August 192021 Table of Contents
THE PHYSICIAN AND SPORTSMEDICINE - VOL 26 - NO. 8 - AUGUST 2021
The Fit Woman of the 21st Century
Making Lifelong Exercise the Norm
Many of today's women are less active than their great-grandmothers were. In the realm of women's fitness, it may be time to go back to the future.
Angela D. Smith, MD
Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee
Generalized or anterior knee pain in an active adolescent may signal the cartilage fragmentation known as osteochondritis dissecans. This practical article uses case reports, radiographs, other illustrations, and a staging chart to explain diagnosis and treatment.
Thomas W. Wang, MD; Willliam D. Knopp, MD; Charles A. Bush-Joseph, MD; Bernard R. Bach, Jr, MD
Managing Common Stress Fractures
Let Risk Level Guide Treatment
Most stress fractures surrender quietly, with rest and correction of training errors. But some can progress to complete fracture or refuse to heal unless treatment is more aggressive. The authors explain how to spot and arrest these troublemakers.
Peter Brukner, MBBS; Chris Bradshaw, MBBS; Kim Bennell, PhD
Exercise Is Medicine
Congestive Heart Failure
Training for a Better Life
A rising tide of research is washing away the belief that patients who have congestive heart failure should be motionless. An appropriate exercise program can increase exercise tolerance; reduce dyspnea, fatigue, and the risk of arrhythmias; and generally make life better.
James R. Clark, MD, with Carl Sherman
Diagnosing and Treating Onychomycosis
Many people who are physically active or older have onychomycosis, but they don't have to just put up with it anymore. The latest generation of drugs for this stubborn fungal infection produces high cure rates.
Mark P. Seraly, MD, with Mark L. Fuerst
On-Site Management of Nasal Injuries
When an athlete gets hit in the nose, the examining physician's first job is to decide whether to treat or refer. Sports-related nasal injuries usually are isolated and can be treated by a primary physician who understands nasal anatomy and function.
Thomas Stackhouse, MD
Exercise Made Easy
Intense Exercise Safe During Pregnancy
Ice Massage vs Ice Bag
Continuing Sportsmedicine Education
ACSM Makes Exercise Advice More Flexible
Fitness Clubs Urged to Do Cardiac Screening
Running to Fight Leukemia
CME Self Test
This test has expired, but additional CME credit available at https://www.physsportsmed.com/cme.htm
Index to Advertisers
Food Safety for Your Active Summer
Susan M. Kleiner, PhD, RD
Fitting in Fitness: Exercise Options for Busy People
Bryant Stamford, PhD
On-Site Treatment of PIP Joint Dislocations
Edward R. McDevitt, MD
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