AOSSM Newsroom

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine is proud to be a leader in sports medicine education, research, communication and fellowship. Our members are available to answer questions from the media on the most recent news and events in the sports medicine field. Contact Lisa Weisenberger, Director of Communications at 847-292-4900 for more information.

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

The Latest Sports Medicine Research - 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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