Format

Send to

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
Clin Sports Med. 1992 Jul;11(3):493-504.

Epidemiology of tendon injuries in sports.

Author information

  • 1Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Tampere, Finland.

Abstract

During the last few decades, the role of sports and physical activity has become more and more important in all modern communities. Conditioning sports are generally considered positive by many governments because of their beneficial effect on human well-being. The risk of injury is increased, for both acute traumas and overuse injuries, and prevention has also become more important in sports. Epidemiologic studies are important when planning prevention programs for sports injuries. Because of individual sport cultures and different sport habits in different countries, national epidemiologic studies are of importance in each individual country.

PMID:
1638636
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Loading ...
    Support Center