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The Latest Sports Medicine Research from #AOSSM2017


July 20-23, 2017
Faculty from around the world are presenting new research during AOSSM's Annual Meeting in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Presents Prestigious Research Awards and Grants at Annual Meeting
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Sports Medicine Leader, Bernard R. Bach, Jr., MD, Honored with AOSSM’s Highest Award

Renowned, Maine, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Douglas W. Brown, MD, Inducted into AOSSM Hall of Fame
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Renowned Texas, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Jesse C. DeLee, MD, Inducted into AOSSM Hall of Fame
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Renowned New York, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Thomas Wickiewicz, MD, Inducted into AOSSM Hall of Fame
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Chicago-Based, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Charles A. Bush-Joseph, MD Inducted as AOSSM President
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New Research Identifies Risk Factors for Elbow and Shoulder Injuries in Professional Baseball Pitchers
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Researchers Say Young Patients Who Experience Patellar Dislocations May be At Risk for Similar Injuries Later in Life
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Surgery Is a Low Risk Treatment Option for Patients with Pectoralis Major Tendon Ruptures, Say Researchers
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Outreach Athletic Trainers Have a Positive Economic Impact on Sports Coverage for Health Systems and Patients, Say Researchers
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Assessing Concussion Symptom Presentation May Provide Insight into Rise in Rates
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Different Surgical Approaches Offer Patients Improved Quality of Life after ACL Reconstruction
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Patients Can Expect to Stay Active, Enjoy High Quality of Life 10 Years after ACL Surgery
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Patients with Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears May Have Surgical Option, New Research Shows
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Patients Taking Opioids Prior to ACL Surgery More Likely to Be on Pain Medications Longer
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Success at the High School, Collegiate and Professional Levels Not Necessarily Related to Early Sports Specialization, Say Researchers 
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Sports Specialization May Lead to More Lower Extremity Injuries
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Recent News


 What Golfing Can Do For Your Bone Health
 
May 31st, 2017

Traveling Fellowship 2017 Asia Tour


Follow the journey of our 2017 AOSSM to APKASS Traveling Fellowship, one blog at a time!

 Part 1 | AOSSM Traveling Fellows Kickoff Asia Tour
 Part 2 | Traveling Fellows Take Flight to Taiwan 
 Part 3 | Tour Continues in Shanghai
 Part 4 | Traveling Fellows are Kobe Bound
 Part 5 | Traveling Fellowship Tour Journeys to Hiroshima

Research from Specialty Day 2017


March 18th, 2017
Faculty from around the world are presenting new research during AOSSM's Specialty Day in San Diego, California.

Shoulder Injuries in Professional Baseball Players: A Continuing Puzzle


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Correlation Between 2nd ACL Reconstruction and Physical Therapy Utilization Noted by Researchers

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Surgery May Not Offer Additional Benefit to Patients with Tennis Elbow, Study Shows

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Levels of Biomarkers After ACL Surgery May Signal Severity of Osteoarthritis Later in Life

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Study Shows Surgery Reverses Pseudoparalysis in Patients with Rotator Cuff Tears

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Heads Up Tackling Program Decreases Concussion Rates, Say Researchers

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House of Representatives Passes Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act


The House of Representatives passed a bill that would provide licensure clarity for sports medicine professionals. Introduced in the House by Reps. Brett Guthrie (R-KY) and Cedric Richmond (D-LA), the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act (H.R. 302) safeguards injured athletes’ timely access to health care professionals who best know their medical history and ensures these patients can return to their active lifestyle as soon as possible. 

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