Welcome back – another episode of the sporadic journal club this month. In this month’s episode, Justin and I cover chest pain, LPs, nebulised furosemide, the Lazarus phenomenon and of course, the sport of Quidditch. Spoiler alert: Quidditch players suffer wrist sprains and insightless injuries to their own pride…
You can check out the written version and some choice videos of hipsters playing Quidditch over at the First10EM blog.
Pennington R, Cooper A, Edmond E, Faulkner A, Reidy MJ, Davies PSE. Injuries in quidditch: a descriptive epidemiological study. International journal of sports physical therapy. 2017; 12(5):833-839. PMID: 29181260 [free full text]
Bottom line: This is just ridiculous. If I catch anyone running around with a broom between your legs, I will mock you endlessly. Seriously – just look at the kids in this video.
Yes, that is seriously a thing….
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