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Volume: 38
Number: 4
Index: December 2010
Clinical Focus:Respiratory Care
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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 Focus

Summary of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Position Statement on the Acute Management of the Cervical Spine-Injured Athlete
Erik E. Swartz, PhD, ATC; Laura C. Decoster, ATC; Susan A. Norkus, PhD, ATC; Barry P. Boden, MD; Kevin N. Waninger, MD, MS, FAAFP, FACSM, FACEP; Ronald W. Courson, ATC, PT, NREMT-I, CSCS; MaryBeth Horodyski, EdD, ATC; and Robb S. Rehberg, PhD, ATC, CSCS, NREMT

The Acute Effects of Local Vibration Therapy on Ankle Sprain and Hamstring Strain Injuries
Kimberly S. Peer, EdD, ATC, LAT; Jacob E. Barkley, PhD; and Danielle M. Knapp, BS

Current Developments Concerning Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome
Debbie I. Craig, PhD, ATC

Computerized Neuropsychological Profiles of South African Versus US Athletes:
A Basis for Commentary on Cross-Cultural Norming Issues in the Sports Concussion Arena
Ann B. Shuttleworth-Edwards, PhD; Victoria J. Whitefield-Alexander, PhD; Sarah E. Radloff, PhD; Alex M. Taylor, PhD; and Mark R. Lovell, PhD

Sports After Knee Arthroplasty:
Partial Versus Total Knee Arthroplasty
Jack Farr, MD and William A. Jiranek, MD, FACS

Physician Follow-up Care for Osteoporosis After Fragility Fractures
Frank Giammattei, MD; Jeannette Giammattei; and Vera Howland, MD

Clinical Articles

Examining the Degree of Pain Reduction Using a Multielement Exercise Model with a Conventional Training Shoe Versus an Ultraflexible Training Shoe for Treating Plantar Fasciitis
Michael Ryan, PhD; Scott Fraser, BSc, PT; Kymberly McDonald, BSc; and Jack Taunton, MD, MSc

Review of Exercise and the Risk of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Jason Sea, MD; Kenneth S. Poon, MD; and Kevin T. McVary, MD

Exercise Performance by Hemodialysis Patients:
A Review of the Literature
Ingrid Brenner, PhD, MSc, RN

The Effects of Caffeine on Ventilation and Pulmonary Function During Exercise:
An Often-Overlooked Response
Robert F. Chapman, PhD and Timothy D. Mickleborough, PhD, FACSM

An Overview of Seasonal Affective Disorder and its Treatment Options
Robert H. Howland, MD

Interplay of Oxidants and Antioxidants During Exercise:
Implications for Muscle Health
Maria-Carmen Gomez-Cabrera; José Viña, PhD, MD; and Li Li Ji, PhD

Exercise Causing Thrombosis
Murray Adams, BSc (Hons), PhD, MAIMS; James Fell, PhD; and Andrew Williams, PhD

Anabolic Steroid Abuse and Dependence in Clinical Practice
Kirk J. Brower, MD

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia:
Does Lifestyle Play a Role?
R. James Barnard, PhD and William J. Aronson, MD

Continuing Features

Case Report
Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum and Epidural Pneumatosis in an Adolescent Precipitated by Weight Lifting:
A Case Report and Review
Sapna Sadarangani, MBBS; Dilip R Patel, MD, FACSM; and Sherry Pejka, MD
Exercise Capacity:
A Crystal Ball in Forecasting Future Health Outcomes?
Barry A. Franklin, PhD
Congratulations to The Physician and Sportsmedicine Team for Being Accepted Into the NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE!
Nicholas A. DiNubile, MD
Health Care Reform:
Hope for Change
Nicholas A. DiNubile, MD
Practice Pearls
Does the Coingestion of Carbohydrate and Amino Acids Improve Recovery From Endurance Exercise?
Michael Saunders, PhD
Treating Hypertriglyceridemia with Prescription Omega-3 Fatty Acid Ethyl Esters
Timothy D. Mickleborough, PhD, FACSM