Italian Cross-Cultural Adaptation and Validation of the Improved Report of Oslo Sports Trauma Research Centre Questionnaires on Overuse Injuries and Health Problems

SUMMARY Purpose. The Oslo Sports Trauma Research Centre Overuse Injury Questionnaire (OSTRC-O2) and the Oslo Sports Trauma Research Centre questionnaire on health problems (OSTRC-H2) are two methods to record and monitor overuse injuries and health problems in athletes and their influence on sport participation and performance. The aim of this study is to translate, culturally … Continued

Epidemiological Study of Foot and Ankle Injuries in Athletes: A Multivariate Logistic Regression Analysis

SUMMARY Introduction. Understanding the epidemiological profile of foot and ankle’s injuries in athletes is relevant for the prevention and treatment its occurrence. Objective. To describe the epidemiology and risk factors of foot and ankle injuries in athletes treated at an outpatient sports medicine clinic. The primary hypothesis is that ankle instability is the most frequent … Continued

Hamstring Injury Epidemiology in the National Basketball Association Over a Five-Year Period

SUMMARY Purpose. Professional basketball players are subject to lower extremity injuries given the physical nature of the game, which can impact career longevity. To report the epidemiology of hamstring injuries in National Basketball Association (NBA) players from 2016-2021 and to assess their effect on performance. Methods. Online injury databases were searched to identify hamstring injuries … Continued

Rodeo Injuries: The Role of Safety Equipment

SUMMARY Background. Rodeo is an inherently dangerous competition and the equipment utilized to reduce the risk of injury is not well defined in the existing literature. Methods. A systematic review of the literature published between 1990 and 2018 was conducted and combined with personal and anecdotal reports to review and assess the role that protective … Continued

Injury Prevention in The Sport of Surfing: An Update

SUMMARY Background. The aim of this study is to review the literature on surfing injuries, with a focus on severe injuries, big-wave surfing and injury prevention. Methods. A literature search of the MEDLINE database from 1980 to present via Pubmed and OVID was done using the terms surfing, bodyboarding, bodysurfing, injury and injuries. Relevant books … Continued

Injury Patterns and Wilderness Medical Preparedness in BASE Jumping

SUMMARY Background. The risks of BASE jumping are due both to its high inherent risk and the austere locations in which jumpers are often injured. Despite this, emergency management education and resources are lacking for BASE jumpers. We seek to highlight a category of treatable incidents whose outcomes could be improved through Emergency medical education … Continued

Return to Sport After Patellar Tendon Rupture: a Systematic Review

SUMMARY Background. Patellar tendon rupture is a rare and disabling injury that may occur during sport practice and is considered as the 4th stage of the Blazina’s classification of jumper’s knee. Return to sport after patellar tendon rupture has not been clearly assessed. Methods. Medical databases were screened, and article research extended from 1980 to … Continued