- Daichi Hayashi, Boston University School of Medicine
- Umile Giuseppe Longo, University Campus Biomedico
- Ali Mobasheri, University of Surrey
- Jasvinder Singh, University of Alabama
- J. Bart Staal, Radboud University Medical Centre
- Anita Wluka, Monash University
- Catia Cornacchia, BioMed Central
An interesting case report describes anthropological and paleopathological results of the investigations on Captain Giovanni de’ Medici skeletal remains, showing how medicine can bring historically important figures to life.
MRI defined patellar tendinopathy is common in older adults and strongly associated with past and current obesity suggesting that further work is warranted in determining its contribution on obesity-related anterior knee symptoms in older people.
Traditionally measuring cartilage damage has been an arduous process but the cartilage damage index, which relies on informative locations, can be completed in minutes, and has good reliability, validity, and sensitivity to change.
The reproducibility of orthopaedic tests commonly used to screen for running injury risk were evaluated in male and female runners and appeared to be variable and to differ between males and females.
Children and adolescents with musculoskeletal problems present a significant burden and an important challenge to the primary health care system due to variability in rates of presentation due to gender, age group, and affected body regions.
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014, 15:345
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