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Stress Fractures Of The Elbow In The Throwing Athlete: A Systematic Review., Shelby R. Smith, Nirav K. Patel, Alex E. White, Christopher J Hadley, Christopher C. Dodson Oct 2018

Stress Fractures Of The Elbow In The Throwing Athlete: A Systematic Review., Shelby R. Smith, Nirav K. Patel, Alex E. White, Christopher J Hadley, Christopher C. Dodson

Rothman Institute Faculty Papers

Background: Stress fractures of the elbow are rare in throwing athletes and present a challenge from both a management and rehabilitation perspective. Although the incidence of stress fractures of the elbow is increasing, there is a lack of data in the literature focused on throwers.

Purpose: To evaluate studies regarding the management and outcomes of stress fractures of the elbow in throwing athletes.

Study Design: Systematic review; Level of evidence, 4.

Methods: A systematic review was conducted by searching the Scopus, PubMed, and Cochrane Library electronic databases to identify studies reporting on the management and outcomes of stress fractures in ...


Injuries In The Chinese Arena Football League: American Versus Chinese Players., Tianwu Chen, Austin Wetzler, Scott Singer, Michael Feldman, David Rubenstein, Gunnar Gillespie, Shiyi Chen, Merrick Wetzler Jun 2018

Injuries In The Chinese Arena Football League: American Versus Chinese Players., Tianwu Chen, Austin Wetzler, Scott Singer, Michael Feldman, David Rubenstein, Gunnar Gillespie, Shiyi Chen, Merrick Wetzler

Rothman Institute Faculty Papers

Background: Arena football is an indoor version of American football played in indoor arenas on a smaller field with 8 players per team. Only 1 study has evaluated injury rates in arena football, and no study had compared 2 distinct cohorts of players.

Purpose/Hypothesis: The purpose of this study was to evaluate and compare injury rates in American versus Chinese athletes in the Chinese Arena Football League. Our hypothesis was that the rate of significant injuries (≥7 days of time lost from play) would be statistically significantly higher in Chinese athletes.

Study Design: Cohort study; Level of evidence, 2 ...