Leg Pain in the Running Athlete, An Issue of Clinics in Sports Medicine - E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Mar 26, 2012 - Medical - 208 pages
This issue of Clinics in Sports Medicine, Guest Edited by Alexander K. Meininger, MD, is devoted to Leg Pain in Athletes. Leg pain is a common manifestation of many ailments for which the athlete is vulnerable. In this issue, authors will discuss the most common causes of leg pain, including tibial stress syndrome, stress fractures, and exertional compartment syndrome. Attention will also be given to the evaluation of the injured runner, risk factors (such as the female athlete triad), and useful imaging adjuncts will be discussed.
 

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Contents

Foreword
xi
Preface
xiii
Chapter 1 The Anatomy and Biomechanics of Running
187
Chapter 2 Evaluation of the Injured Runner
203
Chapter 3 Diagnostic Imaging in the Evaluation of Leg Pain in Athletes
217
Chapter 4 The Female Athlete Triad
247
Chapter 5 Muscle Soreness and DelayedOnset Muscle Soreness
255
Chapter 6 Hamstring Strains and Tears in the Athlete
263
Chapter 7 Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome
273
Chapter 8 Stress Fractures in Runners
291
Chapter 9 Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome
307
Chapter 10 Popliteal Entrapment in Runners
321
Where is the Evidence?
329
Chapter 12 Rehabilitation of Running Injuries
351
Index
373
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