How should Divisions I athletes be educated on sports nutrition.
Stafford, H., Bingham, M., Sandblut, Z., Fisher, B., Call, L., Thomas, S., Ward, D., Berkoff, D.
• UNC-CH and NCCU Sports Medicine team will evaluate the effectiveness of a nutrition workbook written specifically for athletes in combination with sports nutrition didactic vs. the effectiveness the nutrition workbook only. We will evaluate the effectiveness of both modalities in teaching elite athletes about proper sports nutrition.
Role of PRP In Treatment of Athletic Pubalgia
Stafford. H., Fisher, B., Sanblut, Z, Ciccio, M., Trulock, S., Halverson, D., Shearer, C., Berkoff, D.
• Reviewing the effectiveness of PRP treatment specifically in treatment of adductor tendinopathy components.
Effectiveness of PRP vs cortisol steroid injection for partial rotator cuff tears.
Berkoff. D., Creighton, A., Spang, J., Kamath, G., Stafford, H. • Prospective double blind study comparing PRP to a steroid injection for partial articular sided rotator cuff tears.
Neovasculariztion in patella tendinopathy may not change with PRP treatment although pain resolves.
Stafford, H., Pope K., Vaughn, A., Berkoff, D.
• Evaluation of neovascularization changes after treatment of patella tendinopathy with platelet rich plasma (PRP).
IL-1 RA for the prevention of tendinitis in the rat.
Berkoff D, Weinhold P, Hasty E.
• Prospective study evaluating the efficacy of IL-1 RA in blocking the development of tendinitis in a rat patellar tendon.
Physical therapy video vs formalized physical therapy?
Berkoff D, Sakr M, McMorris, Stafford H
• Prospective study evaluating the efficacy of a corrected error PT video versus a single PT visit when looking at how properly subjects perform simple shoulder physical therapy exercises.
Evaluating a medically derived nutritional supplement in the treatment of rotator cuff disease.
Berkoff D, Smith A.
• Prospective double blind study evaluating the efficacy of a medically derived supplement given to patients with non-operative rotator cuff disease.
Use of Vibration to reduce quadracept inhibition at the knee.
Blackburn T, Berkoff D, Derek, Stafford H.
• Prospective study evaluating the use of vibratory modalities to reduce quadriceps inhibition in the patient with OA of the knee.