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Developmental changes in the youth athlete: implications for movement, skills acquisition, performance and injuries.

December 20, 2018

This narrative review summarizes the current literature on early sport specialization and changes that occur in the musculoskeletal system throughout growth and maturation. It discusses the impact of development on the motor and sensory systems and how this contributes to movement and coordination in the young athlete. With the increasing number of youth athletes in

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Conservative management of femoral anterior glide syndrome: a case series

December 20, 2018

Background: Femoral anterior glide syndrome is a movement impairment syndrome, which presents with anterior hip pain aggravated by hip flexion and extension. It is believed to occur because of altered muscle activation patterns contributing to altered gliding of the femoral head within the acetabulum and constant overloading and irritation of the joint structures. Study Design:

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The use of spinal manipulation to treat an acute on field athletic injury: a case report

June 10, 2016

This case describes the utilization of spinal manipulative therapy for an acute athletic injury during a Taekwondo competition. During the tournament, an athlete had a sudden, non-traumatic, ballistic movement of the cervical spine. This resulted in the patient having a locked cervical spine with limited active motion in all directions. The attending chiropractor assessed the athlete, and deemed manipulation was appropriate. After the

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A four year prospective study of injuries in elite Ontario youth provincial and national soccer players during training and matchplay

December 01, 2014

Introduction: With over 200 million amateur players worldwide, soccer is one of the most popular and internationally recognized sports today. By understanding how and why soccer injuries occur we hope to reduce prevalent injuries amongst elite soccer athletes. Methods: Via a prospective cohort, we examined both male and female soccer players eligible to train with the Ontario Soccer Association provincial program between the ages

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Conservative management of symptomatic Carpal Bossing in an elite hockey player: a case report

June 13, 2014

Objective: To present the characteristics and create awareness of symptomatic carpal bossing and discuss potential etiologies and the role of conservative management through the presentation of an athlete with traumatic onset of symptomatic carpal bossing. Clinical features: This case report outlines the presentation and conservative management of an elite eighteen year old hockey player with

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