ATOAC Newsletter – December 2015

News from the ConsortiumAthletic Trainers' Osteoarthritis Consortium
November 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: Janet Simon, Ohio University
  2. The Executive Committee is having their next call on December 10th at 12pm.
  3. News from the Resources to Raise Awareness about Osteoarthritis Work Group
    1. We have compiled a list of all state and district programming chairs so we may reach out to them and get OA-related content included at the state and district meetings. Thanks to Nicole Cattano for spearheading this effort!
    2. We are collecting survey responses regarding the proposed webinar series and will discuss all feedback received at our next meeting in December.


November Publications by ATOAC Members

  1. Root H, Trojian T, Martinez J, Kraemer W, DiStefano LJ. Landing Technique and Performance in Youth Athletes After a Single Injury-Prevention Program Session. J Athl Train. 2015 Nov 2. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Owens BD, Cameron KL, Peck KY, DeBerardino TM, Nelson BJ, Taylor DC, Tenuta J, Svoboda SJ. Arthroscopic Versus Open Stabilization for Anterior Shoulder Subluxations. Orthop J Sports Med. 2015 Jan 23;3(1):2325967115571084. doi: 10.1177/2325967115571084. eCollection 2015.
  3. Taylor JB, Wang HM, Schmitz RJ, Rhea CK, Ross SE, Shultz SJ. Multiplanar Knee Laxity and Perceived Function During Activities of Daily Living and Sport. J Athl Train. 2015 Nov 5. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Kim KM, Hart JM, Saliba SA, Hertel J. Relationships between self-reported ankle function and modulation of Hoffmann reflex in patients with chronic ankle instability. Phys Ther Sport. 2015 May 27. pii: S1466-853X(15)00039-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ptsp.2015.05.003. [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Ni M, Signorile JF, Mooney K, Balachandran A, Potiaumpai M, Luca C, Moore JG, Kuenze CM, Eltoukhy M, Perry AC. Comparative Impact of Power Training and High-Speed Yoga on Motor Function in Older Patients with Parkinson’s Disease. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2015 Nov 4. pii: S0003-9993(15)01396-9. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2015.10.095. [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Thomas AC, Pietrosimone BG, Bayer CJ. Agreement Between Investigators Using Paired-Pulse Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to Assess Quadriceps Intracortical Excitability. J Sport Rehabil. 2015 Nov 11. [Epub ahead of print]
  7. Bell DR, Pennuto AP, Trigsted SM. The effect of exertion and sex on vertical ground reaction force variables and landing mechanics. J Strength Cond Res. 2015 Nov 7. [Epub ahead of print]
  8. Werner BC, Lyons ML, Evans CL, Griffin JW, Hart JM, Miller MD, Brockmeier SF. Arthroscopic suprapectoral and open subpectoral biceps tenodesis: a comparison of restoration of length-tension and mechanical strength between techniques. Arthroscopy. 2015 Apr;31(4):620-7. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2014.10.012. Epub 2014 Dec 10.
  9. Luc BA, Harkey MH, Arguelles GD, Blackburn JT, Ryan ED, Pietrosimone B. Measuring voluntary quadriceps activation: Effect of visual feedback and stimulus delivery. J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2015 Nov 2. pii: S1050-6411(15)00196-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jelekin.2015.10.006. [Epub ahead of print]
  10. Zhang M, Driban JB, Price LL, Lo GH, McAlindon TE. Magnetic Resonance Image Sequence Influences the Relationship between Bone Marrow Lesions Volume and Pain: Data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative. Biomed Res Int. 2015;2015:731903. doi: 10.1155/2015/731903. Epub 2015 Nov 2.
  11. Driban JB, Price LL, Eaton CB, Lu B, Lo GH, Lapane KL, McAlindon TE. Individuals with incident accelerated knee osteoarthritis have greater pain than those with common knee osteoarthritis progression: data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative. Clin Rheumatol. 2015 Nov 27. [Epub ahead of print]


ATOAC Members in the News

NATA News – Elevating Osteoarthritis & NATA Now – Elevating Osteoarthritis Troy Blackburn, Michelle Boling, Ken Cameron, Jeffrey Driban, Joe Hart, Chris Mendias, Brian Pietrosimone, Abbey Thomas, Tim Tourville


ATOAC Members Who Recently Received Funding or Awards

NATA Research & Education Foundation New Investigator Grant – Changes in Landing Mechanics and Balance in ACL Reconstructed Patients – David Bell


ATOAC Members Upcoming Talks

January 2016: Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association’s Annual Meeting

Thinking About Tomorrow: How Athletic Trainers can Impact a Patient’s Long-Term Joint Health. Kenneth Cameron and Jeffrey Driban (Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association 68th Annual Meeting)


** 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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