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Youth Resistance Training: Updated Position Statement Paper From the National Strength and Conditioning Association
The present report updates and clarify the 1996 recommendations on 4 major areas of importance and discusses the potential risks and concerns associated with youth resistance training, the types and amount of resistance training needed by healthy children and adolescents, and program design considerations for optimizing long-term training adaptations. Expand
Non-contact ACL injuries in female athletes: an International Olympic Committee current concepts statement
A multidisciplinary group of ACL expert clinicians and scientists are invited to review current evidence including data from the new Scandinavian ACL registries, critically evaluate high-quality studies of injury mechanics and consider the key elements of successful prevention programmes. Expand
Patterns of flexibility, laxity, and strength in normal shoulders and shoulders with instability and impingement
There appears to be a domi nance tendency with regard to internal rotator strength in asymptomatic individuals and Impingement syndrome and anterior instability have significant differences in both strength patterns of the rotator muscles and flexing and laxity of the shoulder. Expand
Position statement on youth resistance training: the 2014 International Consensus
The current manuscript has been adapted from the official position statement of the UK Strength and Conditioning Association on youth resistance training. It has subsequently been reviewed andExpand
Physeal sparing reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament in skeletally immature prepubescent children and adolescents.
Physeal sparing, combined intraarticular and extra-articular reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament with use of an autogenous iliotibial band graft in skeletally immature prepubescent children and adolescents provides excellent functional outcome with a low revision rate and a minimal risk of growth disturbance. Expand
Scapulothoracic motion in normal shoulders and shoulders with glenohumeral instability and impingement syndrome. A study using Moiré topographic analysis.
Axioscapular muscle dysfunction is common with both instability and impingement syndrome of the shoulder, although it remains to be determined whether this represents a primary or secondary phenomenon. Expand
Prevention and Management of Calcaneal Apophysitis in Children: An Overuse Syndrome
All patients improved and were able to return to their sport of choice 2 months after the diagnosis, and Soft Plastizote orthotics or heel cups were used in 98% of patients. Expand
National Athletic Trainers' Association position statement: prevention of pediatric overuse injuries.
Recommendations are provided based on current evidence regarding pediatric injury surveillance, identification of risk factors for injury, preparticipation physical examinations, proper supervision and education, sport alterations, training and conditioning programs, and delayed specialization. Expand
Reflex sympathetic dystrophy in children. Clinical characteristics and follow-up of seventy patients.
Conservative treatment with physical therapy, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, psychological therapies including cognitive-behavioral management and relaxation training, and tricyclic anti-depressants was effective in improving the average scores for pain and function for forty patients. Expand
Clinical Outcome of Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation at 5 Years in US Subjects
Peterson’s pioneering experience with the first clinical application of autologous chondrocyte implantation showed improvement in clinical outcomes, durable as much as 11 years, for a difficultExpand