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February 2000 Table of Contents

THE PHYSICIAN AND SPORTSMEDICINE - VOL 28 - NO. 2 - FEBRUARY 2000


NEWS AND ANALYSIS

Editor's Notes
Team Doc's Life No Bed of Roses
Gordon O. Matheson, MD, PhD

News Briefs
IOC Passes Doping Reforms
Remembering Gail Butterfield, PhD, RD

Best of the Literature (formerly 'Highlights')
Longer Recovery for Large Rotator Cuff Tear
Heart-Rate Recovery as a Predictor of Mortality
Weight Loss, Fitness, and Mortality in Overweight Patients


REVIEW ARTICLES

Gene Therapy and Tissue Engineering in Sports Medicine
The pace of healing in cartilage, menisci, and ligaments may soon pick up, thanks to techniques of molecular biology and tissue engineering.
Vladimir Martinek, MD; Freddie H. Fu, MD; Johnny Huard, PhD

Innovative Solutions for Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Myofascial restrictions and hip abductor weakness can contribute to ITBS but can be relieved by massage therapy, stretching, and strengthening.
Michael Fredericson, MD; Marc Guillet, PT, ATC; Len Debenedictis, MS, CMT

Osteoporosis: Understanding Key Risk Factors and Therapeutic Options
Prevention is best, but increased calcium intake, exercise, and medication can slow established osteoporosis.
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


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 PRACTICE

Pearls
A Moving Exercise Partner
A Compression Lesson
Say 'Bah' to 'Ah'
A Knee Touch Test
Strategies for Exercise-Related Diarrhea

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


FOR YOUR PATIENTS

Patient Adviser
Exercise: Kids Go for It
Theodore Ganley, MD, with Carl Sherman

Exercise Adviser
Staying Motivated to Exercise
Bryant Stamford, PhD


READER SERVICE

Editorial Board

Staff

Letters to the Editor

Information for Authors

CME Self Test
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