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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Rose, T; Gradinger, R; Imhoff, AB 
Title:
[Typical injuries seen in football players] 
Abstract:
Injuries seen in football players mainly affect the knee and ankle joints and muscles. The causes include chronic overstrain and traumatization usually resulting from physical contact between opponent players. Torsional trauma of the joints results in excessive stressing of the capsular ligaments, potentially leading to rupture of the structures involved. Therapeutic options range from conservative measures to reconstructive or prosthetic surgery. While muscular injuries have a good prognosis wi...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
MMW Fortschr Med 
Year:
2006 
Journal volume:
148 
Journal issue:
23 
Pages contribution:
32-4, 37 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
1438-3276 
TUM Institution:
die; dische Klinik und Poliklinik