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Adolescent Anterior Knee Pain

Chronic pain in the front and center of the knee (anterior knee pain) is common among active, healthy young people, especially girls. If you or a loved one suffer from this type of chronic knee pain, find tips to prevent recurrences here.

Review Date: December 17, 2012

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Ankle Sprains and the Athlete- (PDF)

Learn to recognize ankle sprains in order to avoid chronic ankle pain and disability.

Review Date: March 01, 2013

American College of Sports Medicine

Directory of Organizations for Athletes with Disabilities

This directory contains resources for athletes with disabilities who wish to engage in sports competitions and activities, and for physiatrists and the general public who would like to volunteer with these organizations.

Review Date: December 04, 2012

American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Female Athlete Triad

Female athlete triad is a combination of three conditions: disordered eating, amenorrhea, and osteoporosis. Learn to detect the signs and symptoms of this condition, as well as tips for female teen athletes to maintain good health and conditioning.

Review Date: December 20, 2012

The Nemours Foundation

Find a Sports Medicine Specialist

Search the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine directory to find a sports medicine specialist in your area.

Review Date: December 17, 2012

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Golf Injuries- (PDF)

Learn how you can help decrease the incidence of golf injuries.

Review Date: December 06, 2011

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Selecting A Running Shoe

This article from the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine provides tips on selecting a running shoe.

Review Date: December 24, 2012

American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine Referral Search

Learn about the different types of professionals who can help treat sports-related injuries and search for professionals in your area.

Review Date: December 24, 2012

American Running Association

Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)

Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, is a painful condition of the elbow caused by overuse. This document reviews risk factors/prevention, symptoms, and treatment options.

Review Date: March 21, 2011

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons