If you are an experienced runner gearing up for a fall race, or new to the sport and hoping to build up your mileage, learning about common running injuries is an important way to get thinking about injury prevention. A team of researchers led by Dr. Alexandre Dias Lopes and colleagues published study results about major musculoskeletal injuries… Read more »
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Does a Sports Injury like an ACL Tear Mean the End of Competitive Play for Pro Athletes?
ACL Tear and Other Sports Injuries Play Key Role in Ending Sports Career for Some Athletes Researchers in Finland published interesting findings in the European Journal of Sports Science (2012) led by Ristolainen and colleagues that sports injuries like an ACL tear may radically alter the direction of an athlete’s career. In a study specifically… Read more »
Ankle Sprains A Serious Problem – Sports Injury Data for US High School Athletes
According to Dr. David Swenson and colleagues (2013) in research published in the Journal of Sports Medicine, ankle sprains are a problem for kids participating in high school sports. The most common ligament injured and involved in more than 4 out of 5 sprains is the anterior talofibular ligament.