Preventing upper extremity overuse injuries in child and adolescent athletes.

A. J. Thomas, G. R. Biltz

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Abstract

Physicians who treat young athletes must not only correctly diagnose specific musculoskeletal injuries but also pay attention to factors that predispose the patient to the injury. This article reviews the intrinsic and extrinsic factors that can lead to upper extremity overuse injury in child and adolescent athletes and describes the physician's role in preventing injury in this population.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)47-49
Number of pages3
JournalMinnesota medicine
Volume83
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 2000

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