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  1. Content type: Research

    Lateral epicondylitis is a common sports injury of the elbow caused due to altered muscle activation during repetitive wrist extension in many athletic and non-athletic endeavours. The amount of muscle activit...

    Authors: Arti S Bhargava, Charu Eapen and Senthil P Kumar

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2010 2:22

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  2. Content type: Case report

    Discoid menisci on both medial and lateral tibial plateau are very rare abnormalities. We report a 44-year-old woman with bilateral medial and lateral discoid menisci. She also had anomalous insertion of disco...

    Authors: Sung-Jae Kim and Andri MT Lubis

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2010 2:21

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  3. Content type: Review

    Tendon and ligaments have poor healing capacity and when injured often require surgical intervention. Tissue replacement via autografts and allografts are non-ideal strategies that can lead to future problems....

    Authors: Catherine K Kuo, Joseph E Marturano and Rocky S Tuan

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2010 2:20

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  4. Content type: Review

    Previous events evidence that sudden cardiac death (SCD) in athletes is still a reality and it keeps challenging cardiologists. Considering the importance of SCD in athletes and the requisite for an update of ...

    Authors: Marcelo Ferreira, Paulo Roberto Santos-Silva, Luiz Carlos de Abreu, Vitor E Valenti, Vanessa Crispim, Caio Imaizumi, Celso Ferreira Filho, Neif Murad, Adriano Meneghini, Andrés R Pérez Riera, Tatiana Dias de Carvalho, Luiz Carlos Marques Vanderlei, Erica E Valenti, José R Cisternas, Oseas F Moura Filho and Celso Ferreira

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2010 2:19

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  5. Content type: Research

    Gluteus medius (GM) dysfunction is associated with many musculoskeletal disorders. Rehabilitation exercises aimed at strengthening GM appear to improve lower limb kinematics and reduce pain. However, there is ...

    Authors: Kieran O'Sullivan, Sharon M Smith and David Sainsbury

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2010 2:17

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  6. Content type: Review

    Cells in the musculoskeletal system are subjected to various mechanical forces in vivo. Years of research have shown that these mechanical forces, including tension and compression, greatly influence various cell...

    Authors: James HC Wang and Bin Li

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2010 2:16

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  7. Content type: Research

    Untreated chronic shoulder dislocation eventually leads to functional disability and pain. Open reduction with different fixation methods have been introduced for most chronic shoulder dislocation. We hypothes...

    Authors: Alireza Rouhani and Amirmohammad Navali

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2010 2:15

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  8. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to investigate the kinetic characteristics of compensatory backward descending movement performed by patients with osteoarthritis of the knee.

    Authors: Masaki Hasegawa, Takaaki Chin, Sadaaki Oki, Shusaku Kanai, Koji Shimatani and Tomoaki Shimada

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2010 2:14

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  9. Content type: Research

    The purpose of the present study was to examine the differential effect of core stability exercise training and conventional physiotherapy regime on altered postural control parameters in patients with chronic...

    Authors: Ramprasad Muthukrishnan, Shweta D Shenoy, Sandhu S Jaspal, Shankara Nellikunja and Svetlana Fernandes

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2010 2:13

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  10. Content type: Review

    Ligaments and tendons are dense connective tissues that are important in transmitting forces and facilitate joint articulation in the musculoskeletal system. Their injury frequency is high especially for those...

    Authors: Shan-Ling Hsu, Rui Liang and Savio LY Woo

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2010 2:12

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  11. Content type: Research

    The study was conducted to assess whether patient-specific functional impairment and experienced daily disability improved after treatment to address active movement control of the low back.

    Authors: Hannu Luomajoki, Jan Kool, Eling D de Bruin and Olavi Airaksinen

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2010 2:11

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  12. Content type: Case report

    We report a case of intra-articular angiolipoma of the knee. This case report describes our experience in excising an intra-articular angiolipoma of the knee joint. Complete resection under arthroscopy was per...

    Authors: Makoto Nishimori, Masataka Deie, Nobuo Adachi, Atsushi Kanaya, Atsuo Nakamae and Mitsuo Ochi

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2010 2:10

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  13. Content type: Case report

    A 56-year-old man presented with a two month history of increasing anterior knee pain without previous trauma. As usual we recommended physiotherapy with stretching exercises of the quadriceps muscle. Since sy...

    Authors: Maurice Balke, Nicolas Dedy, Jonas Mueller-Huebenthal, Dennis Liem, Jendrik Hardes and Juergen Hoeher

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2010 2:9

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  14. Content type: Research

    Tasks chosen to evaluate motor performance should reflect the movement deficits characteristic of the target population and present an appropriate challenge for the patients who would be evaluated. A reaching ...

    Authors: Jean-Sébastien Roy, Hélène Moffet, Bradford J McFadyen and Joy C MacDermid

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2010 2:8

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  15. Content type: Research

    Incidence of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in young female basketball players is higher than that in male basketball players. Graft retears are more frequent with the increasing number of ACL recon...

    Authors: Yoshinari Tanaka, Yasukazu Yonetani, Yoshiki Shiozaki, Takuya Kitaguchi, Nozomi Sato, Shinya Takeshita and Shuji Horibe

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2010 2:7

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  16. Content type: Case report

    This report presents a case of a displaced stress fracture of the femoral neck in an adolescent female distance runner with amenorrhea. Both reduction and internal fixation were performed early after the injur...

    Authors: Shinichi Okamoto, Yuji Arai, Kunio Hara, Takashi Tsuzihara and Toshikazu Kubo

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2010 2:6

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  17. Content type: Research

    As the strategy for tissue regeneration using mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) for transplantation, it is necessary that MSCs be accumulated and kept in the target area. To accumulate MSCs effectively, we develop...

    Authors: Toshio Nakamae, Nobuo Adachi, Takaaki Kobayashi, Yoshihiko Nagata, Tomoyuki Nakasa, Nobuhiro Tanaka and Mitsuo Ochi

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2010 2:5

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  18. Content type: Research

    There is a dearth of information on the epidemiology of sports injuries in Nigeria. The study was aimed at documenting sports injuries sustained by Lagos state athletes during the 16th National Sports Festival (K...

    Authors: Oluwatoyosi BA Owoeye

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2010 2:3

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  19. Content type: Research

    Traumatic injury and surgical meniscectomy of a medial meniscus are known to cause subsequent knee osteoarthritis. However, the difference in the prevalence of osteoarthritis caused by the individual type of t...

    Authors: Akinori Kan, Midori Oshida, Shigemi Oshida, Masato Imada, Takumi Nakagawa and Shuji Okinaga

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2010 2:1

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  20. Content type: Case report

    Posterior fracture-dislocation of hip is uncommonly encountered in rugby injuries. We report such a case in an adult while playing rugby. The treating orthopaedician can be caught unaware and injuries in such ...

    Authors: Santosh Venkatachalam, Nima Heidari and Tony Greer

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009 1:28

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  21. Content type: Research

    The purpose of this study is to clarify the differences in time-dependent histological changes (chondrocyte apoptosis and glycosaminoglycan (GAG) layer thickness decrease) between uncalcified fibrocartilage (U...

    Authors: Masataka Sakane, Hirotaka Mutsuzaki, Shinya Hattori, Hiromi Nakajima and Naoyuki Ochiai

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009 1:27

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  22. Content type: Case report

    A 40 year old welder who underwent opening-wedge high tibial osteotomy for correction of alignment in a varus knee developed persistent pain with loss of knee extension. The posterior tibial slope increased fr...

    Authors: Yuka Kimura, Yasuyuki Ishibashi, Eiichi Tsuda, Akira Fukuda and Harehiko Tsukada

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009 1:26

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  23. Content type: Case report

    We report the case of a patient with intraosseous ganglion in the lateral femoral condyle. An 11-year-old girl presented with right knee pain following a twisting injury. Plain radiographs of the knee showed a...

    Authors: Hiroshi Nakayama, Masayoshi Yagi and Shinichi Yoshiya

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009 1:25

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  24. Content type: Commentary

    Acute and chronic tendon injuries are very common among athletes and in sedentary population. Most physicians prescribe anti-inflammatory managements to relieve the worst symptoms of swelling and pain, includi...

    Authors: Kai-Ming Chan and Sai-Chuen Fu

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009 1:23

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  25. Content type: Review

    Successful anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with a tendon graft necessitates solid healing of the tendon graft in the bone tunnel. Improvement of graft healing to bone is crucial for facilitating an e...

    Authors: Chih-Hwa Chen

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009 1:21

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  26. Content type: Research

    The purpose of this study was to assess the between-day reliability of the electromechanical delay (EMD) of selected neck muscles during the performance of maximal isometric contractions in five different dire...

    Authors: Sivan Almosnino, Lucie Pelland, Samuel V Pedlow and Joan M Stevenson

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009 1:22

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  27. Content type: Review

    Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury is common in knee joint accounting for 40% of sports injury. ACL injury leads to knee instability, therefore, understanding knee stability assessments would be useful fo...

    Authors: Mak-Ham Lam, Daniel TP Fong, Patrick SH Yung, Eric PY Ho, Wood-Yee Chan and Kai-Ming Chan

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009 1:20

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  28. Content type: Research

    This investigation characterized the time-history pattern of the free moment (FM) during walking and, additionally, assessed whether walking with either an internally or externally rotated foot position altere...

    Authors: Sivan Almosnino, Tara Kajaks and Patrick A Costigan

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009 1:19

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  29. Content type: Case report

    The complete isolated rupture of the popliteus tendon has been described as a rare injury and this report describes the case of a 31-year-old soccer player who sustained a partial rupture of the popliteus tend...

    Authors: Pier Paolo Mariani and Fabrizio Margheritini

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009 1:18

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  30. Content type: Review

    This paper summarizes the current understanding on acute ankle sprain injury, which is the most common acute sport trauma, accounting for about 14% of all sport-related injuries. Among, 80% are ligamentous spr...

    Authors: Daniel TP Fong, Yue-Yan Chan, Kam-Ming Mok, Patrick SH Yung and Kai-Ming Chan

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009 1:14

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  31. Content type: Research

    Lateral Patella dislocations are common injuries seen in the active and young adult populations. Our study focus was to evaluate medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) injury patterns and associated knee pathol...

    Authors: Patrick Guerrero, Xinning Li, Ketan Patel, Michael Brown and Brian Busconi

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009 1:17

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  32. Content type: Case report

    Stress fracture of the patella is rare. In this report, a case of patellar stress fracture occurring in an amateur athlete is presented, and an operative adjunct to the surgical management of this condition is...

    Authors: Anthony Keeley, Paul Bloomfield, Peter Cairns and Robert Molnar

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009 1:15

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  33. Content type: Research

    In 1992, the concept of female athlete triad was introduced to describe the interrelated problems of amenorrhea, eating disorders and osteoporosis seen in female athletes. To gain a clearer picture of amenorrh...

    Authors: Haleh Dadgostar, Mohammad Razi, Ashraf Aleyasin, Talia Alenabi and Saeideh Dahaghin

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009 1:16

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  34. Content type: Review

    Ligaments and tendons are soft connective tissues which serve essential roles for biomechanical function of the musculoskeletal system by stabilizing and guiding the motion of diarthrodial joints. Nevertheless...

    Authors: Ho-Joong Jung, Matthew B Fisher and Savio L-Y Woo

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009 1:9

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  35. Content type: Research

    Movement deficits, such as changes in the magnitude of scapulohumeral and scapulathoracic muscle activations or perturbations in the kinematics of the glenohumeral, sternoclavicular and scapulothoracic joints,...

    Authors: Jean-Sébastien Roy, Hélène Moffet, Bradford J McFadyen and Richard Lirette

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009 1:8

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  36. Content type: Short report

    Distension of joint with fluid is often used to facilitate insertion of arthroscope. This may prove difficult at times in the shoulder joint, as unlike the knee, it is deeply situated, making extravasation of ...

    Authors: Sujith Sidharthan, Aloysius N Mbako and James R Wootton

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009 1:7

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  37. Content type: Case report

    A case of synovial chondromatosis originating from the synovium of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) resulting in a mechanical block to knee extension is reported. A 36-year-old man complained of a restrict...

    Authors: Tokifumi Majima, Tamotsu Kamishima and Kouichi Susuda

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009 1:6

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  38. Content type: Research

    Athletes competing in sports that require running, changes in direction, repetitive kicking and physical contact are at a relatively higher risk of experiencing episodes of athletic groin pain. To date, there ...

    Authors: Zuzana Machotka, Saravana Kumar and Luke G Perraton

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009 1:5

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  39. Content type: Research

    Different measurements are used to assess shoulder function, including range of motion, strength, functional performance and self-report function. To understand disablement, it is necessary to understand the r...

    Authors: Jean-Sébastien Roy, Joy C MacDermid, Kirsty Usher Boyd, Kenneth J Faber, Darren Drosdowech and George S Athwal

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009 1:4

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  40. Content type: Research

    Shoulder instability is a common condition, particularly affecting a young, active population. Open capsulolabral repair is effective in the majority of cases, however arthroscopic techniques, particularly usi...

    Authors: Stephen J Cooke, Ian Starks and Vinod Kathuria

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009 1:2

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  41. Content type: Review

    Local anesthesia for knee arthroscopy is a well documented procedure with diagnostic and therapeutic role. Numerous therapeutic procedures including partial menisectomy, meniscus repair, abrasion chondroplasy,...

    Authors: Billy Kan-Yip Law, Patrick Shu-Hang Yung, Eric Po-Yan Ho, Joseph Jeremy Hsi-Tse Chang, Grace Ken Kwok, Kwai-Yau Fung and Kai-Ming Chan

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009 1:3

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