Latest ATOAC webinar

Thank you to all who joined us on November 9 for our webinar! We had a great presentation by Dr. Brian Pietrosimone on Certified Athletic Trainers’ Knowledge and Perceptions of PTOA. If you were unable to join us, you may watch the webinar at anytime on our YouTube page by clicking here or click play below.

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Upcoming ATOAC Webinar

Please join us for our next webinar presented by Dr. Brian Pietrosimone, Assistant Professor of Exercise and Sport Science at UNC Chapel Hill. Dr. Pietrosimone will be speaking about a manuscript he and colleagues recently published in JAT entitled, Certified Athletic Trainers’ Knowledge and Perceptions of Posttraumatic Osteoarthritis After Knee Injury.

The format will be a brief presentation followed by a discussion between the presenter and attendees.

Date: November 9, 2016

Time: 12:30pm ET

Link: Click here to join the webinar

If you need to call in: Toll: +1-415-655-0002

Access code for calls: 648 555 335

If you have any questions, please contact Abbey Thomas at afenwick@uncc.edu .

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September Newsletter and Webinar

Check out our September Newsletter.

Don’t forget to checkout Dr. Chris Kuenze’s webinar on Factors Influencing Physical Activity After ACL Injury

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June 2016 ATOAC Newsletter

Check out the latest ATOAC Newsletter.

Contents
News from the Consortium
May Publications by ATOAC Members
ATOAC Members in the News
ATOAC Members Who Recently Received Funding or Awards
ATOAC Members Upcoming Talks

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Annual Meeting

If you haven’t already seen it please checkout the updated Annual Meeting page.

There’s still time to register.

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ATOAC Newsletter – March 2016: Register for ATOAC Annual Meeting & Call for Abstracts

ContentsAthletic Trainers' Osteoarthritis Consortium

News from the Consortium
February Publications by ATOAC Members
ATOAC Members in the News
ATOAC Members Who Recently Received Funding or Awards
ATOAC Members Upcoming Talks

News from the Consortium

  1. Welcome to Our New Member: Dustin Grooms, Ohio University; Lee Weidauer, South Dakota State University; Elizabeth Parke, University of Hawaii; Samantha Andrews, University of Hawaii
  2. The Executive Committee is having their next quarterly call on March 7, 2016 at 10:00 (ET). Contact Jeff Driban for call-in details.
  3. On behalf of ATOAC, the Executive Committee agreed to sign the Arthritis Foundation’s Letter of Support to ask Congress to designate a $20 million stand-alone arthritis program within the DoD Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (4 votes supported the motion, 1 vote abstained).
  4. Show your support for recent efforts to raise awareness and research funding to address the growing burden arthritis is placing on our active duty military personnel and veterans.
  5. In the first 8 weeks of 2016 ATOAC members have offered 9 osteoarthritis-related lectures.
  6. Please let ATOAC members know about your talks and news coverage of your work. It’s a great way for the Consortium to highlight how athletic trainers are raising awareness and advancing research. Email Jeff Driban any updates.

ATOAC Annual Meeting

The ATOAC Annual Meeting will be held on Tuesday June 21st at the Baltimore Convention Center from 8:00am – 12:00pm. If you plan on attending this free event please register by contacting Brian Pietrosimone ASAP. We have attached our tentative schedule and we are excited about focusing discussion around two specific topics (1. Biomarkers and OA and 2. Neuromuscular Alterations following Joint Injury) that have been recommended by the membership.

We will be soliciting abstracts for consideration to be presented during brief 10 minute presentations prior to a panel like discussion (see attached tentative schedule).  We would ask if you have a short presentation on a project that you are working on or have completed that fits these topic to please send in a short abstract to Brian Pietrosimone by April 15th.  The abstract should be ~ 200 words with (Background, Aims, Methods, Results and Conclusion).

February Publications by ATOAC Members

  1. Werner BC, Norte GE, Hadeed MM, Park JS, Miller MD, Hart JM. Peroneal Nerve Dysfunction due to Multiligament Knee Injury: Patient Characteristics and Comparative Outcomes After Posterior Tibial Tendon Transfer. Clin J Sport Med. 2016 Jan 19. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Liu SH, Driban JB, Eaton CB, McAlindon TE, Harrold LR, Lapane KL. Objectively Measured Physical Activity and Symptoms Change in Knee Osteoarthritis. Am J Med. 2016 Feb 1. pii: S0002-9343(16)30077-8. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2015.12.029. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Gribbin TC, Slater LV, Herb CC, Hart JM, Chapman RM, Hertel J, Kuenze CM. Differences in hip-knee joint coupling during gait after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2016 Jan 23;32:64-71. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2016.01.006. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Pamukoff DN, Pietrosimone B, Lewek MD, Ryan ED, Weinhold, Lee DR, Blackburn JT. Whole body and local muscle vibration immediately improves quadriceps function in individuals with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 Feb 08. Doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2016.01.021. [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Ericksen HM1, Thomas AC2, Gribble PA3, Armstrong C4, Rice M4, Pietrosimone B. Jump-landing biomechanics following a 4-week real-time feedback intervention and retention. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2016 Jan 26;32:85-91. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2016.01.005. [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Jacobs CA, Christensen CP, Karthikeyan T. An Intact Anterior Cruciate Ligament at the Time of Posterior Cruciate Ligament-Retaining Total Knee Arthroplasty Was Associated With Reduced Patient Satisfaction and Inferior Pain and Stair Function. J Arthroplasty. 2016 Jan 21. pii: S0883-5403(16)00086-3. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2016.01.026. [Epub ahead of print]
  7. Pamukoff DN, Pietrosimone B, Lewek MD, Ryan ED, Weinhold PS, Lee DR, Blackburn JT. Immediate effect of vibratory stimuli on quadriceps function in healthy adults. Muscle Nerve. 2016 Feb 13;
  8. Waterman BR, Rensing N, Cameron KL, Owens BD, Pallis M. Survivorship of Meniscal Allograft Transplantation in an Athletic Patient Population. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Feb 17. pii: 0363546515626184. [Epub ahead of print]
  9. Burnham JM, Howard JS, Hayes CB, Lattermann C. Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction With Concomitant Tibial Tubercle Transfer: A Systematic Review of Outcomes and Complications. Arthroscopy. 2016 Feb 13. pii: S0749-8063(15)00980-9. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2015.11.039. [Epub ahead of print]
  10. Jacobs CA, Morris BJ, Sciascia AD, Edwards TB. Comparison of satisfied and dissatisfied patients 2 to 5 years after anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2016 Feb 17. pii: S1058-2746(15)00720-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2015.12.001. [Epub ahead of print]
  11. Chachula LA, Cameron KL, Svoboda SJ. Association of Prior Injury With the Report of New Injuries Sustained During CrossFit Training. Athl Train Sports Health Care. 2016;8(1):28-34.
  12. Jackson K, Simon JE, Docherty CL. Extended Use of Kinesiology Tape and Balance in Participants With Chronic Ankle Instability. J Athl Train: 2016; 51(1): 16-21.
  13. Bell DR, Post EG, Trigsted SM, Hetzel S, McGuine TA, Brooks MA. Prevalence of Sport Specialization in High School Athletics: A 1-Year Observational Study. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Feb 26. pii: 0363546516629943. [Epub ahead of print]

ATOAC Members in the News

ATOAC Members Who Recently Received Funding or Awards

Lindsey Lepley – NATA Foundation’s Doctoral Dissertation Award
Jeffrey Driban – NATA Foundation’s New Investigator Award
Joe Hart – NATA Fellow
Randy Schmitz – NATA Fellow
Tricia Hubbard-Turner – NATA Fellow

ATOAC Members Upcoming Talks

** NOTE: If we are missing anything or you would like to add something to next month’s newsletter please let Jeff Driban know and it will be add to next month’s newsletter. **

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ATOAC Newsletter – February 2016: Register for ATOAC Annual Meeting & Call for Abstracts

ContentsAthletic Trainers' Osteoarthritis Consortium

News from the Consortium
January Publications by ATOAC Members
ATOAC Members in the News
ATOAC Members Who Recently Received Funding or Awards
ATOAC Members Upcoming Talks

News from the Consortium

  1. Welcome to Our New Member: Cale Jacobs, University of Kentucky; Chris Raymond, Southwestern University; Bret Freemyer, University of Hawaii – Manoa; Dalton McDaniel, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (A.T. Still University)
  2. The Executive Committee is having their next quarterly call in February-March 2016.
  3. ATOAC was well represented at the Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Associations’ Annual Meeting in January 2016 with 8 members present and 4 presenting: Ken Cameron, Lindsay Distefano, Jeffrey Driban, and Johanna Hoch.
  4. The ATOAC recognized Lakewood Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine’s seminar on Raising Awareness of Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis among Athletic Trainers & Preventing Concussions. Four ATOAC members were invited to present after the organizer saw our recent article in the NATA News: Troy Blackburn, Ken Cameron, Brian Pietrosimone, and Timothy Tourville.
  5. Thanks to Ralph Reiff who recently completed his time as the NATA’s representative to the Chronic Osteoarthritis Management Initiative. The NATA will continue to be well represented by Ken Cameron.

ATOAC Annual Meeting

The ATOAC Annual Meeting will be held on Tuesday June 21st at the Baltimore Convention Center from 8:00am – 12:00pm. If you plan on attending this free event please register by emailing Brian Pietrosimone ASAP. We have attached our tentative schedule and we are excited about focusing discussion around two specific topics (1. Biomarkers and OA and 2. Neuromuscular Alterations following Joint Injury) that have been recommended by the membership.

We will be soliciting abstracts for consideration to be presented during brief 10 minute presentations prior to a panel like discussion (see attached tentative schedule).  We would ask if you have a short presentation on a project that you are working on or have completed that fits these topic to please send in a short abstract to Brian Pietrosimone ASAP by April 15th.  The abstract should be ~ 200 words with (Background, Aims, Methods, Results and Conclusion).

January Publications by ATOAC Members

  1. Goetschius J, Hart JM. Knee-Extension Torque Variability and Subjective Knee Function in Patients With A History of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. J Athl Train. 2015 Dec 31. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Chang E, Norcross MF, Johnson ST, Kitagawa T, Hoffman M. Relationships between explosive and maximal triple extensor muscle performance and vertical jump height. J Strength Cond Res. 2015 Feb;29(2):545-51. doi: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000000652.
  3. Kuenze C, Blemker SS, Hart JM. Quadriceps function relates to muscle size following ACL reconstruction. J Orthop Res. 2016 Jan 14. doi: 10.1002/jor.23166. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Kucera KL, Marshall SW, Wolf SH, Padua DA, Cameron KL, Beutler AI. Association of Injury History and Incident Injury in Cadet Basic Military Training. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 Jan 13. [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Glaviano NR, Huntsman S, Dembeck A, Hart JM, Saliba S. Improvements in kinematics, muscle activity and pain during functional tasks in females with patellofemoral pain following a single patterned electrical stimulation treatment. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2015 Dec 30;32:20-27. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2015.12.007. [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Cuchna JW, Hoch MC, Hoch JM. The interrater and intrarater reliability of the functional movement screen: A systematic review with meta-analysis. Phys Ther Sport. 2015 Dec 18. pii: S1466-853X(15)00139-X. doi: 10.1016/j.ptsp.2015.12.002. [Epub ahead of print]
  7. DiStefano LJ, Marshall SW, Padua DA, Peck KY, Beutler AI, de la Motte SJ, Frank BS, Martinez JC, Cameron KL. The Effects of an Injury Prevention Program on Landing Biomechanics Over Time. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Jan 20. pii: 0363546515621270. [Epub ahead of print]
  8. Brooks MA, Peterson K, Biese K, Sanfilippo J, Heiderscheit BC, Bell DR. Concussion Increases Odds of Sustaining a Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Injury After Return to Play Among Collegiate Athletes. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Jan 19. pii: 0363546515622387. [Epub ahead of print]
  9. Garcia SC, Dueweke JJ, Mendias CL. Optimal Joint Positions for Manual Isometric Muscle Testing. J Sport Rehabil. 2016 Jan 18. [Epub ahead of print]
  10. Slater LV, Hart JM. Muscle Activation Patterns During Different Squat Techniques. J Strength Cond Res. 2016 Jan 19. [Epub ahead of print]
  11. Tourville TW, Shultz SJ, Vacek PM, Knudesn EJ, Bernstein IM, Tourville KJ, Hardy DM, Johnson RJ, Slauterbeck JR, Beynnon BD. Evaluation of an Algorithm to Predict Menstrual-Cycle Phase at the Time of Injury. J Athl Train. 2016 Jan 25. [Epub ahead of print]
  12. Hayley M. Ericksen HM, Thomas AC, Gribble PA, Armstrong C, Rice M, Pietrosimone B. Jump-landing Biomechanics following a 4-week Real-time Feedback Intervention and Retention. Clin Biomech. 2016 Jan 26. [Epub ahead of print]
  13. Lo GH, McAlindon TE, Hawker GA, Driban JB, Price LL, Song J, Eaton CB, Hochberg MC, Jackson RD, Kwoh CK, Nevitt M, & Dunlop DD. Addressing concerns regarding a newly proposed knee osteoarthritis composite symptom score. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2016 Jan 27. [Epub ahead of print]

ATOAC Members in the News

 

ATOAC Members Who Recently Received Funding or Awards

Paul Ullucci – The William “Pinky” Newell Address (Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association)

ATOAC Members Upcoming Talks

February 2016: Ossur Academy’s Knee Osteoarthritis: Defining Standards of Clinical Management

Jeffrey Driban: Characterizing Accelerated Knee Osteoarthritis
Brian Pietrosimone: Exercise and Strength Training for Knee OA Patients – Compliance and Outcome

** NOTE: If we are missing anything or you would like to add something to next month’s newsletter please let Jeff Driban know and it will be add to next month’s newsletter. **

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