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British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM) is a multi-media information portal that provides original research, reviews and debate relating to clinically-relevant aspects of sport and exercise medicine. We contribute to innovation (research), education (teaching and learning) and knowledge translation (implementing research into practice and policy). We use web, print, video and audio material to serve the international sport and exercise medicine community.
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Taking the stress out of stress fractures. Deep dive & clinical tips w/ Dr. Kathryn Ackerman
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Managing stress fractures in any athlete can be difficult. Liam West discussed the topic with international expert Dr. Kathryn Ackerman, to find out clinical management gems.
Dr. Ackerman has specialist training in Internal Medicine, Sports Medicine and Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism. This training has cumulated in positions as Medical Director of the Female Athlete Program at Boston Children's Hospital, Associate Director of the Sports Endocrine Research Lab at Massachusetts General Hospital, and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She has focused research efforts on hormonal treatments to improve bone density and fracture healing, as well as various imaging modalities for assessing bone quality.
Surgical versus conservative treatment for high-risk stress fractures of the lower leg (anterior tibial cortex, navicular and fifth metatarsal base): a systematic review. bjsm.bmj.com/content/49/6/370.long
IOC Concensus Statement: RED-S - http://bjsm.bmj.com/content/48/7/491
Management of difficult stress fractures in sport - http://bit.ly/2EVorIM
Margo Mountjoy on the REDS debate - http://bit.ly/1KzYT04
“There is a transient osteopenia during adolescenece that predisposes them to stress fractures”
“Amenorrhic athletes have wider but weaker bones”
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