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July 2000 Table of Contents

THE PHYSICIAN AND SPORTSMEDICINE - VOL 28 - NO. 7 - JULY 2000


NEWS AND ANALYSIS

Editor's Notes
Risk Taking: Can We Strike a Balance?
Gordon O. Matheson, MD, PhD

News Briefs
Motor Sports Medicine: From the Extreme and Mainstream - Sports Medicine Alliance Focuses on Team Physician Issues - Sports Drinks, Milk vs Hypoglycemia? - Pregnancy Pain From Overuse - Couch Potatoes Cost State $3 Billion - Pool Alarms

Best of the Literature (formerly 'Highlights')
Early Motion Speeds Rehabilitation for Achilles Tendon Rupture - Bike Seat Tilt Reduces Low-Back Pain - Manual Physical Therapy and Exercise Helpful for Knee Osteoarthritis - Greater Emphasis Needed on Aerobic Exercise in the Elderly


REVIEW ARTICLES

Disorders of the First Metatarsophalangeal Joint
Diagnosis of Great-Toe Pain
Great-toe pain is disabling, whatever the cause. Patients whose careers and activities depend on mobility need quick and accurate solutions.
Loretta B. Chou, MD

Giardiasis
An Elusive Cause of Gastrointestinal Distress
Ubiquitous worldwide, Giardia is the most important enteric pathogen in North American surface water. Preventing infection requires effort but avoids noxious symptoms, often-elusive diagnosis, and variably effective treatment.
Howard D. Backer, MD, MPH

Sun and Active Patients
Preventing Acute and Cumulative Skin Damage
At the height of summer, patients are outdoors and active. What better time to teach them how to protect their skin from the sun?
Jaime L. Davis, MD


CLINICAL RESEARCH

Weight Training Injury Trends
A 20-Year Survey
A million patients reported to US emergency departments with weight training injuries between 1978 and 1998. Misuse of equipment is one key risk factor.
Chester S. Jones, PhD; Carin Christensen; Michael Young, PhD


CLINICAL PRACTICE

Pearls
Don't Miss Posterior Shoulder Dislocations - PPE Pinhole Vision Tip

Clinical Techniques
Lateral Epicondylitis Injection
When "tennis elbow" does not respond to conservative care, a corticosteroid injection may be used to ease pain and possibly speed healing.
William O. Roberts, MD


READER SERVICE

Editorial Board

Classified Advertising

Index to Advertisers

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Staff


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