Posts Categorized: Gymnastics injury

Tumbling, Trampoline and Acrobatic Gymnastics – Louisville Orthopedic on Gymnastics Injury

Research led by Xavier Grapton (2013) and colleagues examined gymnastics injury information induced by tumbling, trampoline usage, and acrobatic gymnastics. Over a 5 year period, researchers looked at 357 traumatic events in acrobats and gymnastics injuries were identified based on the location of the gymnastics injury, the type of tissue injured, and causation. Researchers found that gymnastic injuries related… Read more »

When is it too Early for Youth Sport Specialization?

Dr. Brian Feeley considers sports specialization to be intensive, year-round training in a single sport with the exclusion to other sports. There was a concern that early single sport specialization may lead to increased rates of overuse injury and psychological burnouts. Dr. Brian Feeley, Julie Angel, AT-C and Dr. Rob LaPrade have come together to publish an article… Read more »

Acrobatic Gymnastics Injury, and Sports Injuries from Trampoline and Tumbling

Scientific researchers led by Grapton and Colleagues (2013) looked at sports injuries like gymnastics injury, trampoline injuries and injuries from tumbling over a 5 year period of time. Researchers specifically analyzed data on 357 traumatic injury events to understand a variety of factors including the following: Type of accident Level of athletic expertise Location of… Read more »

Learn more about Hamstring Injuries from Louisville Sports Medicine Doctor

The Facts about Hamstring Injuries – Causes and Prevention Hamstring injuries are a very common type of sports injury.  If you are suffering from a hamstring injury, it can be very frustrating, since hamstring injuries may take a considerable amount of time to fully heal. Hamstring injuries also tend to be quite painful. Many people suffering… Read more »