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The mission of SMR is to objectively summarize and describe the clinical relevance of research articles related to basic science, translational research, and clinical research that may be relevant to students and professionals interested in sports medicine. Furthermore, SMR aims to provide a forum for clinicians, researchers, and students in sports medicine-related fields to discuss the clinical relevance of new research.
Balance assessments were not associated with anterior cruciate ligament injury risk among elite female handball and soccer athletes.
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Steffen K, Nilstad A, Krosshaug T, Pasanen K, Killingmo A, & Bahr R. (2017) No association between static and dynamic postural control and ACL injury risk among female elite handball and football players: a prospective study of 838 players. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 51(4), 253-259. PMID: 28148513
A corticosteroid injection performed within the first 5 weeks after anterior cruciate ligament injury resulted in significantly less of an increase in cartilage degradation markers in comparison to placebo injections.... Read more »
Lattermann, C., Jacobs, C., Proffitt Bunnell, M., Huston, L., Gammon, L., Johnson, D., Reinke, E., Huebner, J., Kraus, V., & Spindler, K. (2017) A Multicenter Study of Early Anti-inflammatory Treatment in Patients With Acute Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear. The American Journal of Sports Medicine, 45(2), 325-333. DOI: 10.1177/0363546516666818
Athletes suffered more lower extremity injuries towards the middle to end of the competition and practices, which suggest that fatigue may play a role in lower extremity injury risk.... Read more »
Nagle K, Johnson B, Brou L, Landman T, Sochanska A, & Comstock RD. (2017) Timing of Lower Extremity Injuries in Competition and Practice in High School Sports. Sports health, 2147483647. PMID: 28146414
Various electrical stimulation treatments over the course of 3 weeks resulted in improved low back pain. Interferential stimulation seemed to have the best outcomes in patients with low back disc degeneration. ... Read more »
Rajfur, J., Pasternok, M., Rajfur, K., Walewicz, K., Fras, B., Bolach, B., Dymarek, R., Rosinczuk, J., Halski, T., & Taradaj, J. (2017) Efficacy of Selected Electrical Therapies on Chronic Low Back Pain: A Comparative Clinical Pilot Study. Medical Science Monitor, 85-100. DOI: 10.12659/MSM.899461
Elevated plasma tau concentrations within 6 hours of sport-related concussion was associated with prolonged return to play.... Read more »
Gill, J., Merchant-Borna, K., Jeromin, A., Livingston, W., & Bazarian, J. (2017) Acute plasma tau relates to prolonged return to play after concussion. Neurology, 88(6), 595-602. DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000003587
Among children and adolescents with acute concussion, participation in physical activity within 7 days of acute injury compared with no physical activity was associated with lower risk of persistent postconcussion symptoms at 28 days post injury.... Read more »
Grool AM, Aglipay M, Momoli F, Meehan WP 3rd, Freedman SB, Yeates KO, Gravel J, Gagnon I, Boutis K, Meeuwisse W.... (2016) Association Between Early Participation in Physical Activity Following Acute Concussion and Persistent Postconcussive Symptoms in Children and Adolescents. JAMA, 316(23), 2504-2514. PMID: 27997652
Overtrained athletes have abnormal inflammatory and anabolic responses to exercise, indicating that their body is not responding to exercise the way that it should.... Read more »
Joro, R., Uusitalo, A., DeRuisseau, K., & Atalay, M. (2016) Changes in cytokines, leptin, and IGF-1 levels in overtrained athletes during a prolonged recovery phase: A case-control study. Journal of Sports Sciences, 1-8. DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2016.1266379
One in 4 American Football players at the NFL Combine with a history of knee surgery have knee osteoarthritis despite being only 20 to 26 years of age.... Read more »
Smith MV, Nepple JJ, Wright RW, Matava MJ, & Brophy RH. (2016) Knee Osteoarthritis Is Associated With Previous Meniscus and Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery Among Elite College American Football Athletes. Sports health. PMID: 27940573
An athlete with a recent concussion has altered lower extremity stiffness at the leg, hip, and knee, which could increase their risk for musculoskeletal injury.... Read more »
Dubose DF, Herman DC, Jones DL, Tillman SM, Clugston JR, Pass A, Hernandez JA, Vasilopoulos T, Horodyski M, & Chmielewski TL. (2017) Lower Extremity Stiffness Changes after Concussion in Collegiate Football Players. Medicine and science in sports and exercise, 49(1), 167-172. PMID: 27501359
There is limited evidence that poor movement quality is associated with a greater risk of lower extremity injury in athletic and military/first-responder populations.... Read more »
Whittaker JL, Booysen N, de la Motte S, Dennett L, Lewis CL, Wilson D, McKay C, Warner M, Padua D, Emery CA.... (2016) Predicting sport and occupational lower extremity injury risk through movement quality screening: a systematic review. British journal of sports medicine. PMID: 27935483
Viscosupplementation at the time of partial meniscectomy failed to provide better outcomes than surgery alone. ... Read more »
Filardo, G., Di Matteo, B., Tentoni, F., Cavicchioli, A., Di Martino, A., Lo Presti, M., Iacono, F., Kon, E., & Marcacci, M. (2016) No Effects of Early Viscosupplementation After Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy: A Randomized Controlled Trial. The American Journal of Sports Medicine, 44(12), 3119-3125. DOI: 10.1177/0363546516660070
Athletes need to use sunscreen when exercising outdoors; however, they need to be selective and ensure the sunscreen is not impeding effective sweating.... Read more »
Aburto-Corona, J., & Aragón-Vargas, L. (2016) Sunscreen Use and Sweat Production in Men and Women. Journal of Athletic Training, 51(9), 696-700. DOI: 10.4085/1062-6050-51.11.01
Sport-related ocular injuries are most commonly open wounds to the eye or surrounding visual structures. Advocating for, or implementing rule changes to require protective eyewear could greatly mitigate this risk.... Read more »
Haring RS, Sheffield ID, Canner JK, & Schneider EB. (2016) Epidemiology of Sports-Related Eye Injuries in the United States. JAMA ophthalmology, 134(12), 1382-1390. PMID: 27812702
An athlete with low baseline neurocognitive scores is likely to produce knee movement patterns that are associated to anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury.... Read more »
Herman, D., & Barth, J. (2016) Drop-Jump Landing Varies With Baseline Neurocognition: Implications for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury Risk and Prevention. The American Journal of Sports Medicine, 44(9), 2347-2353. DOI: 10.1177/0363546516657338
Exercise therapy and external supports reduce the chance of an ankle sprain; increasing the volume of exercise further reduces the odds.... Read more »
Doherty, C., Bleakley, C., Delahunt, E., & Holden, S. (2016) Treatment and prevention of acute and recurrent ankle sprain: an overview of systematic reviews with meta-analysis. British Journal of Sports Medicine. DOI: 10.1136/bjsports-2016-096178
After exercise, cold water immersion at 15°C may offer some improvements in recovery based on performance of a jump task and possibly markers of muscle damage. A colder temperature may not be as effective as cool water, so controlling the treatment parameters based on evidence is important.... Read more »
Vieira, A., Siqueira, A., Ferreira-Junior, J., do Carmo, J., Durigan, J., Blazevich, A., & Bottaro, M. (2016) The Effect of Water Temperature during Cold-Water Immersion on Recovery from Exercise-Induced Muscle Damage. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 37(12), 937-943. DOI: 10.1055/s-0042-111438
The majority of athletes participating in NCAA Division I sports reported that they were not highly specialized in that sport during high school.... Read more »
Post, E., Thein-Nissenbaum, J., Stiffler, M., Brooks, M., Bell, D., Sanfilippo, J., Trigsted, S., Heiderscheit, B., & McGuine, T. (2016) High School Sport Specialization Patterns of Current Division I Athletes. Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach. DOI: 10.1177/1941738116675455
Player position and session type such as practice or game are the main factors that influence head impact frequencies and magnitudes for lacrosse athletes.... Read more »
Miyashita, T., Diakogeorgiou, E., Marrie, K., & Danaher, R. (2016) Frequency and Location of Head Impacts in Division I Men's Lacrosse Players. Athletic Training , 8(5), 202-208. DOI: 10.3928/19425864-20160503-01
Following high-intensity endurance exercise, recovery may require 48-72 hours for cortisol and testosterone to return back to resting levels. ... Read more »
Anderson, T., Lane, A., & Hackney, A. (2016) Cortisol and testosterone dynamics following exhaustive endurance exercise. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 116(8), 1503-1509. DOI: 10.1007/s00421-016-3406-y
The jump-landing protocol was able to distinguish between healthy, ‘coper’, and unstable ankles. This protocol may be useful for identifying athletes at increased risk for injury, and as a return to play indicator following rehabilitation.... Read more »
Liu, K., Dierkes, C., & Blair, L. (2016) A new jump-landing protocol identifies differences in healthy, coper, and unstable ankles in collegiate athletes. Sports Biomechanics, 15(3), 245-254. DOI: 10.1080/14763141.2016.1158859
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