Latest Stress fracture Stories

2012-03-14 09:49:14

Below are highlights of new research articles appearing in the March 2012 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS), as well as the full table of contents. Each news highlight, and listed title in the table of contents, includes a link to the study abstract. March 2012 JAAOS News Highlights Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT) Provides Lessons in Treatment and Care The Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT) is the first comprehensive...

2012-03-06 11:30:10

Vitamin D may be associated with a lower risk of developing stress fractures in preadolescent and adolescent girls, especially among those very active in high-impact activities, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Stress fractures, a relatively common sports-related injury, occur when stresses on a bone exceed its capacity to withstand and heal from those forces. But while consumption of...

2012-02-15 06:41:28

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- In the U.S alone there are nearly 1.5 million female youth soccer players.  Studies show how much of an increased risk of injuries and health issues these females have from playing soccer. New research found that female soccer players, elite youth soccer athletes (club level or higher) face an increased risk for delayed or irregular menstruation, unrelated to their diet. It was also found that female soccer players are more likely to suffer a stress fracture or...

2012-02-14 11:10:02

Physical exercise in the early twenties improves bone development and may reduce the risk of fractures later in life, reveals a study of more than 800 Swedish men carried out at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. The strength of our bones is determined early in life. The more bone mass we put on when young, the smaller the risk of fractures as we grow older. Previous research has shown that exercise before and during puberty is particularly important for bone...

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