Celebrating Science in Sport

HSS Journal offers free access to sports-related articles through August 31

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
Founded in 1863, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is a world leader in orthopedics, rheumatology and rehabilitation. HSS is nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics, No. 3 in rheumatology, No. 10 in neurology, and No. 5 in geriatrics by U.S.News & World Report (2012-13), and is the first hospital in New York State to receive Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center three consecutive times. HSS has one of the lowest infection rates in the country. From 2007 to 2011, HSS has been a recipient of the HealthGrades Joint Replacement Excellence Award. HSS is a member of the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System and 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. Hospital for Special Surgery is located in New York City and online at www.hss.edu.
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