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“I never made it to the pros…” Return to sport and becoming an elite athlete after pediatric and adolescent anterior cruciate ligament injury: Current evidence and future directions
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-11-29)
The management of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in the skeletally immature and adolescent patient remains an area of controversy in sports medicine. This study, therefore, summarizes and discusses the current ...
Biological treatment of the knee with platelet-rich plasma or bone marrow aspirate concentrates
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-08-23)
Knee pathologies including focal cartilage injuries, osteoarthritis (OA), and ligament injuries are common. The poor regeneration and healing potential of cartilage has led to the search for other treatment modalities with ...
Demographics and injuries associated with knee dislocation: A prospective review of 303 patients
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
Background: Information on the incidence, injury mechanisms, ligament injury patterns, and associated injuries of knee dislocations is lacking in the literature. There is a need to characterize ligament injury patterns and ...
2018 International Olympic Committee consensus statement on prevention, diagnosis and management of pediatric anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
In October 2017, the International Olympic Committee hosted an international expert group of physiotherapists and orthopaedic surgeons who specialise in treating and researching paediatric ACL injuries. Representatives ...
The London 2012 Summer Olympic Games: An analysis of usage of the Olympic Village ‘Polyclinic’ by competing athletes
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-03-06)
The London 2012 Summer Olympic Games involved 10 568 elite athletes representing 204 competing nations. To manage the varied healthcare needs of this diverse population, a Polyclinic was constructed in the athletes’ village. ...
High prevalence of overuse injury among iron-distance triathletes
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
Background Triathlon is an increasingly popular sport at both the elite and the recreational level. However, there have been few high-quality studies of injuries and illnesses among triathletes. Objective To register ...
The IOC Centres of Excellence bring prevention to Sports Medicine
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-09)
The protection of an athlete’s health and preventing injuries and illnesses in sport are top priorities for the IOC and its Medical Commission. The IOC therefore partners with selected research centres around the world and ...
Knee function and prevalence of knee osteoarthritis after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction : a prospective study with 10 to 15 years of follow-up
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010-08-16)
BACKGROUND: Few prospective long-term studies of more than 10 years have reported changes in knee function and radiologic outcomes after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. PURPOSE: To examine changes in ...
Definition and classification of early osteoarthritis of the knee
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011-11-08)
With the emerging interest in regenerative medicine and tissue engineering, new treatment modalities being developed for joint disorders including joint surface lesions and articular cartilage defects. The clinical ...
Kinematics analysis of ankle inversion ligamentous sprain injuries in sports : 2 cases during the 2008 Beijing Olympics
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011-07)