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February 2001 Table of Contents

THE PHYSICIAN AND SPORTSMEDICINE - VOL 29 - NO. 2 - FEBRUARY 2001


NEWS AND ANALYSIS

Editor's Notes
Maintaining Professionalism in the Athletic Environment
Gordon O. Matheson, MD, PhD

Best of the Literature
CV Disease Screening Often Deficient
Iron Supplementation and Endurance
BP Changes Predict Mortality
Written Advice Stimulates Patients' Physical Activity

News Briefs
Sports Training and Growth Delay: Is There a Connection?
Shoveling Safety
Do Back Belts Prevent Injuries?
A New Food Pyramid


GUEST EDITORIAL

Community Design and Transportation Policies
Richard E. Killingsworth, MPH, CHES; Thomas L. Schmid, PhD


REVIEW ARTICLES

Preventing Coronary Heart Disease
The Role of Physical Activity
Crunching the research data on physical activity and coronary heart disease (CHD) reveals potent practical messages: that physical activity lowers CHD risk twofold and that patients can reduce their CHD risk significantly if they exercise moderately and even more if they exercise vigorously.
I-Min Lee, MBBS, SCD; Ralph S. Paffenbarger, Jr, MD, DrPH

Evaluation and Treatment of Ankle Sprains
Clinical Recommendations for a Positive Outcome
State-of-the-art ankle sprain treatment involves limiting soft-tissue effusion so that patients can benefit from the ligament-healing effects of early mobilization. The next step is to monitor pain and instability to avoid chronic pain.
R. Todd Hockenbury, MD; G. James Sammarco, MD


CLINICAL QUIZ

Red Plaque on a High School Wrestler
When a wrestler seeks treatment for a reddish rash, keep in mind all the possible causes. Rapid identification and treatment can prevent skin infections from spreading to other wrestlers and can preserve players' eligibility.
Brian B. Adams, MD


CLINICAL PRACTICE

Pearls
Confirming a Biceps Brachii Tendon Rupture
Atypical Ankle Injury in Snowboarders
Fine-Tuning Shoulder Injections
Simple Tip Reduces Morton's Neuroma Pain


READER SERVICE

Editorial Board

Staff

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In an effort to provide information that is scientifically accurate and consistent with accepted standards of medical practice, the editors and publisher of The Physician and Sportsmedicine routinely consult sources believed to be reliable. However, readers are encouraged to confirm this information with other sources. For example and in particular, physicians are advised to consult the prescribing information in the manufacturer's package insert before prescribing any drug mentioned.


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