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olympians
August 18, 2022

IOC Launches Long-Term Study of Olympians to Help Physical & Mental Health

As part of its ongoing efforts to promote athletes’ safety and well-being, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), along with the University of Edinburgh, has launched the IOC Olympians Health Cohort, a new long-term research project aimed at re...


patellar
August 8, 2022

MPFL Repair vs. MPFL Reconstruction for Patellar Instability

Results presented here showed patients who underwent medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) repair for patellar instability had a higher failure rate compared with MPFL reconstruction at long-term follow-up. A recent report from Healio.com highligh...


reconstruction
April 1, 2022

New ACL Reconstruction Technique Shows Positive 2-Year Results

A new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City presented last week at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2022 Annual Meeting found that a novel surgical technique performed during anterior cruciate ...


kinesiologist
March 4, 2022

UIC Kinesiologist Discusses ‘Mistreatment’ of Athletes Following Injury

John Coumbe-Lilley is a kinesiologist at the University of Chicago Illinois has been conducting research since 2018 on the grueling recovery process that athletes undergo after suffering serious injuries. Coumbe-Lilley recently sat down for a Q&am...


neuromuscular
January 24, 2022

Study: Neuromuscular Training May Reduce Injury Risk Following Concussion

An American study that explored ways to help reduce injury after a successful return to sport following concussion may lead to new treatment approaches and programs for individualized care. The study by researchers at Children’s Hospital Colorad...


repair
October 25, 2021

AI Technology Aiding Sports Physicians with ACL Injuries

Sports medicine professionals are getting a big-time assist from artificial intelligence technology when it comes to treating athletes with ACL injuries. With the help of this machine-learning technology, physicians can better predict outcomes fol...


buffalo
October 4, 2021

Univ. of Buffalo Researchers Suggest Aerobic Exercise for Concussion Recovery

According to a new study from researchers at the University of Buffalo, adolescents can speed their recovery from a sports-related concussion by engaging in aerobic exercise within 10 days of the injury. The study, published on September 30 in The...


texas
September 1, 2021

Study: Female Athletes’ Concussion Rates Twice as High as Males

The epidemiology of sports-related concussions (SRCs) and closed head injuries (CHIs) in high school females remain largely undefined at the national level, especially for unorganized sports and recreational activities such as equestrian and snow-rel...