September 2021 Table of Contents
THE PHYSICIAN AND SPORTSMEDICINE - VOL 29 - NO. 9 - SEPTEMBER 2021
NEWS AND ANALYSIS
The Dark Side of Kids' Sports
Gordon O. Matheson, MD, PhD
Portable 'Echo' Devices Offer PPE Possibilities
Fly Fishing: Sports Injuries Run Through It
HCM Findings Can Surface in Adults
Best of the Literature
Exercise Improves Endothelial Function
Genes Predispose Some to Lumbar Disk Herniation
More Cost-Effective Analgesic for Emergency Injury
The Natural History and Tailored Treatment of ACL Injury
The body's response to an anterior cruciate ligament injury can range from a minor 'speed bump' to major disability. Understanding the factors that influence the course can help physicians determine an effective treatment strategy. Certain patterns, such as complete disruption and participation in a high-demand sport, often point to the need for an aggressive approach.
Nick A. Evans, MD; Hall F. Chew; William D. Stanish, MD
How Exercise Affects Lipid Profiles in Women
What to Recommend for Patients
When women go through menopause, they cross the threshold to higher-risk lipid profiles. Exercise, however, has been proven to improve lipid status for all ages. The greatest lipid-profile benefits are gained from an exercise program that combines regular aerobic exercise with resistance training.
Elizabeth A. Dowling, PhD
Syncope Following Neck Trauma in a Football Player
In contact sports, dizziness or loss of consciousness sometimes occurs without other postconcussive symptoms. Though the usual causes of syncope are possible in this group, the case of a college football player who sustained a contusion to his anterior neck demonstrates that carotid sinus trauma can cause syncopal episodes.
John W. O'Kane, MD
Test for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Keep Your Mascot Cool
CME Self Test
This test has expired, but additional CME credit available at https://www.physsportsmed.com/cme.htm
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