Sports-specific injuries

Clin Sports Med. 1996 Apr;15(2):207-18.

Abstract

Injuries to the upper extremities can happen in any sport. Injury patterns are common to specific sports. Understanding which injuries occur with these sports allows the examiner to diagnose and treat the athlete easily. This article reviews some of the injuries common in sports such as bicycling, golf, gymnastics, martial arts, racquet sports, and weightlifting.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Arm Injuries / etiology*
  • Athletic Injuries / etiology*
  • Baseball / injuries
  • Bicycling / injuries
  • Elbow / injuries
  • Football / injuries
  • Golf / injuries
  • Gymnastics / injuries
  • Humans
  • Martial Arts / injuries
  • Racquet Sports / injuries
  • Weight Lifting / injuries
  • Wrist Injuries / etiology