Each month multiple bloggers, researchers, and clinicians produce evidence-based content that moves our profession forward. Below are several research and blog articles I recommend from this past month…

Blog Posts:

1. “Does Movement Impact Hip Pain“, by Trent Nessler, DPT

2. “Does Movement Impact Hip Pain – Part II“, by Trent Nessler, DPT

3. “Prone Pressup Progression/Regression for Loss of Sidegliding“, Erson Religioso, DPT, FAAOMPT

4. “Snap Crackle and Pop – Why does my knee click?“, by Claire Robertson, PT, MSc

5. “What is the Tissue Source in Low Back Pain?“, by Harrison Vaughn, DPT, OCS


1. Andernord D, et al. Patient Predictors of Early Revision Surgery After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Cohort Study of 16,930 Patients With 2-Year Follow-up. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2015; 43(1): 121-127.

2. Driban JB, et al. Is Participation in Certain Sports Associated With Knee Osteoarthritis? A Systematic Review. Journal of Athletic Training. 2015. [Epub ahead of print]

3. Eggerding V, Meuffels DE, Bierma-Zeinstra SMA, Verhaar JA, Reijman M. Factors Related to the Need for Surgical Reconstruction After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rupture: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy. 2015; 45(1): 37–44. doi:10.2519/jospt.2015.5183.

4. Goossens P, Keijsers E, van Geenen RJC, et al. Validity of the Thessaly Test in Evaluating Meniscal Tears Compared With Arthroscopy: A Diagnostic Accuracy Study. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy. 2015; 45(1): 18–24. doi:10.2519/jospt.2015.5215.

5. Grant JA, et al. Ability of Preseason Body Composition and Physical Fitness to Predict the Risk of Injury in Male Collegiate Hockey Players. Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach. 2015; 7(1): 45-51.

6. Langevin P, Desmeules F, Lamothe M, Robitaille S, Roy J-S. Comparison of 2 Manual Therapy and Exercise Protocols for Cervical Radiculopathy: A Randomized Clinical Trial Evaluating Short-Term Effects. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy. 2015; 45(1): 4–17. doi:10.2519/jospt.2015.5211.

7. McVeigh F, et al. An Exploration of Sports Rehabilitators and Athletic Rehabilitation Therapists’ Views on Fear of Re-injury Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation. 2015. [Epub ahead of print]

8. Myer GD, Ford KR, Di Stasi SL, Barber Foss KD, Mitchell LJ, Hewett TE. High knee abduction moments are common risk factors for patellofemoral pain (PFP) and anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury in girls: Is PFP itself a predictor for subsequent ACL injury? British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2015; 49: 118-122. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2013-092536

9. Smith CA, et al. Association of Y Balance Test Reach Asymmetry and Injury in Division I Athletes. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2015; 47(1): 136–141.

10. Taylor JB, Waxman JP, Richter SJ, Shultz SJ. Evaluation of the effectiveness of anterior cruciate ligament injury prevention programme training components: a systematic review and meta-analysis. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2015; 49: 79-87. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2013-092358

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