New York—July 27, 2012
With all eyes on London, athletes across the world are preparing themselves for the performance of a lifetime.
Behind the scenes--whether on the track or in the lab–are teams of researchers working to make the event run smoothly, safely and fairly as well as helping the competitors perform at their best to earn the coveted medals.
“To celebrate the contribution of science to the games, the HSS Journal®, the musculoskeletal journal of Hospital for Special Surgery, is highlighting selected sports medicine-related articles that have appeared in the HSS Journal® in recent years,“ said Dr. Charles N. Cornell, orthopedic surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery and editor-in-chief of the HSS Journal.
These articles, with links below, are available to read free of charge until August 31, 2012.
About Hospital for Special Surgery
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is the world’s leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. HSS is nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics and No. 3 in rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report (2017-2018), and is the first hospital in New York State to receive Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center four consecutive times. HSS has one of the lowest infection rates in the country. HSS is an affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College and as such all Hospital for Special Surgery medical staff are faculty of Weill Cornell. The hospital's research division is internationally recognized as a leader in the investigation of musculoskeletal and autoimmune diseases. HSS has locations in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.