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The effects of kinesiotape on athletic-based performance outcomes in healthy, active individuals: a literature synthesis

May 07, 2014

Context: The effect of the application of kinesiotape to skin overlying musculature on measurable athletic-based performance outcomes in healthy individuals has not been well established. Objective: To systematically search and assess the quality of the literature on the effect of kinesiotape on athletic-based performance outcomes in healthy, active individuals. Methods: An electronic search strategy was

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Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis in a 13 year old female athlete: a case report

May 07, 2014

Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis (CRMO) is an extremely rare skeletal disorder in the younger population. It presents with multifocal bony lesions that often mimic more sinister diagnoses such as infection or neoplasm. The cause of this condition remains unknown and there is limited evidence on effective treatments. In this case, a 13-year-old female athlete presented

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The female athlete triad: a case series and narrative overview

May 07, 2014

Objective: To illustrate the varying presentations of the female athlete triad and to inform the practitioner of the potential sequelae of this common condition. Clinical Features: Four patients presented with a variety of signs and symptoms of the female athlete triad including low caloric intake, osteoporosis, amenorrhea and/or endothelial dysfunction. Intervention and Outcome: A conservative

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A profile of the Youth Olympic Taekwondo Athlete

May 07, 2014

Our study aims to identify trends in anthropomorphic attributes and competitive strategies of successful (medalists) versus non medalist young Olympic Taekwondo competitors by gender in terms of body mass, body-mass index (BMI) and fighting technique at the Youth Olympic Games 2010. Results were then compared to adult Taekwondo Olympic athletes in 2000, 2004 and 2008.

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