Congratulations to Dr. Barry Boden and co-authors for receiving 2 prestigious research awards at the 2017 annual meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) in Toronto.
Dr. Barry Boden and his co-authors were selected to receive the T. David Sisk Award for Best Original Research Paper for their study, “Inadequate Helmet Fit Increases Concussion Severity in American High School Football Players.” The research received extensive media coverage when it was first published in 2016. The report emphasizes the importance of a properly fitted helmet to reduce the severity and duration of concussions.
In addition, he and his co-authors received the Excellence in Research Award, for their cutting-edge research on the patellofemoral joint which clarifies indications for surgery. The team’s winning paper is titled, “The Static Distance Between the Tibial Tubercle and Trochlear Groove is a Poor Predictor of Dynamic Lateral Tracking Patterns in Patients with Patellofemoral Pain.”