of pain in the right knee during exercise. Plain radiographs revealed absence of any anomalies. He began to feel a lumpy mass in his ...

    Authors: Tsutomu Oshigiri, Kota Watanabe, Hidenori Otsubo, Shintaro Takeda, Tomoyuki Suzuki, Takuma Kobayashi and Toshihiko Yamashita

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:43

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  14. Content type: Research

    Cricket is the most popular sport in India, and is gaining in importance in all south-east Asian countries. The purpose of this study was to prospectively investigate the incidence, nature, and site of acute u...

    Authors: Mandeep S Dhillon, Bhavuk Garg, Ritesh K Soni, Himmat Dhillon and Sharad Prabhakar

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:42

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  15. Content type: Research

    Loss of knee extension and a deficit in quadriceps strength are frequently found following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. The aim of this study was to investigate whether the addition of Elet...

    Authors: Franz Christanell, Christian Hoser, Reinhard Huber, Christian Fink and Hannu Luomajoki

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:41

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  16. Content type: Research

    The purpose of this study was to assess the concurrent validity of alternative measures of frontal plane knee alignment, namely the radiographic anatomic axis and two clinical measures in patients complaining ...

    Authors: Amir M Navali, Leila Azhar Shekoufeh Bahari and Behrouz Nazari

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:40

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  17. Content type: Research

    The mobile bearing knee system was introduced to lessen contact stress on the articular bearing surface and reduce polyethylene wear. The purpose of the current study was to investigate the mid-term results of...

    Authors: Hideo Kobayashi, Naoto Mitsugi, Yuichi Mochida, Naoya Taki, Yasushi Akamatsu, Masato Aratake, Hirohiko Ota, Katsushi Ishii, Kengo Harigane, Taichi Ideno and Tomoyuki Saito

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:38

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  18. Content type: Case report

    Osteonecrosis of the humeral head in an adolescent without clear pathogenesis has not been reported in the literature. In this case report, we present such a case of humeral head osteonecrosis in a 15-year-old...

    Authors: Jianlin Zuo, Hirotaka Sano, Nobuyuki Yamamoto, Yoshimasa Sakoma, Nobuhisa Shinozaki, Yoshiaki Itoigawa, Rei Omi and Eiji Itoi

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:39

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  19. Content type: Research

    Hip abduction weakness has never been documented on a population basis as a common finding in a healthy group of athletes and would not normally be found in an elite adolescent athlete. This study aimed to sho...

    Authors: Hamish R Osborne, John F Quinlan and Garry T Allison

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:37

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  20. Content type: Case report

    Recent years have seen ACL reconstruction performed in a broad range of patients, regardless of age, sex or occupation, thanks to great advances in surgical techniques, instrumentation and the basic research. ...

    Authors: Takuya Tajima, Etsuo Chosa, Keitarou Yamamoto, Katsuhiro Kawahara, Nami Yamaguchi and Shinji Watanabe

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:36

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  21. Content type: Case report

    We report a thirteen-year-old tennis player with knee hemarthrosis caused by low factor XIII activity. She visited our hospital because of medial peripatellar pain for two years. Although there was no abnormal...

    Authors: Akira Tsujii, Yoshinari Tanaka, Yasukazu Yonetani, Yoshiki Shiozaki, Yoshiaki Tomiyama and Shuji Horibe

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:35

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  22. Content type: Research

    Aerobic capacity (VO2max) is highly dependent upon body composition of an individual and body composition varies with ethnicity. The purpose of this study was to check the concurrent validity of the non-exercise ...

    Authors: Shweta Shenoy, Bhupinder S Tyagi and Jaspal S Sandhu

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:34

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  23. Content type: Research

    To identify posture types that exist in professional rugby players, and compare them with a population of non-overhead athletes in order to identify possible relationships towards the potential for shoulder in...

    Authors: Ian G Horsley, James Pearson, Ann Green and Christer Rolf

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:32

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  24. Content type: Short report

    The objective of this innovative research study was to describe clinical shoulder complex range of motion (ROM) measures for a young, healthy, and physically active population. This investigation represents a ...

    Authors: Giampietr L Vairo, Michele L Duffey, Brett D Owens and Kenneth L Cameron

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:33

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  25. Content type: Case report

    To our knowledge, this is the first case of synovial osteochondromatosis in a patient presenting with a double patella-like condition. The true duplication of the patella, which is called double patella, is ex...

    Authors: Yoshiteru Kajikawa, Yuji Arai, Hisatake Takamiya, Tetsuo Higuchi, Gen Mori, Shinsuke Morisaki and Toshikazu Kubo

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:31

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  26. Content type: Short report

    The stump impingement reflex is a subtle bounce to the knee thought to be caused by hamstring contraction when the knee is brought into extension and the torn ACL stump impinges between the distal femur and th...

    Authors: Michael R Carmont, Rob E Gilbert, Christopher Marquis, Omer Mei-Dan and Dai Rees

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:29

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  27. Content type: Case report

    Hoffa fracture, an isolated coronal plane fracture of the posterior aspect of the femoral condyle, is known as an unstable, intra-articular fracture, and therefore, operative treatment is recommended. However,...

    Authors: Takao Iwai, Masayuki Hamada, Takahide Miyama and Konsei Shino

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:28

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  28. Content type: Research

    The purpose of ESSKA- APOSSM Travelling fellowship is to better understand the epidemiology, management and surgical techniques for sports across continents. There has been a progressive evolution in ACL recon...

    Authors: Yee Han Dave Lee, Ryosuke Kuroda, Jinzhong Zhao and Kai Ming Chan

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:27

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  29. Content type: Research

    The ability to determine athletic performance in varsity athletes using preseason measures has been established. The ability of pre-season performance measures and athlete’s exposure to predict the incidence o...

    Authors: Michael D Kennedy, Robyn Fischer, Kristine Fairbanks, Lauren Lefaivre, Lauren Vickery, Janelle Molzan and Eric Parent

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:26

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  30. Content type: Research

    Delayed unions or refractures are not rare following surgical treatment for proximal fifth metatarsal metaphyseal-diaphyseal fractures. Intramedullary screw fixation with bone autografting has the potential to...

    Authors: Sachiyuki Tsukada, Hiroo Ikeda, Yoshie Seki, Masayuki Shimaya, Akiho Hoshino and Sadao Niga

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:25

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  31. Content type: Case report

    In this case report, we presented the case of an adolescent tennis player with avulsion injury of the subscapularis tendon of the right shoulder.

    Authors: Soki Kato, Hiroki Funasaki, Iwao Kan, Mamoru Yoshida, Kentaro Kasama and Keishi Marumo

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:24

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  32. Content type: Research

    The purpose of this study was to compare the anterior tibial translation (ATT) of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructed-knee between single-bundle and double-bundle ACL reconstruction under cyclic...

    Authors: Shuya Nohmi, Yasuyuki Ishibashi, Eiichi Tsuda, Yuji Yamamoto, Harehiko Tsukada and Satoshi Toh

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:23

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  33. Content type: Research

    Between 5 and 20% of patients undergoing ACL reconstruction fail and require revision. Animal studies have demonstrated slower incorporation of allograft tissue, which may affect the mechanism of graft failure...

    Authors: Robert A Magnussen, Dean C Taylor, Alison P Toth and William E Garrett

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:22

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  34. Content type: Short report

    Consensus has been lacking as to how to reconstruct the posterolateral corner (PLC) of the knee in patients with posterolateral instability. We describe a new reconstructive technique for PLC based on Larson's...

    Authors: Yasuo Niki, Hideo Matsumoto, Toshiro Otani, Hiroyuki Enomoto, Yoshiaki Toyama and Yasunori Suda

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:21

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  35. Content type: Case report

    We present a case of near identical patellar fractures in adolescent monozygotic twins who are both high-level competitive gymnasts. These patients presented 14 months apart with almost identical history and c...

    Authors: Andrew J Beamish, Gareth L Roberts and Peter Cnudde

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:20

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  36. Content type: Short report

    There is significant interest in the restoration of the double-bundle anatomy of the native ACL when performing ACL reconstruction. Possible techniques include those utilizing two separate grafts with independ...

    Authors: Matthias Jacobi, Robert A Magnussen, Vincent Villa, Guillaume Demey and Philippe Neyret

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:19

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  37. Content type: Short report

    We present a new technique to remove plates from the proximal tibia arthroscopic-assisted with all advantages of the minimally invasive surgery and the possibility to treat concomitant intraarticular pathologi...

    Authors: Justus Gille, Ralf Oheim, Helge Riepenhof, Christine Voigt and Christian Juergens

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:18

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  38. Content type: Research

    To investigate the usefulness of the “inducer grafting” technique for regeneration of the semitendinosus (ST) tendon after its harvest for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction.

    Authors: Hidetaka Murakami, Takashi Soejima, Takashi Inoue, Tomonoshin Kanazawa, Kouji Noguchi, Michihiro Katouda, Kousuke Tabuchi, Megumi Noyama, Hideki Yasunaga and Kensei Nagata

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:17

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  39. Content type: Research

    To evaluate the relative involvement of tibial stress injuries using high-resolution axial MR imaging and the correlation with MR and radiographic images.

    Authors: Takeo Mammoto, Atsushi Hirano, Yohei Tomaru, Mamoru Kono, Yuta Tsukagoshi, Sinzo Onishi and Naotaka Mamizuka

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:16

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  40. Content type: Research

    Basketball is the second most popular sport in Nigeria after football and is commonly played by adolescents. Prospective studies on adolescent basketball players in Nigeria are lacking. Such studies will help ...

    Authors: Oluwatoyosi Babatunde Alex Owoeye, Ashiyat Kehinde Akodu, Bayonle Matt Oladokun and Sunday Rufus Akinwumi Akinbo

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:15

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  41. Content type: Research

    The incidences of tendon injuries in certain sections of human or animal populations such as athletes are high, but every human or animal, regardless of age or level of activity experiences some degree of tend...

    Authors: Ahmad Oryan, Ali Moshiri and Abdul-Hamid Meimandi-Parizi

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:14

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  42. Content type: Case report

    Steroid-induced osteonecrosis of the femoral condyle is a relatively uncommon condition and is often difficult to select appropriate treatment especially in young patients. Three young men (aged 25, 18, and 24...

    Authors: Norifumi Fujita, Tomoyuki Matsumoto, Seiji Kubo, Takehiko Matsushita, Kazunari Ishida, Yuichi Hoshino, Koji Nishimoto, Masahiro Kurosaka and Ryosuke Kuroda

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:13

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  43. Content type: Research

    The only three randomized trials on the treatment of MTSS were all performed in military populations. The treatment options investigated in this study were not previously examined in athletes. This study inves...

    Authors: Maarten Hendrik Moen, Leonoor Holtslag, Eric Bakker, Carl Barten, Adam Weir, Johannes L Tol and Frank Backx

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:12

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  44. Content type: Research

    A screening of ulnar collateral ligament insufficiency is required for overhead throwers, since secondary pathologic changes result from an increased elbow valgus laxity. We developed a new manual method for a...

    Authors: Kenji Yasui, Teruhisa Mihata, Atsushi Takeda, Chisato Watanabe and Mitsuo Kinoshita

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:11

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