Water polo injuries

Clin Sports Med. 1986 Jan;5(1):169-83.

Abstract

This article covers the commonly occurring injuries and conditions in water polo athletes with suggested treatments by the team physician. It addresses the uniqueness of the throwing/swimming combination inherent in this sport with the resultant difference in the treatment of water polo athletes compared to swimmers only, particularly the differences in knee injuries and conditions between the two types of athletes.

MeSH terms

  • Athletic Injuries / diagnosis
  • Athletic Injuries / etiology
  • Athletic Injuries / prevention & control
  • Athletic Injuries / therapy*
  • Elbow / injuries
  • Exercise Therapy
  • Eye Injuries / diagnosis
  • Finger Injuries / diagnosis
  • Humans
  • Knee Injuries / therapy
  • Ligaments, Articular / injuries
  • Muscles / injuries
  • Nose / injuries
  • Otitis Externa / therapy
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Swimming
  • Thigh
  • Tympanic Membrane / injuries