Stress Fractures in Athletes Diagnosis and Management /

Stress fractures are fatigue failures of bone caused by unusual or repeated stress on bone and are among the more common sports injuries encountered. Often going unreported or occasionally unnoticed, athletes run the risk of a more serious fracture if untreated. Stress Fractures in Athletes focuses...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Miller, Timothy L., Kaeding, Christopher C.
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Cham : Springer International Publishing : 2015.
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Online Access: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-09238-6
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Table of Contents:
  • Part I: Presentation and Diagnosis of Stress Fractures
  • Pathophysiology and Epidemiology of Stress Fractures
  • General Treatment Concepts for Stress Fractures
  • Biomechanics and Gait Analysis for Stress Fractures
  • Classification of Stress Fractures
  • Imaging of Stress Fractures
  • Part II: Management of Stress Fractures
  • Stress Fractures of the Lumbar Spine
  • Stress Fractures of the Pelvis
  • Stress Fractures of the Femur
  • Stress Fractures of the Patella
  • Stress Fractures of the Tibia
  • Stress Fractures of the Fifth Metatarsal
  • Stress Fractures of the Ankle
  • Stress Fractures of the Calcaneus, Sesamoids and Metatarsals
  • Stress Fractures of the Ribs and Shoulder Girdle
  • Upper Extremity Stress Fractures
  • Insufficiency Fractures.