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June 2001 Table of Contents

THE PHYSICIAN AND SPORTSMEDICINE - VOL 29 - NO. 6 - JUNE 2001


NEWS AND ANALYSIS

Editor's Notes
Are We Losing the Injury-Prevention Battle?
Gordon O. Matheson, MD, PhD

News Briefs
Donating Blood: Advising Active People
Help Golfers Avoid Foot Hazards

Best of the Literature
Glucosamine May Slow Osteoarthritis Progression
Vigorous Exercise Reduces Sudden Cardiac Death Risk


GUEST EDITORIAL

Exercise in the Heat
A Double Threat to the Immune System?
Roy J. Shephard, MD, PhD, Dpe


REVIEW ARTICLES

Exercise-Induced Leg Pain
Sifting Through a Broad Differential
Physicians investigating leg pain in active patients must consider a wide range of diagnoses, from acute musculoskeletal conditions to chronic vascular diseases. Targeted treatment depends on physicians' recognition of the distinct pain and imaging study patterns.
Michael Korkola, MD; Annunziato Amendola, MD

Disorders of Vascular Fragility
Implications for Active Patients
Vigorous exercise places demands on blood vessels, and some young, active patients have congenital vascular disorders that put them at risk for catastrophic exercise-related events. Understanding each patient's vulnerability helps physicians make recommendations for appropriate activities.
Reed E. Pyeritz, MD, PhD


CASE REPORT

A Soccer Player With a Sore Toe
Recognizing Subungual Osteochondromas
Osteochondromas are usually thought to arise from developmental malformations; however, this case describes an osteochondroma of the toe that was most likely caused by repetitive trauma. The sports setting can mislead physicians into attributing symptoms to an acute sports injury.
Gunesh P. Rajan, MD; René Zellweger, MD; Otmar Trentz, MD


CLINICAL PRACTICE

Pearls
Easing Tennis Elbow Injections
What to Expect on a Rest Day
Make the Most of Toothbrushing Time


READER SERVICE

Editorial Board

Staff

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