Thad J . Barkdull

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PURPOSE Determine the short-term effects of creatine supplementation on performance of military tasks, thermoregulation, and health risks. METHODS Male military personnel were randomly assigned to a creatine (CR; N = 8) or a placebo (CON; N = 8) supplementation group. Testing was conducted at baseline, after a 6-day load phase (20 g/d), and after 4 weeks(More)
Genitourinary complaints are common in cyclists. Bicycle fit, improper saddle type, and individual anatomic factors are important evaluation criteria to consider when diagnosing symptoms and determining treatment options. By learning how to recognize and treat contributing factors, as well as learning a few simple bike-fitting techniques, physicians can(More)
Sarcomas at vaccination sites in cats were first reported in 1992. Recent retrospective studies have confirmed an association between these vaccination-site sarcomas (VSS) and feline leukemia virus (FeLV) and/ or rabies vaccines. In most cases, VSS are locally invasive fibrosarcomas that tend to recur but rarely metastasize. We report the mediastinal and(More)
Median nerve neuropathy following an elbow injury is uncommon. When it occurs, understanding the median nerve distribution and anatomy is crucial for identifying the cause and for distinguishing cases that can be managed with observation as opposed to intervention. The consequences of misdiagnosis can result in permanent disability. Understanding the(More)
Neck and back pain are among the most common overuse injuries in cyclists. Bicycle fit, improper equipment, training errors, and individual anatomic factors are important evaluation considerations. By learning how to recognize and treat contributing factors, as well as learning a few simple bike-fitting techniques, physicians can treat and prevent many(More)
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