February 2021 Table of Contents
THE PHYSICIAN AND SPORTSMEDICINE - VOL 30 - NO. 2 - FEBRUARY 2021
NEWS AND ANALYSIS
Fitness and Olympic Medicine for All
Gordon O. Matheson, MD, PhD
Best of the Literature
Flexion X-rays Offer Better Views of Lateral Knee Osteoarthritis
Olympic Medical Plan Incorporates Business and Technology Updates
What's New in Olympic Drug Testing?
IOC Awards Sports Science Honor to Saltin
Exercise Prescriptions for Active Seniors
A Team Approach for Maximizing Adherence
It's never too late to prescribe exercise. The key to adherence, as demonstrated by a former Olympic speed skater, is making sure the activities are enjoyable. Included are useful tools for prescribing individualized exercise plans.
MAJ Fred H. Brennan, Jr, DO
Promoting Postpartum Exercise
An Opportune Time for Change
The birth of a baby creates fertile grounds for lifestyle changes. The benefits of exercise—highlighted by a former Olympic bobsledder—are most likely to take root if emotional and physical obstacles are overcome.
Erika N. Ringdahl, MD
Evaluating and Managing Muscle Contusions and Myositis Ossificans
Optimal treatment of muscle contusions may prevent patients from developing the hallmark symptoms of myositis ossificans: muscle atrophy, joint limitations,and pain. Progression through the treatment steps is guided by pain.
Christopher M. Larson, MD; Louis C. Almekinders, MD; Spero G. Karas, MD; William E. Garrett, MD, PhD
Summary and Agreement Statement of the First International Conference on Concussion in Sport, Vienna 2021
An international group of concussion experts met in Vienna in November 2021 to discuss the most recent research and clinical findings and to establish guidelines that will serve as a useful tool in clinical practice. Their work, summarized in this agreement statement, addressed all facets of concussion injuries from patient history to directions for future research.
Concussion In Sport Group: Mark Aubry, MD; Robert Cantu, MD; Jiri Dvorak, MD; Toni Graf-Baumann, MD, PhD; Karen Johnston, MD, PhD (Chair); James Kelly, MD; Mark Lovell, PhD; Paul McCrory, MBBS, PhD; Willem Meeuwisse, MD, PhD; Patrick Schamasch, MD
Kinder, Gentler Suture Removal
Maneuver Targets Discogenic Pain
CME Self Test
This test has expired, but additional CME credit available at https://www.physsportsmed.com/cme.htm
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