Surgical Treatment of a Young Athlete with Displaced Avulsion Fracture of the Anterior Superior Iliac Spine (ASIS)
Alexander E Poor, Alec Warren, Nicole Cannon and William C Meyers
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 29, 2019
Avulsion fractures of the anterior superior iliac spine are uncommon without established treatment guidelines. Deciding between nonoperative versus surgical management depends on the grade of displacement, skeletal maturity, type of sport/activity, and competitive/career requirements. We present a young athlete who sustained an ASIS avulsion fracture while playing baseball that was treated with open surgical reduction and fixation using absorbable sutures with an emphasis on mobilizing the TFL t...
Effects of Multicomponent Training on Functional Fitness and Quality of Life in Older Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Antonio Gomes de Resende Neto, Matheus Amarante do Nascimento, Danilo Rodrigues Pereira da Silva, Raquel Simoes Mendes Netto, Josimari Melo de Santana and Marzo Edir Da Silva Grigoletto
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: April 25, 2019
Sixty-two older women were randomized into a multicomponent group (MG: n = 32, 65.28 ± 4.96 years) or a stretching group (SG: n = 32, 64.40 ± 3.68 years). MG performed joint mobility exercises, walking, muscle strength exercises and intermittent activities. SG has performed flexibility exercises with minimal physical effort. In order to verify the functional fitness, the Senior Fitness Test battery was used and the quality of life was verified by means of the WHOQOL BREF questionnaire in the p...
Examining the Effects of Exercise and Practice on the SCAT3, and Association between Mood, Pain & SCAT3 Symptom Report
Ashley E. Paxton and Catherine Willmott, PhD
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: April 15, 2019
In the field of sports medicine, concussions can be one of the most complex and difficult injuries to diagnose, assess and manage. This is due to the signs and symptoms often being subtle, varied and non-specific with only 10% of sport-related concussions resulting in a loss of consciousness. A multidimensional assessment model which encompasses the athlete's concussion history, presenting symptoms, cognitive capability, balance, comorbidities or other complicating factors has been suggested as ...