Injuries about the hip and pelvis in the young athlete

Clin Sports Med. 1995 Jul;14(3):591-628.


Athletic injuries to the hip and pelvis in pediatric and adolescent athletes, although uncommon, may encompass a wide spectrum of entities. A familiarity with this spectrum and a high index of suspicion in the proper clinical setting will ensure timely diagnosis and help to facilitate implementation of a proper treatment plan thereby assuring safe return to play.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Athletic Injuries* / diagnostic imaging
  • Athletic Injuries* / physiopathology
  • Biomechanical Phenomena
  • Child
  • Cumulative Trauma Disorders
  • Femoral Fractures / diagnostic imaging
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Injuries*
  • Humans
  • Pelvic Bones / injuries*
  • Radiography
  • Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Spinal Fractures / diagnostic imaging