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Heather VanOpdorp, Bonnie Van Lunen and James Swanson


Hip and pelvic injuries are often associated with direct trauma, but spe-cific fractures to the acetabulum are rare. The signs and symptoms of an acetabular fracture can mimic those of conditions that are more common at the hip area, and therefore the specificity of the diagnostic testing is crucial.


To present the case of a female Division I college field-hockey player who developed a superomedial acetabular fracture.


The athlete’s initial complaint of intolerable hip pain decreased after a 3-week rest period but persisted with passive internal and external hip rotation. Additional diagnostic testing was needed to differentiate the various pathologies that were associated with her symptoms.


Clinicians should be aware of the potential differential diagnoses of the hip and should investigate all potential possibilities even though they might not coincide with the initial injury.

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Victoria Fauntroy, Marcie Fyock, Jena Hansen-Honeycutt, Esther Nolton and Jatin P. Ambegaonkar

inclusion and exclusion criteria and were included in this critically appraised topic (CAT) (Table  1 ). • Three of the included studies provided clinical case studies using the SFMA with appropriate treatment interventions to improve the patient’s dysfunctions. 5 , 6 , 10 • One included study examined the

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Anthony Rossi, Tina Claiborne and Jamie Fetter

proximal aorta. 4 , 5 This case study reports on a rare event in which an athlete with BAV disease remained undiagnosed until his college freshman year. The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends review of a careful personal and family history as well as a focused physical examination prior to

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Charlie Bowen, Kristian Weaver, Nicola Relph and Matt Greig

frequency and triaxial consideration of acceleration, within an ecologically valid context and with implications for clinical interpretation. 15 A recent case study of a lateral ankle sprain in elite soccer highlighted loading in the mediolateral plane during training and rehabilitation. 16 This planar

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Mey A. van Munster, Laureen J. Lieberman and Michelle A. Grenier

students with and without disabilities? If not, to what extent should it be modified? What kinds of accommodations and modifications have been used in PE to address SWDs’ needs? Accordingly, the purpose of this case study is to identify the distinct approaches adopted by PE teachers to accommodate SWDs

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Kassi A. Boyd and Donna L. Goodwin

and participant interactions ( Guba & Lincoln, 1994 ; Markula & Silk, 2011 ). Consistent with an interpretivist research paradigm, an interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA) case study research approach was employed to gain an in-depth understanding of the family’s experiences of dignity

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Marion Kellermann, Christoph Lutter and Thilo Hotfiel

athlete affected by an acute hamstring injury using quantifiable CEUS. Thus, the aim of this case study was to implement the CEUS quantification in monitoring of muscle injuries and to demonstrate the revascularization of an intramuscular lesion during the different healing phases. Methods This case

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Keith M. Gorse, Graham Johnstone and Jennifer Cruse

A rare injury in collegiate athletics is the Lisfranc fracture-dislocation of the foot. This case study will give team physicians and athletic trainers an idea of what to look for in this type of injury. It will be shown how an 18-year-old college football player received the injury, how it was evaluated by the sports medicine staff, and how it was surgically treated by the team physician. Finally, the athlete's rehabilitation will be summarized and the time frame during which full activities were started again will be outlined. This case study will give sports medicine specialists a better understanding of the Lisfranc topic and how to deal with it.

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Shaunna M. Burke, Jennifer Brunet, Amanda Wurz, Christina Butler and Andrea Utley

recreational cycling over a 3-month period as a result of receiving a bicycle from Cyclist Fighting Cancer. Methods The present study was guided by a multiple case study approach ( Stake, 2005 ), which enabled an in-depth understanding of the complex and multidimensional processes underpinning childhood cancer

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Donna L. Goodwin and Amanda Ebert

significance for people” ( Smith et al., 2009 , p. 13). The study was also framed as an instrumental or particularistic case study ( Stake, 2006 ; Yin, 2014 ). The context of the study was an after-school physical activity and exercise transition program for disabled children from separate (disability only