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Br J Sports Med. 2006 May;40(5):462-3.

Uncommon abdominal muscle injury in a tennis player: internal oblique strain.

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High Performance National Training Centre, Argentine Tennis Association, Buenos Aires, Argentina. jmaquirriain@yahoo.com

Abstract

The case of a strain injury of the internal oblique abdominal muscle in a professional tennis player is presented. This uncommon lesion resulted from eccentric, unbalanced trunk rotation. Magnetic resonance imaging helped to confirm the diagnosis. Tennis specific core strengthening is crucial for rehabilitation and recurrence prevention.

PMID:
16632581
PMCID:
PMC2577499
DOI:
10.1136/bjsm.2005.023457
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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