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Peter Jokl, MD

Professor Emeritus of Orthopaedics and Rehabilibation; Professor Emeritus Of Specialty Sports Medicine & General Orthopaedics

Contact Information

Peter Jokl, MD

Mailing Address

  • Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

    800 Howard Ave

    New Haven, CT 06519

    United States

Research Summary

Previous research activities in conjunction with the bioengineering section of the Yale Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, we have established an animal model which creates a reproducible muscle contusion injury. At this stage, we are assessing various treatment strategies of this injury which is a common cause of morbidity among athletes; The model will also be used to study physiologic response to injury and mechanisms of healing; Aging and athletic performance; Future of athletic records; Non surgical factors influencing surgical outcomes in heathy patients.

Speciailzed Terms: Musculoskeletal pathophysiology and the effect of rehabilitation and stress on surgical outcomes; Muscle injury and repair; Psychosocial impact on surgical outcome

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Research Interests

Aging; Knee Injuries; Ligaments; Musculoskeletal Physiological Phenomena; Orthopedics; Rehabilitation; Athletic Performance

Selected Publications