Research Studies

Texas Health Ben Hogan Sports Medicine is involved in improving the health of the community through clinical research trials. These trials involve carefully planned out research studies that help answer specific questions that relate to healthcare. Research conducted involves the investigation of the prevention and treatment of sport-related injuries.

If you are interested in being part of a research study, contact Racella de Guzman at 817-250-7500.

Mission: To become a regional and national leader in clinical research of the prevention and rehabilitation of shoulder, elbow, and knee injuries in athletes.

Current Studies

  • Hip Strengthening after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction
  • Factors that affect return to sport after ACL reconstruction
  • Mobility of the hip and shoulder in overhead athletes with injuries at the shoulder and elbow
  • Measure of humeral torsion and injuries at the shoulder and elbow
  • ACL reconstruction rehabilitation outcomes within Texas Health Resources

Published Studies

Garrison JC, et al., "Baseball players diagnosed with ulnar collateral ligament tears demonstrate decreased balance compared to healthy controls." J Orthop Sports Phys Ther, 2013, Vol. 43, No. 10, pp. 752-758

Garrison, et al., "Shoulder Range of Motion Deficits in Baseball Players With an Ulnar Collateral Ligament Tear," The American Journal of Sports Medicine, 2012, Vol. 40, No. 11, pp. 2597-2603.

Garrison, et al., "Between session changes predict overall perception of improvement but not functional improvement in patients with SAI syndrome seen for physical therapy." Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, Vol. 27, No. 2, 2011, p. 137-145

Garrison, et al., "The reliability of the Vail Sport Test as a measure of physical performance following ACL reconstruction." The International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, Vol. 7, No. 1, February 2012, p. 30.

Hannon J, et al., "Resident's case report: Deep vein thrombosis in a high school baseball pitcher following ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) reconstruction, Int J Sports Phys Ther, 2013, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 472-481

Shanley, et al., "Shoulder range of motion measures as risk factors for shoulder and elbow injuries in high school softball and baseball players." The American Journal of Sports Medicine, Vol. 9, No. 39, pp. 1977-2006, June 17, 2011

Contact Us

Craig Garrison, PhD, PT, ATC, SCS

Racella de Guzman, MS
Clinical Research Coordinator

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