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  1. 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

    Content type: Research

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  2. 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

    Content type: Case report

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  3. 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

    Content type: Research

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  4. 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

    Content type: Case report

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  5. 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

    Content type: Case report

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  6. 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

    Content type: Commentary

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  7. 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

    Content type: Research

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  8. 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

    Content type: Review

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  9. 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

    Content type: Review

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  10. 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

    Content type: Research

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  11. 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

    Content type: Case report

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  12. 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

    Content type: Research

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  13. 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

    Content type: Research

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  14. 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

    Content type: Case report

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  15. 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

    Content type: Review

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  16. 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

    Content type: Review

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  17. 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

    Content type: Research

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  18. 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

    Content type: Short report

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  19. 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

    Content type: Case report

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  20. 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

    Content type: Research

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  21. 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

    Content type: Research

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  22. 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

    Content type: Review

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  23. 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

    Content type: Research

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