Rate of injuries among youth soccer players doubled, new study finds Science Daily
From 1990 through 2014, the number of soccer-related injuries treated in hospital emergency departments in the US each year increased by 78 percent and the yearly rate of injuries increased by 111 percent among youth 7-17 years of age, a new article reports.
Study finds predictors for ACL injury are dissimilar between male and female athletes Healio
Except for increased anterior-posterior knee laxity, results from this study indicated female athletes and male athletes were not similar with regard to predictors for first-time noncontact ACL injury.
Creating a program to prevent hamstring injuries in minor league and major league baseball players might be a possibility say researchers presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine's (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO.
Study to evaluate outcomes of different hip replacement techniques using mobile gait analysis system News Medical Net
Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have launched a pilot study using a portable gait analysis mat to determine early outcomes of several different hip replacement techniques. Gait analysis provides information about the way an individual walks.
Single image slice may not capture 3-D muscle measurements in rotator cuff tears Healio
Patients with rotator cuff tears experience fatty infiltration increased percentages of most likely caused primarily by muscle atrophy and a single image slice did not capture 3-D muscle measurements, according to recently published data.
How a 3D printer could mean a breakthrough for joint-replacement surgery NJ.com
Since last summer, Ranganathan and his team — consisting of Jill Sharkey, a member of Rowan University's class of 2017, and Ridwan Murshed, a Rowan grad student from Bangladesh — have been working to develop new pieces that would administer controlled antibiotics into the body and prevent the need to open up patients a second or third time.