Francis G O'Connor

Summary

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Functional movement screening: predicting injuries in officer candidates
    Francis G O'Connor
    Uniformed Services University, Consortium for Health and Military Performance, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:2224-30. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of clinical agreement in cardiovascular preparticipation examinations: how good is the standard of care?
    Francis G O'Connor
    Primary Care Sports Medicine, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Clin J Sport Med 15:177-9. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Hypertension, athletes, and the sports physician: implications of JNC VII, the Fourth Report, and the 36th Bethesda Conference Guidelines
    Francis G O'Connor
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Military and Emergency Medicine, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 6:80-4. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Practical management: a systematic approach to the evaluation of exercise-related syncope in athletes
    Francis G O'Connor
    Department of Military and Emergency Medicine, Consortium for Health and Military Performance, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Clin J Sport Med 19:429-34. 2009
  5. doi request reprint American College of Sports Medicine Roundtable on exertional heat stroke--return to duty/return to play: conference proceedings
    Francis G O'Connor
    Military and Emergency Medicine, Consortium for Health and Military Performance, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 9:314-21. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms associated with exertional rhabdomyolysis
    Patricia A Deuster
    Department of Military and Emergency Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814 4799, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 113:1997-2004. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Functional movement screen and aerobic fitness predict injuries in military training
    Peter Lisman
    Department of Military and Emergency Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 45:636-43. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Exertional heat illness: the role of heat tolerance testing
    Josh Ben Kazman
    Department of Military and Emergency Medicine, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 12:101-5. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Heat tolerance testing: association between heat intolerance and anthropometric and fitness measurements
    Peter Lisman
    Department of Military and Emergency Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814
    Mil Med 179:1339-46. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Exertional rhabdomyolysis: identification and evaluation of the athlete at risk for recurrence
    Michelle E Szczepanik
    1Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Fort Belvoir, VA, 2The IDF Institute of Military Physiology, Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel 3Department of Anesthesiology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 4Department of Neurology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD and 5Department of Military and Emergency Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
    Curr Sports Med Rep 13:113-9. 2014

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Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Functional movement screening: predicting injuries in officer candidates
    Francis G O'Connor
    Uniformed Services University, Consortium for Health and Military Performance, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:2224-30. 2011
    ..The objectives of this study were to document the distribution of scores and to determine whether FMS scores could predict injury in a large military cohort...
  2. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of clinical agreement in cardiovascular preparticipation examinations: how good is the standard of care?
    Francis G O'Connor
    Primary Care Sports Medicine, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Clin J Sport Med 15:177-9. 2005
    ..To evaluate the interobserver agreement between physicians regarding a abnormal cardiovascular assessment on athletic preparticipation examinations...
  3. ncbi request reprint Hypertension, athletes, and the sports physician: implications of JNC VII, the Fourth Report, and the 36th Bethesda Conference Guidelines
    Francis G O'Connor
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Military and Emergency Medicine, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 6:80-4. 2007
    ..Because hypertension is a common cardiovascular disease in athletes, sports medicine providers must remain vigilant in diagnosing this disorder and current with treatment and participation recommendations...
  4. doi request reprint Practical management: a systematic approach to the evaluation of exercise-related syncope in athletes
    Francis G O'Connor
    Department of Military and Emergency Medicine, Consortium for Health and Military Performance, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Clin J Sport Med 19:429-34. 2009
    ..We present a systematic approach that assists the sports physician in arriving at a diagnosis and organizing an initial management strategy...
  5. doi request reprint American College of Sports Medicine Roundtable on exertional heat stroke--return to duty/return to play: conference proceedings
    Francis G O'Connor
    Military and Emergency Medicine, Consortium for Health and Military Performance, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 9:314-21. 2010
    ..Areas of potential future research are identified...
  6. doi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms associated with exertional rhabdomyolysis
    Patricia A Deuster
    Department of Military and Emergency Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814 4799, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 113:1997-2004. 2013
    ..All persons with HbS were also ER cases. Three distinct polymorphisms were associated with ER. Further work will be required to replicate these findings and determine the mechanism(s) whereby these variants might confer susceptibility...
  7. doi request reprint Functional movement screen and aerobic fitness predict injuries in military training
    Peter Lisman
    Department of Military and Emergency Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 45:636-43. 2013
    ..This study investigated associations between injuries and individual components of the Marine Corps physical fitness test (PFT), self-reported exercise and previous injury history, and Functional Movement Screen (FMS) scores...
  8. doi request reprint Exertional heat illness: the role of heat tolerance testing
    Josh Ben Kazman
    Department of Military and Emergency Medicine, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 12:101-5. 2013
    ..Strengths and limitations of the IDF HTT, along with current and potential roles in clinical decision-making and in future thermoregulation research, are discussed...
  9. doi request reprint Heat tolerance testing: association between heat intolerance and anthropometric and fitness measurements
    Peter Lisman
    Department of Military and Emergency Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814
    Mil Med 179:1339-46. 2014
    ..This study provides further evidence that the HTT can be an effective tool for assessment of thermoregulatory patterns. ..
  10. doi request reprint Exertional rhabdomyolysis: identification and evaluation of the athlete at risk for recurrence
    Michelle E Szczepanik
    1Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Fort Belvoir, VA, 2The IDF Institute of Military Physiology, Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel 3Department of Anesthesiology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 4Department of Neurology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD and 5Department of Military and Emergency Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
    Curr Sports Med Rep 13:113-9. 2014
    ..Finally we present a suggested algorithm that details the work-up of these individuals with high-risk ER to help identify underlying conditions that may lead to recurrence. ..
  11. doi request reprint ACSM and CHAMP summit on sickle cell trait: mitigating risks for warfighters and athletes
    Francis G O'Connor
    Department of Military and Emergency Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:2045-56. 2012
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  12. ncbi request reprint Investigation of the relationship between serum creatine kinase and genetic polymorphisms in military recruits
    Mark E Landau
    Department of Neurology, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, 8901 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20815, USA
    Mil Med 177:1359-65. 2012
    ..9 +/- 500.6). African-American men have the highest baseline levels and are more likely to have MLCK AA genotype. Whether this finding is associated with an increased incidence of ER requires further study...
  13. doi request reprint Return to physical activity after exertional rhabdomyolysis
    Francis G O'Connor
    Consortium for Health and Military Performance CHAMP, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 7:328-31. 2008
    ..After treatment for ER, the provider must risk-stratify the athlete for risk of recurrence, consider further testing, and make the difficult decision on when, if, and under what conditions the athlete can safely return to play...
  14. doi request reprint AMSSM Position Statement on Cardiovascular Preparticipation Screening in Athletes: Current Evidence, Knowledge Gaps, Recommendations and Future Directions
    Jonathan A Drezner
    1Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 2Department of Military and Emergency Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 3Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC 4Department of Health and Kinesiology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA 5Department of Family Medicine, University of South Carolina Greenville School of Medicine, Greenville, SC 6Department of Family Medicine, Carolinas HealthCare System, Charlotte, NC 7Departments of Orthopedic Surgery, Family and Community Medicine, and Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 8Departments of Pediatrics, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 9Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    Curr Sports Med Rep 15:359-75. 2016
    ..AMSSM is committed to advancing evidenced-based research and educational initiatives that will validate and promote the most efficacious strategies to foster safe sport participation and reduce SCA/D in athletes. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Exertional Heat Stroke and American Football: What the Team Physician Needs to Know
    Jillian E Sylvester
    Military and Emergency Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 45:340-348. 2016
    ..This review details for the team physician the unique challenge of exercising in the heat to the football player, and the prevention, diagnosis, management, and return-to-play issues pertinent to exertional heat illnesses...
  16. doi request reprint Reliability and validity of clinician ECG interpretation for athletes
    Charles Magee
    Department of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 19:319-29. 2014
    ..This study aimed to assess reliability and validity of clinician ECG interpretation using expert-validated ECGs according to the 2010 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) interpretation criteria...
  17. ncbi request reprint Analysis of injuries from the Army Ten Miler: A 6-year retrospective review
    Paul F Pasquina
    Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, 8901 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20889 5600, USA
    Mil Med 178:55-60. 2013
    ..Finally, we detail the medical coverage provided at the ATM, as this coverage could be used as a guide for similarly distanced races...
  18. doi request reprint Exertional heat stroke: new concepts regarding cause and care
    Douglas J Casa
    Korey Stringer Institute, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, 2095 Hillside Road, U 1110, Storrs, CT 06269 1110, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 11:115-23. 2012
    ..This article addresses important issues related to EHS cause and care. We focus on the predisposing factors, errors in care, physiology of cold water immersion, and return-to-play or duty considerations...
  19. doi request reprint Emergency triage of collapsed endurance athletes: a stepwise approach to on-site treatment
    Fred H Brennan
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, 20814 4799, USA
    Phys Sportsmed 33:28-35. 2005
    ..Volunteer clinicians at races must be able to quickly determine the cause of collapse and take appropriate steps to ensure that athletes receive proper initial care...