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2012-02-13 12:07:27

New study investigates trunk positioning on performance as well Elbow position alone appeared to not affect injury rates and performance in college-level, male pitchers say researchers presenting at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Specialty Day in San Francisco, CA. "The elbow's position in relation to an injury and enhanced performance in baseball pitchers is highly dependent upon the trunk's position," said lead researcher, Carl W. Nissen, MD of Elite Sports...

2012-02-13 11:15:50

Select individuals appear to return to play quicker As elbow injuries continue to rise, especially in pitchers, procedures to help treat and get players back in the game quickly have been difficult to come by. However, a newer treatment called platelet rich plasma (PRP) may pose hope, according to researchers presenting their findings at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Specialty Day meeting in San Francisco. "PRP therapy is a very exciting area of research and a...

2012-02-11 06:00:00

Elbow position alone appeared to not affect injury rates and performance in college-level, male pitchers say researchers presenting at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine´s Specialty Day in San Francisco, CA. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 11, 2012 Elbow position alone appeared to not affect injury rates and performance in college-level, male pitchers say researchers presenting at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine´s Specialty Day in San...

2012-02-11 06:00:00

As elbow injuries continue to rise, especially in pitchers, procedures to help treat and get players back in the game quickly have been difficult to come by. However, a newer treatment called platelet rich plasma (PRP) may pose hope, according to researchers presenting their findings at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine´s Specialty Day meeting in San Francisco. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 11, 2012 As elbow injuries continue to rise, especially in pitchers,...

2011-11-17 03:23:59

Guidelines outline steps to stabilize the injury and treat complications The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Board of Directors has recently approved and released an evidence-based clinical practice guideline (CPG) on "The Treatment of Supracondylar Humerus Fractures." Andrew Howard, MD, pediatric orthopaedic surgeon, medical director of the Trauma Program at the University of Toronto Hospital for Sick Children and the chair of the AAOS Work Group responsible for this...

2011-02-28 08:41:34

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- It sounds like science-fiction, but one researcher has used new technology that may someday allow patients with a prosthetic arm to move their limb by thought alone. Daniel Moran, Ph.D., associate professor of biomedical engineering and neurobiology in the School of Engineering & Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis, and colleagues just completed a set of experiments that employed the use of brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) called EECoGs. These are...

2011-02-20 21:20:35

Despite known risks and outcomes of the common elbow procedure known as Tommy John surgery, parents, coaches and players still have incorrect assumptions regarding player performance, say researchers presenting their study at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Specialty Day in San Diego, CA (February 19th). "Despite the recognized risk of pitch type and amount of pitches, nearly a third of those we surveyed did not believe pitch counts were a risk factor for injury. Even...


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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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