Sports injuries in children and adolescents. Questions and controversies

Clin Sports Med. 1995 Jul;14(3):727-45.


Certain topics and controversies involving young athletes are addressed, including unclear criteria for volume and intensity of training and acute and overuse injuries of the knee. Osteochondritis dissecans, tibial spine avulsions, peri-pelvic apophyseal avulsions, and back injuries are discussed.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Athletic Injuries*
  • Child
  • Cumulative Trauma Disorders
  • Humans
  • Knee Injuries / physiopathology
  • Knee Injuries / therapy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans / diagnostic imaging
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans / therapy
  • Radiography
  • Tibial Fractures / surgery