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AOSSM Early Sport Specialization Consensus Statement
Background: Early sport specialization is not a requirement for success at the highest levels of competition and is believed to be unhealthy physically and mentally for young athletes. It alsoExpand
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Biomechanical Comparison of Patellar Tendon Repairs in a Cadaver Model: An Evaluation of Gap Formation at the Repair Site with Cyclic Loading
Background Ruptures of the patellar tendon are rare injuries. Surgical treatment for this injury is mandatory. Hypothesis Gap formation does not differ between the three patellar tendon repairExpand
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A Prospective Study of Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation in Patients with Failed Prior Treatment for Articular Cartilage Defect of the Knee
Background This is a prospective clinical study to assess the effectiveness of autologous chondrocyte implantation in patients who failed prior treatments for articular cartilage defects of the knee.Expand
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Responsiveness of the International Knee Documentation Committee Subjective Knee Form in Comparison to the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index, Modified Cincinnati Knee
Background The International Knee Documentation Committee Subjective Knee Form (IKDC SKF) is a patient-reported knee-specific outcome measure that has been shown to be a reliable, valid, andExpand
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Adolescent baseball pitching technique: a detailed three-dimensional biomechanical analysis.
PURPOSE Document the biomechanics of the pitching motion to help provide insight about the etiology of common injuries seen in adolescent baseball pitchers. METHODS Kinematic and kinetic data forExpand
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Valgus medial collateral ligament rupture causes concomitant loading and damage of the anterior cruciate ligament.
This study tested the hypothesis that application of a valgus force necessary to create a complete medial collateral ligament (MCL) injury causes damage to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).Expand
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Effect of Graft Choice on the Outcome of Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in the Multicenter ACL Revision Study (MARS) Cohort
Background: Most surgeons believe that graft choice for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is an important factor related to outcome; however, graft choice for revision may be limitedExpand
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A Biomechanical Comparison of the Fastball and Curveball in Adolescent Baseball Pitchers
Background The incidence of shoulder and elbow injuries in adolescent baseball players is rapidly increasing. One leading theory about this increase is that breaking pitches (such as the curveball)Expand
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Adolescent baseball pitching technique: lower extremity biomechanical analysis.
Documentation of the lower extremity motion patterns of adolescent pitchers is an important part of understanding the pitching motion and the implication of lower extremity technique on upperExpand
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A Biomechanical Comparison of Pitching From a Mound Versus Flat Ground in Adolescent Baseball Pitchers
Background: Baseball professionals believe that pitching from a mound can increase the stresses placed on the body. Hypothesis: There is no difference in kinematics or kinetics in pitching from aExpand
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