Jeffrey B. Driban, PhD, ATC, CSCS

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  • May 31, 2017
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Self-Reported Concussion Details Takes a Hit with High School Athletes

by Catherine E Lewis in Sports Medicine Research (SMR): In the Lab & In the Field

More targeted concussion education for high school athletes with a history of concussion is needed. Athletes with more prior concussions, especially negative experiences, are less likely to disclose symptoms, more likely to play with symptoms, and have poorer attitudes regarding concussion reporting.... Read more »

Register-Mihalik, J., Valovich McLeod, T., Linnan, L., Guskiewicz, K., & Marshall, S. (2017) Relationship Between Concussion History and Concussion Knowledge, Attitudes, and Disclosure Behavior in High School Athletes. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine, 27(3), 321-324. DOI: 10.1097/JSM.0000000000000349  

  • May 22, 2017
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Should Athletic Trainers Add Anxiety Surveys to Preseason Baseline Testing?

by Jane McDevitt in Sports Medicine Research (SMR): In the Lab & In the Field

An athlete with anxiety symptoms during preseason was more likely to get injured during a season than an athlete without symptoms.... Read more »

Li H, Moreland JJ, Peek-Asa C, & Yang J. (2017) Preseason Anxiety and Depressive Symptoms and Prospective Injury Risk in Collegiate Athletes. The American Journal of Sports Medicine, 2147483647. PMID: 28441037  

  • May 17, 2017
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Another Feather in the Cap of the FIFA 11 Injury Prevention Program

by Kyle Harris in Sports Medicine Research (SMR): In the Lab & In the Field

Implementing the FIFA 11 injury prevention program decreases the risk of injury among collegiate male soccer players.... Read more »

Silvers-Granelli HJ, Bizzini M, Arundale A, Mandelbaum BR, & Snyder-Mackler L. (2017) Does the FIFA 11 ?Injury Prevention Program Reduce the Incidence of ACL Injury in Male Soccer Players?. Clinical orthopaedics and related research. PMID: 28389864  

  • May 10, 2017
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  • 478 views

Eating Disorders Persist Over Entire Season

by Nicole Cattano in Sports Medicine Research (SMR): In the Lab & In the Field

Female athletes with an eating disorder will most likely continue to have the eating disorder throughout their competitive season.... Read more »

Thompson, A., Petrie, T., & Anderson, C. (2017) Eating disorders and weight control behaviors change over a collegiate sport season. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsams.2017.03.005  

  • May 8, 2017
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  • 476 views

Athletic Trainers in High Schools Could Help to Bridge the Gap in Racial Disparities in Adolescent Athlete Health Care

by Jane McDevitt in Sports Medicine Research (SMR): In the Lab & In the Field

White athletes had more concussion knowledge compared to African Americans; however, African Americans that had access to an athletic trainer had greater knowledge of concussion sign and symptoms than those without an athletic trainer.... Read more »

Wallace J, Covassin T, & Moran R. (2017) Racial Disparities in Concussion Knowledge and Symptom Recognition in American Adolescent Athletes. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities. PMID: 28389906  

  • April 5, 2017
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  • 582 views

Elbow Stress May Compromise Elbow Health

by Catherine E. Lewis in Sports Medicine Research (SMR): In the Lab & In the Field

Workers and athletes exposed to greater elbow stress (from vibration, high forces, or high repetition) may be more likely to develop elbow osteoarthritis. ... Read more »

Spahn G, Lipfert JU, Maurer C, Hartmann B, Schiele R, Klemm HT, Grifka J, & Hofmann GO. (2017) Risk factors for cartilage damage and osteoarthritis of the elbow joint: case-control study and systematic literature review. Archives of orthopaedic and trauma surgery, 137(4), 557-566. PMID: 28236186  

  • April 3, 2017
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  • 549 views

Don’t Let Your Concussed Athletes Spin Out of Control; PT is Feasible!

by Jane McDevitt in Sports Medicine Research (SMR): In the Lab & In the Field

Closely supervised cervical and vestibular ocular therapy may help safely return concussed athletes to play.... Read more »

Reneker JC, Hassen A, Phillips RS, Moughiman MC, Donaldson M, & Moughiman J. (2017) Feasibility of early physical therapy for dizziness after a sports-related concussion: A randomized clinical trial. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine . PMID: 28211600  

  • March 29, 2017
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  • 555 views

Possible Keys For Running Away From Injury

by Nicole Cattano in Sports Medicine Research (SMR): In the Lab & In the Field

Cross country runners who developed a running-related injury during a season had greater knee valgus and ankle eversion velocity before the season started compared with runners who remained injury free. ... Read more »

Dudley RI, Pamukoff DN, Lynn SK, Kersey RD, & Noffal GJ. (2017) A prospective comparison of lower extremity kinematics and kinetics between injured and non-injured collegiate cross country runners. Human Movement Science, 197-202. PMID: 28237655  

  • March 15, 2017
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  • 586 views

Balance Assessments Unable to Predict ACL Injury in Elite Female Athletes

by Nicole Cattano in Sports Medicine Research (SMR): In the Lab & In the Field

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  

  • March 8, 2017
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  • 547 views

Cartilage Degradation After ACL Altered by Early Injection

by Nicole Cattano in Sports Medicine Research (SMR): In the Lab & In the Field

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  

  • March 1, 2017
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  • 537 views

Timing is Everything & Fatigue is Inevitable

by Jane McDevitt in Sports Medicine Research (SMR): In the Lab & In the Field

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  

  • February 15, 2017
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  • 602 views

Electrical Stim Treatments Improve Patients with Low Back Pain

by Nicole Cattano in Sports Medicine Research (SMR): In the Lab & In the Field

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  

  • February 13, 2017
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  • 632 views

Blood Test Could Help Provide Information on Prolonged Concussion Recovery

by Jane McDevitt in Sports Medicine Research (SMR): In the Lab & In the Field

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  

  • February 8, 2017
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  • 628 views

무료 슬롯머신 게임 2019Physical Activity Within 7 Days May Lead to Better Long-Term Outcomes After a Concussion

by Jane McDevitt in Sports Medicine Research (SMR): In the Lab & In the Field

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  

  • February 1, 2017
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Overtrained Athletes Have Abnormal Biochemical Response to Exercise

by Nicole Cattano in Sports Medicine Research (SMR): In the Lab & In the Field

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  

  • January 25, 2017
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  • 598 views

Degenerative Changes in the Knee Joint Are Present in Elite American Football Players

by Kyle Harris in Sports Medicine Research (SMR): In the Lab & In the Field

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 »

  • January 18, 2017
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  • 709 views

Alterations in Leg Stiffness Following A Concussion May Lead to Changes in Return-to-Play Protocol

by Jane McDevitt in Sports Medicine Research (SMR): In the Lab & In the Field

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  

  • January 11, 2017
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  • 661 views

A Call for High Quality Evidence Linking Movement Screenings to Injury Risk

by Laura McDonald in Sports Medicine Research (SMR): In the Lab & In the Field

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  

  • January 4, 2017
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  • 674 views

Debating Early Viscosupplementation

by Nicole Cattano in Sports Medicine Research (SMR): In the Lab & In the Field

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  

  • January 2, 2017
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  • 684 views

How Much Do You Know About How Sunscreen Affects Thermoregulation?

by Jane McDevitt in Sports Medicine Research (SMR): In the Lab & In the Field

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., & Arag√≥n-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  

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