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Volume: 38
Number: 4
Index: December 2010
Clinical Focus:Respiratory Care
Editorial Calendar
December 2010
Clinical Focus: Respiratory Medicine
  • Asthma and the athlete
    • Vocal cord dysfunction
    • Exercise-induced asthma
    • Exercise-induced bronchospasm
  • COPD
    • Obesity and COPD
    • Relationship between COPD and nutrition intake
  • Treatment options for steroid-induced osteoporosis in men
  • Treatments for asthma
    • Bronchodilators, anticholinergics
    • Corticosteroids
    • Metered-dose vs other types of inhalers
  • Respiratory infections in winter sports athletes
  • Asthma in elite athletes
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation and physical activity
  • Fitness and long-term oxygen therapy/lung transplantation
  • Airflow function and the metabolic syndrome
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Clinical Articles

Gene Therapy and Tissue Engineering in Sports Medicine
Vladimir Martinek, MD; Freddie H. Fu, MD; Johnny Huard, PhD

Innovative Solutions for Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Michael Fredericson, MD; Marc Guillet, PT, ATC; Len Debenedictis, MS, CMT

Osteoporosis: Understanding Key Risk Factors and Therapeutic Options
Belinda R. Beck, PhD; M. Rebecca Shoemaker, MD

Exercise and Children's Health: A Little Counseling Can Pay Lasting Dividends
Practical tips for age-appropriate activity and lifetime fitness.
Theodore Ganley, MD, With Carl Sherman

Continuing Features

Best of Literature
Longer Recovery for Large Rotator Cuff Tear

Heart-Rate Recovery as a Predictor of Mortality

Weight Loss, Fitness, and Mortality in Overweight Patients

Case Report
Progressive Knee Pain in a Young Football Player
Nonspecific symptoms in this 11-year-old athlete misled the patient and his physicians.
Scott A. Paluska, MD; Douglas B. Mckeag, MD, MS
Clinical Quiz
A 'Sensitive Heart' in a Tennis Player
Exertional chest pain, normal coronaries. What's your interpretation?
John D. Cantwell, MD; Charles W. Wickliffe, MD
Clinical Techniques
A Custom Face Mask for Sports
This molded plastic mask may let an athlete with a facial fracture return to play sooner.
Margot Putukian, MD; Brian K. Prout, CO
Editors Note
Team Doc's Life No Bed of Roses
Gordon O. Matheson, MD, PhD
Exercise Adviser
Staying Motivated to Exercise
Bryant Stamford, PhD
News Briefs
IOC Passes Doping Reforms
Remembering Gail Butterfield, PhD, RD
Anabolic Steroid Use Up in Young Teens
CPSC Promotes Helmets for Skiers, Snowboarders
USOC Names Physician Team for Summer Olympics
How Do Teams Respond to Tragedy?
Patient Adviser
Exercise: Kids Go for It
Theodore Ganley, MD, with Carl Sherman
Practice Pearls
A Moving Exercise Partner

A Compression Lesson

Say 'Bah' to 'Ah'

A Knee Touch Test

Strategies for Exercise-Related Diarrhea