Hip injuries in young athletes

Curr Sports Med Rep. Sep-Oct 2010;9(5):278-83. doi: 10.1249/JSR.0b013e3181f310e9.


The hip is an area of the body commonly injured in athletes and one that requires special consideration in the pediatric and adolescent athlete. This article reviews diagnoses specific to the young athlete and discusses more recent advances in imaging of the hip and arthroscopic treatment of the hip in the young athlete.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Age Factors
  • Arthroscopy / methods
  • Athletes*
  • Athletic Injuries / diagnosis*
  • Athletic Injuries / surgery
  • Child
  • Hip Injuries / diagnosis*
  • Hip Injuries / surgery
  • Humans